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The challenges awaiting ConAgra's new CEO

ConAgra Foods' third-quarter numbers were of the 'not as bad as feared' variety. That said, they were still not very good. A host of challen...

Comment: US legacy brands still have pulling power

Up-and-coming categories and companies are increasingly setting the pace in the US food sector. Demand for natural, healthy, fresh and susta...

Editor's viewpoint: Upheaval in the US

It was a bumper week of 2014 financial results, particularly from the US, but a flurry of announcements - including some surprise admissions...

ConAgra confident private-label will improve

After a challenging previous financial year, ConAgra Foods yesterday (18 September) reported on the first three months of its new fiscal per...

Latest Interviews

just-food interview - Quorn Foods CEO - part two 17 Jan 2014

Dean Best

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free group, is enjoying a period of robust sales growth in the UK - but the business, owned by Exponent Private Equity, has international ambitions. In part two of the latest just-food interview, CEO Kevin Brennan discusses the company's overseas performance and prospects.


Interview: Boulder Brands CEO - part one 12 Sep 2013

Dean Best

Boulder Brands is a business under a decade old but one now approaching annual sales of over US$450m. CEO Stephen Hughes set up an investment vehicle in 2005 that became Smart Balance in 2007 when it acquired GFA Brands, the owner of the Smart Balance brand. However, in the last two years, with the spreads sector under pressure, Hughes has brought balance to the business with moves into gluten free - and changed its name to reflect its wider portfolio. In part one of a two-part interview, Hughes discusses Boulder Brands' buoyant gluten-free business.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of week: Arla, Premier Foods 26 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Arla Foods struck a notable deal in Egypt, with plans for a local venture with Juhayna Food Industries. Elsewhere, Unilever announced CFO Jean-Marc Huet would step down from his post and Thorntons said CEO Jonathan Hart had decided to leave the business. Premier Foods announced its annual results and CEO GavinDarby said the UK group would continue to focus on revamping its range.


ConAgra pumps US$50m in Waterloo plant 21 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

ConAgra Foods has announced a US$50m expansion at its Waterloo plant in Iowa.


ConAgra to close biscuit plant in US 20 May 2015

Dean Best

ConAgra Foods is to shut a biscuit factory in the US state of Wisconsin amid falling demand.


ConAgra to pay fine to settle salmonella case 20 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay US$11.2m to settle a case linked to a salmonella outbreak in 2007.


ConAgra acquires Blake's All Natural Foods 13 May 2015

Katy Askew

ConAgra Foods has acquired US natural and organic frozen meal maker Blake's All Natural Foods for an undisclosed sum.

Latest blogs

Nestle, ConAgra ditch "diet" for "wellness" in frozen food push 21 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

As the importance of health has grow in consumers' minds, frozen food has been left out in the cold. But two major manufacturers in the US are looking to heat up the sector by claiming frozen food means healthy.


Shareholder pressure prompts ConAgra palm oil commitment 27 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

ConAgra Foods has responded to investor criticism of its palm oil usage by committing to source 100% sustainable palm oil by December 2015.

Company research

ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

ConAgra Foods, Inc. - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information. ConAgra Foods, Inc. - SWOT Analysis examines the company’s key business struc......

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ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

ConAgra Foods, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partners

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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ConAgra Foods Inc in Packaged Food (USA)

ConAgra Foods Inc in Packaged Food (USA)

ConAgra Foods Inc is looking to drive growth through the continued development of its private label portfolio and through product innovation. ConAgra is now the largest private label manufacturer in N...

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