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Greencore's food-to-go focus paying dividends

Prioritising its food-to-go operations in the UK and the US has led Greencore to report higher annual sales and earnings. And the Ireland-ba...

The top takeaways from IGD's Supply Chain Summit

With stagnant volumes and volatility in costs putting pressure on margins, more companies are turning their attention to supply chains to ek...

Will Belvita win at breakfast in China? - analysis

Mondelez International has taken its breakfast biscuit concept, Belvita, to China in a bid to capture the attention of the young, time-poor...

Foodservice focus - Yum! China, Jollibee's US move

Fast-food giant Yum! Brands announced plans to spin off its Chinese operations in a bid to revitalise a business under pressure, while Jolli...

Latest Interviews

CSM Bakery Solutions outlines plans for growth 22 Oct 2015

Katy Askew

CSM Bakery Solutions came to life two years ago when Rhône Capital acquired the bakery supplies business of Dutch food and ingredients group CSM. At the time, Rhône Capital said it would invest in CSM's capacity to innovate and use its customer relationships to support global growth. Katy Askew spoke to CSM vice president of bakery products, Sebastian Siethoff, to find out more. 

Interview: Flapjacked looks to ride protein wave 22 Jul 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US protein-based pancake mix maker Flapjacked has just launched its second product - muffins - to try to tap into growing demand for on-the-go protein products. Launched in 2012 by husband and wife team David and Jennifer Bacon in 2012, the company believes consumers do not just want protein but better-for-you products. Hannah Abdulla learns more.

Latest News

General Mills sets 2025 cage-free eggs deadline 25 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

General Mills has set a deadline of 2025 for its US business to only use cage-free eggs.

Finsbury Food Group's "strong trading" continues 25 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Finsbury Food Group, the UK bakery products maker, said today (25 November) its "strong trading" had continued into its new financial year.

Pioneer Foods posts FY sales, profit rise 25 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Pioneer Foods, the South African group, has reported an increase in annual sales and earnings.

Cerealto acquires Mexican biscuit factory 24 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Cerealto, the international business of Spanish food firm Grupo Siro, has acquired a factory from Mexican biscuit maker Marian.

Bakkavor 9M sales, profits rise 24 Nov 15

Dean Best

Bakkavor, the UK-based private-label supplier, has reported higher nine-month sales and profits despite flat underlying revenue.

Weston Foods sales up but profits down 24 Nov 15

Dean Best

Canada-based baked goods business Weston Foods has reported higher third-quarter sales but saw earnings fall on investment and higher input costs.

Latest blogs

Osborne overplays Britishness of United Biscuits 20 Nov 15

Katy Askew

That politicians are selective with the truth is pretty much a given. But it did make this pundit chuckle to hear UK Chancellor George Osborne describe United Biscuits as a "great British company"... Er, yes... one that is owned by Turkish multinational Yildiz Holding.

Globally, consumers are dining out again, says NPD Group 17 Nov 15

Dean Best

Researchers at US-based The NPD Group have expressed optimism in the prospects for the foodservice sector after analysing sales data in 11 markets this summer.

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