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Kraft Heinz approaches Unilever with merger offer 17 Feb 2017

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3G Capital and Warren Buffett's latest move in food has been to sound out the Ben & Jerry's and Knorr owner about a combination.


Nestle's new CEO unveils 2016 results - and sets out stall 16 Feb 2017

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The numbers from the world's largest food maker included its slowest growth for 20 years, while new boss Mark Schneider ended the company's long-standing sales target and set out plans to step up restructuring.


All change at Aryzta 14 Feb 2017

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The Switzerland-based bakery group, facing questions over its performance from some investors, has announced the resignations of its CEO and CFO.


Reckitt Benckiser's surprise move for Mead Johnson 3 Feb 2017

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The Dettol-to-Durex owner has tabled a takeover bid for the US-based infant formula group.


Takeover talk surrounds Weetabix 1 Feb 2017

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China's Bright Food is said to be looking to sell its 60% stake in Weetabix - and four bidders are reported to be ready to make offers for the UK-based breakfast cereal group.


How will 2017 shape up for the food industry? 12 Jan 2017

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We present the results of our 2017 Confidence Survey and take a deeper look at areas including consumer trends, foodservice and the digital sphere.


Bellamy's Australia under pressure 5 Jan 2017

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The infant formula and baby food business has come under scrutiny over concerns about its business in China.


France's Financiere Turenne Lafayette under scrutiny 20 Dec 2016

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The finances of the owner of William Saurin ready meals and Madrange meats are in the spotlight after an audit revealed "a misrepresentation of the group's accounts over several years".


3G Capital linked to Mondelez International 16 Dec 2016

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March 2017 will mark two years since 3G Capital and partner Warren Buffett combined Heinz with Kraft Foods Group. Could Mondelez be where the investors turn next?


US food majors and their investment vehicles 5 Dec 2016

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In a bid to adapt to the evolving landscape in the US food industry, some of the largest names in the sector have set up funds to invest in smaller, on-trend companies.


South Africa's challenging poultry market 2 Dec 2016

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Cheap imports, drought and a volatile rand have led to tough conditions in South Africa's poultry industry.


Unilever's 2016 investor day 2 Dec 2016

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Senior management at the consumer goods giant met analysts in north-west England to discuss the company's strategy.


President Trump takes office 16 Nov 2016

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What could lie ahead for the food sector under the Trump administration?


Packaged food in Thailand - a market profile 27 Oct 2016

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just-food takes a detailed look at the dynamics of the packaged food sector in Thailand.


What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet? 12 Oct 2016

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FODMAPs are sugars said to cause digestive issues and markets for foods low in the ingredients are growing, notably in North America and Australia. We look at developments so far.


The rise of zero-based budgeting 6 Oct 2016

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More food companies are adopting the practice of zero-based budgeting in an attempt to manage costs and boost profits. What is zero-based budgeting? Who is using it and why? And how does it help?


How investors are calling for action on meat production 27 Sep 2016

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There are growing calls from the investment community for the world's food giants to look at how - and how much - they source and process meat


UK tycoon Boparan becomes Bernard Matthews' latest owner 21 Sep 2016

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Ranjit Singh Boparan, the head of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, snaps up Europe's largest turkey producer in a pre-pack administration deal.


Fighting obesity in children 24 Aug 2016

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The UK government has published a "plan of action" to tackle the issue in England, while senior medical professionals in the US have published guidelines on the consumption of added sugars by children.


Australia's food companies announce FY results 24 Aug 2016

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It's been reporting season in Australia, with listed companies from Murray Goulburn to Freedom Foods Group filing their annual figures.


Hain Celestial's problems mount 17 Aug 2016

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The US group has capped a challenging 12 months with news the company may not hit its annual forecasts and an admission it needs to review its internal financial controls


Amplify Snack Brands set to take over Tyrrells 12 Aug 2016

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The UK crisp firm is set for another owner after US group Amplify Snack Brands announced it had struck a deal to buy the business.


Unilever's drive to boost efficiency and innovation 21 Jul 2016

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Unilever revealed a fresh efficiency drive and provided detail on how it is using innovation to shift its portfolio to more attractive areas of the sector.


Danone to expand with WhiteWave acquisition 7 Jul 2016

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Danone is set to double its presence in North America through the acquisition of WhiteWave Foods and plans to let the US group's dairy alternative brands loose on the international stage.


Mondelez ends Hershey interest 5 Jul 2016

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The Cadbury owner walks away from table after Hershey reportedly rebuffs second offer.


Brexit and the food industry 24 Jun 2016

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How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.


Kellogg ready to invest again after Pure Bar buy 20 Jun 2016

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After seeing many US peers snap up natural and organic businesses to try to boost growth, the cereal and snacks giant has decided to act.


Yildiz sets out stall for snacks growth 9 Jun 2016

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The owner of McVitie's and Godiva is looking to float snacks arm Pladis by 2020 to support growth ambitions.


Voluntary sodium targets drafted in US 1 Jun 2016

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The Food and Drug Administration has outlined plans to reduce sodium intake in the US, where it is estimated consumers eat almost 50% more than most experts recommend.


Hormel Foods swoops for nut-butter firm Justin's 20 May 2016

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The move by the giant behind Skippy peanut butter and Spam canned meats is yet another example of so-called Big Food moving for an up-and-coming, faster-growing business.

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