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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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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.


Food news of the week: yoghurt cartel, US ports 27 Feb 2015

Dean Best

France's competition watchdog this week confirmed an announcement on its three-year long probe into allegations of a price fixing in the country's yoghurt sector is imminent. Elsewhere, US companies affected by the dispute on West Coast ports said the backlog would take weeks to clear.


Food industry quotes of week: Mondelez, Kellogg 13 Feb 2015

Dean Best

It was a week of numbers on just-food, with PepsiCo, Kellogg, Flowers and Kraft all issuing a mixed bag of financial results. We were also present at Gulfood in Dubai this week, reporting on companies looking to make their mark in the Middle East. Elsewhere, Amira Nature Foods was caught up in corruption allegations and investment firm Arlon announced the acquisition of a stake in Brazilian frozen veg maker Grano Alimentos.


Flowers Foods remains on M&A trail 12 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

US baker Flowers Foods has indicated it remains vigilant for M&A opportunities despite posting lower full-year sales and earnings.

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Flowers Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Flowers Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Flowers Foods, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offe...

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

Flowers Foods, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Prof

Synopsis Canadean's "Flowers Foods, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile...

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

Flowers 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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