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M&A Watch: Who could be on 3G Capital's radar?

Given 3G Capital's industry focus, its background of partners and track-record, the next big takeover target for the co-owner of Heinz is al...

United Biscuits sees Yildiz head West again

Yildiz Holding today (3 November) announced it had won the race to buy UK-based biscuit maker United Biscuits. In doing so, the privately-ow...

Viewpoint: US health food in play - at a price

General Mills' move for Annie's has further fuelled the belief US natural and organic food companies, including Hain Celestial and WhiteWave...

Deal or no deal: Will UB owners float or sell?

Blackstone Group and PAI Partners are progressing with plans to offload UK Jacob's-to-McVitie's manufacturer United Biscuits. The question o...

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just-food interview: Nestle CEO Bulcke on growth 18 Jul 2013

Katy Askew

Nestle has set out a clear growth trajectory. Across its global operations, the world's largest food group aims to deliver 5-6% organic revenue growth. At the same time, Nestle has targeted improved operating margins and higher underlying earnings. And key to the "Nestle Model" is the fact that the company believes it can achieve this year-in, year-out, for the foreseeable future. Katy Askew spoke to Nestle group chief executive Paul Bulcke to find out how.

just the answer - Anna Rosier, Organix Baby Food 17 Jul 2013

Michelle Russell

The UK organic food market has experienced some ups and downs in recent years but organic baby food producer Organix has remained consistent in its approach to delivering high-quality organic products. Michelle Russell met up with managing director Anna Rosier to find out how the company is driving growth and find out more about the opportunities it see at home and abroad.

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Food industry news of week: Marfrig, Cadbury 16 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Brazil-based food giant Marfrig announced the surprise resignation of CEO Sergio Rial this week after just a year in the position. Another chief executive is to go at UK retailer Morrisons, with its board believing its best chance to return to growth is without Dalton Philips.

3G "eyeing PepsiCo, Campbell acquisition" 7 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

The co-owner of Heinz, Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital, is reportedly weighing up the acquisition of another major food company.

Campbell Q1 profits up but CEO Morrison cautious 25 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Campbell Soup Co. today (25 November) reported an increase in first-quarter profits, sending its shares higher, but CEO Denise Morrison cautioned the group was facing challenges.

Campbell expands Plum Organics into adult snacking 8 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Campbell Soup Co.-owned baby food manufacturer Plum Organics is expanding into adult snacking in the US with the launch of Plum Vida pouches.

Campbell launches soups for use in dishes 18 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Campbell Soup Co. has developed a range of soups for its domestic market to be used as ingredients in meals.

Latest blogs

Wal-Mart brings industry together on sustainability 2 May 2014

Katy Askew

We all know Wal-Mart packs quite a punch. The influence the retailer has was in full force this week at the group's first ever supplier expo, when it called on the world's largest manufacturers to improve their environmental footprints - and took an eye-catching photo.

Company research

Campbell Soup Co in Packaged Food (World)

Campbell Soup Co in Packaged Food (World)

The Campbell name remains synonymous with soup in its largest market - North America. The company however has recently undertaken a number of acquisitions as it hopes to move beyond soup into new cate...

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Organic Food Manufacturers (Global) - Industry Report

Organic Food Manufacturers (Global) - Industry Report

Plimsoll’s Organic Food Manufacturers (Global) analysis is the most definitive and accurate study of the Organic Food Manufacturers (Global) sector in 2013. The report is split into two sections and...

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Soup Producers (Global) - Industry Report

Soup Producers (Global) - Industry Report

Plimsoll’s Soup Producers (Global) analysis is the most definitive and accurate study of the Soup Producers (Global) sector in 2013. The report is split into two sections and uses both a written and...

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