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Hemp food sales in the US set for growth

The liberalisation of regulations has opened the door to hemp-based food products in various US states. Growing consumer interest in the nat...

PepsiCo performance wows with surprising sparkle

As PepsiCo's leadership team presented the group's results yesterday (7 July) they could have summed up their core message to investors with...

McDonald's, Wendy's, Boston Market overseas growth

The dealings of US foodservice giants looking to expand in international markets proved an important theme for the foodservice sector in Jun...

How Danone and WhiteWave will benefit from merger

Danone announced a deal to acquire WhiteWave Foods this morning (7 July) in a move that values the Alpro maker at around US$12.5bn. The larg...

Latest Interviews

Why skyr could be the next big thing in US yoghurt 5 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Icelandic Provisions is a company formed by investors from the US and Iceland to bring traditional skyr yoghurt to the US. Icelandic Provisions chairman Einar Sigurdsson believes that skyr has the potential to be the next growth area in US yoghurt, in much the same was that Greek yoghurt brought explosive growth to the category in the 2000s. Sigurdsson speeks to just-food about what he believes skyr brings to the category. 


How US snacks firm Kind aims to continue growth 9 Jun 2016

Dean Best

Kind LLC, the US snacks maker, is seen as one of the more successful challenger brands in the US, having out-maneouvred some larger rivals to grab a chunk of the market since its formation in 2004. But how does founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky believe the company can continue to grow? He discusses his plans with Dean Best.

Latest News

J&J Snack Foods "disappointed" by stagnant sales  26 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

J&J Snack Foods has said it is "disappointed" with its top line performance, despite reporting higher earnings for the first nine months of the year. 


Functional food maker Good Health unveils snacks 25 Jul 2016

Helen Arnold

North Carolina-based functional food producer Good Health has added two new savoury snacks to its portfolio of better for you foods.


Job cuts imminent as General Mills restructures  22 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Over 1,400 jobs are at risk as part of General Mills’ restructuring plans to close and sell factories in the US and overseas.


Abbott reports small growth in nutrition division 22 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Illinois-based healthcare company Abbott Laboratories has reported a 1.4% increase in its nutrition segment, its largest business. 


Hostess launches whole grain Mini Muffins 22 Jul 2016

Helen Arnold

As demand for on the go snacks increases, Hostess has introduced a new Mini Muffins recipe containing eight grams of whole grain per serving.


Campbell's Soup's sustainable growth strategy 21 Jul 2016

Helen Arnold

Campbell’s Soup Company has outlined its strategy to ensure sustainable growth, which will focus on developing healthy and organic foods, growing its digital and e-commerce presence and boosting the company’s expansion in new markets.

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