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Nestle on China, candy, nutrition - analysis

Delivering its first-half numbers yesterday (18 August), Nestle reported a stronger operating performance but a sluggish organic growth rate...

Hain accounting issue rounds off problem year

Shares in Hain Celestial nose-dived yesterday (16 August) as Wall Street responded to a surprise announcement on Monday late afternoon US ti...

Food companies can lead on workplace nutrition

Improving the diet of employees can boost productivity, morale and staff retention, making workplace nutrition an increasing priority for an...

What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like

Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...

Latest Interviews

"Heavenly" baby food firm targets Asian markets 5 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.


Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

Mengniu grows sales but net profit slips 25 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Chinese dairy giant Mengniu said its strategy is paying off today (25 August) as it booked higher sales for the first half of the year, although its profits were dented by losses from associates and other items.


Biostime positive despite challenges in H1 24 Aug 16

Dean Best

Biostime International Holdings was another infant formula business operating in China to see its sales come under pressure in the first half of 2016 but expressed optimism the recent changes to regulation in the country on recipes and births would boost the sector from next year.


Infant formula lifts A2 Milk Co. sales 24 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Increased sales in Australia and China and growing infant formula revenue helped A2 Milk Co. more than double its full-year revenue. 


Synlait, A2 Milk sign new infant formula deal 23 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Synlait Milk, the New Zealand business-to-business infant milk supplier, has struck a new deal to supply A2 Milk Co. and support "medium-term" growth plans for the consumer-facing business's A2 Platinum infant formula brand. 


Bellamy's sees "strong" growth in China, Australia 22 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Bellamy's Australia, the infant formula producer, has booked a leap in annual sales and earnings on growth in China, as well as domestic expansion. 


Activists warn Australian toddler meals too salty 22 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Australian health campaigners have warned prepared meals aimed at toddlers in the country are "too salty", with children consuming their entire recommended daily intake of salt in a single meal. 

Latest blogs

The sluggishness of FMCG in Europe laid bare 17 Aug 16

Dean Best

An indication of how tough trading conditions are in much of Europe emerged today (17 August) with figures from Nielsen suggesting in the second quarter of the year the region's FMCG sector had grown at the slowest rate since 2008.


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.

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