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King upbeat as Sainsbury's misses City forecasts

Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King today (13 June) stood by the UK retailer's recent performance after the company missed City forecast...

FDA restates intentions on nutritional labels

The FDA's recently announced 2012-2016 strategic plan includes specific reference to both front-of-pack nutritional labelling and reform of...

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Andy Coyne | 4 Jul 2018

New price fixing claims have been brought against US meat giants including Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride.

Katy Askew | 18 Sep 2015

US retailer Meijer is hoping to appeal to millennial consumers and tap into demand for "healthier" meal and snack options – such as organic and "real food" products – through the launch of a store-brand range.

Hannah Abdulla | 4 Dec 2014

ConAgra Foods and its European joint venture partner Meijer are pumping US$150m into their potato producing plant in the Netherlands.

Hannah Abdulla | 1 Oct 2014

Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has announced listings at a number of US mainstream retailers.

Hannah Abdulla | 6 Jun 2014

Ohio-based retail giant Meijer has announced its foray into dairy manufacture with the construction of its first dairy production facility.

Hannah Abdulla | 4 Jun 2014

Frozen foods manufacturer Bellisio Foods is partnering US diner Chili's to launch a new line of licensed Chilli's inspired frozen meals.

Hannah Abdulla | 25 Mar 2014

Giant Eagle has announced its exit from the Toledo market with the closure of two stores and accompanying gas stations in the area.

Katy Askew | 13 Mar 2014

US retailer Meijer is planning to open ten to twelve stores annually in the "coming years".

Dean Best | 25 Mar 2013

Spanish own-label supplier Grupo Siro has reported flat annual profits despite an increase in turnover.

Katie Smith | 14 Feb 2013

US retailer Meijer is to invest US$160m in new and existing stores this year, creating 1,500 jobs.

Chris Mercer | 16 Jan 2013

US retailer Meijer has appointed J.K. Symancyk as president of the company, one year after he assumed the role of chief operating officer.

Katy Askew | 10 Jan 2013

US retailer Supervalu plans to lay off 117 workers at a Wesconsin distribution centre, the company confirmed yesterday (9 January).

Michelle Russell | 14 Dec 2012

UK retailer Morrisons has appointed Ahold executive Casper Meijer as its group trading director.

Dean Best | 13 Jun 2012

The UK's third-largest retailer said today (13 June) it was continuing to perform better than the rest of the market after another increase in underlying quarterly sales. However, shares in Sainsbury's fell after the company's sales missed City forecasts and there are some concerns increased competition from the likes of Tesco could erode the gains the retailer has made in recent months.

Dean Best | 4 May 2012

Senior Supervalu Inc executive Pete Van Helden is to leave the US retailer after over 30 years with the business.

Michelle Russell | 3 May 2012

Dutch retail giant Ahold has announced changes to the structure of its Albert Heijn executive team in a bid to speed up the expansion of the European chain.

Katy Askew | 29 Mar 2012

US retailer Meijer has moved into dairy production through the acquisition of family-owned Bareman's Dairy.

Michelle Russell | 7 Feb 2012

Wal-Mart Stores plans to put a logo on some of its private-label foods that it claims will help US consumers identify healthier food.

Dean Best | 25 Oct 2011

Food items on sale in the US should carry a uniform set of nutrition labels to enable consumers to buy healthier products, a study has argued.

Petah Marian | 27 Jul 2011

US regional retailer Meijer has opened a new store concept in Chicago called Meijer Marketplace. | 31 Jan 2011

US regional retailer Meijer has launched an online grocery service called

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Hannah Abdulla | 7 Apr 2014

The rise of the discounters is weighing heavy on Morrisons' mind as the supermarket responds by creating its own-label unit.

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