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On the money: Promos keep Campbell's soup sales bubbling 24 May 2010

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Campbell Soup Co. successfully reversed negative sales trends in its key US soup business by increasing spending on trade promotions during its third quarter, the company said today (24 May).


On the money: Hormel predicts “challenging” second half 19 May 2010

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US food group Hormel Foods said it expects the second half of its fiscal year to be more “challenging” due to high hog prices.


On the money: Emerald Dairy eyes provincial growth in China 18 May 2010

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Chinese infant formula group Emerald Dairy is planning to treble its annual sales through a focus on provincial "tier three and tier four" cities in the country, the company's CFO has told just-food.


On the money: Wal-Mart looks to revitalise US sales 18 May 2010

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Wal-Mart today (18 May) indicated that it has embarked on a number of initiatives designed to revise negative sales trends at its namesake US stores.


On the money: Dean Foods milk woes sour shares 10 May 2010

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Dean Foods, the largest dairy processor in the US, painted a bleak picture of the market for fluid milk today (10 May) after pulling the company's forecast for annual profits, sending its shares to a ten-year low.


On the money: Tyson eyes competition and investment 10 May 2010

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US food giant Tyson Foods said it will invest in its chicken business as it focuses on becoming “increasingly more competitive”.


On the money: Kraft CEO says Q1 proves benefit of Cadbury buy 7 May 2010

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Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld has insisted the US food group's first-quarter performance has "reinforced" the company's decision to buy Cadbury.


On the money: Sara Lee to make “significant” marketing investments 7 May 2010

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Sara Lee said it will make “significant” marketing investments in the fourth quarter as it looks to create its own “tailwinds” to boost sales.


On the money: Morrisons ahead "by a nose", says finance chief 6 May 2010

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Morrisons, the UK's number four grocer, is outperforming its rivals "by a nose" and will stick with its expansion plans despite slowing sales, its finance chief said today (6 May).


On the money: Hain boss "excited" about UK prospects 6 May 2010

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US-based natural and organic food maker Hain Celestial said it is "excited" about growth in Europe and the UK in particular in 2010.


On the money: US operations will be “more nimble” in 2010 - Delhaize 5 May 2010

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Belgian retailer Delhaize said today (5 May) it expects its US operations to be “much more nimble” in the months ahead after seeing its sales hit by falling food prices.


On the money: US: Chiquita to increase marketing spend 30 Apr 2010

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Chiquita Brands International said it will increase marketing spend by US$30m this year, despite recording a net loss for the first quarter and cutting its full-year revenue outlook.


On the money: Safeway upbeat on profits despite margin hit 30 Apr 2010

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US supermarket group Safeway Inc has predicted that it will be able to pass higher costs along to consumers through price hikes, despite revealing yesterday (29 April) that food deflation had dented its first-quarter margins.


On the money: Kellogg sees challenges, despite bumper Q1 29 Apr 2010

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Kellogg struck a cautious note today (29 April) as it posted a bumper 30% jump in first-quarter profits.


On the money: Unilever boss tries to rein in expectations 29 Apr 2010

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Unilever chief executive Paul Polman today (29 April) warned investors "not to run ahead of yourselves" despite the consumer goods group seeing sales and volumes accelerate in the first quarter of 2010.


On the money: Wessanen buys Dutch organic firm Kroon 29 Apr 2010

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Dutch food group Wessanen has bought local organic business Kroon as it begins a strategic push into the sector at home and in European markets.


On the money: Bread rivals fight back - Hovis maker Premier 27 Apr 2010

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Premier Foods plc, the maker of Hovis, today (27 April) admitted that its rivals in the bread category had fought back in the first quarter of the year in a bid to win back sales the company gained last year.


On the money: Hershey outlook "muted" after "monster" Q1 23 Apr 2010

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The outlook for the rest of Hershey's financial year looks "muted", a leading analyst has warned, despite the US chocolate giant booking a near-doubling in first-quarter profits.


On the money: PepsiCo expects “challenging” H1 22 Apr 2010

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PepsiCo today (22 April) warned that it expects the first half of 2010 to be “challenging”, with “more bumps in the road” in the second quarter.


On the money: Russia still a “mixed picture” for Nestle 22 Apr 2010

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Swiss food giant Nestle said Russia continues to be a “mixed picture”, with chocolate in particular having a “tough time”.


On the money: Supervalu shifts price positioning 21 Apr 2010

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Supervalu Inc has suggested that it will focus on delivering a “fair everyday price” rather than relying on promotions to drive sales as positive consumer sentiment returns to the US.


On the money: ABF hails grocery impact on profits 20 Apr 2010

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Associated British Foods chief executive George Weston today (20 April) praised the contribution that the UK group's grocery business had had on company profits in the last six months.


On the money: Tesco outlines Fresh & Easy expansion plans 20 Apr 2010

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Tesco today (20 April) stood by its US retail arm Fresh & Easy, insisting losses from the business had "flattened out" and outlining plans to open more stores in the next 12 months.


On the money: Carrefour buyback lifts stock 16 Apr 2010

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Shares in French retail giant Carrefour rose today (16 April) after the company booked an increase in first-quarter sales and announced plans for its first share buyback for three years.


On the money: Uniq boss stays confident as pension concerns hit shares 15 Apr 2010

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Uniq chief executive Geoff Eaton stood by the UK food group plans for expansion and its proposed deal over its GBP436m (US$675.2m) pension deficit as shares in the company slumped today (15 April).


On the money: Danone withdraws Actimel, Activia claims 15 Apr 2010

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Danone has withdrawn two scientific health benefit claims for its Activia and Actimel products ahead of a meeting with the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) in June.


On the money: Food deflation weighs on M&S 8 Apr 2010

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Marks and Spencer this morning (8 April) posted lacklustre growth in its fourth-quarter food sales, as food deflation weighed on the results despite volumes rising.


On the money: Family Dollar eyes continued ID growth 7 Apr 2010

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US retailer Family Dollar has indicated that it will look to continue the acceleration of its comparable-store sales growth as it looks to build revenues and profits at its discount chain.


On the money: Barry Callebaut insists cocoa profits will improve 1 Apr 2010

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Chocolate maker Barry Callebaut today (1 April) insisted that profits from cocoa processing will improve this summer after high cocoa costs dented group earnings in the first half of its fiscal year.


On the money: Financial troubles "behind us" - Bakkavor 31 Mar 2010

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Bakkavor, the convenience food group, today (31 March) set out its stall to look to the future after securing a refinancing deal with its lenders.

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