Chilled foods: Latest news and analysis articles
David Henkes, advisory group senior principal at US foodservice consultants Technomic, outlines why more US supermarkets are putting greater...
Weak consumer sentiment in some emerging economies and growing demand for value from consumers in developed markets weighed heavy on Unileve...
To win online, packaged food manufacturers must put in place specific strategies to suit the channel. Keith Anderson, vice president of stra...
Millennial consumers are a cohort attracting the attention of a growing number of consumer goods companies. Richard Woodard considers the re...
Sweet Earth Natural Foods has built a following among a core base of millennial consumers that has enabled the US vegetarian food company to double its sales every year since Brian and Kelly Swette took ownership of the brand in 2012. Katy Askew caught up with the husband-and-wife team 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.
French food group Tipiak reported higher sales for 2015, with growth led by expansion of the firm's chilled and frozen business.
Kerry Group has reported an increase in business volumes of its consumer foods division for the first quarter.
McCormick & Co., days after dropping its interest in Premier Foods, this week announced a smaller acquisition, buying Botanical Food Co., an Australia-based maker of chilled herbs - and we expect more M&A to follow from the US spices giant. Elsewhere, Saudi food group Almarai revealed it is looking to take control of the UAE's National Food Products Co. Danone published its first-quarter sales and claimed it was making progress towards its goal of accelerating its annual sales growth by 2020. And we interviewed Ireland's BFree Foods, which believes its recipes will help it grow in a crowded free-from sector.
After dropping its pursuit of Premier Foods, McCormick & Co. this week swooped to buy Australia's Botanical Food Co. and its Gourmet Garden brand. Elsewhere, PepsiCo said its focus on premium innovation is leading to "good price points". And just-food interviewed Irish free-from food maker BFree Foods general manager Alex Murphy who discussed how consumers view free-from foods is changing.
US-based soup and entree maker Harry's Fresh Foods has acquired an ex-Oberto Brands plant in Tennessee.
Addo Food Group, the UK savoury products maker, is to launch a Wall's product targeted at consumers looking to eat breakfast on-the-go.
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.
The takeover interest in Premier Foods was a hot topic of conversation among delegates at the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference today (23 March) - not least because the UK group pulled out of presenting at the event this afternoon.
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