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New products – Upfield unveils Flora Plant block butter; General Mills rolls out Packed energy bars; Kraft Heinz palm-oil free hazelnut spread, Heinz by Nature hit Canada

31 Jul 2020

This week's batch of new products includes launches from General Mills, Nestle, Kraft Heinz and a collaboration between Migros and Innovopro.

Cell meat company Aleph Farms backed in new investment round

14 May 2019

Israel-based slaughter-free meat firm Aleph Farms, which is attempting to create steak in a lab, has announced funding news.

Migros bakery arm Jowa buys Swiss baker Hug

20 Jun 2017

Swiss bakery company Jowa has acquired regional peer Hug Bäckerei, a manufacturer of fresh and frozen bread and pastry products.

Migros bakery arm Jowa invests in sustainability at new production facility

27 Mar 2017

Jowa, the bakery arm of Swiss food manufacturer and retailer Migros Group, has invested in sustainable energy production as part of a CHF60m (US$61m) expansion project at its production site in Graenichen.

Migros Group's Bischofszell acquires Switzerland-based Sushi Mania 

22 Dec 2016

Bischofszell, a Swiss food maker owned by Migros Group's food production business M-Industry, is expanding its presence in the fresh Asian food category through the acquisition of Sushi Mania. 

SWITZ: Migros records "solid" FY

9 Apr 2013

Swiss retailer Migros Group said it achieved "solid" results in 2012 with increases in profit and sales.

SWITZERLAND: Migros adds Mars brands to confectionery line-up

28 Jan 2013

Swiss cooperative retailer Migros Group will expand its confectionery offering, with the addition of a number of Mars brands.

SWITZERLAND: Migros price-focus sees sales rise

18 Jan 2013

Cooperative retailer Migros Group has booked an increase in full-year sales as it "extended" its "price leadership" in the Swiss market.

GERMANY: Swiss retailer Migros buys Tegut's stores

11 Oct 2012

Swiss retailer Migros Group has acquired the stores of German retailer and manufacturer Tegut.

SWITZ: Migros in own-label Amazon trial

3 Sep 2012

Swiss retailer Migros Group has started selling its private-label products on Amazon's German website to expand its reach north of the border.

Sustainability Watch - Cornelia Diethelm, Migros

31 May 2012

The Swiss co-operative, Migros Group, comprises possibly the most diverse portfolio of companies imaginable. For the past five years, establishing a consistent approach to sustainability across this varied group of businesses has been the task of Cornelia Diethelm, head of issue management and sustainability. Here she discusses her role and the Migros sustainability strategy with Ben Cooper.

SWITZ: Migros profits drop 22% on "consumer tourism"

29 Mar 2012

Switzerland's largest retailer Migros Group has booked a 22% drop in profit for 2011, as the strong Swiss franc and "consumer tourism" hit the group's results.

Best bits: Pessimism in promotion-mad UK

1 Aug 2011

With growth slowing in the UK, retail sales volumes down and promotions on the increase, even the better performing food manufacturers can betray a note of pessimism, writes Dean Best.

Online food retail - case studies from Tesco to Migros

27 Jul 2011

In part three of the just-food management briefing on online food retail, Glynn Davis provides examples of some of the more notable ventures in the sector – from Tesco and Ocado in the UK to Migros Group in Switzerland and FreshDirect in the US.

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