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On the money: Barry Callebaut eyes new growth markets 30 Jun 2010

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Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut said today (30 June) it sees potential for the firm in south-east Asia, India and Turkey.


On the money: Sainsbury's King cautious on UK consumers 16 Jun 2010

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Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King today (16 June) cautioned that consumer confidence remained weak and warned the upcoming UK Budget could dampen sentiment still further.


On the money: Del Monte chief defends marketing spend 10 Jun 2010

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Del Monte Foods chief Rick Wolford today (10 June) defended the company's decision to boost its recent marketing expenditure and said the US food group was seeing the benefit of the higher spending.


On the money: Saputo eye remains on Australian market 10 Jun 2010

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Canadian dairy group Saputo said it remains ready for another acquisition, with the Australia market still on its radar screen.


On the money: Milk Link looks to unlock “latent potential” 9 Jun 2010

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Milk Link said it will continue to unlock the “latent potential” of the business during the next year as the UK dairy co-operative looks to develop new products focused on health.


On the money: Dairy margins will improve, insists Wimm-Bill-Dann CEO 3 Jun 2010

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Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods will see its dairy margins improve in the second quarter of 2010 after suffering from high raw milk costs in the first part of the year, the Russian group's CEO said today (3 June).


Questions mount over Northern's direction 2 Jun 2010

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UK food group Northern Foods saw its shares fall again today (2 June) after yesterday reporting flat annual sales and earnings. Concern over dividends has weighed on the stock and, as Northern continues to restructure its business and launch major brand initiatives, there are questions over where the company is heading.


On the money: Northern eyes Goodfella's growth from relaunch 1 Jun 2010

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Northern Foods is hoping the relaunch of Goodfella’s pizza will help turn around an “unacceptable” performance in the last year, providing a platform for growth.


On the money: Tate & Lyle unveils strategic overhaul 27 May 2010

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UK ingredients and sweeteners group Tate & Lyle today (27 May) delivered its long-awaited strategic update, detailing plans to drive growth and increase efficiency.


On the money: M&S "ahead of competition" in food, says Rose 26 May 2010

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Marks and Spencer's food business is performing "ahead of the competition", chairman Sir Stuart Rose has claimed, after the UK retailer enjoyed its first rise in annual grocery sales since 2007.


On the money: Sanderson predicts limited poultry production in 2010 25 May 2010

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US meat giant Sanderson Farms said it expects poultry production levels to be limited for the remainder of the year.


On the money: Promos keep Campbell's soup sales bubbling 24 May 2010

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Campbell Soup Co. successfully reversed negative sales trends in its key US soup business by increasing spending on trade promotions during its third quarter, the company said today (24 May).


On the money: Hormel predicts “challenging” second half 19 May 2010

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US food group Hormel Foods said it expects the second half of its fiscal year to be more “challenging” due to high hog prices.


On the money: Emerald Dairy eyes provincial growth in China 18 May 2010

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Chinese infant formula group Emerald Dairy is planning to treble its annual sales through a focus on provincial "tier three and tier four" cities in the country, the company's CFO has told just-food.


On the money: Wal-Mart looks to revitalise US sales 18 May 2010

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Wal-Mart today (18 May) indicated that it has embarked on a number of initiatives designed to revise negative sales trends at its namesake US stores.


On the money: Dean Foods milk woes sour shares 10 May 2010

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Dean Foods, the largest dairy processor in the US, painted a bleak picture of the market for fluid milk today (10 May) after pulling the company's forecast for annual profits, sending its shares to a ten-year low.


On the money: Tyson eyes competition and investment 10 May 2010

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US food giant Tyson Foods said it will invest in its chicken business as it focuses on becoming “increasingly more competitive”.


On the money: Kraft CEO says Q1 proves benefit of Cadbury buy 7 May 2010

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Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld has insisted the US food group's first-quarter performance has "reinforced" the company's decision to buy Cadbury.


On the money: Sara Lee to make “significant” marketing investments 7 May 2010

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Sara Lee said it will make “significant” marketing investments in the fourth quarter as it looks to create its own “tailwinds” to boost sales.


On the money: Morrisons ahead "by a nose", says finance chief 6 May 2010

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Morrisons, the UK's number four grocer, is outperforming its rivals "by a nose" and will stick with its expansion plans despite slowing sales, its finance chief said today (6 May).


On the money: Hain boss "excited" about UK prospects 6 May 2010

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US-based natural and organic food maker Hain Celestial said it is "excited" about growth in Europe and the UK in particular in 2010.


On the money: US operations will be “more nimble” in 2010 - Delhaize 5 May 2010

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Belgian retailer Delhaize said today (5 May) it expects its US operations to be “much more nimble” in the months ahead after seeing its sales hit by falling food prices.


On the money: US: Chiquita to increase marketing spend 30 Apr 2010

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Chiquita Brands International said it will increase marketing spend by US$30m this year, despite recording a net loss for the first quarter and cutting its full-year revenue outlook.


On the money: Safeway upbeat on profits despite margin hit 30 Apr 2010

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US supermarket group Safeway Inc has predicted that it will be able to pass higher costs along to consumers through price hikes, despite revealing yesterday (29 April) that food deflation had dented its first-quarter margins.


On the money: Kellogg sees challenges, despite bumper Q1 29 Apr 2010

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Kellogg struck a cautious note today (29 April) as it posted a bumper 30% jump in first-quarter profits.


On the money: Unilever boss tries to rein in expectations 29 Apr 2010

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Unilever chief executive Paul Polman today (29 April) warned investors "not to run ahead of yourselves" despite the consumer goods group seeing sales and volumes accelerate in the first quarter of 2010.


On the money: Wessanen buys Dutch organic firm Kroon 29 Apr 2010

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Dutch food group Wessanen has bought local organic business Kroon as it begins a strategic push into the sector at home and in European markets.


On the money: Bread rivals fight back - Hovis maker Premier 27 Apr 2010

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Premier Foods plc, the maker of Hovis, today (27 April) admitted that its rivals in the bread category had fought back in the first quarter of the year in a bid to win back sales the company gained last year.


On the money: Hershey outlook "muted" after "monster" Q1 23 Apr 2010

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The outlook for the rest of Hershey's financial year looks "muted", a leading analyst has warned, despite the US chocolate giant booking a near-doubling in first-quarter profits.


On the money: PepsiCo expects “challenging” H1 22 Apr 2010

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PepsiCo today (22 April) warned that it expects the first half of 2010 to be “challenging”, with “more bumps in the road” in the second quarter.

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