Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
Kraft Foods Group's moves to up prices on certain products - and a step-up in its promotional activity in other areas - combined to put pres...
Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...
European food manufacturers welcomed progress on a transatlantic free trade deal at a meeting of negotiators and business leaders in Brussel...
The meat supply chain is in the spotlight this week, with allegations in the UK and China of poor and potentially unsafe practices at firms...
In a story that grabbed the headlines worldwide, 21 companies and 33 individuals in Germany have been hit with fines totalling EUR338m for allegedly fixing the price of one of the country's staples - sausages. Companies including Nestle, Bell Group and Zur Muhlen Gruppe, Germany's largest sausage maker, were handed fines. Some will appeal, including Bell Group, the Switzerland-based meat products group. Bell CFO Martin Gysin told Dean Best why the company believes it should not be penalised.
European frozen food maker Iglo Group, the owner of brands like Birds Eye, is working to change the way people think about frozen food in a bid to double its size by 2020. The strategy, which was announced last year, puts innovation and a "new approach" to marketing front and centre. Katy Askew spoke to Birds Eye UK marketing director Margaret Jobling to find out more.
Brazilian food group BRF has said it is reaping the rewards of a focus on more profitable products and markets after reporting an increase in half-year earnings.
The US government has introduced voluntary reforms to inspections of poultry facilities in the country, although both industry and consumer groups voiced criticisms of the new rules.
French charcuterie and prepared meals manufacturer Fleury Michon has lowered its forecast for annual sales after it reported a fall in revenue for the first half of the year.
Kellogg and Kraft Foods Group this week demonstrated the challenge of doing business in the US grocery sector with half-year results that missed Wall Street forecasts. The US also looks set to see more retail consolidation after Dollar Tree's move for discount rival Family Dollar Stores. Meanwhile, in India, ITC set out an ambition to be the top FMCG player in the country by 2030.
This week, Tyson sold its Brazilian and Mexican operations to JBS in the deal of the week and Kellogg was forced to let staff back in at its Memphis plant after a nine-month lockout. Here is the week in quotes.
Tight cattle supplies have seen Cargill announce it is to close its Milwaukee beef processing plant with approximately 600 jobs at risk.
Acosta Sales & Marketing, the US agency that works on in-store executions with US FMCG giants, has been snapped up by Carlyle. But was the multiple the private-equity firm is said to have paid too pricey?
Almost a year after buying Dole Food Co.'s international packaged food and Asian fresh businesses, Japanese trading house Itochu Corp. has looked again to the wider agrifood sector to diversify its business interests.
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- Indian conglomerate ITC sets out FMCG ambition
- On the money: Danone denies strategy overhaul
- Why whole sector should take heed of meat scrutiny
- On the money: Kellogg still struggling with cereal
- Chobani bid for fresh UK appeal rejected
- Kellogg to close US snack plant
- Danone UK ad banned over unauthorised claims
- Danone takes Mars yoghurts into more markets
- Tyson sells Mexico, Brazil ops to JBS