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How will Flowers Foods grow in speciality bread?

US baker Flowers Foods has typically increased sales by focusing on regional growth. During the group's investor day in New York this week,...

Top ten on-trend products at IFE 2015

UK trade expo IFE has become a key date for smaller, domestic companies looking to build distribution at home and further afield - and gives...

The challenges awaiting ConAgra's new CEO

ConAgra Foods' third-quarter numbers were of the 'not as bad as feared' variety. That said, they were still not very good. A host of challen...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Al Rawabi's foray into functional dairy 7 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.

Interview: Camelicious on potential for camel milk 1 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

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.

Latest News

Heinz relaunches mustard in US push 17 Apr 15

Dean Best

Heinz has relaunched its mustard in the US in a bid to grab a slice of a category in which it is not among the top eight brands.

Mondelez launches whipped Philadelphia in UK 17 Apr 15

Dean Best

Mondelez International has developed an "indulgent" whipped Philadelphia cheese it believes will offer UK consumers more ways to eat the product

Earthbound salad launches 16 Apr 15

Katy Askew

US organic food group Earthbound Farms - owned by WhiteWave Foods - is adding more pre-prepared salads to its range.

Clearwater launches "culinary inspired" NPD 16 Apr 15

Katy Askew

Clearwater Seafoods is launching a number of "culinary inspired" value-added seafood products in its Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Pastas Gallo, Nissin launch noodles in Spain 15 Apr 15

Katy Askew

Spanish pasta maker Pastas Gallo and Japanese food giant Nissin Foods Group are jointly launching a brand of instant noodles, Soba, in Spain.

PepsiCo launches sweeter Rold Gold lines 15 Apr 15

Dean Best

PepsiCo has added sweeter ingredients to its range of Rold Gold savoury crackers in the US through the launch of two lines.

Latest blogs

Can social media help product safety? 5 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.

Could 3D moulds offer cheap personalisation? 3 Mar 15

Katy Askew

3D design company Lehrmitt Design Studios is offering designs using 3D printing technologies that, it says, can add an "artist's touch" to assembly line chocolate.

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