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Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

20 Apr 2021

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Kerry Group's asset-sale talks with Kerry Co-Operative Creameries suspended

16 Apr 2021

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based consumer foods and ingredients supplier, said talks with an interested party over the potential sale of some of its dairy assets have been suspended.

Kerry's dairy plans curdle – but probably only for now

16 Apr 2021

A possible deal for Kerry Group's dairy assets has been put on ice but it's unlikely to be a complete souring of the Irish company's moves away from consumer foods.

Does the plant-based pet-food niche have legs?

7 Apr 2021

Andy Coyne looks at the emergence of plant-based pet-food options and assesses whether the niche can build into a meaningful market.

New products – PepsiCo debuts low-carb Hilo Life almond flour chips; Nestle's cocoa fruit chocolate bar Incoa; Danone launches baby formula in measured tabs

19 Mar 2021

This week's batch of new products includes measured baby-formula tabs from Danone and the UK's Premier Foods entering baking spreads in conjunction with Kerry Group.

Kerry Group launches review of dairy business in UK, Ireland as revenues fall

16 Feb 2021

Kerry Group, the Dublin-listed consumer foods and ingredients supplier, has announced a strategic review this morning (16 February) in conjunction with its annual results.

Plant-based priorities – dairy companies also in dairy-free

12 Feb 2021

just-food rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-free product area.

Kerry's consumer exit may need more than one deal

29 Jan 2021

Speculation has continued about Kerry Group's future in consumer foods. With the Irish company's consumer assets spread across categories, an exit may take multiple transactions.

Kerry Group 'could put consumer division on market in weeks'

28 Jan 2021

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based food and ingredients firm, may officially put its consumer-facing division on the market "within weeks", according to a report.

Kerry Co-op linked with move for Kerry Group's primary dairy arm

19 Jan 2021

A report from Ireland suggests a majority stake in Kerry Group's primary dairy business is to be sold off.

Kerry quiet on report of consumer division review

18 Dec 2020

Could the Irish branded, private-label and ingredients supplier be ready to say farewell to its consumer-facing division?

Kerry Group announces new sustainability targets

7 Oct 2020

Ireland's Kerry Group has outlined a new sustainability strategy that includes commitments on greenhouse gas emissions and plastic packaging.

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.

New products – Hershey to take Reese's brand into cakes; Hormel-owned Justin's debuts plant-based protein bars; Naturli' expands plant-based range

3 Sep 2020

This week's batch of new products includes a plant-based turkey burger from US-based Dr. Praegers's Sensible Foods and a new organic cheese snacks range from Utz Brands.

New products – Coca-Cola Co.'s Fairlife moves into new category; Eat Just opens new market; Nestle-owned Sweet Earth reveals faux bacon burger

17 Jul 2020

This week's new product offerings include more protein-packed products from Mars and a new range of Calzones from Smithfield Foods of the US under its Carando brand.

Noble Foods names Kerry executive Duncan Everett CEO

3 Jul 2020

Noble Foods, the UK-based business behind brands The Happy Egg Co. and Gü, has appointed a new chief executive.

New products - Kellogg's Kashi rolls out "protein-packed" waffles; Surya Foods enters hot sauce segment; Kerry takes Richmond meat-free into frozen; Wessanen's Kallo "veggie cakes"

29 May 2020

Our pick of the new products this week includes protein-filled waffles from Kellogg's Kashi and vegan-friendly snacks from Wessanen.

Kerry Group withdraws outlook as Covid-19 has mixed business impact

30 Apr 2020

Ireland-based Kerry Group has detailed the impact of coronavirus on the Richmond sausages owner's business in the first quarter.

New products - Gerber claims first in US with A2 baby formula; Lotus Bakeries takes Biscoff into sandwich biscuits; Kerry takes Naked Glory into ready-to-eat

24 Apr 2020

This week's batch of new products includes Ireland's Kerry Group taking its Naked Glory brand into a new category and Graze entering the kids cereal bar segment.

Kerry Group to build new manufacturing facility in US

11 Mar 2020

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based food business and owner of the Dairygold spreads brand, plans to build a new plant in the state of Georgia.

Kerry Group guidance factors in potential downside from coronavirus

18 Feb 2020

Kerry Group has issued guidance for its new financial year that factors in potential disruption on earnings from the coronavirus outbreak.

New products - Baby food firm Mia & Ben wins listings with Sainsbury's; Danone launches Silk with two plant ingredients; Kerry takes Naked Glory into 'chicken''

31 Jan 2020

This week's batch of new products includes the latest from companies including Tyson Foods, Unilever and Nestle.

New products - Dr Oetker's Chicago Town pizza enters chilled aisle; Sweet Earth's Awesome Burger hits US; Delimax-Montpak debuts Fontaine Family range; Tesco debuts Plant Chef

27 Sep 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a new plant-based range from Ireland's Kerry Foods and Tesco.

New products - Danone's Oikos dairy drinks; Clonakilty veg 'puddings'; Hershey's One Brands enters plant-based; Kraft Heinz's Primal Kitchen enters pasta sauces; Arla Explorers

13 Sep 2019

This week's batch of notable new product launches includes plant-based sausages from Kerry Group's Richmond brand and a veg ketchup from Kraft Heinz.

How should food companies work with Alibaba?

16 Aug 2019

Alibaba's online marketplace Tmall is soon mooted to overtake Walmart to become the world's largest B2C retailer. Naturally, food companies want to work with the Chinese behemoth.

Kerry Group tweaks earnings guidance

8 Aug 2019

Kerry Group has tweaked its earnings guidance for the year as the Ireland-based owner of the Richmond sausages brand reported first-half results.

Kerry to "simplify" UK consumer-foods arm

20 Feb 2019

Kerry Group plans to restructure its consumer-foods operations in the UK to "realign" that part of its business, moves that look set to include changes to manufacturing.

Richmond sausages owner Kerry prepares meat-free move

20 Feb 2019

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based ingredients and consumer-foods supplier, is readying a move into a new part of the supermarket aisle.

Kellogg and Mondelez admit to stockpiling products ahead of Brexit

20 Feb 2019

Food giants Kellogg and Mondelez International have revealed their plans to cope with a no-deal Brexit.

Dairy Crest, Kerry and Muller linked with possible Ambrosia deal

26 Nov 2018

Major dairy companies have been linked with interest in possibly making bids for Premier Foods' up-for-sale Ambrosia custard brand.

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