Canned food: Latest news and analysis articles
The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice has launched a public consultation on new self-regulatory rules governing the advertising of food...
The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...
Manufacturers are facing mounting pressure to reduce the level of sugar in processed foods but could that challenge be made even harder by i...
Weak consumer sentiment in some emerging economies and growing demand for value from consumers in developed markets weighed heavy on Unileve...
US organic vegetarian food group Amy's Kitchen believes it has significant opportunities to ramp up sales. However, the company must balance its growth aspirations against the need to maintain the quality and values it says have been key to its success. Katy Askew spoke to VP of marketing at Amy's Kitchen, Bridget Dwyer, to find out more.
The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market.
John Gehring, the CFO of ConAgra Foods, is to leave the US group, the Chef Boyardee and Alexia owner announced today (24 May).
Labels on food sold in the US will include information showing how much sugar has been added by manufacturers.
Rhodes Food Group, the South African condiments-to-canned pineapple group, has booked a jump in first-half earnings, boosted by higher sales.
Campbell Soup Co. today (20 May) reported a fall in third-quarter sales amid a fall in sales on an organic basis across its three divisions - but the Plum Baby baby food and Arnott's biscuits maker upped its forecast for annual underlying earnings per share.
Baxters Food Group, the UK-based soups and condiments maker, is looking to make improvements across its manufacturing network in a bid to protect profits in a "volatile" market.
Hormel Foods, the US group behind brands including Spam and Muscle Milk, today (18 May) lifted its target for annual earnings after what it called a "strong" second quarter and its expectation of growth during the rest of the year.
The conference calls companies hold with equity analysts can, on occasion, be relatively tame affairs, with businesses sometimes not pushed on issues and us in the media - allowed to listen only - sitting on the phone and wanting executives to be pressed on their initial answers. Yesterday (29 March), some stiff questions were put to McCormick & Co.'s management over its interest in Premier Foods.
just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.
- How Hormel Foods can benefit from Justin's
- Colian hungry for international growth - interview
- How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector
- The balancing act at Amy's Kitchen - interview
- Tackling infant formula fraud in China
- US food labels to include "added sugars" info
- General Mills invests in another US SME
- ConAgra focusing on core with Spicetec sale
- Kraft Heinz to expand US plant
- Amy's Kitchen strikes Picard deal in four markets