Latest food news & analysis in North America
ConAgra Foods announced that it will sell off its loss-making private label business yesterday (30 June) in a move that, the company said, w...
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The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.
Private-equity giant Permira has snapped up Medora Snacks and Ideal Snacks Holding, two US companies focused on healthier products. John Coyle, a partner at Permira, talks to Dean Best about why the firm has bought the businesses, the potential for healthier snacks and its plans to expand its new assets.
Brazilian meat group JBS has entered an agreement to acquire Cargill's US pork business in a deal worth US$1.45bn.
US group Monogram Food Solutions is set to buy local snack and appetiser business Golden County Foods out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Mead Johnson Nutrition has appointed former Numico executive Michel Cup as its new CFO - and asked the man filling the role temporarily to become COO.
McCormick & Co. has reported a fall in profits for the first half, with special charges in the second quarter contributing to the decline.
Kraft Foods Group is facing a class action lawsuit over claims that it falsely marketed its fat-free cheddar cheese as “natural” when it allegedly contains artificial ingredients.
ConAgra Foods today (30 June) revealed it will sell its private-label business as the US group confirmed the unit's performance weighed on full-year sales and earnings.
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