Baby food: Latest news and analysis articles
Danone outlined plans to raise its sales and earnings performance through to 2020 in an investor meeting held earlier this week. The company...
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Nestle missed analyst expectations for its sales growth today (16 October), when the world's largest food maker reported sales of CHF64.8bn...
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Happy Family, the US organic baby food maker acquired by Danone in 2013, has enjoyed rapid growth. In 2006 the company reported turnover of US$115,000. This year it forecasts turnover of $130m. And its quest for further expansion has seen the firm move into adult snacking with the launch of Shine Organics pouches. Hannah Abdulla catches up with CEO and founder Shazi Visram to talk about how the company has evolved and how it has benefited from the tie-up with Danone.
The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.
Fonterra and Australian baby food maker Bellamy's Australia have announced an agreement to produce a range of baby nutritional powders.
Campbell Soup Co. today (24 November) reported flat organic sales for the first quarter of its financial year, as a decline in US soup sales offset an improvement from its global snacks business.
The A2 Milk Co. is raising its forecasts for its full-year sales and EBITDA on "a very positive start" to its 2015/2016 financial year.
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced new rules on produce and on imported foods it says will improve safety controls in the supply chain.
Danish family-owned baker Givesco Bakery this week acquired Sweden's Almondy, a move it says will broaden its presence across Europe. Danone became the latest food major to outline commitments on emissions and Maggi noodles returned to shelves in India.
This week, Orkla pledged zero-deforestation by 2020. Elsewhere, United Biscuits opened its first e-commerce store in China. just-food spoke to CEO of American Halal Co., Adnan Durrani following the firm's recent acquisition in the plant-protein space and Givesco Bakery acquired cake maker Almondy. Here is the week in quotes.
Online selling still represents a huge opportunity for food manufacturers to develop a better understanding of their shoppers and to reach them directly, according to a new report set to be published next month.
The UK government has hosted a meeting today (16 July) with 80 representatives from the country's food and farming sector, with an eye on developing a 25-year plan to, in part, increase the industry's international competitiveness.
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