Bakery: Latest news and analysis articles
General Mills has been hit by category softness and changing consumer preferences at its US business. With US retail sales representing the...
The Summer Fancy Food show, staged by the Specialty Food Association, was held at the Javits Center in New York this week (28-30 June). With...
It is time for food manufacturers across Europe to take a more sophisticated approach to range optimisation, Stephanie Augier, European anal...
UK grocer Waitrose has got industry watchers talking this afternoon (17 June) with the launch of a promotional programme that lets consumers...
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.
Warburtons, the UK baker, continues to enjoy growth from its free-from unit Newburn Bakehouse as demand for gluten-free bakery products in the UK continues to rise. However, competition is intensifying. Dean Best spoke to Warburtons' free-from director Chris Hook at the Free From Food Expo in Barcelona, to find out more about the group's plans - not just in the UK but, potentially, elsewhere in Europe.
Associated British Foods-owned bread brand Kingsmill is set to return to Tesco shelves, after the UK's largest retailer delisted the brand in March.
This week, McCormick highlighted China as a strength in its first half numbers. Valio made a commitment to halve sugar in its dairy snacks and the Consumer Goods Forum committed to halving global food waste by 2025. Elsewhere, Ebro acquired French sandwich maker Roland Monterrat. Here is the week in quotes.
ConAgra said that it will sell its private brands business after reporting losses. We asked whether General Mills' plans to turn around US sales will work and took a detailed look at what Grexit would mean for the food industry in Greece. Here are this week's highlights on just-food.
Ireland is targeting an 85% jump in the value of its agri-food exports by 2025, the country's government announced today (2 July).
Ebro Foods has said the acquisition of French sandwich firm Roland Monterrat will help it get ahead in a category in which it is struggling to grow market share.
Irish Pride Bakeries is reportedly an acquisition target for Gores Group-owned Hovis, after the firm went into receivership last month.
The development of markets for gluten-free products in the UK and the US has grabbed much of the sector's attention in recent years but what are the opportunities in Europe? just-food has headed to Barcelona this week to find out.
One bugbear of a coeliac sufferer or someone who has committed to a gluten-free diet is the lack of diversity when it comes to products. But the Canadian government has just announced what it hopes is a step forward by making it easier to shop for gluten-free, oat-based products.
- Focus: ConAgra own-label exit plan is about growth
- How the CGF plans to halve global food waste
- IRI – The opportunity of range optimisation
- Focus: Mexican dairies focus on adding value
- just-food's pick: Top trends at Fancy Food Show
- ConAgra confirms private-label exit
- Kraft Heinz unveils management structure
- Kellogg eyes trends with product launches
- Kraft faces lawsuit over 'natural' claims
- US performance weighs on General Mills