Gluten-free is currently a bright spot of strong growth in the largely stagnant developed markets of the US and western Europe. However, as...
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The UK organic food market has experienced some ups and downs in recent years but organic baby food producer Organix has remained consistent in its approach to delivering high-quality organic products. Michelle Russell met up with managing director Anna Rosier to find out how the company is driving growth and find out more about the opportunities it see at home and abroad.
US confectionery giant Hershey has a vision for growth. The company, which has long faced questions about its US-centric focus, is now looking to overseas markets to fuel sales expansion. Michelle Russell caught up with Thomas Joyce, vice president of customer and industry affairs for Hershey, to find out more about the challenges and opportunities presented by international markets.
This week, Russia eased off on its Western import ban, announcing a list of products it would allow into the country. Elsewhere, the takeover battle for Chiquita Brands International took a new twist when juice maker Cutrale Group called on the produce giant's shareholders to vote against its planned merger with Fyffes. Meanwhile, German food giant Dr Oetker struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' North American pizza business.
Heinz has confirmed the recall of a batch of baby cereal in eastern China after it was found to contain lead in excess of the allowable limit.
Aggressive cost-cutting initiatives have paid dividends at Heinz after the US food group reported improving first-half profitability compared to a year earlier.
Heinz is returning to the cup soup category in the UK five years after quitting the sector.
Dutch dairy group FrieslandCampina has appointed former Heinz executive Hein Schumacher as CFO.
Heinz has been added to the list of manufacturers to be pulled up on claims its product is "all-natural".
The free-from sector is witnessing strong growth in developed markets from Europe to the US and beyond.
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