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Hormel Foods moves into plant-based with Happy Little Plants

5 Sep 2019

US-based Hormel Foods, behind brands such as Spam and Applegate, has announced a plant-based products initiative.

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

13 Aug 2019

Using data from just-food.com 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.

MegaMex Foods, Utz Quality Foods to team up again

12 Aug 2019

US snack maker Utz Quality Foods and MegaMex Foods, a local venture between food major Hormel Foods and Mexico's Herdez del Fuerte, have announced another business partnership.

Pork price lawsuit 'dismissed by US court'

9 Aug 2019

A US federal court has dismissed price-fixing lawsuits filed against a host of pork companies in a case dating back to 2009.

Consumer goods firms in spotlight on deforestation

17 Jul 2019

Most "major corporations" are not disclosing the impact they are having on deforestation, an environmental non-profit group has claimed.

The brave new world of food as medicine

14 Jun 2019

The concept of food as medicine is far from new - but US columnist Victor Martino argues it's back in a big way and major CPGs are taking notice.

Hormel Foods eyes expansion in plant-based product field

13 Jun 2019

US-based Hormel Foods, which specialises in branded meat products, has spoken about its plans in the plant-based product area.

Hormel Foods expects pressure on margins, volumes from African swine fever

28 May 2019

Hormel Foods said it expects to see profit margins come under further pressure in the second half of the year as input costs rise on the back of the African swine fever outbreak.

Hormel cuts earnings outlook as African swine fever starts to bite

23 May 2019

Hormel Foods has cut its full-year sales and earnings guidance amid the outbreak of African swine fever in China. 

New products - Unilever adds layered jars to Talenti gelato range; New bars added to Alpen range in UK; Alpro goes Greek-style; Muller launches twin natural yogurt range in UK

13 Mar 2019

This week's notable new products include a push from Alpro into Greek-style yogurts, significant activity at Conagra Brands and a product "first" from Hormel Foods.

Hormel Foods sets out M&A stall

22 Feb 2019

Hormel Foods, the US manufacturer that this week sold Muscle Milk maker CytoSport, has outlined the types of businesses it is interested in acquiring.

Hormel reveals PepsiCo paid $465m for CytoSport

22 Feb 2019

US-based Hormel Foods has revealed the purchase price for the CytoSport sports nutrition business it sold to PepsiCo this week.

PepsiCo buys Muscle Milk maker CytoSport from Hormel

20 Feb 2019

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has acquired a sports nutrition business from a local peer for an undisclosed sum.

New Products - Nomadic unveils on-the-go Lovely Live Yogurt range; Nestle launches Nesquik Alphabet cereal in Spain; Kellogg introduces Hi Happy Inside cereal; Conagra Brands rolls out on-the-go Evol meal bowls

16 Nov 2018

This week's news includes new products from companies including Nestle, Kellogg, Saputo and Hormel, taking in markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

New products - Foster Farms launches convenience line; UK's Pukka Pies debuts on-the-go range; Nomad Foods extends Birds Eye range in the UK; PepsiCo set for dairy-alternatives push

26 Oct 2018

This week's product news includes PepsiCo preparing plans to launch into dairy-alternatives in the US and Atlantic Natural Foods set to take its plant-based Loma Linda range into the UK.

MegaMex Foods, Utz Quality Foods sign distribution deal

28 Sep 2018

US snack maker Utz Quality Foods is to distribute a range of products for MegaMex Foods, a venture between local food major Hormel Foods and Mexico's Herdez del Fuerte.

New Products - Agrial claims French milk first; Hormel launches Skippy PB & Jelly Minis; Nestle takes Maggi into UK noodle pots

14 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Unilever rolling out a vegan version of its Hellmann's mayonnaise in the UK and Nestle taking its Asian-inspired Maggi snacks into noodle pots.

Hormel Foods cuts sales forecast

28 Aug 2018

Hormel Foods, the US manufacturer behind brands including Spam canned meat and Justin's peanut butter, has lowered its forecast for its annual sales.

Hormel Foods sells US pork plant to WholeStone Farms

16 Aug 2018

Hormel Foods of the US is selling its pork processing facility in Nebraska to WholeStone Farms.

New Products: Hormel Foods unveils Skippy P.B. Fruit Bites; Kind makes sports nutrition debut with protein bars launch; Pioneer Food Group's Lizi's moves into breakfast drinks; Chobani targets savoury with squeezy Greek yogurt product

9 Aug 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

New Products - Kellogg Joybol smoothie bowls launch in UK; So Delicious introduces vegan frozen mousse; Jack Link's launches biltong in UK; Nestle's Garden of Life introduces Gol organic snack bars

26 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

US pork producers hit by price fixing lawsuit

29 Jun 2018

US meat giants, including Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods, have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to inflate pork prices in an effort to boost profit at consumers’ expense.

New Coller FAIRR food index raises concerns over ''high-risk'' firms

30 May 2018

A new index launched by investor network FAIRR has identified 36 global meat and fish companies as ''high risk'' when it comes to health, environmental and social issues.

Smoothie maker Innocent moves into dairy alternatives; Sonoma Creamery unveils Cheese Crisp Bars; PepsiCo launches Sunbreaks snacks in France; Yogurt giant Muller enters lactose-free

15 Mar 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

The growing consumer pull for sustainable food in the US

1 Mar 2018

In just-food's latest deep dive into the market pull for more sustainable food, Ben Cooper looks in-depth at the US market.

Earnings summary - Arca Continental's sales surge; Grupo Nutresa ahead on strong overseas sales; Profits sag at bread giant Bimbo; BRF books FY loss, back in red in Q4

23 Feb 2018

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.

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.

2017 - the year in food industry M&A

15 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2017.

Hormel Foods combines grocery products, speciality food arms

21 Nov 2017

US-based Hormel Foods has announced the merger of its grocery products and speciality foods divisions.

Hormel acquisition spree takes in US salami producer Columbus

31 Oct 2017

US-based Hormel Foods has struck a deal to buy local deli meat and salami producer Columbus Manufacturing for US$850m.

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