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As they search for paths to growth, there is increasing interest among food companies operating in the US in developing products or services...
Danone focused much of its presentation at this week's Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference on its plans for the US. The French gro...
The UK government has now provided a clearer idea of its objectives for the Brexit negotiations. Ben Cooper looks at where Theresa May’s "12...
Unilever delivered sluggish sales but stronger-than-expected margins when it reported its full-year results today (26 January). The company'...
Family-owned Bright People Foods, the manufacturer of the Dr. McDougall's brand, is entering the instant noodle category with the launch of a new brand, Mike's Might Good Craft Ramen. The business wants to use its expertise in quality organic production to bring a premium offering to the instant noodle category in the US. Katy Askew spoke to Carolyn Vinnicombe, head of sales and member of the founding family at Bright People, to discover more about the group's ambitions.
Kashi Company, the US natural food business owned by Kellogg, is increasing its focus on organic products. With just 1% of US farmland dedicated to organic production, the group has come up with an innovative way of supporting farmers make the switch through its certified transitional programme. Katy Askew caught up with Tina Owens, senior manager of procurement and sustainability at Kashi, to find out more.
Mars has added to its Galaxy range in the UK with the launch of a range of chocolate fingers.
Noble Foods, owner of the UK-based free-range egg supplier The Happy Egg Co., has launched a "speciality egg range" – Heritage Breeds.
Mondelez International is to launch a chocolate brand, Cadbury Dark Milk, in Australia next month.
Mars is expanding its range of protein-enhanced products in the UK with the launch of a protein powder under its namesake chocolate brand.
Aryzta has moved its US brand La Brea Bakery into snacks with the launch of a range of Flatbread Crisps.
German dairy Müller is launching the company's "first branded shareable dessert" in the UK.
Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.
The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector should be demanding from the country's government now and ahead of talks with the EU. This week, more than 30 bodies published an open letter on the subject of labour, one of the critical issues facing the sector.
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