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Post Holdings vehicle 8th Avenue to buy Ebro's Ronzoni pasta brand

29 Mar 2021

US-based 8th Avenue Food & Provisions, a consumer products holding company established by Weetabix owner Post Holdings, is to acquire a local pasta brand.

US court gives green light to Post Holdings sugary cereal settlement

3 Mar 2021

Post Holdings' US$15m settlement with consumers who accused it of falsely advertising sugary cereals as healthy has been ruled on by a US judge.

Post Holdings eyes deal through special-purpose acquisition vehicle

10 Feb 2021

The US-based food manufacturer is the latest business to turn to a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, with an eye on buying a business.

Post Holdings leads investment round in US snacks firm PeaTos

2 Feb 2021

PeaTos, a Los Angeles-based business making better-for-you snacks from peas, has secured new funding in the form of a Series B round led by a major US food manufacturer.

Post Holdings takes stake in plant-based meat firm Hungry Planet

26 Jan 2021

US-based Post Holdings, which owns Weetabix, has taken a stake in a local plant-based meat business, it has announced.

New products – Tyson's latest plant-based push; Bel adds probiotics, vitamins to Babybel duo; Kraft Heinz extends vegan range; Post Holdings in sport-nutrition push

7 Jan 2021

The products that caught the eye in the early days of 2021 included a "sports nutrition food box" from Post Holdings and a flurry of new ice-cream lines from Unilever in the US.

2020 – The year in food industry M&A

22 Dec 2020

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during a year like no other.

Post Holdings acquires egg supplier Almark Foods

14 Dec 2020

US food manufacturer Post Holdings has acquired an egg supplier based in Georgia for an undisclosed sum.

New products – India FMCG giant Marico enters plant-based meat; Danone touts health virtues of Silk kids line; Chobani debuts probiotic range; Kellogg's new cereal bars

11 Dec 2020

This week's selection of new products includes a cereal partnership between Mondelez/Post Holdings and a new category in spreads for Upfield's Violife brand in the UK. 

Post Holdings to buy Peter Pan peanut butter brand from Conagra

7 Dec 2020

Post Holdings is to acquire a well-known brand from US peer Conagra Brands for an undisclosed sum, it has announced.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Covid-19 – How food majors are adapting to homeworking

14 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has seen increased home-working, often with flexible hours. We explore the challenges and opportunities for packaged-food companies as new working habits look set to stay.

US chicken giants accused of price fixing in new legal case

7 Sep 2020

A number of US chicken giants have been accused of price fixing in a new legal claim filed in Chicago.

The questions you must ask when cutting SKUs

1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has prompted manufacturers to step up reviews of SKU counts. What should manufacturers be considering as they try to tailor ranges to the volatile trading environment?

US faux egg firm Just inks partnership deal with Post Holdings' Michael Foods

18 May 2020

Just, the US firm which produces plant-based 'egg' products, has signed a partnership deal with one of the country's major egg suppliers. 

Post Holdings' Weetabix looking for staff to meet growing demand

7 Apr 2020

Weetabix, the UK breakfast-cereal business owned by US manufacturer Post Holdings, is recruiting staff as it tries to adapt to the coronavirus outbreak.

New products - Nestle unveils Smarties Buttons in UK; Keytone Dairy launches SuperFood Frozen Purees in Australia; Just adds folded 'egg' product to plant-based range

24 Jan 2020

More plant-based activity features in this week's wrap, rounding up the new products that have caught our eye.

What’s next after Post, TreeHouse rip up cereal deal plan?

15 Jan 2020

Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods have called time on their proposed breakfast-cereal transaction amid opposition from US competition officials. What are their options now?

TreeHouse cereal business back on sale after Post pulls plug on deal

14 Jan 2020

Weetabix owner Post Holdings has come to a decision on whether to pursue plans to buy local peer TreeHouse Foods' ready-to-eat cereal business.

Post's bid to buy TreeHouse's cereal business scuppered by FTC

20 Dec 2019

Weetabix-owner Post Holdings' bid to buy US FMCG peer TreeHouse Foods' ready-to-eat cereal business has been ruled on by consumer watchdog the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

Post Holdings unhappy with cereal deal delay

25 Nov 2019

US food company Post Holdings has again expressed its disappointment that the country's consumer watchdog has yet to ratify a deal it agreed back in May.

Organic growth tops BellRing Brands agenda

25 Nov 2019

BellRing Brands has outlined a three-point strategy to drive growth in the US-based health and nutrition firm owned by Post Holdings.

Post Holdings' private-label arm buys Conagra peanut-butter plant

18 Nov 2019

8th Avenue Food & Provisions, the US-based private-label business owned by Post Holdings, is buying a peanut-butter factory in Illinois.

Post Holdings announces closing of BellRing Brands IPO 

22 Oct 2019

US food manufacturer Post Holdings has announced the closing of the public offering (IPO) of its BellRing Brands business.

Post Holdings sets price for BellRing Brands IPO

17 Oct 2019

US food manufacturer Post Holdings has set a price for an initial public offering of shares by its BellRing Brands business.

Post Holdings' Active Nutrition unit to become BellRing Brands as IPO progresses

23 Sep 2019

US food manufacturer Post Holdings is making progress with a previously announced initial share offering by its Active Nutrition business.

Who might be in the race for UK sports-nutrition business Grenade?

11 Sep 2019

We weigh up the possible runners and riders for Grenade, the UK sports-nutrition business that could be set for fresh ownership.

Post and TreeHouse "disappointed" by cereal deal delay

23 Jul 2019

US groups Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods have issued an update on the deal for Post to buy TreeHouse's ready-to-eat cereal business.

TreeHouse Foods sells ready-to-eat cereal business to peer Post Holdings

2 May 2019

TreeHouse Foods is selling its ready-to-eat cereal business as the largest private-label business in the US continues with a strategy to optimise its portfolio.

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