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Inventure launches "strategic and financial" review

Inventure Foods, the US food maker, booked higher sales in the second quarter of the year but this was not enough to shrug off decreases in...

SunOpta 'under more pressure to unlock value'

A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its bus...

Mondelez takes aim at Chinese chocolate market with Milka launch

Mondelez International is to make a move to build its presence in China's chocolate market with the launch of its European brand Milka in Se...

Hochdorf aims at takeover of infant formula maker Pharmalys

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition business Hochdorf has is in talks aimed at the eventual takeover of local infant formula manufacturer Pharm...

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Inventure launches "strategic and financial" review 27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Inventure Foods, the US food maker, booked higher sales in the second quarter of the year but this was not enough to shrug off decreases in the first quarter and the company's year-to-date revenue remained down. 


SunOpta 'under more pressure to unlock value' 27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its business. 


Mondelez takes aim at Chinese chocolate market with Milka launch 27 Jul 2016

Dean Best

Mondelez International is to make a move to build its presence in China's chocolate market with the launch of its European brand Milka in September.


Hochdorf aims at takeover of infant formula maker Pharmalys 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition business Hochdorf has is in talks aimed at the eventual takeover of local infant formula manufacturer Pharmalys Laboratories.


Mondelez less certain on 2016 revenue growth 27 Jul 2016

Dean Best

Mondelez International has revised its forecast for how much the US snacks giant's revenues will grow on an organic basis in 2016.


WhiteWave unveils new sustainability targets 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

WhiteWave Foods has unveiled new commitments to sustainability in areas including emissions, water use and sourcing.


Iceland and Morrisons to end sale of eggs from caged hens 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

UK retailers Iceland Foods and Morrisons have both announced plans to end the sale of eggs from caged hens in their stores by 2025.


US investment vehicle Sunrise takes slice of Kodiak Cakes 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Sunrise Strategic Partners, the US investment vehicle set up by former Boulder Brands CEO Steve Hughes, has taken a minority stake in Utah-based Kodiak Cakes.


Ebro Foods H1 profits rise 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Spain's Ebro Foods has reported higher first-half profits, helped by a rise in sales and boosted by the disposal of assets in Madrid and Puerto Rico.


Beingmate lowers outlook on formula fraud scandal  27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Chinese infant formula maker Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co. has lowered its outlook for profits for the first half of this year, warning of the impact fraudulent infant formula sales has had on its brands.


Edita Food Industries CFO Sherif Fathy quits 27 Jul 2016

Dean Best

Edita Food Industries, the Egypt-based baked goods group, has announced the resignation of CFO Sherif Fathy.


Grupo Bimbo profits up in H1 27 Jul 2016

Dean Best

Grupo Bimbo, the Mexican bakery giant, has booked higher first-half earnings, as the company felt the benefit of exchange rates and lower raw material costs in North America and Europe.


Hormel's Justin's arm adds to range 27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Hormel Foods' US nut butter and snack business Justin's has extended its snack pack product line with the launch of Justin's peanut butter and banana chip snack pack.


Wrigley launching Juicy Fruit gum in Russia 27 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Mars Inc subsidiary Wrigley is investing RUB600m (US$10m) in modernising its manufacturing facility in St Petersburg, Russia, to support the launch of a "Russian-developed" Juicy Fruit chewing gum product.


Dr Schar launches gluten-free pain au chocolat in Spain 27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Dr Schär, the largest European maker of gluten-free products, has announced the launch of gluten-free pain au chocolat in Spain. 


Kar's Nuts secures Non-GMO verification for Second Nature snacks 27 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

US snack maker Kar's Nuts has secured Non-GMO Project verified status for 12 snack medleys sold under its Second Nature brand.


UK food companies pessimistic on medium-term outlook after Brexit 26 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

UK food companies are more downbeat on the medium-term prospects for the global food industry than their European neighbours in the wake of the country's decision to exit the European Union, according to a new survey carried out by just-food. 


Greencore sees "modest" Brexit impact  26 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Ireland-based food maker Greencore said today (26 July) the impact of the UK's decision to exit the EU will have a "minimal" short-term impact on its business.


Grupo Lala hails progress as sales, earnings grow 26 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Grupo Lala has attributed its higher second-quarter sales and earnings to the Mexican dairy group's focus on strategic priorities.


Wessanen sees demand grow for "sustainable, healthy" foods 26 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

European natural food group Wessanen grew sales and earnings in the first half of the year, with sales of its own brands accelerating in the second quarter as the group benefited from growing demand for its offering of "sustainable, healthy" foods. 


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