Latest food news & analysis in North America
January saw signs McDonald's moves to revitalise its domestic business are gaining traction, Pizza Hut look to boost its own US sales in par...
Mondelez International's shares took a tumble yesterday on the back of its 2015 numbers and its forecasts for 2016 - and were down again tod...
January brought further evidence of the seismic shifts taking place in the global retail sector. Established retailers have largely responde...
Irwin Simon, the founder, president and CEO of Hain Celestial, often comes across as one of the more forthright chief executives in the US f...
Richelieu Foods, the US private-label supplier backed by private-equity, is expanding production with a new plant to support its growth. Dean Best spoke to Tim O'Connor, the president and CEO of the pizza-to-dressings manufacturer, to discuss the group's plans and how he sees the company's categories developing.
Assessing how sustainability fits within a business throws up a multitude of questions but three seem definitive. Is sustainability embedded throughout your company and enshrined in your strategy - and what do investors really think? Ben Cooper sought out one of the food industry's early movers, PepsiCo, for answers.
PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi today (11 February) the global macroeconomic challenges facing business will persist in 2016, claiming she had not seen trading conditions of this nature in her time in business.
Kellogg's full-year sales and profits have again been hit by weakness in its domestic arm.
WhiteWave Foods revealed today (11 February) that its full year net earnings rose 20% while its full-year operating profit increased by one-quarter, supported by sales growth and margin expansion.
Flowers Foods has said it is "not satisfied" with its fourth-quarter performance, despite the US baker reporting higher sales and earnings for the full-year - but the company forecast a jump in revenue and profit during 2016.
TreeHouse Foods, the US private-label group, saw sales decline in the last three months of 2015 amid pressure on volumes and moves on prices.
PepsiCo today (11 February) forecast a 4% increase in underlying sales in 2016 - excluding foreign exchange and an extra trading week - down slightly on the growth the Lay's and Quaker owner saw last year.
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