Cereal: Latest news and analysis articles
With stagnant volumes and volatility in costs putting pressure on margins, more companies are turning their attention to supply chains to ek...
Mondelez International has taken its breakfast biscuit concept, Belvita, to China in a bid to capture the attention of the young, time-poor...
Kellogg has this week insisted its struggling US cereal division is showing signs of improvement. However, despite recent innovation and an...
With suspicion of so-called Big Food at an all-time high, the food industry needs to be proactive in its response to Public Health England's...
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.
Up & Go is the Sanitarium-owned breakfast drink brand that has revolutionised the breakfast category in Australia. Earlier this week it hit UK shelves after Life Health Foods UK, a joint venture between Sanitarium and Australian investment vehicle The Wingate Group, introduced it to the market. The company hopes that the move will help breath fresh life into a struggling sector. Katy Askew spoke to James McMaster, Up & Go UK CEO, to hear more about his hopes for the brand.
Ahead of the climate talks in Paris, Unilever announced plans to be carbon positive from its operations by 2030. Elsewhere, there was more consolidation in the US food sector, with Pinnacle Foods moving for Boulder Brands. Tyson Foods, Post Holdings and Greencore all had annual results out in the week. Maple Leaf Foods outlined plans to "streamline" its business, which is set to lead to the loss of 400 staff. Here is the week in quotes.
Food and drink products on sale in India can contain high-intensity sweetener stevia after the country's regulator approved the use of the ingredient.
Post Holdings reported a lower net loss for the year, lifted by higher operating earnings and the lapping of one-time costs.
Kellogg has plans to launch 40 products in the US early next year, with innovation in cereal, frozen foods and snacks.
Tiger Brands today (19 November) posted higher annual sales but booked a fall in profits resulting from an impairment charge on its business in Nigeria, to which the South African group announced it was cutting off funding earlier this week.
PepsiCo has confirmed job cuts after reports it had closed its department for global marketing procurement.
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.
Online selling still represents a huge opportunity for food manufacturers to develop a better understanding of their shoppers and to reach them directly, according to a new report set to be published next month.
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