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On the money: Heinz sees increased trade, marketing spend 25 Feb 2010

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US ketchup giant Heinz has expects to increase its investment in promotional spending, innovation and marketing over the next three months to boost volumes from its US and European business.

On the money: Wessanen talks up potential of organic food 25 Feb 2010

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Wessanen CEO Frans Koffrie today (25 February) insisted organic food has long-term potential in Europe as the Dutch food group looks to rebuild after a tumultuous 2009.

On the money: Maple Leaf optimistic for UK market 25 Feb 2010

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Canadian food group Maple Leaf Foods said it has “plenty of irons in the fire” for growth in the UK.

On the money: JM Smucker sees trade-down waning 24 Feb 2010

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US peanut butter and jelly maker JM Smucker has said that it saw product mix improvements in the third quarter and claimed consumers were returning to more premium brands.

On the money: Kerry forecasts mixed fortunes for UK, Ireland 23 Feb 2010

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Kerry Group today (23 February) admitted it expects mixed fortunes from the company's consumer foods businesses in the UK and Ireland in 2010.

On the money: Campbell to step up soup promotions 22 Feb 2010

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Campbell Soup Co. plans to use promotions to revive sales of its ready-to-serve soups in the US after a quarter in which sales of the products slid 18%.

On the money: Carrefour to “accelerate” transformation effort 19 Feb 2010

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Carrefour aims to “accelerate” the changes it has put in place through its transformation programme over the next 12 months.

On the money: Nestle next to eye emerging-market growth 19 Feb 2010

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Nestle today (19 February) became the latest of the largest food manufacturers to set out its stall for further expansion in the world's emerging markets.

On the money: Wal-Mart upbeat on US outlook despite sales decline 18 Feb 2010

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US retail giant Wal-Mart struck an upbeat note on the performance of its namesake US business today (18 February), despite posting a decline in sales during the fourth quarter.

On the money: Coles revamp wins sales gains 18 Feb 2010

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Australia's second largest supermarket group Coles has posted a strong increase in first half sales as its turnaround efforts continue to pay off.

On the money: Thorntons to push “summer” products in H2 17 Feb 2010

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Thorntons is to put more emphasis behind its “summer” products in a bid to drive sales in what is a traditionally weak period for the business, the UK chocolate maker's CEO has told just-food.

On the money: Whole Foods sees return of middle-class shoppers 17 Feb 2010

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Whole Foods Market has hailed the return of its core middle class customers, who have increased spending around special occasions and been won over by the retailers increasingly “strategic” pricing policy.

On the money: Kraft sheds “unprofitable” volume 16 Feb 2010

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Kraft Foods has said that productivity gains, which were boosted by product-mix improvements, have begun to flow through to its bottom line.

On the money: Premier reveals focus on key brands 16 Feb 2010

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Premier Foods plc chief executive Robert Schofield today (16 February) outlined how the UK's largest food group plans to drive growth in the years ahead - with a focus on five "drive" categories.

On the money: Orkla warns of challenges in Russia, Baltic 11 Feb 2010

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Orkla Brands, the Norway-based food group, has warned that demand will remain weak in Russia and in the Baltic states in 2010.

On the money: PepsiCo eyes global snack growth 11 Feb 2010

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US food and drink giant PepsiCo plans to build on its "global leadership" in "macro" snacks in 2010 through acquisitions and the development of healthier products.

On the money: Danone eyes expansion in Russia, China 11 Feb 2010

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French food giant Danone said it will look at entering into new markets in 2010, with particular emphasis on eastern Russia and new regions within China.

On the money: Retailer pressure hits Dean Foods 11 Feb 2010

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A push among US retailers to deliver more value for consumers hit fourth-quarter margins at dairy giant Dean Foods, the company has claimed.