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Kellogg CEO John Bryant said today (5 May) said the US cereal and snacks group had made "good progress on our priorities" in the first quart...
Kraft Heinz reported higher first-quarter operating earnings on "faster" than expected margin improvements and slightly higher sales volumes...
Nestle and R&R Ice Cream finalised plans to combine their ice cream businesses last week. The new joint venture model brings a number of ben...
Hain Celestial said today (4 May) it plans to sell off brands that "no longer fit into its core strategy", while announcing he launch of Cul...
Kellogg CEO John Bryant said today (5 May) said the US cereal and snacks group had made "good progress on our priorities" in the first quarter, a period when underlying net sales and profits rose.
Kraft Heinz reported higher first-quarter operating earnings on "faster" than expected margin improvements and slightly higher sales volumes.
Nestle and R&R Ice Cream finalised plans to combine their ice cream businesses last week. The new joint venture model brings a number of benefits and will is likely see increased focus behind Nestle's ice cream brands. Katy Askew reports.
TreeHouse Foods reported a first-quarter loss as costs associated with its acquisition of the ConAgra Foods private brands business weighed on profitability.
Chinese dairy farming company Inner Mongolia Fuyuan Farming Co Ltd - which is part owned by dairy giant Mengniu - plans to take a "majority shareholding" in Australia's Burra Foods.
SunRice, the Australian rice exporter, has postponed plans for a capital restructuring that had lined up the listing of a unit trust on the country's main stock market.
HKScan, the Finland-based meat products supplier, plans to expand a bacon factory in Poland.
First-quarter profits at Indonesian agri-food business Indofood have risen on the back of higher sales.
UK pizza chain PizzaExpress has indicated it wants to grow its "at home" sales with the addition of new pizza and pasta recipes, including a gluten-free option.
Tootsie Roll Industries, the US confectioner, has booked a fall in first-quarter sales on the back of lower revenues from overseas, although the company's profits rose year-on-year.
Hain Celestial said today (4 May) it plans to sell off brands that "no longer fit into its core strategy", while announcing he launch of Cultivate Ventures, a unit for fresh investments.
Haribo is planning to double its production capacity in Spain, just-food-understands.
Cerealto, the international business of Spanish food firm Grupo Siro, has outlined a EUR68m investment into growing its business internationally and enhancing its presence in the UK's gluten-free sector.
UK firm MS Foods is set to take majority control of French poultry exporter Tilly-Sabco Bretagne for the token amount of EUR1 (US$1.15).
French vegetable processor Bonduelle booked "virtually unchanged" sales for the first nine months of the year as growth outside Europe offset softness within the EU and the negative impact of currency exchange.
Hain Celestial today (4 May) lowered the top end of its forecasts for net sales and earnings per share as the US food group tightened its predictions for its top and bottom lines.
Maple Leaf Foods said today (4 May) it hit the "milestone" of delivering a "sustainably more profitable company" in the first quarter of 2016 following an investment programme designed to strip costs out of its production base.
The merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs alongside direct investment firm Silverfern have entered into an agreement to acquire European baking group Continental Bakeries from NPM Capital.
First quarter profits at Land O'Lakes have risen despite a slight fall in sales.
HKScan, the Finland-based meat processor, today (4 May) posted lower first-quarter sales and profits on the back of price pressure in its domestic pork market and higher beef costs in Sweden.
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