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Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

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...

Deal or no deal: Should Danone buy Mead Johnson?

Rumours linking Danone to Mead Johnson have periodically surfaced over the past five years. Much of the rationale justifying such a signific...

Why data is key to shopper satisfaction

Ensuring product availability rates are as high as possible has never been as important, with growth in the grocery sector hard to come by....

Latest Interviews

SIAL 2014: Amira aims to be a "global food brand" 11 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

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.


Interview: Kikkoman innovates to stay ahead 4 Nov 2014

Julian Ryall

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.

Latest News

Pioneer books FY profit jump in "defining year" 24 Nov 14

Dean Best

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has reported a jump in profits in a year it labelled as "defining" for the business.


Tingyi food results mixed as 9M profits rise 17 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

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 food arm posts 9M loss 14 Nov 14

Dean Best

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.


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Unilever 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

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.


Israel-Gaza conflict hits Willi-Food 9M profits 13 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

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.


Olam reveals talks after shares jump 12 Nov 14

Dean Best

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.

Latest blogs

Nissin eyes benefit from Manchester United's global reach 10 Nov 14

Dean Best

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.


SIAL opens in Paris 19 Oct 14

Dean Best

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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