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New products – Nestle rolls out Mezeast brand in Holland; Lindt launches Nuxor chocolate range in Spain; Hooray Foods hits Whole Foods with plant-based bacon

16 Oct 2020

This week's new product selection includes plant-based cheeses from Bel Group and a new brand from Bolthouse Farms.

"The old way doesn't work any more" – Del Monte Foods innovation chief Mario DiFalco on growing legacy brands and expanding US group's reach

10 Jan 2020

Mario DiFalco, Del Monte Foods' innovation chief, talks to just-food about the "transformation" in how the US group develops new products.

New products - Del Monte Foods rolls out Veggieful Bites; Nomad Foods' brand Goodfella’s launches Pizza Pockets

18 Oct 2019

This week's round-up of new product launches includes cheese and vegetable snacks from Del Monte Foods and a snacking pizza range from Nomad Foods' Goodfella's brand.

New products - PepsiCo debuts Smart50 popcorn in US; UK's Piccolo launches bio-based baby food pouches; Del Monte Foods launches cauliflower-based Contadina Pizzettas

11 Oct 2019

US giants Kraft Heinz is among the food companies to have rolled out eye-catching new products this week.

New products - McCain takes Brew City brand to UK; Nestle launches lower-sugar chocs; Marfrig's plant-based tie-up with Burger King; Del Monte Foods unveils popping boba snack

30 Aug 2019

This week's batch of new products includes McCain eyeing craft beer demand, Nestle again targeting sugar and US-based Beyond Meat trialling a product with KFC.

Del Monte Pacific to close US plants under "asset-light strategy"

21 Aug 2019

Fruit products manufacturer Del Monte Pacific plans to close two production plants run by its US subsidiary. 

US canned vegetable firm McCall Farms buys rival Sager Creek from Del Monte Pacific

21 Sep 2017

US canned vegetable specialist McCall Farms is acquiring the brands of Sager Creek Vegetable Company from Del Monte Pacific for an undisclosed sum.

Del Monte Foods to close Indiana plant and move production to California

13 Sep 2017

US canned fruit specialist Del Monte Foods is to close a northern Indiana tomato processing plant and shift its production to a central California facility.

Fresh Del Monte, Del Monte Pacific strike chilled JV

28 Jun 2017

US-based Fresh Del Monte and Asia-based peer Del Monte Pacific have settled legal action between the two businesses and moved to form a joint venture to market chilled products in the retail sector.

Del Monte launches Fruit Cup Snacks for grown-ups

28 Jul 2016

Del Monte Foods has launched a line of Fruit Cup snacks in the US made "just for grown-ups".

Del Monte Foods appoints Paul Miller as chief financial officer 

11 Jul 2016

Del Monte Foods has announced two changes to its US leadership team as it looks to strengthen its financial and technical expertise. 

Del Monte Foods to close North Carolina vegetable site

22 Apr 2016

Del Monte Foods is to close a vegetable processing site in North Carolina, a move affecting 230 full-time staff and 92 seasonal employees.

Del Monte Foods makes non-GMO ingredients pledge

30 Mar 2016

Del Monte Foods has announced plans to switch to non-genetically modified ingredients in parts of its range on sale in the US this year.

Del Monte Foods moves to reduce use of BPA in cans

30 Mar 2016

Del Monte Foods is to reduce the amount of bisphenol A it uses in the packaging of its products in the US.

Del Monte Pacific books H1 profit

9 Dec 2015

Del Monte Pacific has reported improving profitability and higher sales for the first half of its 2015/2016 fiscal year.

Del Monte Pacific acquires US veg group Sager Creek

11 Mar 2015

Del Monte Pacific has acquired US produce group Sager Creek Vegetable Company through its US subsidiary Del Monte Foods for US$75m.

Del Monte Pacific says business "stabilised"

11 Mar 2015

Del Monte Pacific Ltd said today (11 March) that it has "stabilised" its business – despite racking up a net loss in the first nine months of the year – thanks to the completion of a rights issue, the proceeds from which will be used to pay down short term debt.

StarKist invests in US salmon group Silver Bay

12 Nov 2014

US canned tuna group Starkist and its parent, South Korean conglomerate Dongwon Group, have jointly invested in Sliver Bay Seafoods, an Alaska-based salmon processor.

SINGAPORE: Del Monte Pacific books growth from base business

25 Feb 2014

Del Monte Pacific, the Asia-based group that recently acquired Del Monte Foods' canned foods arm, has reported higher underlying annual profits.

SINGAPORE: Del Monte Pacific books higher underlying profits

24 Oct 2013

Singapore-based food and drink group Del Monte Pacific has booked an increase in underlying third-quarter profits on the back of higher branded and own-label sales.

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

14 Oct 2013

Last week's coverage has been dominated by two highlights of the food industry calendar. The first, industry trade show Anuga, saw just-food speaking to a number of up-and-coming companies, such as US kefir maker Lifeway Foods, about their export plans. The second, The World Retail Congress in Paris, provided us with an opportunity to delve into the emerging trends and hear from the great and the good of the food retail sector.

US: Del Monte Pacific acquires Del Monte Foods consumer unit

11 Oct 2013

Singapore- and Manila-listed Del Monte Pacific Ltd has entered into an agreement to acquire the consumer foods unit of Del Monte Foods for US$1.68bn.

SWITZ: Nestle eyes more "agile" organisation through disposals

2 Oct 2013

Nestle has said there will be some disposals from its portfolio in order to create what the world's largest food manufacturer called a "more flexible, more agile, crisp" organisation.

US: Del Monte Q1 profits but consumer foods sales fall

11 Sep 2013

Lower costs helped boost Del Monte Foods' first-quarter profits but the US group's consumer food sales tumbled.

SINGAPORE: H1 profits up at Del Monte Pacific

14 Aug 2013

Sinagpore-based Del Monte Pacific has booked an increase in first-half profits, helped by revenues in the Philippines, its largest market for branded sales.

US: Fresh Del Monte, Pinnacle "eye Del Monte Foods canned unit"

10 Jul 2013

US food groups Fresh Del Monte Produce and Pinnacle Foods are understood to be considering offers for the canned food business of Del Monte Foods.

Deal or no deal: Del Monte Foods to can consumer business?

21 Jun 2013

Del Monte Foods is said to be looking to offload its canned food business. Such a deal may not come as a surprise to industry observers given the increasing competition it faces in North America and its focus on pet food but Michelle Russell takes a look at why it might look to divest the unit and who might buy

US: Sales, profits up at Del Monte Foods

21 Jun 2013

Del Monte Foods saw earnings and sales climb in fiscal 2012/13, as sales and operating income from pet and consumer foods increased.

US: Del Monte "exploring sale of canned food unit"

14 Jun 2013

Del Monte Foods is understood to be exploring the possible sale of its canned food business.

PHILIPPINES: Del Monte Pacific lists in Manila

11 Jun 2013

Shares in Singapore-based Del Monte Pacific have started trading in the Philippines, the second listing for the food and drinks group.





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