Confectionery, Snacks: Latest news and analysis articles
It is time for food manufacturers across Europe to take a more sophisticated approach to range optimisation, Stephanie Augier, European anal...
Compared to many food sector giants, Hershey's expansion on the international stage was relatively recent. Stepping up Hershey's presence ov...
Italian confectioner Ferrero has made a surprise move for UK chocolate maker and retailer Thorntons. One cannot ignore the fact Thorntons ha...
ConAgra Foods came under even more pressure to start delivering returns to shareholders last week when activist investor Jana Partners revea...
The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.
Private-equity giant Permira has snapped up Medora Snacks and Ideal Snacks Holding, two US companies focused on healthier products. John Coyle, a partner at Permira, talks to Dean Best about why the firm has bought the businesses, the potential for healthier snacks and its plans to expand its new assets.
ConAgra Foods today (30 June) revealed it will sell its private-label business as the US group confirmed the unit's performance weighed on full-year sales and earnings.
US cereal group Kellogg aims to tap into what it said were the "hottest trends" in the US with the launch of more than 40 products.
The Kraft Heinz Co. has revealed its senior leadership team as details emerge of how the company will operate after the merger of HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group is completed.
UK snack maker Tangerine Confectionery has added a range under its Butterkist brand to meet demand for "more adventurous flavour fusions".
US snack cake maker Hostess Brands LLC has announced the retirement of its vice chairman Rich Seban.
American Lorain Group has launched a new product in China in a bid to boost its presence in the domestic breakfast market.
South Korean snack maker Orion is reportedly planning to make its first foray into retail with the acquisition of Tesco's South Korean unit, Homeplus.
The development of markets for gluten-free products in the UK and the US has grabbed much of the sector's attention in recent years but what are the opportunities in Europe? just-food has headed to Barcelona this week to find out.
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