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Kraft Heinz, Mondelez to pay penalty over wheat trading

16 Aug 2019

Kraft Heinz and Mondelez International are to pay a penalty over alleged manipulation of the wheat market, the US commodities regulator has announced.

Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

16 Aug 2019

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

More job cuts at Kraft Heinz

14 Aug 2019

US food giant Kraft Heinz is in the process of cutting more jobs, on top of the more than 1,000 the ketchup maker shed last year.

Markets in limbo after Kraft Heinz disappoints again – key takeaways on H1 results

12 Aug 2019

Kraft Heinz reported another set of disappointing financial results last Thursday (8 August). Simon Harvey presents what you need to know.

Falling sales, more impairment charges at Kraft Heinz

8 Aug 2019

Kraft Heinz's shares curdled today (8 August) after the baked beans and ketchup maker reported falling half-year sales and profits - and another round of impairment charges.

New products - UK's Symington's debuts Indian meal kit range; Kraft Heinz adds to Oprah line in US; Mars launches Tasty Bite Indian meal range in UK

2 Aug 2019

This week's new products include Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey adding to the line of products they market in the US and Mars launching its Tasty Bite range in the UK.

Kraft Heinz 'puts asset Breakstone's, Plasmon disposals on hold'

24 Jul 2019

Kraft Heinz has reportedly paused plans to sell two assets - one in North America and the other in Europe - after lukewarm interest from potential suitors.

New products - General Mills adds to Nature Valley, Yoplait and Larabar brands; Kraft Heinz debuts Heinz Gourmet Ketchup range

11 Jul 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a gourmet ketchup range from Kraft Heinz and a lower sugar version of Maynards Bassetts Wine Gums from Mondelez International.

3G Capital founder Lemann 'calls Kraft Heinz venture a failure'

9 Jul 2019

One of the founders of 3G Capital, the co-owner of US food giant Kraft Heinz, has spoken out about the venture. 

Arla strikes new Middle East cheese deal with Kraft Heinz

3 Jul 2019

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has been granted a new licence by US-based Kraft Heinz for branded cheeses. 

New Kraft Heinz CEO 'seeks higher profile for products'

26 Jun 2019

Miguel Patricio, who takes over as chief executive officer of US food heavyweight Kraft Heinz on Monday, has outlined his priorities.

Warren Buffett 'plays down murmurings of a rift' with Kraft Heinz investment partner Jorge Lemann

25 Jun 2019

Millionaire businessman Warren Buffett has sought to play down murmurings of a rift with his fellow investor Jorge Paulo Lemann.

New products - Mars takes Juicy Fruit to India; Kraft Heinz debuts spoonable smoothie; Caulipower launches blended chicken-and-cauliflower line; Oatly dairy-free ice cream hits US

21 Jun 2019

This week's batch of new products includes the latest developments from companies including Quorn Foods, Danone and Dairy Crest.

Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 

13 Jun 2019

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. 

Kraft Heinz 'puts Plasmon baby food brand on market'

9 May 2019

US food heavyweight Kraft Heinz has reportedly put its baby food brand up for sale, the latest asset destined for the chopping block. 

Kraft Heinz restates financial results linked to accounts probe amid employee "misconduct"

7 May 2019

US consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is restating its financial results for two consecutive years as a result of an internal investigation.

New products - Unilever's Asian Street Style Pot Noodles; Kraft Heinz collaborates on dressings; Food for Progress extends Oumph; Samworth Brothers' Soreen Seeds & More Loaf

26 Apr 2019

The pick of this week's new products include snack bars from Soylent, Tesco launching a vegan sausage roll and Unilever adding an Asian Street Style range to its Pot Noodle brand.

Is the tide already turning for Kraft Heinz before new chief Miguel Patricio sails in?

24 Apr 2019

With the surprise announcement of a new chief at US food major Kraft Heinz, Simon Harvey looks at what Miguel Patricio might bring to the table.

Kraft Heinz 'hires bankers to explore sale of frozen potato brand Ore-Ida'

24 Apr 2019

Kraft Heinz has reportedly hired bankers to explore a sale of its frozen potato brand just days after announcing a change at the helm of the US food giant.

Kraft Heinz names AB InBev exec Miguel Patricio CEO

23 Apr 2019

Kraft Heinz, the US food giant facing questions over its direction, has appointed a new chief executive.

New products - France's Bel launches The Laughing Cow organic cheese; Kettle Chips introduces new range paired with fruit and veg; Danone's baby food brand Cow and Gate launches First Spoons; Nestle's meatless burger from Garden Gourmet

5 Apr 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a meatless burger from Nestlé's Garden Gourmet brand and an organic cheese from France's Bel under The Laughing Cow brand.

Kraft Heinz's venture capital fund kicks off first investment with GrubMarket

5 Apr 2019

A newly-established venture capital fund from US food giant Kraft Heinz has selected its first investment target, based in San Francisco.

New products - Kraft Heinz links up with restaurant on Twisted Ranch dressings; Dean Foods adds to DairyPure range; Mondelez adds new lines to Dairylea; Mars launches Skittles in India

29 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Upfield Foods making Flora 100% vegan and Weetabix making a push in UK foodservice.

The age of disruption in an industry turned upside down

19 Mar 2019

just-food's US columnist surveys the rapid transformation in the sector Stateside and argues disruption is now the new normal.

Kraft Heinz 'mulls sale of Breakstone's dairy business'

13 Mar 2019

Embattled US food giant Kraft Heinz has been linked with a possible sale of one of its dairy businesses.

New products - PepsiCo debuts poppable Flavor Shots snacks under Cheetos and Doritos brands; Nestle launches Milkybar Mix Ups; Joe & Seph's enters confectionery with Popcorn Bites

8 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a ketchup under Orkla's Felix brand with no added sugar or sweeteners and US snacks business Blue Diamond launching Almonds & Fruit.

Kraft Heinz names new tranche of start-ups for Springboard incubator

5 Mar 2019

US food group Kraft Heinz has revealed the five start-up businesses that will take part in the second class of its incubator programme.

Kraft Heinz facing US lawsuit over 3G-linked shares transfer

1 Mar 2019

Embattled Kraft Heinz is facing a lawsuit questioning the actions of its controlling shareholder six months before it announced a multi-billion dollar writedown and huge losses.

Why Kraft Heinz's travails aren't a surprise

25 Feb 2019

The business strategy pursued by Kraft Heinz's owners drove margins and shook up competitors but there have always been question marks over the company's top-line prospects.

Berkshire Hathaway overpaid for Kraft, says Warren Buffett

25 Feb 2019

Investor Warren Buffett has spoken to US business news channel CNBC about the price his Berkshire Hathaway business paid for food group Kraft Heinz.






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