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Editor's viewpoint: Consolidation in sluggish US

In the US, a market where volume sales have been and remain under pressure, it has been expected in certain quarters that boardrooms would i...

Analysis: Post adds pasta to cereals pantry

Post Holdings, the US breakfast cereals group, has been on an M&A spree in the last 12 months. Number three in a stagnant market, Post has a...

Kraft Foods eyes brand building to boost volumes

Kraft Foods Group has admitted it is not yet "firing on all cylinders" and will look to increase brand building programmes to address a decl...

Comment: PepsiCo, Mondelez and Peltz

"Round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel. Never ending or beginning, on an ever spinning wheel." It is not often you ge...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Walkers Shortbread US 12 Jul 2013

Dean Best

UK baker Walkers Shortbread generates over 40% of its sales outside its domestic market. The family-owned biscuit firm's largest export market is the US. Dean Best spoke to Steve Dawson, CEO of Walkers Shortbread's US arm, about the company's business across the Atlantic and plans for growth.

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Kraft to shut ingredients plant, 200 jobs axed 3 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Kraft Foods Group has announced 200 jobs are at risk as it plans to close its Woburn, Massachusetts facility by the end of 2016.

"Steady" Q1 for Kraft Foods Group 2 May 2014

Dean Best

US grocery supplier Kraft Foods Group claimed a "steady" start to 2014, with one-offs helping profits and a later Easter weighing on sales.

Hormel, Hillshire linked to Unilever's Ragu 25 Mar 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Speculation is mounting over the potential suitors for Unilever's Ragu brand, with the likes of Hormel Foods and Hillshire Brands touted as would-be acquirers alongside Post Holdings and Mizkan.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 24 Mar 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference dominated news this week with updates from Kraft Foods Group, Glanbia and Nestle. Elsewhere GM was back in the spotlight with the UK Prime Minister's scientific advisers arguing the technology is safe. Also this week the political tensions in Russia and Ukraine saw Metro Group delay an IPO of its Russian cash-and-carry unit and Lidl announced the departure of chairman Karl-Heinz Holland.

CAGE: Kraft upbeat amid "unprecedented" change 18 Mar 2014

Dean Best

Kraft Foods Group has expressed optimism it can prosper despite what its CFO Teri List-Stoll called the "unprecedented" change affecting the US grocery sector.

Latest blogs

just-food live from the CAGE investment conference 17 Mar 2014

Dean Best

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Ebro Foods are among the multinational food manufacturers presenting over the next three days here at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - and just-food will bring exclusive media coverage from the event across the three days.

Mondelez investors to benefit from Starbucks' compo pay-out 13 Nov 2013

Dean Best

Starbucks has been ordered to pay Kraft Foods US$2.7bn in compensation for ending a deal that saw the manufacturer distribute the coffee chain's retail products - a move that is set to benefit the shareholders of Mondelez International.

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