Fresh produce: Latest news and analysis articles
Prioritising its food-to-go operations in the UK and the US has led Greencore to report higher annual sales and earnings. And the Ireland-ba...
With stagnant volumes and volatility in costs putting pressure on margins, more companies are turning their attention to supply chains to ek...
Fast-food giant Yum! Brands announced plans to spin off its Chinese operations in a bid to revitalise a business under pressure, while Jolli...
Fast-casual outlets are a small part of the UK's restaurant trade - but the sector is growing rapidly, with sales growth outpacing the numbe...
Greenyard Foods is the fresh, canned and frozen vegetable group that was created through the merger of Greenyard, Univeg and Peatinvest earlier this year. The deal formed a vegetable processing behemoth with a global footprint and annual sales of EUR3.7bn (US$4.05bn). While the integration of the business is still a work in progress, the company is confident that it can leverage growing vegetable consumption needs through its extended portfolio. Katy Askew caught up with Hans Luts, managing director of the group's Pinguin frozen business, to find out more.
After what Bonduelle CFO Gregory Sanson describes as a "remarkable" 2014/15 financial year, the French vegetables group is plotting how to maintain its momentum. In part one of a two-part interview, Dean Best speaks to Sanson about Bonduelle's performance in the last 12 months, its plans for growth in a mature Europe and its prospects in faster-growing markets.
The South African government today (17 November) announced a deal with Washington over avian flu, with Pretoria claiming the deal is a "significant milestone" towards securing preferential access for its exporters to the US market.
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced new rules on produce and on imported foods it says will improve safety controls in the supply chain.
WhiteWave Foods has set up the position of chief operating officer as part of a handful of changes among the US food and beverage group's senior management.
UK supplier Produce Investments today (10 November) confirmed its packing facility in Kent will close.
WhiteWave Foods, the US group behind brands including Silk and Alpro, today (9 November) raised its profit forecasts after a third quarter of higher sales and earnings.
Canadian produce group Price Pak is investing US$20m to open a fruit and vegetable processing facility in New York state.
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.
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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- Maple Leaf Foods to cut over 400 jobs
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