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...
The dramatic M&A battle being played out in the US protein space comes as fresh evidence that food companies are willing to pay top-dollar f...
Tyson Foods entered fray today (29 May) when it issued a fresh bid for Hillshire Brands, trumping an earlier offer from Pilgrim's Pride. Lik...
The hunter became the hunted yesterday (27 May) as Pilgrim's Pride made a hostile bid for Hillshire Brands. The news comes just days after H...
With over 200m regular users worldwide tweeting more than 500m times each day, the potential on offer for brands to reach consumers via microblogging site Twitter is self-evident. To succeed on Twitter, brands need to become a relevant, informative and amusing part of an evolving two-way conversation. Katy Askew spoke to Twitter UK sales director Dara Nasr about how food manufacturers and retailers can insert themselves into the dialogue.
Canadian biscuit, cracker and confectionery manufacturer Dare Foods has a clear sense of ambition and a well-thought out expansion strategy. Michelle Russell talks to Dare Foods' chairman Bill Farrell about how the company will achieve this growth, where it sees opportunities internationally and the challenges it faces.
Kellogg's South African arm is importing All-Bran Flakes and Special K from Europe to cover local production as maintenance work affects the business.
Kellogg is co-operating with a US Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) probe following the death of an employee after an accident at its manufacturing facility in Augusta, Georgia.
Trading conditions in the UK and US remain tough and this week two companies - Premier Foods and ConAgra Foods - saw their shares hit after reporting sluggish sales. Elsewhere, the CEOs of the world's largest food manufacturers announced actions they believe will improve consumers' health.
The UK Department of Health has rejected the suggestion that cereal makers should face increased regulatory oversight of sugar content, as the Government again threw its weight behind its voluntary Responsibility Deal scheme.
Food giants including Nestle, Kellogg and Mondelez International have drawn up a series of initiatives, including the end of advertising junk food to children, they believe will improve the health of consumers.
Heinz has been added to the list of manufacturers to be pulled up on claims its product is "all-natural".
If the pressure of a stagnant sector wasn't bad enough, cereal manufacturers are feeling the heat once again after being named and shamed in the US for the amount of sugar in cereals.
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