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How will Flowers Foods grow in speciality bread?

US baker Flowers Foods has typically increased sales by focusing on regional growth. During the group's investor day in New York this week,...

Imminent Hostess Brands sale would be surprise

The private-equity owners of Hostess Brands are, according to reports, mulling a sale, just a year after buying the US snacks business. Ther...

Flowers looks to soothe market after forecast cut

Shares in US bakery group Flowers Foods sank yesterday after it cut its earnings forecast for 2014 - but the company immediately sought to s...

Focus: M&A remains core for acquisitive Flowers

Flowers Foods, the second-largest bakery group in the US, has been an active consolidator in the industry and the group remains on the hunt....

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Post, Flowers, Bimbo "among Hostess bidders" 29 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Post Foods, Grupo Bimbo, Flowers Foods and Aryzta are reportedly among the suitors that have made non-binding bids to acquire Twinkies owner Hostess Brands LLC from owners Apollo Global Management and C. Dean Metropoulos & Co.


Food industry news of week: Applegate, Bel 29 May 2015

Dean Best

Hormel Foods' latest move to inject more growth into its business - a move for US organic meats firm Applegate Farms - grabbed the headlines this week. In Europe, France's Groupe Bel struck a deal in Africa and is to take a majority stake in Moroccan dairy Safilait.


Flowers Foods sees mixed Q1 28 May 2015

Katy Askew

US baker Flowers Foods booked a mixed first quarter today (28 May), with lower sales and operating profit but higher net earnings.


Food industry news of the week: Nestle, Unilever 17 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Nestle this week admitted 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's investments in the food industry had led to "accelerate" efforts to "adjust" its portfolio. The food giant was also one of the companies reporting first-quarter results, a group that included Unilever, which saw food volumes rise 3%, although it remains too early to call a sustained recovery from the unit.


Flowers Foods set to open ex-Hostess plant 10 Apr 2015

Dean Best

US bakery giant Flowers Foods will open a former Hostess Brands plant it acquired in 2013 this summer.

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Flowers Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Flowers Foods, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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

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