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General Mills on Q1, innovation, margins

General Mills booked a 7% drop in first-quarter net sales last week, with sales down 4% on an organic basis. The US company has repeatedly i...

How food companies involve staff in sustainability

Sustainability concerns pervade every aspect of a food company’s operations so opportunities and approaches to engage employees in sustainab...

Why May's Brexit comments give reason for optimism

Amid the uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the EU on 23 June, British food companies and global food giants with UK sites will have...

Campbell's annual results and outlook - takeaways

Campbell Soup Co.'s shares slid in the wake of the release of the US company's annual results, which included lower sales and earnings - but...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Mondelez eyes sweet success in China 22 Sep 2016

Dean Best

China is central to Mondelez International's growth strategy but it has not always been an easy ride for the snacks giant since its formation in October 2012. However, the US company is confident about its prospects in the country and signalled its optimism with the launch of European chocolate brand Milka in August. Dean Best spoke to Stephen Maher, the president of Mondelez's business in China, to find out more.


"Heavenly" baby food firm targets Asian markets 5 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

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.

Latest News

Lotus Bakeries plans US factory 29 Sep 16

Dean Best

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium-based snacks maker, has drawn up plans to build a factory in the US to produce its flagship Lotus Biscoff biscuits.


PepsiCo nudges up full-year earnings outlook  29 Sep 16

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has slightly increased its earnings guidance, after reporting higher profits for the first nine months of its financial year. 


Refocused ConAgra Foods posts rise in Q1 profits 29 Sep 16

Katy Askew

ConAgra Foods booked an increase in first-quarter profit today (29 September) as the group prepares to spin-off its Lamb Weston potato business. 


Hormel names James Splinter VP corporate strategy 29 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Hormel Foods has named James Splinter, vice president of the US group's grocery products business, as vice president of corporate strategy. 


Almond group Blue Diamond increases capacity  29 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Almond marketer and processor Blue Diamond Growers is increasing its capacity with the opening of a new bulk storage warehouse in Saldia, California. 


Nature’s Path takes majority stake in Gorilly Good 28 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Canada-based organic food maker Nature's Path has acquired a 51% stake in Gorilly Goods, a manufacturer of organic raw snack products. 

Latest blogs

Three ex-Tesco executives charged with fraud over 2014 accounting affair 9 Sep 16

Dean Best

The 2014 accounting scandal at Tesco has returned to the headlines today (9 September), with news three former executives have been charged over the affair.


While we're off, catch up on some tasty morsels 28 Aug 16

Dean Best

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.

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