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On the money: Hain expects continued organic gains

Hain Celestial, the US natural and organic food group, has indicated it expects to drive continued organic growth in the coming year - even...

Kroger eyes two growing trends with Vitacost deal

US retail giant Kroger, one of the largest traditional supermarket chains in the country, today (2 July) announced a deal that showed it has...

Focus: The Amazonian takeover

Amazon's consumer packaged goods (CPG) opportunity is valued at at least US$222bn annually in the US according to analysts at Sanford C Bern...

Talking shop: Kroger takes loyalty to new level

Digital and mobile technology is shaping the way retailers interact with consumers as the communication of offers and promotions becomes eve...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney 13 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Canada-based dairy-free business Daiya Foods this summer appointed a new CEO. Director Terry Tierney - former chief marketing officer of Frontier Natural Brands and founder of Rocky Mountain Natural Foods - replaced Greg Blake, who set up Daiya in 2008. Dean Best spoke to Tierney to discuss the company's plans for further growth in a buoyant - but competitive - free-from sector in North America.


just the answer - Kevin Brennan, Quorn Foods CEO 11 Mar 2011

Dean Best

Premier Foods plc's decision to sell its meat-free business was seen as a move to reduce a debt pile at the UK's largest food group that, last summer, reached over GBP1.3bn. The unit, renamed Quorn Foods, is now in the hands of Exponent Private Equity. Dean Best spoke to Kevin Brennan, the former Kellogg executive that Premier appointed to run its meat-free operations, and who is now CEO of the new firm.

Latest News

Mezzetta Everything Spread targets cook-at-home 20 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Mezzetta is targeting growing home-cooking trends in the US with the launch of Everything Spreads, a line of multi-purpose condiments.


Powerful Yogurt to launch protein drink range 5 Nov 2014

Dean Best

US yoghurt business Powerful Yogurt is to launch a range of protein drinks as it continues to expand its portfolio.


Chaucer in Crunchies deal after takeover claims 29 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Chaucer Foods has acquired a majority stake in Crunchies Food Co., the US snacks firm that filed for Chapter 11 after claiming the UK-based food ingredients group had tried to launch a hostile bid for the business.


Divine Chocolate wins US major retailer listings 1 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has announced listings at a number of US mainstream retailers.


Bellisio teams up with Chili's for new range 4 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Frozen foods manufacturer Bellisio Foods is partnering US diner Chili's to launch a new line of licensed Chilli's inspired frozen meals.

Latest blogs

Whole Foods Market a victim of its own success 7 May 2014

Katy Askew

Whole Foods Market lowered its outlook for the third time today (6 May) as the group missed second quarter expectations, sending shares plummeting.

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