Private label: Latest news and analysis articles
A panel advising the UK government on nutrition has recommended halving the official guidance on the consumption of free sugars. Attention n...
ConAgra Foods announced that it will sell off its loss-making private label business yesterday (30 June) in a move that, the company said, w...
It is time for food manufacturers across Europe to take a more sophisticated approach to range optimisation, Stephanie Augier, European anal...
ConAgra Foods came under even more pressure to start delivering returns to shareholders last week when activist investor Jana Partners revea...
R&R Ice Cream is the second-largest ice cream manufacturer in Europe by sales, behind only Unilever. But the UK-based business's CEO, Ibrahim Najafi, promoted to the top job at the company 18 months ago, has his sights on expansion further afield.
Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.
Canadian organic food group SunOpta has said its US$450m acquisition of Sunrise Growers will strengthen its presence in the high-growth, private-label frozen fruit sector.
Nestle this week a change of leadership at its embattled unit India, which has been under the spotlight in recent weeks over the nationwide Maggi recall. Elsewhere, ConAgra Foods was reported to have started talks to sell its own-label unit, with Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods said to be interested. Our interview pages included chats with the founder of US organic baby food firm - and Danone subsidiary - Happy Family, Chinese bakery business Dongguan Kam Tai Foods and UK gluten-free company Mrs Crimble's.
The results announced this week included improving sales and profits at Yakult, better earnings but lower sales at US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride and growth at Mexican dairy processor Grupo Lala.
US group Pinnacle Foods today (30 July) reported higher first-half sales and profits - and positively narrowed its forecast for annual earnings.
The Russian government is reportedly looking at the development of a "national system" to oversee the quality and safety of food products.
Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods are reportedly among the potential suitors for ConAgra Foods' private-label arm.
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.
ConAgra Foods has appointed former senior executives at Nestle and Kraft to its board, just three weeks after activist investor Jana Partners took a 7% stake in the US food group.
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