Health & wellness: Latest news and analysis articles
The possibility environmental criteria might form the latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has provoked intense debate in...
Post Holdings has undergone significant change in the last two years through a spate of M&A. While there are questions about the outlook for...
Pinnacle Foods, owner of Wishbone dressings, has been shopping and has picked out a firm that is going to bulk out its presence in the froze...
Shares in Snyder's-Lance fell yesterday after the US snack group's third-quarter results missed Wall Street's expectations and the company r...
Americans consume 16bn quarts of popcorn annually, with 70% of popcorn eaten at home. Capturing a share of this is all about keeping it simple and being honest with consumers, Angie Bastian, co-founder of popcorn firm Angie's Artisan Treats tells just-food's Hannah Abdulla.
UK cheese maker Cricketer Farm supplies the country's major retailers with low-fat cheese, a category growing amid the rising consumer interest in health. However, in the last 18 months, the business has added a new brand - Cheeky Cow - to its portfolio, with half the fat of mature cheddar. MD Greg Parsons talks to Dean Best about the brand's early performance, the competition and how there are plans for "evolution" in 2015.
Unilever revealed its 2014 results this week and revealed its food sales fell last year, prompting CEO Paul Polman to admitted the Flora and Becel maker had lagged the change in how consumers viewed spreads. Elsewhere, Lifeway Foods CEO, Julie Smolyansky, insisted the business is not for sale.
UK dairy co-operative First Milk was this week forced to come out and calm fears over its financial position after announcing it would delay payments to farmers. Staying in the UK, Morrisons announced chief executive Dalton Philips would leave as the UK grocer battles to reignite sales. And Brazil-based food giant Marfrig revealed its CEO had resigned from the business.
Kellogg has added more snack lines to its Special K brand in the US.
Australian dairy manufacturers are lobbying for the right to use sports health claims in the marketing of certain dairy products.
General Mills has unveiled a new "low-calorie, better-for-you" dessert range under its Fiber One brand in the US.
This week, Chobani refuted claims its CEO Hamdi Ulukaya is being pushed out of his position. Elsewhere, Tesco outlined a new strategy expected to have a profound impact on the companies that supply the retailer. Findus acquired Nestle's Spanish frozen food business La Cocinera and HKScan announced it was axing 95 jobs across two of its sites in Denmark. Here is the week in quotes
There is speculation in the UK the Labour Party is planning a 9pm watershed on junk food advertising if it wins power at the country's General Election in May.
Sugar consumption has again been placed in the spotlight in the UK as Public Health England kicks off a new campaign that aims to get parents to reduce the amount children consume.
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