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How General Mills plans to grow - CAGNY

General Mills last week lowered its already weak forecast for its annual sales due to lower-tha-expected sales in US yogurt and soup. Unsurp...

US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food

A veteran of attending the annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino reflects on the changes s...

Focus: Nestle CEO plan to balance sales, earnings

Announcing's Nestle 2016 results today (16 February) newly-installed CEO Mark Schneider revealed growth at the Swiss food giant came in belo...

Will Kellogg's DSD exit help it grow in US snacks?

Kellogg's decision to end the direct store delivery (DSD) of its snacks in the US is expected to give the company's profitability some momen...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Farmhouse Culture taps gut-health 24 Mar 2017

Katy Askew

US firm Farmhouse Culture produces what – at first glance – might sound like a traditional product: fermented or pickled vegetables. But, in re-imagining the production method, first developed primarily as a preservation technique, Farmhouse Culture – which has recently secured investment from General Mills – has updated the concept in a way that is proving appealing to US consumers. Katy Askew spoke to Farmhouse Culture director of marketing Marc McCullagh to find out more. 


Wessanen eyes growth in "resurgent" organic market 21 Feb 2017

John Shepherd

Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food group, enjoyed a solid 2016 and last week forecast stronger growth in sales and operating margins this year. The organic sector is one of Wessanen's key markets and, talking to just-food at last week's Biofach trade show in Germany, executive VP for marketing Klaus Arntz set out where the company sees its growth in the category.

Latest News

Chinese food group Tingyi sees profits tumble 27 Mar 17

John Shepherd

Tingyi Holding Corp., the Hong Kong-listed food and beverage group, today (27 March) booked a 31% slump in annual profits as a result of rising costs and a wider industry facing "the change in trends in domestic demand".


Bahlsen grows FY sales, adds to management board 27 Mar 17

Dean Best

Bahlsen, the Germany-based snacks maker, has reported an increase in sales in 2016 and added two more executives to its management board.


Mondelez plays down impact of union action 26 Mar 17

Dean Best

Mondelez International, facing a week of union action in nine markets, has played the impact it could have on its business.


Mondelez set for union crosshairs next week 24 Mar 17

Dean Best

Mondelez International facilities in nine markets are set to face union action next week, officials at the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations have announced.


Scotland unveils food and drink support plan 24 Mar 17

John Shepherd

A GBP10m (US$12.5m) package of extra funding to support Scotland's food and drink industry has been announced by the Scottish government in the face of "uncertainty" as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.


Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada 24 Mar 17

Dean Best

Kraft Heinz has announced another wave of job cuts in North America.

Latest blogs

Premier pension news offers cheer but challenges remain 28 Mar 17

Katy Askew

Premier Foods plc revealed today (28 March) that it has secured a deal with its pension scheme trustees that will see the UK food maker reduce its pension burden.


One major investment bank believes US-China trade war unlikely 23 Jan 17

David Leggett

Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.

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