Canned food: Latest news and analysis articles
In his latest column for just-food, Keith Anderson, vice president of strategy and insights at e-commerce analytics firm Profitero, outlines...
Researchers at IRI have studied promotions in seven major European markets and say their data shows the use of offers is easing. Tim Eales,...
In western Europe, more consumers are looking for new products, are becoming more interested in quality and are increasingly demanding a sho...
"I've been to several meetings on this particular subject, most of which have ended up in a feeling of great depression, where I think suici...
Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
It has been a year since Conserve Italia, a group of Italian co-operatives, sold France-based packaged fruit supplier St Mamet to French private-equity firm Florac. Matthieu Lambeaux, the former Findus executive, had joined Florac in May 2015 to help the family-owned Florac buy branded food companies in France and became the CEO of St Mamet after the takeover. John Shepherd met Lambeaux at the SIAL trade show last month to discuss his plans to grow the business.
Competition authorities in Serbia have launched an inquiry into the retail market "focusing on the relationship between retailers and their suppliers" in non-specialised stores that deal mainly with food, beverages and tobacco.
This week's major headlines included Nestle's claim it may be able to cut the sugar it uses in its confectionery by up to 40%, Pilgrim's Pride snapping up US poultry peer GNP and Amnesty International claiming child labour is being used on palm oil plantations in Indonesia.
In a three-minute video on YouTube, President-elect Donald Trump gave some indication of his policy priorities for "day one" of his term - including pulling the country out of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. Staying in the US, meat giant Tyson Foods named a new CEO. Staying in meat, Smithfield Foods snapped up a clutch of assets from Hormel Foods. And French poultry group Duc announced it was in talks over a "significant transaction".
Hormel Foods has set a target for its EBIT margin by 2020, with the US group behind brands from Spam to Muscle Milk aiming to be "in the top quartile" of its peer group - and sees M&A as a way of hitting the goal.
Belgium-based private-equity firm Verlinvest has acquired a 24.5% stake in Italian tomato products group Mutti.
Pioneer Food Group, the South Africa-based cereal-to-fruit snacks business, has reported higher annual sales and profits.
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Greenpeace's long-running campaign against UK tuna brand John West, owned by seafood giant Thai Union, is now directing its fire against Sainsbury's.
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