Chilled foods: Latest news and analysis articles
With first-quarter results rolling in, Jefferies consumer goods analyst Martin Deboo argues the numbers underline the issues facing the sect...
The rate at which Nestle's organic sales rose in the first quarter of 2017 was the slowest this century but the results, issued on Thursday,...
Food manufacturers operating across Europe, faced with differences in how sensitive different markets are to price, need to develop innovati...
Brazil-based private-equity group 3G Capital grabbed the FMCG industry headlines in February with Kraft Heinz's ultimately unsuccessful play...
On its fourth majority shareholder in five years, with contracts lost and won and a manufacturing network restructured, Adelie Foods, the UK sandwiches-to-salads supplier, is a business aiming for a period of growth - and stability. Dean Best caught up with CEO Martin Johnson as Adelie Foods set out its latest strategic move, the relaunch of Daily Bread, a brand it acquired from Hain Celestial in 2012.
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.
Tyson Foods, the US-based meat giant and one of the world's largest food makers, this week announced two more steps in its strategy to focus on value-added protein, including a US$4.2bn deal to buy US burgers-to-sandwiches supplier AdvancePierre Foods Holdings. Nestle announced plans to cut almost 300 jobs in the UK, provoking the anger of unions. And Switzerland-based dairy business Emmi announced a move to boost its presence in Brazil with the acquisition of a minority stake in local group Laticínios Porto Alegre Indústria e Comércio.
Pinnacle Foods, the maker of brands including Bird's Eye and Duncan Hines, was able to report higher first-quarter sales as growth in the group's grocery business offset declining revenue from its frozen brands.
UK-based private-label supplier Bakkavor is adding jobs at two domestic plants supplying retailer Marks and Spencer.
Ireland has announced a series of ways it plans to increase its food and drink shipments in the wake of the decision by the UK - its largest export market - to leave the EU.
The UK faces a 22% price hike in food prices if it fails to negotiate continued tariff-free trade with the European Union post-Brexit, according to the country's retailers.
Another week when Unilever grabbed the industry headlines, this time for an acquisition in food, snapping up US condiments upstart Sir Kensington's. Post Holdings featured in another piece of trans-Atlantic M&A, the US food group announcing the GBP1.4bn takeover of UK-based breakfast cereal business Weetabix. And in a busy week of M&A news, Japanese giant Suntory signalled its desire to focus on drinks with a decision to put a clutch of food brands on the block.
Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has shed some light on what she wants from the country's negotiations to leave the EU and its post-Brexit future - and the food sector has given her speech a cautious welcome.
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