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Del Monte Pacific said acquisition of Del Monte FoodsSINGAPORE: Del Monte Pacific books growth from base business

25 February 2014

Del Monte Pacific, the Asia-based group that recently acquired Del Monte Foods' canned foods arm, has reported higher underlying annual profits.

SINGAPORE: Del Monte Pacific books higher underlying profits

24 October 2013

Singapore-based food and drink group Del Monte Pacific has booked an increase in underlying third-quarter profits on the back of higher branded and own-label sales.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

14 October 2013

Last week's coverage has been dominated by two highlights of the food industry calendar. The first, industry trade show Anuga, saw just-food speaking to a number of up-and-coming companies, such as US kefir maker Lifeway Foods, about their export plans. The second, The World Retail Congress in Paris, provided us with an opportunity to delve into the emerging trends and hear from the great and the good of the food retail sector.

US: Del Monte Pacific acquires Del Monte Foods consumer unit

11 October 2013

Singapore- and Manila-listed Del Monte Pacific Ltd has entered into an agreement to acquire the consumer foods unit of Del Monte Foods for US$1.68bn.

SWITZ: Nestle eyes more "agile" organisation through disposals

2 October 2013

Nestle has said there will be some disposals from its portfolio in order to create what the world's largest food manufacturer called a "more flexible, more agile, crisp" organisation.

US: Del Monte Q1 profits but consumer foods sales fall

11 September 2013

Lower costs helped boost Del Monte Foods' first-quarter profits but the US group's consumer food sales tumbled.

SINGAPORE: H1 profits up at Del Monte Pacific

14 August 2013

Sinagpore-based Del Monte Pacific has booked an increase in first-half profits, helped by revenues in the Philippines, its largest market for branded sales.

US: Fresh Del Monte, Pinnacle "eye Del Monte Foods canned unit"

10 July 2013

US food groups Fresh Del Monte Produce and Pinnacle Foods are understood to be considering offers for the canned food business of Del Monte Foods.

The week ahead: General Mills, ConAgra FYs; Hormel investor day

24 June 2013

US food groups General Mills and ConAgra Foods report their annual results next week. Meanwhile, US peer Hormel Foods holds its annual investor day.

Deal or no deal: Del Monte Foods to can consumer business?

21 June 2013

Del Monte Foods is said to be looking to offload its canned food business. Such a deal may not come as a surprise to industry observers given the increasing competition it faces in North America and its focus on pet food but Michelle Russell takes a look at why it might look to divest the unit and who might buy

US: Sales, profits up at Del Monte Foods

21 June 2013

Del Monte Foods saw earnings and sales climb in fiscal 2012/13, as sales and operating income from pet and consumer foods increased.

US: Del Monte "exploring sale of canned food unit"

14 June 2013

Del Monte Foods is understood to be exploring the possible sale of its canned food business.

PHILIPPINES: Del Monte Pacific lists in Manila

11 June 2013

Shares in Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific have started trading in the Philippines, the second listing for the food and drinks group.

US: Fresh Del Monte wins injunction in trademark spat

2 April 2013

Fresh Del Monte Produce said it is "pleased" with a US court ruling that has served an injunction against Del Monte Foods in the two companies' dispute over the Del Monte trademark.

US: Q3 consumer food profits down at Del Monte

8 March 2013

A drop in sales and higher marketing spend hit third-quarter profits from Del Monte Foods' consumer food business.

US: H1 consumer food profits down at Del Monte

7 December 2012

Lower second-quarter sales and investment in marketing has hit half-year profits from Del Monte Foods' consumer food business.

just-food's research round-up: Global bakery trends, European dairy industry outlook, stevia in the global sweeteners market

7 December 2012

The latest batch of reports from the just-food research store includes a look at bakery trends, a European dairy industry outlook to 2020, and how stevia will change the sweeteners market.

US: Del Monte moves into profit in Q1

10 September 2012

Del Monte Foods has moved to a net profit in the first quarter of its financial year on the back of an increase in sales.

US: Consumer brands weakness hits Del Monte sales

22 June 2012

Another quarter of lower sales of consumer products has hit overall revenue at Del Monte Foods.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

16 April 2012

After a relaxing Easter break, news of another piece of M&A in the UK food sector emerged with a potential management buy-out at cake maker Lees Foods. Later in the week, another UK manufacturer, Adelie Food Holdings, made the headlines with news of its sale to an Indian buyer. Embattled retailers Carrefour and US grocer Supervalu Inc providing trading updates to the market. And, our pages carried an exclusive interview with the chairman and CEO of Spanish food manufacturer Ebro Foods. Click on the headlines for more.

US: Fresh Del Monte wins TM tussle with Del Monte Foods

10 April 2012

Fresh Del Monte Produce has won a false advertising and breach of contract lawsuit against fellow US food group Del Monte Foods.

US: Consumer arm suffers during Del Monte Q3

12 March 2012

Del Monte Foods reported falling sales and profits from its consumer foods arm as it booked a decline in earnings for the third quarter of its financial year.

US: Diamond CEO, CFO exit after accounting probe

8 February 2012

US snack maker Diamond Foods has replaced its CEO and CFO after an internal investigation found the company had incorrectly accounted for payments to walnut growers.

US: Merger costs lead Del Monte to file H1 loss

12 December 2011

Del Monte Foods has reported a half-year loss of over US$10m after higher input costs and charges relating to the sale of the company in March hit its bottom line.

US: Del Monte shareholders get US$89.4m payout

2 December 2011

A judge has approved a US$89.4m settlement for Del Monte Foods shareholders who claimed they lost out when the company was sold to a group of private-equity firms led by KKR for $5bn.

US: Government opens probe into Del Monte takeover

29 November 2011

The US Department of Justice has opened a probe into the US$5bn takeover of Del Monte Foods, according to reports.

US: Former Campbell exec Johnson gets Del Monte brand role

28 October 2011

Del Monte Foods has appointed former Campbell Soup Co. executive Carl Johnson to the newly-created role of executive vice president of brands.

US: Takeover, ingredient costs lead to Q1 loss at Del Monte

12 September 2011

Costs linked to last year's takeover of Del Monte Foods - and higher commodity prices - have led the US food group to post a quarterly loss.

INDIA: Bharti, Del Monte JV FieldFresh launches pasta sauces

8 August 2011

FieldFresh Foods, a venture between India's Bharti Enterprises and Singapore-listed Del Monte Pacific, has launched pasta sauces across India.

US: Takeover costs hit Del Monte profits

17 June 2011

Costs linked to the takeover of Del Monte Foods earlier this year has hit annual profits at the US canned food maker.







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