Dried foods: Latest news and analysis articles
The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...
Despite Hain Celestial lowering the top end of its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings yesterday (4 May), the US group earned praise...
Just a week after dropping its interest in Premier Foods, McCormick & Co. announced the acquisition of Australian chilled herbs firm Botanic...
Last week, Mars launched a broad-ranging strategy aimed at helping to improve diets, including plans to reformulate products and classify th...
Boulder Brands, the US free-from business recently acquired by Pinnacle Foods, has seen mixed fortunes of late, with its brands delivering a patchy performance. Even with the ink on the Pinnacle deal still drying, the owner of brands including Udi's and Glutino nevertheless has a clear strategy to grow and attract new consumers through innovation and marketing. Katy Askew spoke to Wendy Acheson, Boulder Brands' vice president and general manager of sales, at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in California to find out more.
Devendra Chawla, group president for food, FMCG and brands at India's Future Group, has a clear view of how the Indian branded food sector is, and has been, developing. While Indian consumers love to try new products, they prefer them to be spiced with some familiar flavours from the past. Mini Pant Zachariah caught up with Chawla to learn more about his take on the evolution of the Indian palate.
Labels on food sold in the US will include information showing how much sugar has been added by manufacturers.
Rhodes Food Group, the South African condiments-to-canned pineapple group, has booked a jump in first-half earnings, boosted by higher sales.
This week's top stores included Hormel Foods' deal to buy US nut-butter business Justin's, Premier Foods' plans to make its products healthier and Vinamilk's decision to remove the cap on the shares foreign investors could own in Vietnam's largest dairy company.
Campbell Soup Co. has stopped selling a soup line developed to be brewed through Keurig home coffee machines in the US.
Premier Foods, the UK group behind Mr Kipling cakes and Sharwood's cooking sauces, has announced a series of measures to make its products healthier.
The Croatian government has deemed its stakes in eight domestic companies, including food group Podravka, as no longer strategic to the country.
The online retail behemoth is again causing chatter throughout the sector, this time amid speculation it is set to launch more private-label products.
The conference calls companies hold with equity analysts can, on occasion, be relatively tame affairs, with businesses sometimes not pushed on issues and us in the media - allowed to listen only - sitting on the phone and wanting executives to be pressed on their initial answers. Yesterday (29 March), some stiff questions were put to McCormick & Co.'s management over its interest in Premier Foods.
- How Hormel Foods can benefit from Justin's
- Tackling infant formula fraud in China
- Colian hungry for international growth - interview
- How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector
- Why trust is key in US natural food sector
- General Mills invests in another US SME
- US food labels to include "added sugars" info
- Dairy Crest to focus on brands, ingredients
- ABP Food Group names COO Frank Stephenson new CEO
- Kraft Heinz to expand US plant