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Comment: Why Gardein is Pinnacle's ideal fodder

Pinnacle Foods, owner of Wishbone dressings, has been shopping and has picked out a firm that is going to bulk out its presence in the froze...

Imminent Hostess Brands sale would be surprise

The private-equity owners of Hostess Brands are, according to reports, mulling a sale, just a year after buying the US snacks business. Ther...

Cost-cutting regime paying off for Mondelez

Mondelez International's work on costs looks to be paying off with the snacks giant seeing its margins improve and lifting its forecast for...

Why analysts look beyond 2014 at Snyder's-Lance

Shares in Snyder's-Lance fell yesterday after the US snack group's third-quarter results missed Wall Street's expectations and the company r...

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just the answer: Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney 13 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Canada-based dairy-free business Daiya Foods this summer appointed a new CEO. Director Terry Tierney - former chief marketing officer of Frontier Natural Brands and founder of Rocky Mountain Natural Foods - replaced Greg Blake, who set up Daiya in 2008. Dean Best spoke to Tierney to discuss the company's plans for further growth in a buoyant - but competitive - free-from sector in North America.


Powerful Yogurt pushes on as protein fight deepens 7 Nov 2014

Dean Best

In 2012, around the height of the Greek yoghurt boom in the US, Powerful Yoghurt launched with a high-protein product tailored for men. The business has carved out a foothold in a tough market, one that has become more competitive as consumer demand for protein-enriched foods rises. Dean Best caught up with Powerful Yogurt founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez to find out how the company is faring.

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Danone, General Mills, Chobani "mislead parents" 21 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Danone, General Mills and Chobani have been accused of "misleading parents" looking for healthier foods into buying yoghurts "loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colours and emulsifiers".


Wrigley opposes Perfetti Van Melle "WTF" TM 20 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Wrigley, the gum business owned by US confectioner Mars Inc., has moved to block rival Perfetti Van Melle's application to register "WTF" as a trademark in the US.


Kellogg unveils swathe of US cereal NPD 20 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Kellogg has unveiled a swathe of new cereal items in a bid to tap into consumer demand for products with an improved health and wellness profile in the US.


Del Monte Fresh opens fresh cut facility in Canada 20 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Del Monte Fresh Produce has announced the opening of a fresh-cut facility in Canada.


Mezzetta Everything Spread targets cook-at-home 20 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Mezzetta is targeting growing home-cooking trends in the US with the launch of Everything Spreads, a line of multi-purpose condiments.


John Soules Foods acquires Pro View 20 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Ready-to-cook and pre-cooked beef and chicken manufacturer John Soules Foods has acquired chicken processor Pro View Foods for an undisclosed sum.

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