Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
In his latest column for just-food, Keith Anderson, vice president of strategy and insights at e-commerce analytics firm Profitero, outlines...
Researchers at IRI have studied promotions in seven major European markets and say their data shows the use of offers is easing. Tim Eales,...
Shares in US meat group Tyson Foods took a battering this week, when the company missed earnings estimates and announced the appointment of...
In western Europe, more consumers are looking for new products, are becoming more interested in quality and are increasingly demanding a sho...
Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.
Much of the investor commentary around Associated British Foods can focus on Primark, with the UK-based clothing retailer the largest of the conglomerate's divisions by sales and its most profitable when looking at operating margin. That largely rang true yesterday when ABF reported its annual results but Dean Best caught up with John Bason, the Kingsmill maker's finance director, to discuss how the company's grocery operations had performed, its recent disposal of assets in the US and the impact Brexit could have on the grocery chunk of the business.
Competition authorities in Serbia have launched an inquiry into the retail market "focusing on the relationship between retailers and their suppliers" in non-specialised stores that deal mainly with food, beverages and tobacco.
This week, Nestle got the industry talking with its claim it can "significantly reduce" the sugar in its confectionery products and Unilever gave a detailed update on its strategy at its 2016 investor day, while the two companies were among those under scrutiny for their sourcing of palm oil after Amnesty International's claims child labour is being used on plantations in Indonesia.
This week's major headlines included Nestle's claim it may be able to cut the sugar it uses in its confectionery by up to 40%, Pilgrim's Pride snapping up US poultry peer GNP and Amnesty International claiming child labour is being used on palm oil plantations in Indonesia.
RCL Foods is to axe over 1,000 staff as the South African food group battles tough trading conditions in the country's poultry industry.
Cranswick, the UK food group, is to open a new factory to expand the production of its olives, antipasti and pizza toppings arm Continental Fine Foods.
Pilgrim's Pride has struck a deal to buy fellow US poultry processor GNP for US$350m.
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The Obama administration appears to have conceded the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will not be pushed through in the lame-duck session of Congress before Donald Trump is inaugurated in January.
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