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Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Cost-cutting regime paying off for Mondelez

Mondelez International's work on costs looks to be paying off with the snacks giant seeing its margins improve and lifting its forecast for...

On the money: Spreads, ice cream top Unilever woes

Unilever's third quarter underlying sales growth missed analyst expectations as the Hellmann's maker reported its spreads segment was still...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney 13 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Canada-based dairy-free business Daiya Foods this summer appointed a new CEO. Director Terry Tierney - former chief marketing officer of Frontier Natural Brands and founder of Rocky Mountain Natural Foods - replaced Greg Blake, who set up Daiya in 2008. Dean Best spoke to Tierney to discuss the company's plans for further growth in a buoyant - but competitive - free-from sector in North America.


Powerful Yogurt pushes on as protein fight deepens 7 Nov 2014

Dean Best

In 2012, around the height of the Greek yoghurt boom in the US, Powerful Yoghurt launched with a high-protein product tailored for men. The business has carved out a foothold in a tough market, one that has become more competitive as consumer demand for protein-enriched foods rises. Dean Best caught up with Powerful Yogurt founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez to find out how the company is faring.

Latest News

Coca-Cola eyes long-term rewards with dairy push 25 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Co. has said the dairy category can "rain money" as the company revealed its upcoming Fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk will sell for twice the price of regular milk.


Kellogg unveils swathe of US cereal NPD 20 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Kellogg has unveiled a swathe of new cereal items in a bid to tap into consumer demand for products with an improved health and wellness profile in the US.


Mondelez launches Belvita Tops in UK 20 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Mondelez International has rolled out a new range of biscuits under its Belvita brand in the UK.


Mezzetta Everything Spread targets cook-at-home 20 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Mezzetta is targeting growing home-cooking trends in the US with the launch of Everything Spreads, a line of multi-purpose condiments.


WhiteWave to launch cashew-based Silk in US 19 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

WhiteWave Foods is to roll out a cashew-based version of its Silk milk alternative in the US after launching the line in Canada.


Live blog: Food Matters Live 18 Nov 14

Dean Best

just-food is at the ExCel centre in London's Docklands today for a new industry event. Food Matters Live, launched this year, is a three-day conference and exhibition, which, organisers say, "bring together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government, and those working in nutrition and health to tackle one of the most important challenges of our time - the relationship between food, health and nutrition".

Latest blogs

McCain, Leclerc team up on veg soup from food waste 26 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Global food waste is a mounting problem. In France, McCain Foods and local retailer E. Leclerc have come up with an initiative to eat into that mountain.


PepsiCo's Dewitos: A bridge too far? 11 Nov 14

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has continued to develop its strategy of trying to benefit from linking its Mountain Dew and Doritos brands. This time by combining the two. Literally.

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