Latest food news & analysis in North America
A new year, re-heated M&A speculation. Takeover talk is again centred on US-based infant formula group Mead Johnson, often seen as a target...
Following the seismic political shocks of 2016, the food sector has much to ponder as the new year gets underway. just-food contributing edi...
The global food industry believes international trade could become more restricted under Donald Trump as the property magnate-turned-politic...
Acquisitions have enabled B&G Foods to rapidly scale up in recent years. The company has grown from sales of around US$600m in 2012 to a for...
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.
US group J & J Snack Foods has booked increased sales and earnings for its first quarter, boosted by its foodservice business.
Pinnacle Foods, the US group behind brands including Duncan Hines and Gardein, has provided a new forecast for its 2016 underlying earnings per share.
Donald Trump formally removed the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement today (23 January), fulfilling a pledge the US President made during the election campaign.
Campbell Soup Co. has launched an egg-free, mayo-style spread under its Bolthouse Farms brand in the US.
US President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of the state of the Georgia, as the Secretary of the country's Department of Agriculture.
US distributor World Finer Foods has struck a deal to handle products from Silva Regal, an importer of food from the Mediterranean.
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