Cahillane: 'If we don't get top line back in growth, we won't create right value for shareholders'

Kellogg CEO's quest for growth - CAGNY takeaways

There were a number of companies presenting at this week's CAGNY conference in the US that had recently-installed CEOs making their first ap...

General Mills rolling out successful product concepts internationally

General Mills' bid for growth - CAGNY 2018 focus

In General Mills' most recent financial year, the Cheerios-to-Yoplait owner saw its net sales tumble 4% on an organic basis - and that decli...

'Companies should be clear about their motives'

How will brands engage in post-trust era?

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer found levels of trust in the US general population have declined by the largest margin the survey has eve...

Danone - has largely satisfied analysts with FY 2017 results

Five things to learn from Danone's FY results

French dairy giant Danone - which owns Activia yogurts, dairy alternative Alpro and Evian water - has returned a positive set of full-year 2...

Jefferies: 'The big picture for us one of continuing structural growth challenges for Nestle'

Nestle '17 results and outlook – takeaways

The climb just got steeper for Nestle chief executive Mark Schneider after only 12 months at the helm of the world's largest food company. T...

Health among key trends to watch

What could drive evolution of India's food sector?

For a flavour of senior industry executives working in India see the country's food industry developing, Mini Pant Zachariah went to India F...

Kellogg's 2017 results and 2018 outlook - four things to learn 11 Feb 18

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continuing to suffer. However, some industry watchers saw some signs of progress in the fourth quarter - and even across the year as a whole. All eyes will be on how recently-installed CEO Steve Cahillane believes he can improve the cereal and snacks giant's performance.

The top takeaways from the bellwether US Winter Fancy Food Show 8 Feb 18

One of the key dates in the US food-industry calendar, The Winter Fancy Food Show is seen by product developers and trend-watchers as an event where executives can pick up a flavour of what's to come in the sector. just-food's US columnist Victor Martino was there once again.

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CAGNY 2018 – JM Smucker in new snacking initiative

Andy Coyne | 23 Feb 18 JM Smucker - wants to double the size of snacking portfolio

J.M. Smucker is banking on boosting sales from its sluggish US consumer foods division through the launch of a range of snacks, part of plans to double the company's snacks sales in five years.

Stryve Foods snaps up another US biltong supplier

Dean Best | 23 Feb 18 Stryve Foods buys second biltong firm in two months

US protein snacks firm Stryve Foods has snapped up another local biltong business.

Hain Celestial's return to US growth delayed

Andy Coyne | 22 Feb 18 Hain Celestial - rationalising SKUs and selling protein division.

US organic and natural foods business Hain Celestial has indicated sales growth in its core domestic retail channel could take longer than expected.

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ABP eyes foodservice supply deal in China

Danone unveils Auckland plant expansion

Aussie meat firm D’Orsogna starts plant build

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Nestle set to launch organic products in Brazil

KTC Edibles eyes expansion after funding deal

The Black Farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, explains his ethos and reveals expansion plans - the bitesize interview 13 Feb 18

Andy CoyneThe Black Farmer - expanding its offering and looking to export.

UK food firm The Black Farmer does not manufacture or process its owns products - which include sausages, bacon, cheese and eggs - but has built a business based on a successful brand and staying ahead of the curve on food trends, such as gluten-free. Andy Coyne spoke to the Black Farmer himself, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, about the company's strategy thus far and his plans to build the brand further.

UK cheese maker Wyke Farms eyes more mature export business - interview 8 Feb 18

Dean BestClothier: 'We've got to be more strategic on exports'

Wyke Farms, the UK-based cheese supplier, is trying to navigate a tough domestic market while building a more focused export operation amid a volatile dairy sector and with Brexit on the horizon. For all that, managing director Richard Clothier, while cognisant of the challenges, sees opportunity. Dean Best caught up with Clothier to find out more about his plans for growth.

US protein upstart Powerful wants to flex muscles further - interview 16 Jan 18

Dean BestRamirez: 'Our strategy is to create platform of great-tasting, all-natural, high-protein foods to target active lifestyles'

As US-based, protein-centric upstart Powerful enters its fifth year in business, the company, which started in yogurt, is trying to build a "platform" of products across different categories. Founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez has secured investment from a local private-equity firm to help in his ambitions and Dean Best caught up with him to hear more about his plans.

The latest outcome of General Mills' portfolio "reshaping"

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 23 Feb 18

This week, General Mills CEO Jeff Harmening told an audience of investors and analysts in the US the "reshaping" of the Cheerios-to-Yoplait maker's portfolio would involve M&A and disposals - and be central to improving the growth profile of the business. Today, the US food giant made a significant move on that front.

Intermarche broke rules with Nutella promo, French watchdog says

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 23 Feb 18

The pandemonium in stores of Intermarché as shoppers scrambled to grab jars of cut-price Nutella went viral - but the country's competition watchdog has announced the French retailer broke rules on selling below cost.

Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 19 Feb 18

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.

CAGNY 2018

CAGNY 2018

At a key date on conference calendar, investors hear how companies from Kellogg to Tyson Foods are navigating some of the most challenging conditions seen in the sector for a generation.

Accelerators and incubators

Accelerators and incubators

A number of food majors are using accelerator and incubator programmes to invest in fledgling companies. Why?

UK meat supply back in spotlight

UK meat supply back in spotlight

Allegations of "serious non-compliance" at UK meat supplier Russell Hume has seen questions over the country's meat supply chain return to the fore.

Nestle quits US confectionery market

Nestle quits US confectionery market

Ferrero has snapped up Nestle's confectionery business in the US, with the world's largest maker insisting it "remains committed to growing" its candy operations elsewhere.

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