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Why Post is increasing its exposure to cereal

Since it span off from Ralcorp Holdings three years ago, Post Holdings has followed an aggressive M&A strategy. Deal-making has focused on d...

Why US diet guidelines should consider environment

The possibility environmental criteria might form the latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has provoked intense debate in...

Why the jury is out for Danone's Oikos Triple Zero

Danone has launched Oikos Triple Zero, a product it hopes will attract more protein-hungry male consumers to a slowing Greek yoghurt categor...

M&A Watch: Who could be on 3G Capital's radar?

Given 3G Capital's industry focus, its background of partners and track-record, the next big takeover target for the co-owner of Heinz is al...

Latest Interviews

"Transparency" vital in popcorn's growth 2 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Americans consume 16bn quarts of popcorn annually, with 70% of popcorn eaten at home. Capturing a share of this is all about keeping it simple and being honest with consumers, Angie Bastian, co-founder of popcorn firm Angie's Artisan Treats tells just-food's Hannah Abdulla.


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.

Latest News

Tyson switches foodservice plant to retail supply 27 Jan 2015

Dean Best

US meat group Tyson Foods has decided to switch production at a domestic site from serving foodservice suppliers to supplying retailers.


Mediation fails in Heinz Dip & Squeeze case 27 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Mediation attempts to resolve a US lawsuit that alleges Heinz had stolen the idea for its Dip & Squeeze condiment packs have failed.


Nonni's Foods names ex-Wrigley exec Hansberry CEO 27 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US-baked goods firm Nonni's Foods has announced the appointment of Brian Hansberry as CEO.


J&J earnings slide on costs 27 Jan 2015

Dean Best

US food and drink group J&J Snack Foods has reported a fall in first quarter earnings.


Post Holdings strikes deal to acquire MOM Brands 26 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Post Holdings has struck a deal to acquire fellow US breakfast cereal manufacturer MOM Brands for around US$1.15bn.


PepsiCo rolls out "sweet" Cheetos 26 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

PepsiCo has announced the launch of a sweet snacking option under its Frito-Lay Cheetos brand in the US.

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