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Danone outlined plans to raise its sales and earnings performance through to 2020 in an investor meeting held earlier this week. The company...
Mondelez International has taken its breakfast biscuit concept, Belvita, to China in a bid to capture the attention of the young, time-poor...
Fast-food giant Yum! Brands announced plans to spin off its Chinese operations in a bid to revitalise a business under pressure, while Jolli...
Nestle missed analyst expectations for its sales growth today (16 October), when the world's largest food maker reported sales of CHF64.8bn...
UK cheddar maker Wyke Farms hopes to quadruple the size of its international business over the next four years. For a premium company with some significant long-term ambitions, growing overseas is an increasingly important strategy as Wyke grapples with a highly price-sensitive UK market. Katy Askew speaks to Wyke MD Richard Clothier.
Arab Dairy, the Egyptian dairy firm owned by Pioneers Holding, has an ambitious growth target. The company intends to expand its sales by “at least” 30-35% per year for the next five years, export director Wael Morsy tells just-food. This will be achieved by reinvigorating its cheese business in Egypt and expanding its international sales. Katy Askew finds out more.
Chinese pork processor Shandong Delisi has announced plans to invest in a production venture with Australian meat processor and packer Yolarno Pty.
Ahead of the climate talks in Paris, Unilever announced plans to be carbon positive from its operations by 2030. Elsewhere, there was more consolidation in the US food sector, with Pinnacle Foods moving for Boulder Brands. Tyson Foods, Post Holdings and Greencore all had annual results out in the week. Maple Leaf Foods outlined plans to "streamline" its business, which is set to lead to the loss of 400 staff. Here is the week in quotes.
Ros Agro, the UK-listed holding company behind Russian sugar-to-mayonnaise maker Rusagro Group, has booked higher nine-month sales and earnings, as sales from its sugar and agribusiness grew..
Annual profits have improved at South African poultry processor Quantum Foods despite a fall in sales.
Food and drink products on sale in India can contain high-intensity sweetener stevia after the country's regulator approved the use of the ingredient.
Indian ice cream maker Dinshaw Dairy Foods is not in talks to sell shares in the business.
Capitalising on Kit Kat's popularity in Japan, Nestle is rolling out a limited edition of gold-enveloped single Kit Kat Fingers.
Researchers at US-based The NPD Group have expressed optimism in the prospects for the foodservice sector after analysing sales data in 11 markets this summer.
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- Maple Leaf Foods to cut over 400 jobs
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