Confectionery, Snacks: Latest news and analysis articles
Delivering its first-half numbers yesterday (18 August), Nestle reported a stronger operating performance but a sluggish organic growth rate...
The UK government’s action plan on childhood obesity in England, launched today (18 August), has been criticised by industry bodies, health...
Shares in Hain Celestial nose-dived yesterday (16 August) as Wall Street responded to a surprise announcement on Monday late afternoon US ti...
Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp f...
Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.
Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group.
Michelsen Chocolate has said that all its products will be Fairtrade-certified from next month.
Natural Balance Foods, the UK snack business majority owned by Belgium-based Lotus Bakeries, is aiming to tap into demand for "healthy indulgence" in the UK with a new line under its Nakd brand.
US nut group John B. Sanfilippo & Son saw rising sales for its brands, including Fisher, drive annual sales but the company's profit numbers were mixed.
Vietnamese food group Kido Corp., formerly Kinh Do Corp., has sold the remaining 20% of its snacks business to Mondelez International for a reported VND2 trillion (US$90m).
David Nuutinen, the president and CEO of European confectionery group Cloetta, has decided to stand down from the post, with the company citing "private reasons".
JM Smucker, the US coffee-to-condiments group, today (23 August) booked a 7% drop in first-quarter sales and lowered its forecast for annual revenue.
just-food is closed on Monday (29 August) for a public holiday but, while we down tools, catch up on some must-read insight and interviews.
General Mills is reportedly preparing long-time executive Jeff Harmening to succeed Ken Powell as CEO.
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