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On the money: Kellogg targets cereal for focus of reinvestment 5 Nov 2013

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Kellogg has said its core cereal business will be a key focus of the reinvestment from its four-year cost-cutting programme.


On the money: Nestle optimistic over emerging market growth 17 Oct 2013

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Swiss food giant Nestle has offered a positive outlook for future growth in the emerging markets, despite the region experiencing a continued economic slowdown.


On the money: Sainsbury's: own label key to seeing off discount threat 2 Oct 2013

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Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King has suggested investment in own label is a key weapon for mainstream grocers as discounters Aldi and Lidl continue to win sales in the UK.


On the money: Tesco optimistic of Europe rebound in H2 2 Oct 2013

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Tesco, the UK's largest retailer, has said it expects to see an improvement in the profitability of its European business in the second half after earnings tumbled in the first six months of the year.


On the money: Fonterra ups focus on nutrition, emerging markets 25 Sep 2013

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Fonterra is aiming to adjust its sales base to increase the proportion of revenue generated by its portfolio of nutritional brands, while also increasing its focus on emerging markets.


On the money: General Mills "very bullish" on cereal prospects 19 Sep 2013

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General Mills has expressed its confidence in the prospects for the breakfast cereals sector in the US, where manufacturers have struggled to get sales growing in recent years.


On the money: Morrisons CEO says space race "over" 12 Sep 2013

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Morrisons chief Dalton Philips today (12 September) insisted the "space race" among major UK grocers is "well and truly over" after the UK's number four food retailer cut its capex budget for new supermarkets.


On the money: Campbell eyeing "smart external development" 30 Aug 2013

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After an active year for M&A, Campbell Soup Co. has said that it remains on the lookout for further opportunities to strengthen its portfolio through "smart external development".


On the money: Hormel not feeling the chill in refrigerated foods 23 Aug 2013

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US food group Hormel Foods has said it is "heading in a good direction" with its refrigerated foods business, despite the unit performing "weakly" in the third quarter.


On the money: Lancaster balance sheet "flexibility" will allow for M&A 23 Aug 2013

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US speciality food group Lancaster Colony says it has "considerable flexibility" in its balance sheet to support potential food-related acquisition.


On the money: Hain looks to new financial year with confidence 22 Aug 2013

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An upbeat Hain Celestial has said continued sales growth in the US and in the UK, as well as productivity savings - including from the integration of recent acquisition Ella's Kitchen - will help it grow profits in the next 12 months.


On the money: Ahold to monitor pricing in "volume pressured" US 22 Aug 2013

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Dutch retailer Ahold has said it will continue to evaluate its price positioning in the US as retailers in the country face pressure on sales volumes.


On the money: Goodman Fielder upbeat despite bakery competition 15 Aug 2013

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Australian food group Goodman Fielder has insisted NPD and increased marketing spend will boost sales from its baking business, its largest division, after it came under pressure in recent months.


On the money: Pinnacle: We can continue M&A pursuit 14 Aug 2013

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US food group Pinnacle Foods has said it has the capacity to continue pursuing M&A despite just agreeing a deal to acquire Unilever's Wish-Bone salad dressings business.


On the money: Flowers eyes new markets before bakery reopenings 14 Aug 2013

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Flowers Foods will look at new markets for its enlarged portfolio of bread brands to boost volumes before it considers reopening the former Hostess Brands bakeries it acquired earlier this year.


On the money: CEO repeats WhiteWave interest in M&A 12 Aug 2013

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WhiteWave Foods CEO Gregg Engles has reaffirmed the Alpro owner's interest in expanding its business through acquisitions.


On the money: Kerry eyes improvement for consumer foods 8 Aug 2013

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Kerry Group has said it will "take time" to get its consumer foods division back to where it should be after the unit saw sales and earnings fall in the first half of the year.


On the money: Nestle growth target "a stretch" - CFO 8 Aug 2013

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Nestle will require organic sales gains to accelerate in the second half of the year if it is to meet its target of "around 5%" growth, an aim finance chief Wan Ling Martello admitted today is "a stretch".


On the money: Mondelez bullish as emerging economies slow 8 Aug 2013

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Mondelez International has insisted its investment plans - and the "strength" of its brands - will protect the snacks giant from signs of a slowdown in key emerging markets.


On the money: Kraft Foods looks to brand building to boost volumes 2 Aug 2013

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Kraft Foods Group has admitted it is not yet "firing on all cylinders" and will look to increase brand building programmes to address a decline in sales volumes.


On the money: Kellogg looks to advertising, NPD to improve cereal sales 1 Aug 2013

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Kellogg has said it will look to innovation and increased advertising spend in a bid to address falling cereal volume sales in North America in the second half of the year.


On the money: Whole Foods sees potential to triple store count 1 Aug 2013

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Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb has claimed the US retailer sees the potential to triple its store count in the US.


On the money: Danone gains in emerging markets 29 Jul 2013

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Danone has booked a strong increase in sales from emerging markets, insisting it has not been hit by slowing economies in some of the markets.


On the money: Hershey bullish on US business 26 Jul 2013

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Hershey has expressed its confidence in the future of its US business and the wider confectionery sector in the country after a strong first-half performance saw it gain market share across its business and lead it to up its forecasts for 2013.


On the money: Dole sees excess banana supply weighing on cost 26 Jul 2013

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Dole Food Co. expects an excess supply of bananas in the second half of the year to put pressure on costs.


On the money: Premier seeks "strategic partnerships" with fewer suppliers 23 Jul 2013

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Premier Foods plc, which is cutting its network of suppliers in half as part of cost-saving plans, has asked firms to sign up to "strategic partnership" deals that could lead companies to invest more in innovation and product development.


On the money: B&G Foods only open to "compelling" M&A offers 19 Jul 2013

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B&G Foods has said it will continue to look at acquisition opportunities, despite making three in nine months, but said any it makes will have to be "very compelling".


On the money: McCormick looks to China, India for growth 28 Jun 2013

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US spice maker McCormick & Co. is looking to develop its presence in the high-growth emerging markets of China and India to drive long-term sales expansion.


On the money: General Mills looks to reverse declining share trends 27 Jun 2013

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General Mills aims to reverse the declining market share trends it has seen in the US over the past 12 months in key categories with its brands to be supported by a strong product development pipeline.


On the money: Metcash looks to "champion" brands, independent retail 24 Jun 2013

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Australian wholesaler Metcash will champion branded suppliers and "sustainable" independent retail businesses as the country's largest retailers drive down prices through a focus on own label.

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