Baby food: Latest news and analysis articles
One talking point that emerged from Kraft Heinz's approach for Unilever was the companies' approaches when it comes to corporate responsibil...
Danone focused much of its presentation at this week's Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference on its plans for the US. The French gro...
A veteran of attending the annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino reflects on the changes s...
Kraft Heinz's takeover bid for Unilever came as something of a shock today – not least because of the seeming unlikely pairing of the 3G Cap...
New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. markets products it says eases the digestive issues some adults and children get from consuming dairy and infant formula - and it is a business growing rapidly, fuelled by demand in China. Dean Best caught up with A2 Milk chairman David Hearn the day after the company booked a set of bumper half-year results.
Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food group, enjoyed a solid 2016 and last week forecast stronger growth in sales and operating margins this year. The organic sector is one of Wessanen's key markets and, talking to just-food at last week's Biofach trade show in Germany, executive VP for marketing Klaus Arntz set out where the company sees its growth in the category.
Kraft Heinz has announced another wave of job cuts in North America.
Brazil remained in the international business headlines this week as a number of markets put restrictions on the country's meat imports after it launched a probe into the industry. Further north in the US, Kraft Heinz announced more job cuts, General Mills faced more questions about its sales performance and meal-kit service Blue Apron diversified with the acquisition of meat supplier BN Ranch. In Europe, the UK's food manufacturers said they would miss the government's target to cut sugar.
China appears to have decided against introducing tighter rules governing the country's cross-border e-commerce channel.
New regulations have come into force in India banning imports of food products with a shelf life of less than 60%.
UK organic baby food firm Piccolo is launching what it says are the country's first pouched baby food products using Fairtrade ingredients.
Regulators in India, witnessing rising rates of obesity and diabetes, are in talks over possible new regulations on nutritional labelling.
Headlines that Mead Johnson's board has backed Reckitt Benckiser's takeover bid will no doubt overshadow the other news on the group this week – that it is facing a US lawsuit from a “whistle blower” over alleged breaches of safety procedures.
Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.
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