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It's tough but industry needs to act on water

California is, in its own words, "facing one of the most severe droughts on record" and food and beverage companies are under scrutiny. The...

Why Heinz-Kraft merger could herald more deals

The US food industry is going through a period of significant change and the major names have struggled to come up with the answers to meet...

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...

Green Giant talk underlines pressure at Gen Mills

General Mills is reported to be considering putting its canned and frozen vegetable business Green Giant on the block. The US food group has...

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"Transparency" vital in popcorn's growth 2 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Americans consume 16bn quarts of popcorn annually, with 70% of popcorn eaten at home. Capturing a share of this is all about keeping it simple and being honest with consumers, Angie Bastian, co-founder of popcorn firm Angie's Artisan Treats tells just-food's Hannah Abdulla.

SIAL 2014: Greek yoghurt firm Fage targets Europe 22 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Greek dairy manufacturer Fage is eyeing growth in Europe as the Greek yoghurt craze in the US loses steam. Katy Askew caught up with the company at the SIAL exhibition in Paris to find out more.

Latest News

General Mills launches Greek yoghurt in Australia 21 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

General Mills has launched a Greek yoghurt and fruit snack to respond to the growing trend of Australians seeking "tasty and nutritious treats".

Food industry quotes of week: Dean Foods, Wessanen 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Kellogg reported its first-quarter results and, despite sales and profits being down, CEO John Bryant said the firm was on the right track. Elsewhere, Mondelez International took steps to bolster its e-commerce efforts, announcing a tie-up with technology firm ChannelSight. Dean Foods announced it was bringing its 31 milk brands under one label, a move we analysed to find out whether it could put the dairy maker back on the road to recovery after a string of loss-making quarters. Here is the week in quotes.

General Mills cuts Yoplait sugar by 25% 5 May 2015

Katy Askew

General Mills has announced plans to cut the level of sugar in its original Yoplait yoghurt in the US by 25%.

General Mills to expand production at US site 29 Apr 2015

Dean Best

General Mills, which has announced plans to close a number of plants in North America in recent months, is to expand production at a site in the US.

Nature Valley gets gluten-free push in US 27 Apr 2015

Dean Best

General Mills has sought to add gluten-free credentials to its Nature Valley snack bar brand in the US.

Latest blogs

UK Labour "plans junk food ad watershed" 9 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

There is speculation in the UK the Labour Party is planning a 9pm watershed on junk food advertising if it wins power at the country's General Election in May.

Nestle gluten-free cereal gets prime shelf-space 5 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has secured prime-shelf space in the UK for its gluten-free cereal appeasing a growing army of gluten-free dieters.

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

General Mills, 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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General Mills, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

General Mills, Inc. : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Prof

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

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General Mills Inc in Packaged Food (USA)

General Mills Inc in Packaged Food (USA)

General Mills focuses on growth by capitalising on current consumer trends in the US packaged food industry, most notably convenience, health and premiumisation. While the company has previously engag...

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