Dried foods: 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...
Nestle missed analyst expectations for its sales growth today (16 October), when the world's largest food maker reported sales of CHF64.8bn...
Unilever beat market expectations with a stellar third-quarter sales update this morning (15 October). However, with growth driven by its lo...
Mrs Crimble's was one of the clutch of brands Tesco listed when it set up a dedicated free-from fixture in the UK a decade go, a move seen as key to the early development of the category in the country. With gluten free now a crowded market, how can Mrs Crimble's continue to grow? Dean Best met with Gareth Toms, the company's international commercial director, to discuss its plans.
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.
Pioneer Foods, the South African group, has reported an increase in annual sales and earnings.
Israeli food company Strauss Group booked lower earnings for the first nine months of the year on the back of a decline in sales.
Israeli food maker Osem Investments booked lower profit for the first nine months of the year as a result of higher financing costs in the period to 30 September.
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.
South African food group Tiger Brands has pulled funding from its Nigerian arm and is mulling options for its share in the business.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has reportedly appealed the court ruling that lifted the ban on Nestle's Maggi noodles being sold in the country.
Nestle had some reason for cheer this week when it was confirmed that Maggi noodles should be back on Indian shelves this month.
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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