Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...
Since the inception of TreeHouse Foods in 2005, the US private-label group has snapped up businesses supplying the centre of the store. Now,...
Oxfam's latest analysis of the food industry's efforts on to tackle climate change demonstrates how the NGO can partner with industry at tim...
General Mills chief Ken Powell did his best yesterday (25 June) to be positive despite a surprise fall in sales in the US food giant's fourt...
Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.
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.
This week, Chiquita Brands International was in the limelight as it received an unsolicited takeover bid from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group. Elsewhere, ConAgra Foods announced the closure of two popcorn factories in Ohio, and Campbell Soup Co.'s Plum Baby business announced its exit from the UK. just-food's management briefing series took a trip to Japan to see how food companies can succeed in a low-growth market.
Oxfam has welcomed Kellogg's move in pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions in its agricultural supply chain.
The UK advertising watchdog has banned an ad from Nestle and General Mills-owned Cereal Partners Worldwide after it was claimed the ad was misleading.
General Mills has announced plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions across its supply chain, with a focus on upstream agriculture.
Canned vegetable supplier Bonduelle has said damage to its plant in Tecumseh Ontario Canada is "considerable" after a fire broke out on the night of 17 July.
The free-from sector is witnessing strong growth in developed markets from Europe to the US and beyond.
This morning (12 May) we ran an in-depth look at the impact policy decisions in Venezuela are having on the food industry in the country.
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