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Mondelez's bid for Hershey – 5 things to know 

Hershey turned down a takeover approach from Mondelez International last week (30 June). At US$107 per share, the cash-and-shares offer valu...

How could a TTIP affect the food industry?

The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a s...

Ben Cooper | 11 May 2016

Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign reflects the increased responsibility global food companies are now expected to assume for working conditions, wages, safety and workers’ rights in their agricultural supply chains. Ben Cooper reports.

Ben Cooper | 11 May 2016

Three of the seven issues on which Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign rates the world’s ten largest food and drinks companies relate directly to wages, workers’ rights and working conditions in their agricultural supply chains. Here, just-food sets out the NGO's evaluations under the three criteria - women, farmers and workers - along with the companies’ reactions.

Hannah Abdulla | 6 Apr 2016

Mondelez International, the owner of brands from Oreo to Cadbury, is looking to have half its portfolio in the "well-being space" by 2020. In its domestic market, Mondelez is rolling out a "wholesome, savoury snack option" Good Thins. Hannah Abdulla discusses whether the new baked snacks could be a success.

Dean Best | 4 Feb 2016

Mondelez International's shares took a tumble yesterday on the back of its 2015 numbers and its forecasts for 2016 - and were down again today. Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld called the last 12 months "a year of very strong results" and, although conceding volumes would again be under pressure, forecast further improvement in profitability. What should we take away from the figures and from its outlook for the months ahead? Dean Best investigates.

Latest Interviews

Katy Askew | 6 Apr 2016

When Mondelez International swooped for free-from food maker Enjoy Life Foods last year, the snack food giant said it was gaining access to the "fast-growth" free-from food sector via a "market-leading brand". One year on and Mondelez's resources have opened up a number of growth avenues for Enjoy Life. Joel Warady, Enjoy Life's chief sales and marketing officer, speaks to just-food about how the business is looking to capitalise on its growing potential.

Ben Cooper | 30 Oct 2015

Mondelez International has laid out how it plans to "accelerate" efforts to reduce the group's impact on the environment, setting new sustainability goals for 2020. Ben Cooper spoke to Jonathan Horrell, the snacks giant's global director of sustainability, to discuss the targets.

Latest News

Katy Askew | 21 Jul 2016

Premier Foods reported continued positive progression on its sales this morning (21 July), when it delivered its fourth consecutive quarter of revenue growth. 

Katy Askew | 12 Jul 2016

A board member of the Hershey Trust has reportedly resigned in the wake of a takeover bid for the chocolate group from Mondelez International. 

Katy Askew | 30 Jun 2016

The Hershey Co revealed today (30 June) that its board has "unanimously rejected" a takeover approach from Mondelez International valuing the US chocolate company at US$107 per share. 

Katy Askew | 30 Jun 2016

Reports that Mondelez International has launched a takeover bid for Hershey sent shares in the US chocolate maker up by as much as 21% in morning trade in New York today (30 June). 

Katy Askew | 28 Jun 2016

Kraft Heinz Co. and Mondelez International have been named in a second lawsuit alleging the illegal manipulation of wheat futures by Kraft Foods Group after a federal court in Chicago refused a motion to dismiss. 

Dean Best | 27 Jun 2016

US group Back to Nature Foods has launched breakfast biscuits under its low-fat snack brand Snackwell's.

Dean Best | 23 Jun 2016

Cadbury chocolate and Ritz crackers owner Mondelez International has conceded it has "much more work to do" on its targets for lowering saturated fat and sodium in its products after revealing the progress it is making on a range of moves to make products healthier and more sustainable.

Dean Best | 22 Jun 2016

Mondelez International is planning to "interact" with consumers in "real-time" on Facebook's Messenger app as part of the snacks giant's international marketing tie-up with the social network.

Katy Askew | 8 Jun 2016

Mondelez International has broken ground on a US$15m global research, development and quality site in Poland.

John Shepherd | 7 Jun 2016

Mars Inc said today (7 June) it is "assessing the next steps" after a court in Sweden ruled the company could face heavy fines if it continues to sell its M&M's confectionery in the country, following a long-running trademark tussle with Mondelez International.

Peter Crosskey | 2 Jun 2016

Talks are under way between Mondelez International's French arm and trade union negotiators over staffing changes arising from the pending sale of five production sites to investment company Eurazeo.

John Shepherd | 1 Jun 2016

Spanish dairy products firm Calidad Pascual has appointed former Mondelez Iberia chief Jose Luis Saiz as its new CEO.

Dean Best | 24 May 2016

Mondelez International will look to "strengthen" its moves to tackle child labour in its cocoa supply chain in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.

Hannah Abdulla | 17 May 2016

Global food firms including Mondelez International, PepsiCo, Nestle, Kellogg and Mars Inc. have announced a new pledge to phase out industrially produced trans-fats from their foods by 2018.

Katy Askew | 29 Apr 2016

Finland's Fazer Group announced today that it is expanding its share of the bakery sector with the acquisition of the  Domino, Jaffa and Fanipala brands from Mondelez International. 

Hannah Abdulla | 27 Apr 2016

Pinnacle Foods, the US group behind brands including Duncan Hines and Gardein, has named Mondelez International executive Mark Clouse as its new CEO.

Katy Askew | 27 Apr 2016

Mondelez International reported lower first-quarter operating earnings today (27 April) as a drop in net sales offset stronger margins and underlying sales growth.  

Ben Cooper | 19 Apr 2016

Mondelez International is to use its Cadbury and Bournvita brands to launch a line of biscuits in India.

Hannah Abdulla | 12 Apr 2016

Mondelez International has announced it is "potentially" axing 82 jobs at a site in Belgium.

Hannah Abdulla | 7 Apr 2016

Mondelez International has become the latest in a string of major food manufacturers to announce a tie-up with Chinese online retailer Alibaba.

Stuart Todd | 1 Apr 2016

Mondelez International is in exclusive talks over the potential sale of European chocolate brands including Carambar and Terry's to Eurazeo, the French investment company.

Hannah Abdulla | 1 Apr 2016

Mondelez International has confirmed it is closing a confectionery plant in Spain as a result of its plans to sell a clutch of European factories and brands.

Latest blogs

Dean Best | 24 Jun 2016

Wow. Your correspondent is penning this blog following precious little sleep after the combination of a humid night in London and the emergence of the most significant event in UK history since 1945 made sleep tricky on Thursday night.

Dean Best | 21 Mar 2016

just-food (and sister site just-drinks) are the exclusive media partners for the three-day Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference, which starts today in London.

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