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Alpro Go On found success in Netherlands in 2017, IRI said

Smaller can be beautiful amid changing face of NPD

Sjanny van Beekveld, the business insights director for the Netherlands arm of IRI, crunches the market researcher's local data and looks at...

Simple Truth to go on sale on Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall

China next frontier for determined grocer Kroger

Kroger, one of the largest grocers in the US, has, in the face of a challenging domestic market and the spectre of Amazon, rolled up its sle...

PepsiCo has been active on NPD in China

China breakfast cereal - how to tap future growth

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Weste...

Analysts believe breakfast cereal, while small part of China's breakfast market, will continue to grow

Focus: China breakfast cereal deep-dive part one

China has been a key target for multinational food companies for decades but success has varied by category. Western-style breakfast cereal...

Dates among most popular on-the-go snacks in China

China's snack lovers nuts about fruits and nuts

In his debut column, just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli looks at how the country's growing wealth and need for convenience has led...

Brexit - a threat or an opportunity for UK SMEs in the food sector?

How can UK SMEs prepare for life after Brexit?

When it comes to Brexit, almost everything is uncertain and unclear. As entrepreneurs and leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

Cereal? Health? A company split? What might be next for PepsiCo under new CEO Ramon Laguarta 8 Aug 18

Indra Nooyi is stepping down as PepsiCo CEO, to be replaced by another 20-year company veteran, group president Ramon Laguarta. What could lie ahead for the food and beverage giant? Dean Best reports.

Food M&A volumes sizzle in July, pushing 2018 to high - data 7 Aug 18

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced.

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J.M. Smucker cuts its 2019 sales forecast by $300m

Andy Coyne | 21 Aug 18 J.M. Smucker - has altered its 2019 sales expectations.

US food group J.M. Smucker has cut its sales forecast for full year fiscal 2019 by US$300m.

Grupo Bimbo invests $20.1m in Argentina plant

Andy Coyne | 21 Aug 18 Grupo Bimbo - expanding in South America.

Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, reputedly the world's largest bakery business, has invested ARS600m (US$201.1m) in its plant in San Fernando, Argentina.

Marfrig confirms Keystone sale to Tyson Foods

Simon Harvey | 20 Aug 18 Marfrig not eyeing any more deals - Reuters

Brazil's Marfrig Global Foods confirmed today (20 August) that US-based Tyson Foods has acquired its subsidiary Keystone Foods for US$2.4bn.

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US healthy milkshake firm Sneakz targets China

Comvita invests $8m to upgrade Manuka honey plant

NPD Tracker - Arctic Zero, Slendier, Fazer

FrieslandCampina acquires Dutch cheese firm brands

Irish dairy co-op Aurivo reveals expansion plans

Tyson taps Asia growth with Keystone deal

Lotte Group signs sales deal with DKSH

Soylent announces Demir Vangelov as CFO

"I've never seen this pace of change in the industry" - Nestle US strategy chief on trying to grow again in its largest market 2 Aug 18

Dean BestBarbas: 'I think that pace of change will further accelerate'

Nestlé this week (31 July) officially opened the new headquarters for its operations in the US, proclaiming the move a "catalyst" for its "transformation" in its largest market by sales. In 2017, the Lean Cuisine and Gerber maker saw its growth stall in the US. How is the food giant looking to kick-start its business in a market going through profound change? Dean Best caught up with Rui Barbas, chief strategy officer for Nestlé's US arm, to find out more.

"We see ourselves as the new Birds Eye for a modern generation" - Strong Roots founder Samuel Dennigan on his plans for the frozen vegetable brand - the bitesize interview 23 Jul 18

Andy CoyneSamuel Dennigan, with Strong Roots products, at Whole Foods

Samuel Dennigan, 32, set up his Ireland-based frozen vegetable products business Strong Roots in 2015 and it has quickly gained listings on both sides of the Irish Sea. But Dennigan's only just getting started, he tells Andy Coyne.

Snacks giant Pladis sets out stall for rapid growth in North America - interview 4 Jul 18

Dean BestBlanchard joined Pladis in 2007 after two years at Campbell

Pladis, the UK-based, international snacks arm of Turkey's Yildiz Holding, is looking to scale up quickly in North America, a market that accounts for just 6% of sales and where it is doing battle with some major competitors. Dean Best spoke to regional CEO Brian Blanchard to find out more about the plans the McVitie's and Godiva owner has for the market.

If Kraft Heinz passed on Pinnacle, it should do so with Campbell

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 2 Aug 18

It's almost 18 months since Unilever rebuffed Kraft Heinz and, ever since, the rumour mill has spun over where the US manufacturer could look next. It's been reported today (2 August) the ketchup maker decided against moving for US peer Pinnacle Foods.

Maybe Trump is finding trade wars aren’t so easy to win

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 25 Jul 18

In March, a day after issuing stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, Donald Trump took to Twitter to give his verdict on trade disputes. Four months later, it looks as though Trump's confidence may have been more hubris.

Upfield Foods, home to ex-Unilever spreads assets, makes notable appointment

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 20 Jul 18

UK food-industry veteran David Salkeld is to take a senior position at Upfield Foods, the newly-instituted business that is home to Unilever's former spreads assets.

Aryzta in turnaround mode

Aryzta in turnaround mode

The Switzerland-based bakery group has suffered in recent years, particularly in North America

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

After 12 years at the top of the US food and beverage giant, Nooyi hands over to fellow PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta.

Greenyard under spotlight after listeria outbreak

Greenyard under spotlight after listeria outbreak

The European vegetables supplier is seen as the likely source of a fatal listeria outbreak.

Nestle's portfolio change under CEO Mark Schneider

Nestle's portfolio change under CEO Mark Schneider

Since Mark Schneider took the top job at the world's largest food company in early 2017, the Swiss giant has steadily reshaped its business.

Reinventing Ancient Grains: From Traditional Staple Food to

Reinventing Ancient Grains: From Traditional Staple Food to Modern Superfoods

Ancient grains speak to tradition and cultural heritage, but it is unquestionable that an increasing number of health-conscious consumers seek these ingredients. This briefing analyses the nutritional value of ancient grains, and delves into their availability and growth opportunities in key markets. It also assesses recent innovation and categories to watch out for future developments with these ingredients... Read more

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Savory Snacks North America (NAFTA) Industry Guide 2013-2022

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Country Profile: Savory Snacks in France

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Naturally Healthy Packaged Food in the United Kingdom

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