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US meat giants face fresh claims on price fixing

4 Jul 2018

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

Powerful Yogurt to launch protein drink range

5 Nov 2014

US yoghurt business Powerful Yogurt is to launch a range of protein drinks as it continues to expand its portfolio.

On the money: Hain Celestial eyes distribution gains, NPD for growth

20 Aug 2014

Hain Celestial, the US natural and organic food group, has indicated it expects to drive continued organic growth in the coming year - even as it laps tough comparables - by expanding distribution and leveraging its innovation pipeline in the US and internationally.

US: Bellisio teams up with diner Chili's for licensed range

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.

US: Publix to sell Pix c-store operations

23 Oct 2013

US retailer Publix has announced plans to divest its Pix convenience chain as part of plans to focus on its core supermarket operations.

US: Ingles Markets books Q3 loss

2 Aug 2013

US retailer Ingles Markets has booked a third-quarter loss, hurt by a one-off charge.

US: Cerberus, Harris Teeter silent on bid report

27 Jun 2013

Cerberus Capital Management and Harris Teeter have refused to be drawn on a report the private-equity firm has bid for the US retailer.

JAPAN/UK: Crisp firm Tyrrells secures 7-11 listing

29 May 2013

Tyrrells, the UK crisp manufacturer, has secured another overseas listing with a deal to sell products at 7-11 stores in Japan.

US: PE firm Cerberus "eyes more retail deals"

24 May 2013

Private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, which earlier this year bought five food retail chains from Supervalu Inc, is said to be looking at more targets - including regional grocer Harris Teeter.

US: Harris Teeter in ongoing sale talks

10 May 2013

Regional US retailer Harris Teeter has said talks with a number of companies about an acquisition of the group are "ongoing".

HOFEX: Exporter Somerdale focuses on China, SE Asia

8 May 2013

Specialist UK cheese exporter Somerdale International has turned its attention to expanding its reach in new markets and is placing a particular emphasis on developing its business in China and Southeast Asia.

US: Q1 profits up at regional retailer Publix

3 May 2013

This year's earlier Easter and better underlying sales have helped first-quarter profits at US retailer Publix.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

11 Mar 2013

In a week of results from major retailers, Carrefour cheered the market with improvement in France, upmarket UK grocer Waitrose highlighted its strong year and Belgium's Delhaize insisted its business in the US would improve. Elsewhere across the Atlantic, meat processor Smithfield Foods faced calls from a major investor to consider dividing in three.

US: Publix books rising FY sales, earnings

1 Mar 2013

US supermarket group Publix has booked an increase in full-year sales and earnings, despite one less trading week in the fourth quarter.

US: Harris Teeter tight-lipped over sale talks

13 Feb 2013

Harris Teeter Supermarkets has declined to comment on reports it is exploring strategic options including the possibility of a sale.

US: Belton eyes export growth with US listing

13 Feb 2013

UK-cheese market Belton Cheese has launched its new Red Leicester cheese brand, Belton Farm Red Fox, in the US market.

Focus: US retailers and manufacturers team up to tackle food waste

8 Oct 2012

Reducing the amount of food waste that goes to landfill is a sustainability challenge faced the world over. Ben Cooper takes a look at an initiative in the US which brings together retailers, manufacturers and restaurant operators.

Sustainability Summit closes with broad approval

5 Oct 2012

The organisers of the FMI/GMA Sustainability Summit, which ended today, have stressed the value of the broad range of stakeholders who have participated. Ben Cooper asked representatives from various sectors for their impressions of the conference.

US: Publix promotes DiGrazia to finance VP role

16 May 2012

US retailer Publix Super Markets has promoted Gino DiGrazia to the position of vice president of finance.

US: Q3 sales, profits up at retailer Publix

1 Nov 2011

Employee-owned US grocer Publix has posted a rise in sales and earnings for the third quarter of 2011.

US: Publix books rise in first-half profits

2 Aug 2011

US grocer Publix has booked a 9.5% increase in profits for the first half of the year.

US: Publix Q1 net earnings up

3 May 2011

US grocer Publix has recorded an increase in first-quarter net earnings on the back of growing sales.

US: Ebro plans gluten-free push

11 Mar 2011

Spanish food group Ebro Foods is planning to expand its appeal in the gluten-free market, with the launch of a range of products in the US over the next two months.

US: Publix posts Q3 sales and profit growth

1 Nov 2010

US grocery retailer Publix today (1 November) posted an 11.1% increase in net profit for the third quarter to reach US$283.2m.

US: Private-equity firm "puts US retailer Bi-Lo up for sale"

10 Aug 2010

US retailer Bi-Lo is reportedly up for sale after its private-equity owner Lone Star Funds decided to put the business on the block.

US: Publix earnings grow in H1

2 Aug 2010

US grocery chain Publix posted US$712.7m net profit for the first half, up 14.5% on the $622.3m on the previous year.

US: Pilgrim's launches local Florida chicken

11 Jun 2010

US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride has launched chicken under the "Fresh from Florida" label to tap into local shoppers who prefer locally-grown products.

US: Quaker latest firm to recall over salmonella scare

12 Mar 2010

PepsiCo’s Quaker Foods North America is the latest firm to announce a recall due to possible salmonella contamination from HVP, or hydrolysed vegetable protein.

US: Publix recalls seasonings in ingredient scare

9 Mar 2010

US retailer Publix has recalled four own-label seasoning mixes on concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella.

US: Publix books increase in FY earnings

1 Mar 2010

US supermarket group Publix has booked an increase in full-year net earnings, despite the “difficult” trading environment.



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