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Comment: Nestle reacts to world of 3G and Buffett

Nestle must adapt to emerging consumption trends and consolidation in the food sector with an “acceleration” of its portfolio adjustment eff...

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...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

Briefing: 11 menu trends shaping US foodservice

With foodservice sales increasing their share of total food expenditure in the US, just-food's latest management briefing examines how manuf...

Latest Interviews

just the answer - Anna Rosier, Organix Baby Food 17 Jul 2013

Michelle Russell

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.

Interview: ISM: Hershey eyes global growth 1 Feb 2013

Michelle Russell

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.

Latest News

Heinz sees Q1 sales, adjusted EBITDA fall 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Heinz has reported a near-12% fall in sales for the first quarter of the year.

Heinz to offload UK baby food plant 11 May 2015

Dean Best

Heinz has struck a deal to sell a UK baby food plant to new local firm Kendal Nutricare.

Heinz launches stevia-based Beanz 20 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Heinz has launched a reduced-sugar baked beans line in the UK, using natural sweetener stevia.

Heinz relaunches mustard in US push 17 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Heinz has relaunched its mustard in the US in a bid to grab a slice of a category in which it is not among the top eight brands.

Albert Bartlett buys Heinz's Aunt Bessie's plant 9 Apr 2015

Dean Best

UK potato supplier Albert Bartlett has acquired the plant in Norfolk where Heinz manufactured Aunt Bessie's products but which the US food giant closed earlier this year.

Latest blogs

UK health leaders say obesity threat "severe", call for "emergency task force" 1 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

UK health leaders have called for an "emergency task force" to tackle the childhood obesity crisis in the country as, for the first time, they are faced with a generation of patients "who may predecease their parents".

US labelling war continues as Heinz sued for "all-natural" claims 12 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Heinz has been added to the list of manufacturers to be pulled up on claims its product is "all-natural".

Company research

H.J. Heinz Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

H.J. Heinz Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnersh

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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Frozen Food - Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide

Frozen Food - Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide

The Emerging 5 Frozen Food industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The...

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Heinz Wattie's Ltd in Packaged Food (New Zealand)

Heinz Wattie's Ltd in Packaged Food (New Zealand)

Heinz Wattie’s is strategically focused on maintaining the lead of its well-known and well-established brands within packaged food. The consolidation of some of its Australasian operations at its Hast...

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