Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
Consumer interest in health has attracted private-equity investment in some up-and-coming operators, while other chains are revamping menus...
The economic turmoil in Greece has been one of the biggest business stories of the year. But what kind of effects has the crisis had on the...
A group of 60 institutional investors has written to 15 food and drink companies urging improvement in how they manage and report on water r...
As if hamburger-focused concepts in the UK did not already have enough competition, now the Americans are coming, bringing many of their bet...
Smithfield Foods, the US meat group, has set out a new tranche of goals on sustainability, building on targets it laid out in 2010. Ben Cooper spoke with Stewart Leeth, vice president of regulatory affairs and sustainability, about the company's progress over the past five years and the launch of the new targets.
The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.
Ter Beke reported higher first half earnings this morning (4 September) as improved profitability at its processed meats business offset lower sales at its pressured ready meals division.
This week, B&G Foods announced it had acquired General Mills' struggling Green Giant business in a US$765m deal. Elsewhere, Arla Foods struck two joint ventures in Senegal and Nigeria as the dairy group looks to further expand its presence in Africa. Meanwhile, Campbell Soup Co. reported its full year results and issued a 2015/16 forecast above Wall Street estimates. Here is the week in quotes.
Bob Evans Farms has reported a jump in first-quarter profits from its food manufacturing arm thanks to falling costs offsetting lower sales.
Feed and commodities group Heiskell and asset manager Amerra Capital Management have acquired minority stakes in US turkey farmer-owned co-operative Norbest.
India’s food safety body, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), is hoping to have set up a new process for product approvals in six months after it scrapped the previous system following a legal challenge.
French food firm Fleury Michon has reported a jump in profit for the first half of the year after seeing increases in sales in both its domestic and international operations.
Just a month after reports Tyson Foods was investigating claims of animal abuse at one of its contract chicken farms in Delaware, the US poultry giant has dropped a Tennessee supplier over similar allegations.
A panel advising the UK government on health and nutrition has today (17 July) called for the guidance on sugar intake to be halved, putting further scrutiny on parts of the industry. Should the recommendation become official, translating the advice into easy-to-follow consumer messages will be vital. One organisation has already set out what a typical weekly meal plan could look like.
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