Latest food news & analysis in North America
Campbell Soup Co. has looked to inject growth into its business through acquisitions in recent years and the indications are this is likely...
Campbell Soup Co. is undergoing some significant changes in response to a new economic reality and shifting consumer preferences. These chan...
With General Mills apparently preparing to sell its Green Giant brand, Bonduelle is rumoured to be looking at a bid. The fit between Green G...
Lean Cuisine is a declining brand in a struggling category, placing the US business in a precarious position within the Nestle portfolio. La...
Happy Family, the US organic baby food maker acquired by Danone in 2013, has enjoyed rapid growth. In 2006 the company reported turnover of US$115,000. This year it forecasts turnover of $130m. And its quest for further expansion has seen the firm move into adult snacking with the launch of Shine Organics pouches. Hannah Abdulla catches up with CEO and founder Shazi Visram to talk about how the company has evolved and how it has benefited from the tie-up with Danone.
US protein-based pancake mix maker Flapjacked has just launched its second product - muffins - to try to tap into growing demand for on-the-go protein products. Launched in 2012 by husband and wife team David and Jennifer Bacon in 2012, the company believes consumers do not just want protein but better-for-you products. Hannah Abdulla learns more.
Mondelez International is pumping US$130m into its Salinas factory in a bid to "modernise" its North America supply chain but the move will impact 600 jobs in Chicago.
US organic baby food maker Happy Family has announced its move into adult snacking with the launch of a range of pouches under a new brand, Shine Organics.
Mondelez International has reported a fall in first-half sales and profits hit by charges and the impact of foreign exchange, but lifted its forecasts for annual organic sales and underlying margins.
Bahlsen has secured listings for its Waffeletten cookies in Wal-Mart stores in the US.
US group Pinnacle Foods today (30 July) reported higher first-half sales and profits - and positively narrowed its forecast for annual earnings.
ConAgra Foods, the owner of brands including Chef Boyardee pasta and Rotel tomatoes, is removing bisphenol A from the lining of its food cans.
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