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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.

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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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.

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 proven fierce but, sparked by upcoming regulations in Vermont, a number of the country's food majors have announced plans for their own national labels.

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?