NPD & innovation: Latest news and analysis articles
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just-food's picks of products at the Natural Products Expo East that tap into the hot trends in US grocery....
In a move to win over the health-conscious, Heinz has launched a stevia-based variant of its flagship ketchup in the UK - which has half the...
In the UK branded bakery space, Associated British Foods-owned Kingsmill has youth appeal. The brand, which is operated by ABF's bakery unit...
US salty snacks group Wise Foods faces some stiff competition but under the ownership of Mexican Coke bottler Arca Continental it believes it can grow. With Arca eyeing rapid growth from its snacks businesses in the US and in South America, Wise Foods is looking to NPD - notably with Hispanic-inspired flavours - to drive sales. Dean Best discussed Wise Foods' strategy with CEO Miguel Bostock.
Indian dairy giant Amul is gearing up for growth. The company is preparing a push into the value-added nutraceuticals sector in India while, further afield, the co-operative intends to start manufacturing in Europe and Singapore by early 2016. Newly-appointed managing director Dr K Rathnam speaks to just-food about Amul's future.
Walkers Shortbread wants to cash in on growing demand for gluten-free products in the UK and is launching a line of gluten-free shortbread.
ConAgra Foods has teamed up with health and wellness foods producer, Skinnygirl, for the US launch of a low-calorie popcorn line.
PepsiCo has opened a food and beverage R&D facility in Dubai.
This week Tesco found itself under more scrutiny after it overstated expected profits for the first half of the year by GBP250m. Fonterra and Diamond Foods both reported a slump in annual profits but were optimistic about their prospects. Elsewhere Fyffes, Chiquita and Cutrale and Safra continued to go at each other as the former two announced a revised deal for shareholders if they were to merge. Here is the week in quotes.
Kerry Group is to launch frozen Paxo and Sharwood's products in the UK through a tie-up with the brands' owner, Premier Foods.
Free-from specialist Dr. Schär is launching Mini Os gluten- and wheat-free biscuits as part of its DS-Gluten Free brand in the UK.
The UK's food and drink sector is working to attract the "next generation of leaders" through efforts such as the Feeding Britain's Future initiative - but is this too little too late?
just-food has launched a section on its website dedicated to interviewing internationally-ambitious small- and medium-sized enterprises.
- How Windsor buy is part of Ajinomoto's global push
- Dairy in India: No quick win for multinationals
- Focus: Fonterra's bid to weather dairy volatility
- Dairy in India: How to win over Indian consumers
- On the money: Diamond's faith in on-trend range
- Nestle forms new unit to "leverage scale"
- Nestle sells baby food brands Alete, Milasan
- Kerry, Premier team up on frozen NPD in UK
- General Mills to slash up to 800 more jobs
- PepsiCo eyes Middle East growth with R&D centre