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Kraft Heinz invests in cashier-less technology start-up Zippin

12 Dec 2019

Food major Kraft Heinz has invested in a US-based start-up in the emerging cashier-less technology sector.  

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

12 Dec 2019

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.

Kraft Heinz-owned Plasmon reveals investment plan as sale talk ebbs

4 Dec 2019

Plasmon, the Italy-based baby-food brand owned by US food major Kraft Heinz, has a three-year investment plan in the pipeline.

Kraft Heinz eyes potential job cuts at UK logistics site

4 Dec 2019

Kraft Heinz is reviewing its logistics operations in the UK and could potentially lay off 12 staff at a site in north-west England.

US start-up Caulipower features alongside Big Food in product innovation awards

4 Dec 2019

Food industry start-up Caulipower has been included in a list of product innovation winners in the consumer packaged goods space.

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

29 Nov 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.

The US food industry in 2020 - the megatrends to watch

19 Nov 2019

Our columnist Victor Martino predicts the six megatrends which will have a marked impact on the US food industry in 2020.

Kraft Heinz CEO plans innovation shake-up

1 Nov 2019

Kraft Heinz's recently-installed chief executive has pointed to the "excellent progress" being made but said the US food giant is "still far from where we should be".

Kraft Heinz 'to retain Italian baby food brand Plasmon'

24 Oct 2019

US food giant Kraft Heinz has reportedly made a decision on the future of its Italy-based baby food brand Plasmon.

Kraft Heinz backs cannabis firm Flowhub

22 Oct 2019

US food giant Kraft Heinz has led a US$23m Series A funding round in a Denver, Colorado-based cannabis tech firm.

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.

The 'flavour explorers' driving the US hot sauce category forward - deep dive, part one 

9 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne studies the hot sauce category in the US to discover the reasons behind the sector's recent growth.

"We're looking 10 years forward" - Evolv Ventures' Steve Sanger on strategy of Kraft Heinz's investment fund

24 Sep 2019

Like many large food companies, Kraft Heinz has an investment fund looking to back start-ups. How can Evolv Ventures help the under-pressure giant?

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.

Kraft Heinz leads seed funding of animal-free cheese firm New Culture

10 Sep 2019

Kraft Heinz, home to Kraft cheese, is to put money into a US firm developing "animal-free" varieties of the dairy product.

Kraft Heinz seeks to extend brand reach through new licensing deal

4 Sep 2019

US food giant Kraft Heinz has signed a deal with a branding consultancy which is intended to take its products into new categories.

Kraft Heinz brings back Paulo Basilio as CFO to replace David Knopf; announces new chief growth officer role

27 Aug 2019

Kraft Heinz has named a new finance chief to replace David Knopf who is leaving, and at the same time announced it has created a new position of chief growth officer.

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.

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.

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. 







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