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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 - 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

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.


Whole Foods buys stores from New Frontiers 2 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Whole Foods Market is to buy four stores from local US retailer New Frontiers Natural Marketplace.


Giant Eagle confirms Toledo exit, 179 jobs axed 25 Mar 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Giant Eagle has announced its exit from the Toledo market with the closure of two stores and accompanying gas stations in the area.


Editor's choice: highlights on just-food this week 10 Mar 2014

Dean Best

Sugar again grabbed the headlines after the World Health Organization revised its guidance on how much of the ingredient to consume. Elsewhere, a US retailer with over 2,400 stores could be created after Albertsons owner and private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management struck a deal that looks set to see it buy Safeway.

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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