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Brexit - the food industry reacts 24 Jun 2016

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This morning, the UK awoke to news it has voted to leave the EU, perhaps the most significant event in the country since the end of World War II. just-food is providing rolling coverage of the snap reaction from the food sector and the investment community on the result.


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.


US regulator to review nutrient claims after U-turn on Kind 13 May 2016

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The US Food and Drug Administration is to "re-evaluate" the claims after deciding snack bar maker Kind can use the word 'healthy' on its packaging.


Hain Celestial sets out plan to drive growth 4 May 2016

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The US-based group has faced challenges domestically in recent quarters, with growth below expectations and competition intensifying. After working Boston Consulting Group, the Earth's Best and Greek Gods owner has outlined its strategy to improve its performance.


Hershey tuns to M&A amid core challenges 28 Apr 2016

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The confectionery giant this week announced the acquisition of an up-and-coming US snacks brand, while reporting falling first-quarter results and plans to more aggressively cut costs.


Mars' bold move on health 20 Apr 2016

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The US group has grabbed the headlines for its "health and wellbeing ambition", which includes to label some of its products as for occasional eating only.


Natural Products Expo West 2016 18 Apr 2016

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We bring you exclusive interviews from one of the key dates in the US industry calendar. Boulder Brands, Enjoy Life Foods, Plum Organics and Amy's Kitchen feature.


Premier Foods in takeover spotlight 24 Mar 2016

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The UK group rebuffed three approaches from McCormick & Co., while signing a tie-up with Japan's Nissin Foods Holdings, which bought a chunk of the Mr Kipling maker. McCormick ultimately walked away from the table.


The Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference 2016 17 Feb 2016

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We bring you the news and views from one of the key events in the US food industry calendar


Food majors book 2015 numbers and look into 2016 11 Feb 2016

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The figures for last year are rolling in and, while executives report how they fared in 2015, they are also forecasting how they could perform this year.


The flurry of commitments on cage-free eggs 9 Feb 2016

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Companies including Nestle, Mondelez International and Mars have announced pledges on cage-free eggs in recent months.


Lactalis's emerging markets push 4 Feb 2016

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The French giant - the world's number two dairy group by sales - has continued its bid to increase its presence in emerging markets in the early weeks of 2016.


What are the macro risks facing your business? 26 Jan 2016

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The World Economic Forum has published its annual report quantifying and comparing economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological risks. just-food digs into the report and analyses the findings.


Unilever rolls up sleeves for challenging 2016 20 Jan 2016

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The consumer goods giant believes the year ahead will be tougher than 2015. How does the company plan to tackle the next 12 months?


Campbell breaks ranks on GMOs 15 Jan 2016

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Campbell Soup Co. has come out in support of the introduction of nationwide mandatory labelling standards for genetically modified organisms contained in food products on sale in the US, something many of the group's major packaged food peers oppose.


What lies ahead for the food industry in 2016? 5 Jan 2016

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In a series of features, we take a look at some of the most pressing issues facing packaged food manufacturers in the year ahead.


2015 - looking back at an eventful year for the food sector 23 Dec 2015

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We present the news, comment, analysis and interviews that got you clicking in 2015.


PepsiCo and Muller end US venture 11 Dec 2015

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The plug has been pulled just three years after the companies started selling yoghurt in the US.


Thai Union Group calls off Bumble Bee buy 9 Dec 2015

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The Thai seafood giant has pulled the plug on its move to acquire the US business, concluding it was unlikely the US$1.51bn deal would get past regulators.


Pinnacle Foods moves for Boulder Brands 26 Nov 2015

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Pinnacle Foods, the US group with Birds Eye frozen veg and Duncan Hines cake mixes in its portfolio, has swooped to buy free-from business Boulder Brands. But is a move for a company that has struggled in recent quarters a wise one?


ConAgra Foods to divide in two 18 Nov 2015

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CEO Sean Connolly has decided to split the US group in two, creating a consumer-facing business and a frozen potato products supplier.


TreeHouse becomes private-label powerhouse 5 Nov 2015

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US group strikes deal to buy ConAgra Foods' own-label operations.


Snyder's-Lance emerges as Diamond Foods buyer 28 Oct 2015

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The US snacks group has moved to buy the Kettle Chips owner in a cash-and-shares deal.


WHO claims link between processed meat and cancer 26 Oct 2015

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A report from the World Health Organization has said eating processed meats does cause bowel cancer.


The UK debate on sugar intensifies 22 Oct 2015

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A report from Public Health England calling for measures - including a tax - to lower the intake of sugar has fuelled the debate over the ingredient.


Consolidation in UK milk market 19 Oct 2015

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Muller's move to buy Dairy Crest's milk business has been cleared by the UK competition regulator.


The debate over the next US Dietary Guidelines for Americans 12 Oct 2015

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The next iteration of the advice is due to be published but, even though the new guidelines have yet to be formally announced, there has been plenty of discussion over what could or should be included.

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