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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.


On the money: Sainsbury's private label winning over rivals, brands - CEO 12 Jun 2013

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Sainsbury's has bucked the downward trend in the UK grocery market to book its thirty-fourth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth thanks to a strong performance from its top- and mid-tier own label lines.


On the money: Tesco insists UK margin target "sustainable" 5 Jun 2013

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Tesco has insisted its UK margin target is "sustainable" despite concerns among some in the City amid intensifying competition and after the retailer reported lower sales.


On the money: Tesco CEO defends international strategy 5 Jun 2013

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Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (5 June) brushed off suggestions the retail giant might have to adapt its strategy outside the UK - where sales in all but two of its markets fell in its first quarter.


On the money: M&S upbeat on Simply Food c-store prospects 21 May 2013

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Marks and Spencer is eyeing further expansion of its Simply Food convenience store network, the UK retailer told just-food today (21 May).


On the money: Campbell looks to "faster-growing" markets for M&A 21 May 2013

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US food firm Campbell Soup Co. has said it can find international M&A opportunities to gain access to markets that will be benefit the business in the long term.


On the money: Greencore confident on EPS despite tough UK trading 21 May 2013

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Greencore has insisted it remains "confident" of meeting City expectations of higher earnings despite the prospect of "tough" UK trading conditions for the remainder of the year.


On the money: Mondelez to "fortify and expand" emerging market position 9 May 2013

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Mondelez International has said it will reinvest some of its profits in emerging markets in a bid to "fortify and expand" its position in those countries.


On the money: Morrisons secures uplift in fresh sales 9 May 2013

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While UK retailer Morrisons witnessed the erosion of like-for-like sales continue as it moved into the first quarter of this year, the group emphasised it is starting to see positive revenue trends, led by improvements in its key fresh categories.


On the money: Snyder's-Lance drives core brands 8 May 2013

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US snack group Snyder's-Lance intends to drive continued top line growth in its key brands and will ramp up investments in marketing and product development in the coming months.


On the money: Sainsbury's CEO King bullish on convenience prospects 8 May 2013

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Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King today (8 May) revealed he could see the UK grocer having over 1,000 convenience stores in its estate, up from the over 520 in its network.


On the money: Ambitious Whole Foods steals share 8 May 2013

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Whole Foods Market has insisted its "value and differentiation" yielded dividends during the first half of its year, when the US natural retailer was able to grow same-store sales ahead of the market and expand its share.


On the money: Tyson NPD to increase value-added sales 7 May 2013

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Tyson Foods has insisted its multi-protein approach leaves it well-placed to benefit in the remainder of the year as consumers opt for cheaper protein options over beef, with NPD set to drive future revenues.


On the money: Kellogg targets NPD to improve US snack performance 2 May 2013

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Kellogg has said it is taking action to improve the performance of its US snacks division, which will include a raft of product launches this year.


On the money: Hershey overseas strategy to continue - Alfonso 26 Apr 2013

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Hershey CFO Bert Alfonso has said there will be a "broad continuation" of the US chocolate maker's international strategy when he takes on a new role in charge of operations outside its domestic markets.


On the money: Premier Foods eyes more ways to lower costs 23 Apr 2013

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Premier Foods plc has identified three further ways to lower costs that the UK food group said will "reduce complexity" within its business.


On the money: Nestle expects Asia, Africa growth to pick up 18 Apr 2013

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Nestle today (18 April) insisted it expects its sales growth in Asia and Africa to increase amid concerns among analysts over its performance in some emerging markets.


On the money: PepsiCo to accelerate R&D, innovation spend 18 Apr 2013

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PepsiCo has said one of its key investments in 2013 will be to accelerate investment in R&D and innovation.


On the money: Tesco mulling offers for Fresh & Easy unit 17 Apr 2013

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UK retail giant Tesco said it has received its first set of offers from prospective buyers for its US Fresh & Easy chain after confirming it will now exit the market.


On the money: Danone's dairy work bears early fruit 16 Apr 2013

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A cautious Danone said today (16 April) the market would have to wait until the second half of 2013 to see a "noticeable" upturn from its dairy business in Europe - but revealed it was seeing some signs of improvement.


On the money: Integration focus for Barry Callebaut 8 Apr 2013

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Barry Callebaut plans to focus more on integrating recent acquisitions and supply deals this year than buying businesses or striking more supply deals, the chocolate group's CEO has told just-food.


On the money: Co-op confident on convenience "leadership" 21 Mar 2013

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The Co-operative Group has insisted it is well placed to maintain what it sees as a "leading" position in the UK convenience sector, even as competition steps up and the country's supermarket groups look to expand their convenience network.


On the money: Sainsbury's unfazed by competitive promotions 19 Mar 2013

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Sainsbury's has said it will not be adding own-label products to its Brand Match price comparison scheme despite Tesco including private label in its new programme.


On the money: Morrisons firm on online grocery plans 14 Mar 2013

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UK grocer Morrisons has dismissed suggestions it has no definitive plan on how it will launch an online grocery offering, insisting that the "green light is on" for it to be up and running by February 2014.


On the money: Ocado looks to build consumer appeal 14 Mar 2013

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UK online retailer Ocado is looking to boost its appeal by expanding its range, improving order placement and fulfilment and developing its market positioning.


On the money: Dole unveils "strategic" capex programme 13 Mar 2013

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US produce group Dole Food Co. has detailed plans to step up the capital expenditure programme behind its strategic initiatives in 2013.


On the money: Chiquita looks to further cost savings to drive growth 13 Mar 2013

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US produce giant Chiquita Brands International has said it is beginning to see the results of its restructuring but will continue to drive costs down in a bid to be more competitive.

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