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Why US Dietary Guidelines report deserves praise

With a call for nutrient taxes and linking the impact of diet on the environment, the advisory committee's recommendations for the 2015 Diet...

Why "simple" and "real" will be industry buzzwords

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CAGNY: Hain CEO Simon sanguine about competition

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Nestle's 2014 results: 10 Things to Learn

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Latest Interviews

Interview: Enjoy Life Foods on Mondelez takeover 17 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Privately-owned US free-from snacks group Enjoy Life Foods has joined the likes of Cadbury and Oreo in the global giant's portfolio. Joel Warady, Enjoy Life's chief sales and marketing officer, has been at the business since it was set up in 2001. He speaks to Dean Best about why Enjoy Life was looking for a "partner", what Mondelez's ownership means for the business and the fledgling firm's growth ambitions.


just the answer: Up & Go UK CEO James McMaster 6 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Up & Go is the Sanitarium-owned breakfast drink brand that has revolutionised the breakfast category in Australia. Earlier this week it hit UK shelves after Life Health Foods UK, a joint venture between Sanitarium and Australian investment vehicle The Wingate Group, introduced it to the market. The company hopes that the move will help breath fresh life into a struggling sector. Katy Askew spoke to James McMaster, Up & Go UK CEO, to hear more about his hopes for the brand.

Latest News

Hershey appoints Kelly Services exec Little as CFO 27 Feb 15

Katy Askew

US chocolate group Hershey has appointed recruitment firm Kelly Services' finance chief Patricia Little to the post of CFO, effective 16 March.


Boulder Brands cuts 2015 sales forecast 27 Feb 15

Dean Best

Shares in Boulder Brands tumbled yesterday (26 February) after the US food group cut its forecast for 2015 sales, pointing to expected lower growth from its gluten-free brands.


Podravka set for China entry 26 Feb 15

Dean Best

Croatian food-to-pharma group Podravka is looking to start selling products in China through new local offices by the third quarter of the year.


Inventure Foods posts FY profit rise 26 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

US snacks and frozen fruit maker Inventure Foods has reported a rise in full-year profits.


Barnana secures investment from VC firm Boulder 26 Feb 15

Katy Askew

US snack maker Barnana has secured investment from venture capital fund Boulder Food Group.


Campbell expects margin woes to weigh on FY 25 Feb 15

Katy Askew

Campbell Soup Co. conceded today (25 February) margins are likely to be down this year after booking a double-digit decline in second-quarter operating profit.

Latest blogs

Gulfood 2015: Popcorn firm says promos, marketing key to category growth 12 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

The Middle East snack market is experiencing a surge of growth. At this year's Gulfood in Dubai, 'snacking', was identified as one of the top three trends in the region for 2015. According to a recent report from TechSci Research, one in five consumers are now grazing on snacks throughout the day instead of eating three square meals.


just-food all set for Gulfood 6 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.

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