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The Covid-19 coronavirus and the food industry - live blog (free to read)

1 Apr 2020

just-food's coronavirus free live blog is your one-stop shop for news on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting the world's food industry.

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.

Plant-based priorities - dairy companies with a stake in dairy-free

5 Mar 2020

Andy Coyne 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.

Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

5 Mar 2020

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 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.

Kerry Group buys Fleischmann's Vinegar, AATCO Food Industries

25 Oct 2018

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based consumer foods and ingredients supplier, today (25 October) announced acquisitions in the US and the Middle East.

Kerry Group loses major UK supermarket contract with hundreds of jobs at risk

24 Oct 2018

UK trade union Unite says food manufacturer Kerry Group has lost a major contract from one of the country's 'big four' supermarkets.

Kerry revamps UK meat snacks range

6 Jul 2018

Kerry Group is putting its Fridge Raiders brand at the heart of a revamp of its meat-snacks portfolio in the UK.

ABF eyes protein trend with new Ryvita line; Kerry adds chicken sausages to Richmond range; Weetabix On The Go Kids cereal drink debuts in April; Sonic Drive-In brands hit US stores

6 Apr 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.

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.

Kerry Group says Marguerite Larkin to replace Brian Mehigan as CFO in September

20 Feb 2018

Ireland-based Kerry Group plans to appoint Marguerite Larkin as its chief financial officer in September to replace Brian Mehigan, who will shift to a new role. 

Kerry Group defends recruitment as ex-employee convicted over terrorism

9 Jan 2018

Ireland's Kerry Group described its recruitment procedures as "robust" after one of its former workers in the UK was found guilty of plotting an Islamic State-style terrorist attack.

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.

CASH fingers sausages and calls for mandatory limits on salt in UK

6 Dec 2017

UK campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health has called for the country's government to legislate on the amount of salt in foods, pointing to the levels of the ingredient in sausages as evidence not enough progress has been made using voluntary targets.

Kerry Group buys US probiotics firm Ganeden

11 Oct 2017

Ireland's Kerry Group has acquired US firm Ganeden, a branded technology company focused on probiotics, for an undisclosed amount.

Kerry Group cuts earnings forecast due to forex

10 Aug 2017

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based ingredients and consumer foods giant, today (10 August) lowered its forecast for underlying earnings due to increased pressure on its bottom line from exchange rates.

Kerry Group consumer volumes rise

4 May 2017

Kerry Group today (4 May) reported rising volumes from its consumer foods division during the first quarter of the year, with the Ireland-based business seeing growth from brands including Mattessons.

Edmond Scanlon to replace Stan McCarthy as Kerry Group CEO

21 Feb 2017

Kerry Group has announced Edmond Scanlon, the head of the ingredients and packaged food company's operations in Asia Pacific, will replace Stan McCarthy as CEO.

Kerry operating earnings strengthen despite sluggish sales

21 Feb 2017

Irish ingredients-to-foods manufacturer Kerry Group booked an increase in profitability today (21 February) as the company shrugged off top line softness in its consumer foods division. 

Kerry Group staff in Ireland suspend strike action

20 Feb 2017

Union leaders say strike action at Ireland-based Kerry Group, in a dispute centred on the production of the firm's Cheestrings product, has been suspended after the company agreed to new conciliation talks.

Kerry targets adults with GoGo's cheese snacks

2 Feb 2017

Kerry Group has added to its range of snacks on sale in the UK with the launch of its GoGo's brand.








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