Latest food news & analysis in North America
Kellogg's decision to end the direct store delivery (DSD) of its snacks in the US is expected to give the company's profitability some momen...
Mondelez International has delivered a lacklustre set of 2016 numbers but the snacks giant, which has been buffered by a challenging operati...
Hershey's 2016 results and 2017 outlook, issued on Friday (3 February), suggested both a stronger finish to the year than the preceding nine...
The opening month of 2017 saw a raft of notable developments at some of the major names in the foodservice channel. Dean Best analyses the l...
Today (13 September), PepsiCo publishes the first update on its "palm oil action plan". Ben Cooper spoke with Andrew Aulisi, senior director for global environmental policy at PepsiCo, about the progress to date and how the company's initial actions and achievements are likely to be received by environmental campaigners.
Activists, industry advocates and many consumers would like food to be a more prominent issue in major elections, such as the current race to the US White House. History, Ben Cooper writes, may suggest this is a forlorn hope but, speaking to Claire Benjamin DiMattina of the Plate of the Union campaign, it is clear advocates do not believe it is a futile endeavour.
Kraft Heinz has pulled its GBP112bn (US$139.1bn) takeover bid for UK-listed consumer goods giant Unilever.
General Mills has cut its full-year sales and earnings outlook for the 12 months to end-May.
Campbell Soup Co. booked a drop in sales and earnings for the first half of its financial year today (17 February), with share losses in the US company's fresh division hurting the group results.
US snack maker Snyder's-Lance has invested in local natural and organic food specialist Natural Foodworks Group.
WhiteWave Foods booked higher full-year sales and earnings but conceded issues at its fresh foods unit remain challenging.
Kraft Heinz has indicated it is still working towards a merger with Unilever after revealing today (17 February) the European consumer goods giant had turned down an initial approach.
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