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Richard Siddle

Articles by Richard Siddle

Chobani touted lower-sugar, higher-protein credentials of new yogurtChobani moves out of Greek-style yogurt in US 28 June 2017

US-based yogurt manufacturer Chobani has launched its first product outside the Greek-style segment in its domestic market.

US set to resume beef exports to ChinaBeef, poultry feature in US-China business deal 12 May 2017

The US is going to be able to re-start exporting beef products to China thanks to a new business agreement signed by President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping. 

Canadian pension fund invests in Australia's Stahmann Farms 12 May 2017

Australian nut processor Stahmann Farms Enterprises has received a major cash injection from one of Canada’s largest pension investment companies. 

Foster Farms said new line targeted at companies looking to cut down on fried productsFoster Farms introduces baked half-fat chicken range 12 May 2017

Foster Farms claims to be the first US major poultry producer to introduce a full line of baked chicken products that are half the fat and contain 25% fewer calories of traditional products.

Ausnutria sales and earnings up in first quarterAusnutria profits up as China’s new infant formula laws pay dividends 12 May 2017

Ausnutria, the Hong Kong-based infant formula group, continues to benefit from China’s infant formula regulations with its first-quarter results including a 22.5% rise in profits.

Utz Quality Foods acquires Golden Flake makerUtz Quality Foods acquires Golden Enterprises  20 July 2016

Utz Quality Foods has agreed a deal to acquire US snack food competitor, Golden Enterprises, owners of the Golden Flake brand.

Mondelez reveals adult candy launch under Maynards Bassetts brandMondelez releases Maynards Bassetts Juicy Chews  20 July 2016

Maynards Bassetts Juicy Chews is the latest product release from Mondelez International in the UK since the company decided to bring the two brands together earlier in the year.

Australian snack bars "trick consumers" over fruit claims - study 18 July 2016

Snack bars on sale in Australia are guilty of misleading shoppers over the level or quality of fruit that manufacturers claim are in their brands, according to the latest hard hitting report from Choice, the country’s independent product review and testing organisation.

Infant formula marketing restrictions extended by ACCCAustralia extends infant formula marketing regulations  18 July 2016

Further moves have been made in Australia to promote the public health benefits of breastfeeding with a ruling that prevents the promotion of infant formula for babies under 12 months of age.

Hovis launches premium Farmhouse lineHovis launches Farmhouse loaves range 18 July 2016

Hovis, the UK bakery business, has introduced a range it believes will give its customers the freshness and quality they are looking for.

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