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US: Hain launches New Covent Garden soup in NPD push

18 Mar 2013

Hain Celestial has added a raft of products to its portfolio in the US, including the launch of its UK soup brand New Covent Garden.

US: Hain Celestial to offload UK own-label ready meals unit

4 May 2012

Hain Celestial has revealed plans to sell private-label ready-meal assets in the UK, which were acquired in October when the US food firm bought local firm Daniels Group.

US: Hain Celestial ups FY profit forecast

4 May 2012

US food company Hain Celestial has upped its full-year earnings forecast, after posting a "record" increase in third-quarter profits.

US: Hain Celestial buys Irish soup firm Cully & Sully

4 May 2012

US food company Hain Celestial has acquired Irish chilled soup manufacturer Cully & Sully as the company continues to expand its international business.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

7 Nov 2011

It's financial results season this week, with Kraft and Tate & Lyle performing strongly, while Chiquita and Whole Foods faltered. Diamond Foods' deal to buy Pringles from Procter & Gamble was delayed, prompting consternation among stockholders, and Portuguese retailer Jeronimo Martins announced extensive investments in Latin America. Click on the headlines for more.

Best bits: Kerry, Hain Celestial, Greencore put M&A back in headlines

2 Nov 2011

After a few months of relative calm, the food industry has, in the last week or so, seen a number of takeovers - signed or speculated - hit the headlines.

Promo Tracker: Retailers split on promotions in October

2 Nov 2011

Tesco and Ocado stepped up their promotional activity in October but the latest data from the just-food Promo Tracker showed a split among retailers.

US: Higher sales boost Hain Celestial Q1 profits

2 Nov 2011

An increase in sales and moves to improve productivity have offset higher raw-material costs and led to improved first-quarter profits at US firm Hain Celestial.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

31 Oct 2011

We had this week that M&A activity in the food industry - at least in the UK - had slowed in the third quarter of the year but the final three months has seen deal-making return to the headlines with Hain Celestial's takeover of Daniels Group and rumours around the future of Greencore. Click on the headlines for more.

In the spotlight: Hain Celestial swoops for Daniels to rouse UK business

27 Oct 2011

Hain Celestial, the US food maker, is hoping its acquisition of UK chilled foods firm Daniels Group will galvanise its existing business on this side of the Atlantic. The company sees the deal benefiting its operations in Europe and in the US but it is in the UK where it is most likely to be hoping for the greatest impact. Dean Best reports.

US/UK: Daniels deal "beefs up Hain's retail presence"

26 Oct 2011

Hain Celestial chief executive Irwin Simon has said the takeover of Daniels Group will bolster the US firm's presence in the UK's retail sector.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

17 Oct 2011

PepsiCo's strategic options grabbed the headlines this week, with the company insisting it was not considering plans to split in two and then 48 hours later being linked to a yoghurt venture with German dairy group Müller. In Germany, meanwhile, Metro Group's CEO announced he would leave the retailer next year. Elsewhere in the retail sector, Wal-Mart was forced to close stores in China amid a probe into pork prices and we interviewed Spar International on its moves in emerging markets.



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