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Baby formula companies counter charity report on 'aggressive marketing'

1 Mar 2018

Some of the world's largest baby formula producing companies have defended themselves against accusations from UK charity Save the Children that they aggressively market their products to mums.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Abbott infant nutrition sales up in Q2 but down in H1

21 Jul 2017

US pharma group Abbott Laboratories has reported a rise in second-quarter sales from its paediatric nutrition division, although the increase was not enough to stem a fall in the first half of the year.

China weighs on Abbott infant formula sales

19 Apr 2017

US pharma group Abbott Laboratories today (19 April) reported a fall in first-quarter sales from its paediatric nutrition business, hit by "challenging" conditions in China's infant formula market.

China, Saudi weighs on Abbott nutrition sales

25 Jan 2017

US pharma group Abbott Laboratories saw sales from its nutrition business - which includes infant formula - fall in 2016, with the decline accelerating in the fourth quarter amid challenges in China and Saudi Arabia.

Abbott sees international nutrition sales fall 

19 Oct 2016

US pharma-to-nutrition group Abbott Laboratories has reported a drop in third-quarter nutritional sales as declining international revenue offset growth in the company's domestic operations

Is enough being done to tackle infant formula fraud in China? 

18 May 2016

A fresh scandal has brought the sale of fraudulent infant formula in China to the fore once again in recent weeks. Mark Godfrey examines what action is being taken to tackle the sale of fake products in the country's booming e-commerce market. 

Abbott launches Curate kids snack bar line

11 May 2016

US infant formula and pharma group Abbott Laboratories has extended its Curate bar snacking range to target children in the US.

Abbott infant formula revenue lifted by NPD

21 Apr 2016

Abbott Laboratories reported higher comparable sales at its infant nutrition unit in the first quarter of this year thanks to the contribution from newly launched products. 

Chinese "fake" infant formula scandal widens 

7 Apr 2016

China's latest infant formula counterfeiting scandal has drawn in brands owned by the country's largest milk powder manufacturer, Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co. 

Six arrested over "fake" Abbott milk powder sold in China

5 Apr 2016

Shanghai food safety authorities have confirmed six arrests have been made over the alleged production and sale of fake milk powder under the Abbott brand name in China. 

Abbott "doubling down" on snack presence with further launches

10 Feb 2016

US nutritionals-to-pharma group Abbott Laboratories is planning to double down on its presence in the US snacking sector.

Abbott forays into US snack bars with Curate launch

9 Feb 2016

US infant formula and pharma group Abbott Laboratories has announced the launch of a snack bar line to cater to growing demand for "nutritious" snacks that have "rich, complex flavours".

Abbott nutrition arm sees FY sales jump

28 Jan 2016

Sales in Abbott Laboratories' nutritional division rose in 2015, helped by the launch of more products.

Abbott posts 9M jump in profits as infant nutrition sales rise

21 Oct 2015

A jump in sales in its nutrition arm has seen Abbott Laboratories post an increase in sales and profits overall for the first nine months of the year.

Abbott facing lawsuit over "non-organic" Similac ingredients

3 Jun 2015

Abbott Laboratories is facing a class action lawsuit over its Similac infant formula that alleges the US group is "misleading" consumers since the product contains non-organic ingredients.

Abbott launches GMO-free Similac Advance

28 May 2015

US infant formula group Abbott Laboratories has launched what it claims to be the "first and only" GMO-free infant formula from a "leading" manufacturer, Similac Advance Non-GMO.

Abbott opens infant formula plant in India

16 Oct 2014

Abbott Laboratories has opened a new plant in India manufacturing products from infant formula to nutritional shakes for adults.

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