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Hatching new ideas – Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

28 Oct 2020

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

Big Food's stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds

30 Sep 2020

Minerva is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Campbell Soup Co. makes significant upgrade to outlook as sales surge on Covid-19

3 Jun 2020

Campbell Soup Co. has made a significant upgrade to its financial guidance due to "unprecedented" demand.

Campbell Soup Co. lays out new sustainable packaging goals

7 May 2020

US food major Campbell Soup. Co. has announced new packaging sustainability goals which it hopes to achieve by 2030.

Campbell Soup Co. reports six Covid-19 cases at Pennsylvania bakery plant 

16 Apr 2020

Campbell Soup Co. has reported a number of Covid-19 positive cases at its bakery plant in Denver, Pennsylvania.

Why change is inevitable in the wake of Covid-19

14 Apr 2020

Our US columnist Victor Martino sets out what he sees as the stages of change that will impact the country's food industry – with analysis that will resonate beyond US borders.

Campbell Soup Co. 'ups production to meet increased demand linked to coronavirus'

5 Mar 2020

Campbell Soup Co. has said it is making changes to its production output as a response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Campbell snacks boss takes senior role at Kraft Heinz

8 Jan 2020

The head of Campbell Soup Co.'s snacks business, home to brands including Lance crackers and Cape Cod crisps, has taken a senior position at Kraft Heinz.

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

Campbell Soup Co. cuts sales guidance but sees positive developments in soup

5 Dec 2019

Campbell Soup Co. has cut its full-year sales guidance to reflect the recent disposal of the European snacks business.

Campbell CEO Clouse demonstrates necessary caution

5 Sep 2019

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. bubbled on Friday when the company's announced its Q4 results and fiscal 2020 guidance - but CEO Mark Clouse remains watchful. And rightly so.

Valeo Foods Group to acquire Campbell Soup Co.'s European snack assets

2 Sep 2019

Ireland's Valeo Foods Group has signed an agreement to acquire assets from US food giant Campbell Soup Co.

Mick Beekhuizen joins Campbell Soup Co. as finance chief from Chobani

29 Aug 2019

A former Chobani executive is joining US food heavyweight Campbell Soup Co. as its current CFO Anthony DiSilvestro departs.

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

13 Aug 2019

Using data from and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged food sector in the first half of the year.

Valeo Foods Group in talks to buy snacks brands from Campbell

13 Aug 2019

Ireland's Valeo Foods Group is looking to add to its snacks assets by acquiring brands in the UK and its home market from Campbell Soup Co.

Campbell sells Arnott's snacks business to PE firm KKR

2 Aug 2019

Campbell Soup Co. has announced that its Australian-based snacks business Arnott's has been sold to a private-equity firm for US$2.2bn.

Campbell underlines Arnott's sale "ongoing"

24 Jul 2019

Campbell Soup Co. has insisted the process to offload its international business continues despite reports a deal has been agreed.

Campbell Soup Co. 'set to sell Arnott's snacks assets to private-equity firm KKR'

24 Jul 2019

Campbell Soup Co. is reportedly set to finally sell its Australia-based snacks business Arnott's, put up for sale last year.

Campbell Soup Co. to sell Denmark snacks business Kelsen to Ferrero

12 Jul 2019

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. is to sell its Denmark-based snack business Kelsen Group to a major international confectioner for US$300m.

Campbell cuts jobs in quest for "focus"

11 Jul 2019

Lance crackers and Plum baby-food owner Campbell Soup Co. has cut jobs in its domestic market as part of the US giant's plans to become more focused and speed-up decision-making.

Pacific Equity Partners 'prepares move for Campbell assets'

1 Jul 2019

An Australian private-equity firm is said to have set up a new company to facilitate an acquisition of US food giant Campbell Soup Co.'s international business.

Campbell CEO sets out stall at investor day - four things to learn

19 Jun 2019

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Mark Clouse has set out his plans for the refocusing US manufacturer as it seeks to get its top line going.

Campbell Soup Co. 'talks with Mondelez over global snacking assets end'

6 Jun 2019

Campbell Soup Co. has reportedly failed to reach an agreement with US snacking giant Mondelez International over the price for its up-for-sale international business.

Campbell Soup shares bubble after Q3 numbers

5 Jun 2019

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. rose in early trading today (5 June) after the US manufacturer increased its forecast for annual earnings.

Campbell 'mulls future of Kettle Chips'

7 May 2019

Campbell Soup Co., the US giant in the middle of selling assets to focus on fewer businesses, is reportedly weighing up whether to offload its Kettle Chips unit.

Campbell Soup completes fresh division disposal with Bolthouse Farms sale to Butterfly Equity

15 Apr 2019

Campbell Soup Co. confirmed media reports it has agreed a sale of its Bolthouse Farms business to US-based private-equity firm Butterfly Equity.

Campbell 'nears Bolthouse Farms disposal'

12 Apr 2019

Campbell Soup Co. is approaching a deal to sell its Bolthouse Farms brand, one of a clutch of assets the US giant put on the block last year.

Mondelez talks with Campbell Soup over international asset sale stall

8 Apr 2019

Mondelez International has reportedly reached an impasse with Campbell Soup Co. in talks to acquire the latter's up-for-sale international business.

New products - France's Bel launches The Laughing Cow organic cheese; Kettle Chips introduces new range paired with fruit and veg; Danone's baby food brand Cow and Gate launches First Spoons; Nestle's meatless burger from Garden Gourmet

5 Apr 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a meatless burger from Nestlé's Garden Gourmet brand and an organic cheese from France's Bel under The Laughing Cow brand.





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