Dried foods: Latest news and analysis articles
Unilever hopes to rejuvenate its lacklustre food sales in developed markets by using innovation to move its brands into the growth spots of...
European food manufacturers welcomed progress on a transatlantic free trade deal at a meeting of negotiators and business leaders in Brussel...
Premier Foods plc has faced challenging conditions and weak sales in the first six months of the year. However, CEO Gavin Darby believes tha...
ConAgra Foods believes its latest acquisition - Chinese potato group TaiMei - will help further unlock the growth potential in its Lamb West...
Premier Foods plc is emerging from the long shadow of its debt burden with a new refinancing package and a clear mandate to grow its categories and brands. But, in the tough UK operating environment, growth is proving hard to come by. Premier CEO Gavin Darby speaks to just-food about balancing the need to invest in Premier's stable of well-known brands - as well as some of the more neglected areas of its business - while also managing a fragile balance sheet.
Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.
Australian rice firm SunRice has said an acquisition of Blue Ribbon Rice Group's milling assets will boost its own supply of "speciality" lines.
Premier Foods plc has established an independent business unit that will focus on supporting growth overseas, chief executive Gavin Darby revealed today (22 July).
Premier Foods plc booked a drop in first-half underlying sales this morning (22 July) but higher trading profit enabled the group to reaffirm its expectations for that metric.
Rice manufacturer Amira Nature Foods has announced the launch of a range of products in Ratnadeep supermarkets in India.
The UN food standards body, Codex Alimentarius Commission, has announced a new set of rules for the maximum levels of lead in infant formula and arsenic in rice.
This week, Lindt & Sprungli announced it was stepping up its presence in the US with the acquisition of Russell Stover Candies. Hain Celestial bought the remaining share of the Hain Pure Protein joint venture and Grupo Bimbo revealed its plan to grow its presence in Ecuador with the acquisition of Supan. Elsewhere Mondelez announced it was splitting its cheese and grocery unit from the rest of the business. Here is the week in quotes.
just-food has launched a section on its website dedicated to interviewing internationally-ambitious small- and medium-sized enterprises.
Western Australia is strengthening its ties to China via the food industry.
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