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UK food prices buck Brexit inflation fears 13 Sep 16

Low food prices continue to hold back inflation rates in the UK as the supermarket price war continues in the face of rising import costs...


General Mills 'prepping Jeff Harmening for CEO spot' 26 Aug 16

General Mills is reportedly preparing long-time executive Jeff Harmening to succeed Ken Powell as CEO...


Kellogg takeover chatter cools 22 Jul 16

Market speculation over a possible takeover of Kellogg surfaced this week, with the snacks-to-cereal maker linked to both Kraft Heinz and Coca Cola Co...


More understanding needed of GMOs among consumers 20 Jul 16

The introduction of legislation requiring the labelling of GMOs in the US has gathered widespread public support...


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide...


Emerging markets offer potential for dairy, soy makers 11 Jul 16

Growing demand in emerging markets are set to drive 4.6% growth in the global dairy and soy food market by 2020, according to new research...


Kellogg's opens Broadway cafe 30 Jun 16

US cereal giant Kellogg's revealed plans to open a cafe in New York City, located at a prime location on Broadway...


Is Chinese meat company WH Group eyeing US M&A? 6 May 16

Rumours Chinese pork giant WH Group is eyeing acquisitions, particularly in the US, have surfaced...


India ascendant as outlook for global food sector dims 17 Mar 16

Growth prospects for the global packaged food sector were negatively revised today (17 March) on faltering emerging market demand - but India looks increasingly set to be a bright spot for the industry...


Expo West - "trustability" touted as key competitive factor 11 Mar 16

Exhibitors are gearing up for this year's Natural Products Expo West, one of the major dates in the US food industry calendar. Boxes are being unpacked in the massive halls and stands are being erected...

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