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Nestle Q1 sales - what the analysts say

Nestle's shares rose today (14 April) after the world's largest food company reported underlying first-quarter sales that beat analyst expec...

Can rivalry limit co-operation on sustainability?

Major corporations have joined with market researchers to form Paragon Partnerships which aims create an open-access information hub to supp...

How strategic priorities shaped PepsiCo shake-up

News PepsiCo has reorganised its senior management team following the departure of Frito-Lay North America CEO Tom Greco prompted a flurry o...

The five pillars to e-commerce success for CPGs

To win online, packaged food manufacturers must put in place specific strategies to suit the channel. Keith Anderson, vice president of stra...

Latest Interviews

What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

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. 

Interview: Bear snacks firm on Lotus Bakeries deal 5 Jan 2016

Dean Best

Urban Fresh Foods, the privately-owned UK firm behind the children's-focused snack brand Bear, said last summer it was looking at ways to expand internationally and suggested it could accept investment. Just before Christmas, the company, set up in 2007, announced it had agreed to a takeover bid from Belgium's Lotus Bakeries. Dean Best speaks to Urban Fresh Foods partner Giles Brook about what the deal means for the business.

Latest News

Nestle unveils global salt reduction drive 6 May 16

Katy Askew

Nestle has said it aims to reduce the amount of salt across its global portfolio and – in the US – has thrown its weight behind the introduction of government-backed salt reduction targets. 

Post Holdings Q2 sales, profits rise 6 May 16

Dean Best

Post Holdings, the US food group, has reported higher second-quarter underlying EBITDA on the back of sales from last year's acquisitions of local cereal business MOM Brands and egg supplier Williamette Egg Farms, as well as savings from its consumer business.

Kellogg finance boss Ron Dissinger to retire 6 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg has announced the departure of its chief finance officer, Ron Dissinger.

Week's headlines - Hain, Dole, Nestle 6 May 16

Dean Best

Hain Celestial, facing slowing sales growth in the US, recently reviewed its operations and this week we heard its plans. Dole Food Co. revealed it is working with the US Department of Justice over a listeria outbreak and Nestle announced plans to cut the amount of salt used in its food.

Quotes of week - Hain Celestial, Nestle, Kellogg 6 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Hain Celestial outlined how it plans to drive its growth, which has eased in recent quarters. Nestle announced plans to cut salt in its global portfolio. Kellogg was among the companies reporting its first-quarter results and US firm Amplify Snack Brands acquired better-for-you snack maker Boundless Nutrition. Here is the week in quotes.

Kellogg claims "good progress" in Q1 5 May 16

Dean Best

Kellogg CEO John Bryant said today (5 May) said the US cereal and snacks group had made "good progress on our priorities" in the first quarter, a period when underlying net sales and profits rose.

Latest blogs

While just-food is closed over Easter... 24 Mar 16

Dean Best

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.

Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference starts today 21 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food (and sister site just-drinks) are the exclusive media partners for the three-day Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference, which starts today in London.

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