Ice Cream: Latest news and analysis articles
Nestle must adapt to emerging consumption trends and consolidation in the food sector with an “acceleration” of its portfolio adjustment eff...
France's new health bill, which subject to two further votes could be ratified later this year, includes provision for a voluntary colour-co...
Nestle beat expectations when it delivered organic sales growth of 4.4% for the first quarter this morning (17 April). However, many analyst...
Today was a positive day for Unilever in some ways. The FMCG giant's first-quarter sales beat expectations and its shares rose steadily in L...
Camel milk - a staple food in the Middle East that dates back centuries - is gaining traction worldwide thanks to the touting of its many health properties. In an interview with Hannah Abdulla, deputy general manager of Dubai-based Emirates Industry of Camel Milk Products, Mutasher al Badry, speaks about the potential of the sector and his hopes of camel milk replacing other milk options.
UK ice cream business Taywell Ice Creams is growing sales, built largely on domestic foodservice accounts, and last year broke even for the first time. However, Alastair Jessel, the firm's founder, has ambitions for the company, which centre around the launch of a healthier ice cream. Dean Best met Jessel at the IFE trade exhibition in London to discuss his plans.
Nestle CFO Wan Ling Martello is to lead the country's businesses in Asia, Oceania and Africa after Nandu Nandkishore decided to take early retirement.
Nestle has booked an expectation beating increase in first quarter sales on the back of pricing action and growth in emerging markets.
Nestle this week admitted 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's investments in the food industry had led to "accelerate" efforts to "adjust" its portfolio. The food giant was also one of the companies reporting first-quarter results, a group that included Unilever, which saw food volumes rise 3%, although it remains too early to call a sustained recovery from the unit.
Unilever has booked first-quarter underlying sales growth at its food and refreshment businesses, although pricing in food and volumes of refreshment lines - which include ice cream - came under some pressure in the period.
US ice cream maker Blue Bell Creameries this week expanded its product recall as it reacts to a listeria outbreak linked to three deaths. In Europe, Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten was sentenced to a jail term. And China has filed a dispute at the WTO over the EU's tariffs on poultry products.
This week, Wrigley confirmed it is building a new gum plant in Kenya to help expand in a number of African markets. US confectioner BBX Sweet Holdings announced the acquisition of local peer Kencraft Candy, while FrieslandCampina revealed plans to close its cheese packing plant in Lochem. We also interviewed the general manager of Al-Rawabi, Dr Ahmed El Tigani, who told us about the UAE dairy company's recent move into functional dairy. Here is the week in quotes.
Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.
The World Health Organization, seen by experts in the field as hardly a friend of the food industry, is now facing the ire of campaigners over its official guidance on sugar.
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