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Editor's viewpoint: Land of the minnows

Size matters, right? Scale - and the economic benefits that come with it - provide a business with clout smaller competitors find hard to ba...

On the money: Pricing, promos pinch Kraft results

Kraft Foods Group's moves to up prices on certain products - and a step-up in its promotional activity in other areas - combined to put pres...

Sustainability Watch: Ceres' latest report on food

Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...

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...

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.

Latest News

Kraft earnings slide as sales volumes pressured 30 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Kraft Foods Group has booked lower earnings in the first nine months of the year as one-off expenses, input costs and lower sales volumes weighed on profits.


Kraft launches Oscar Mayer Italian-style deli meat 18 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Kraft Foods Group is expanding its offering of deli meats under the Oscar Mayer brand with the introduction of the Old World Style range, a line of Italian-style meats.


Kraft launches Oscar Mayer bacon jerky 4 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Kraft Foods Group has launched bacon jerky under the Oscar Mayer brand in a bid to tap into growing demand for protein snacks.


Kraft shares drop after Q2 misses Wall St forecast 31 Jul 2014

Dean Best

Shares in Kraft Foods Group fell in after-hours trading in New York despite the US food company posting higher underlying second-quarter profits and sales after its results fell below Wall Street expectations.


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.

Latest blogs

Carlyle snaps up FMCG agency Acosta - but was the deal worth it? 30 Jul 2014

Dean Best

Acosta Sales & Marketing, the US agency that works on in-store executions with US FMCG giants, has been snapped up by Carlyle. But was the multiple the private-equity firm is said to have paid too pricey?


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.

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