Dried foods: Latest news and analysis articles
Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...
It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...
Rumours linking Danone to Mead Johnson have periodically surfaced over the past five years. Much of the rationale justifying such a signific...
Ensuring product availability rates are as high as possible has never been as important, with growth in the grocery sector hard to come by....
Rice supplier Amira Nature Foods is aiming to grow the global presence of its Amira brand from the group's stronghold in the Indian market. Amira believes it can capitalise on the "white space" represented by branded basmati rice - as well as diversifying into other food categories. Katy Askew spoke to Tobias Strerath, Amira business development director, to learn more.
Like many Japanese food majors, soy sauce and seasonings group Kikkoman Corp. is battling an ageing domestic population. However, through innovation, Kikkoman is looking to meet changing consumer demand at home, while looking to expand further overseas. Julian Ryall met Kikkoman president and CEO Noriaki Horikiri to discuss the company's plans.
South Africa's Pioneer Foods has reported a jump in profits in a year it labelled as "defining" for the business.
Hong Kong-listed food and beverage group Tingyi Holdings has published mixed results from its food businesses after reporting a rise in nine-month profits.
China Resources Enterprise, the brewing-to-retail group, has reported a nine-month loss from its food division, as start-up costs from its rice business offset higher sales.
This week, Unilever filed a lawsuit against egg-free "mayo" maker Hampton Creek, alleging the US firm's Just-Mayo product is a fraud. In France, a food major was on the receiving end of legal action after French ice cream maker Dagniaux started proceedings against Danone.
The Israel-Gaza conflict has continued to impact G. Willi-Food's business, with the Israeli food maker reporting a 32.8% decrease in profits for the first nine months of the year.
Singapore-based agri-food group Olam International has said it is in talks on "corporate development opportunities" after its shares rose sharply, prompting a stock market request for information.
Executives from Japanese food group Nissin were in the UK at the weekend to unveil a global marketing campaign with Manchester United they hope will boost its profile outside a stagnant domestic market.
It is an unseasonably mild and bright morning here in Paris as this year's SIAL expo gets under away. Will the mood of exhibitors match the sunnier weather?
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