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Quorn Foods agrees sale 9 Sep 2015

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Private-equity firm Exponent has struck a deal to sell the UK-based meat-free business to Philippines group Monde Nissin.

Kellogg hails emerging market "milestone" with Africa deal 22 Sep 2015

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Flowers Foods targets organic bread with M&A 9 Sep 2015

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B&G Foods enters US frozen with Green Giant deal 7 Sep 2015

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Taking on the struggling Green Giant business with a US$765m deal marks B&G Foods' entry into the US frozen sector. Will it pay off?

The rise of Nomad Foods 30 Aug 2015

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The UK-listed company, set up by US businessmen Noam Gottesman and Martin Franklin, has already made waves in Europe's frozen food sector. Where might it look next?

The opportunities in Europe's gluten-free market 21 Aug 2015

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Gluten-free is blossoming in a number of European countries. What are the most attractive markets? What are the trends to watch? What challenges lay ahead? This briefing investigates.

How are food's giants performing in China? 15 Jul 2015

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The recent easing of China's economic growth has weighed on the local operations of some of the food industry's majors.

ConAgra to quit private label 30 Jun 2015

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It is not even three years since the US group became the largest own-label business in the country through its acquisition of Ralcorp Holdings. Now ConAgra's new CEO has decided it is time to sell the under-pressure unit.

Sustainable sourcing: the latest developments 30 Jun 2015

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just-food looks at the sustainability of supply chains for four key commodities: palm oil, cocoa, soy and sugar.

Nestle's Maggi noodles under scrutiny 5 Jun 2015

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Regulators in India have questioned the safety of Maggi noodles on sale in the country. Nestle has insisted the products are safe but have recalled the lines for fear of "consumer confusion". Now officials in Singapore and the UK are testing products on sale in their markets

Applegate Farms becomes Hormel's latest acquisition 29 May 2015

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A year after buying Muscle Milk maker CytoSport, Hormel Foods has again used M&A to buy into a fast-growing category.

Animal welfare and antibiotics: meat in spotlight 27 May 2015

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Consumer interest in how animals are treated and processed is leading the industry to react.

GMO labelling in the US 18 May 2015

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The debate over GMO labelling in the US has rumbled on for some time. But with the USDA developing a certification scheme, it looks like the question of whether to adopt a mandatory or voluntary approach could be coming to a head.

Looking for growth in liquid milk 6 May 2015

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In many developed markets, liquid milk has become a commodity, one of the products central to competition between retailers. How can suppliers get sales revenue growing?

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group sold 24 Apr 2015

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Newly-formed Nomad Holdings has made the European frozen food group its first acquisition, buying the business from PE firm Permira.

The Middle East: identifying growth 10 Apr 2015

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Our latest management briefing analyses the potential areas of growth for packaged food manufacturers.

Heinz, Kraft set to join forces 25 Mar 2015

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HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have announced plans to merge their businesses, creating the third-largest player in the US food sector. just-food takes a look at the build up to and implications of the deal.

Food groups report to Consumer Analyst Group of Europe 2015 18 Mar 2015

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just-food, the conference's exclusive media partner, reports back on how see the likes of Nestle, Danone and Tyson Foods see the year ahead.

US branded food groups and foodservice 4 Mar 2015

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With the grocery retail market stagnant, could foodservice offer a path to growth for packaged food operators doing business in the US?

What could be in new dietary guidelines for US consumers? 24 Feb 2015

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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans - updated at least every five years - are set for their latest iteration this autumn. A committee of nutrition, medicine and public health experts has published its recommendations of what should be in the new guidelines.

CAGNY 2015 18 Feb 2015

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The CEOs of Mondelez International, General Mills and Hain Celestial are among the senior US food industry executives presenting this week at the annual investment conference in Boca Raton, Florida.

Food majors publish 2014 results - and look to 2015 12 Feb 2015

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The likes of Mondelez International and Kellogg have this week announced how they fared in 2014 - and provided guidance over they see their prospects in the year ahead.

Supplier payments in the spotlight 5 Feb 2015

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The UK's grocery watchdog has launched an investigation into Tesco's payments to suppliers, another blow for the retailer and more headlines over how firms are paid in the up and down the supply chain.

Hershey branches out 30 Jan 2015

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The US confectioner has added to its portfolio with the acquisition of meat jerky firm Krave Pure Foods.

Emerging markets and online grocery 30 Jan 2015

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Grocery e-commerce is developing in emerging markets, albeit at a varied pace. However, consumer interest is rising and retailers are responding. This briefing looks at the channel in five countries.

Post pounces in cereal as M&A spree continues 27 Jan 2015

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Grape-Nuts and Honey Bunches of Oats manufacturer Post Holdings has swooped for rival US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands in a deal worth over US$1.1bn.

Unilever reflects on mixed 2014 23 Jan 2015

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Sales came under pressure but the FMCG giant was able to improve margins.

What deal could follow Heinz at 3G Capital? 12 Jan 2015

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The Brazil-based private-equity firm is said to have raised US$5bn for a new takeover fund. What food company could it move for next?

just-food's outlook for 2015 2 Jan 2015

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just-food takes a look at some key trends that are likely to be key to the food sector in 2015, from the prospects for M&A to significant consumer trends and hot emerging markets.

2014 in review 19 Dec 2014

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We provide some at-a-glance lists of our most-read news, analysis, comment and interviews in 2014. Want to know more? Click on the headlines.