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Campbell Soup shares bubble after Q3 numbers

5 Jun 2019

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. rose in early trading today (5 June) after the US manufacturer increased its forecast for annual earnings.

Campbell 'mulls future of Kettle Chips'

7 May 2019

Campbell Soup Co., the US giant in the middle of selling assets to focus on fewer businesses, is reportedly weighing up whether to offload its Kettle Chips unit.

Does Campbell Soup Co.'s growth strategy make sense?

12 Dec 2018

Andy Coyne looks at Campbell Soup Co.'s future growth strategy and asks whether it is a plan of counter-intuitive genius or simply wrong-headed?

Campbell Soup Co. to ditch fresh foods and international businesses as focus turns to North America

30 Aug 2018

Campbell Soup Co. revealed today (30 August) the results of its strategic review - and plans to sell off its international and fresh foods operations to focus on the company's key North American market.

Campbell Q3, profit warning, CEO exit - four things to learn

22 May 2018

Friday (18 May) proved a notable day in the recent history of Campbell Soup Co., with the US giant reporting a third-quarter loss, a profit warning and the immediate departure of CEO Denise Morrison. Dean Best reports.

Proactive Denise Morrison exits with Campbell still in the soup

18 May 2018

In her seven years at the helm of Campbell Soup Co., there has been plenty to admire about the work done by outgoing president and CEO Denise Morrison. But, ultimately, Dean Best, writes, Morrison leaves with the US giant facing significant issues, not least in its still problematic legacy, domestic, soup business.

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison stands down as huge loss announced

18 May 2018

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. has announced its president and chief executive officer Denise Morrison has chosen to retire, effective from today (18 May).

Earnings summary - George Weston food division results hit by FX, restructuring; Pinnacle Foods profits underpinned by tax reform; Land O'Lakes "record'' profits; Hostess Brands hails "strong finish" to 2017

2 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Food M&A volumes dip in December despite busy final week - data

11 Jan 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.

Why - and how - 2018 promises to be buoyant year for M&A in food

10 Jan 2018

The final days of 2017 saw a flurry of transactions in the international food sector, bringing to an end an active year of deal-making. This year looks set to be another busy one for food-company strategists. Dean Best looks at what could lie ahead.

Campbell's move for Snyder's-Lance is positive but risks lie ahead - analysis

4 Jan 2018

Campbell Soup Co., facing continued pressure on its core soup business in the US, has again used M&A to broaden its range, striking a deal to buy US snacks maker Snyder's-Lance. Snacks will become a larger component of Campbell's sales mix but integrating a business that has had its own issues in recent quarters will be a challenge. Dean Best reports.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Campbell Soup Co. to snap up US snacks group Snyder's-Lance

18 Dec 2017

Campbell Soup Co. has completed its sixth acquisition in five years after agreeing to buy US snacks maker Snyder's-Lance for US$50 a share in an all-cash transaction.

Campbell Soup Co.'s Snyder's-Lance 'purchase could happen as soon as this week'

18 Dec 2017

Campbell Soup Co. is said to now be in advanced talks to acquire US snacks firm Snyder's-Lance in a deal that could happen as soon as this week.

Snyder's-Lance said to be on Campbell Soup's acquisition radar

15 Dec 2017

US snacks firm Snyder's-Lance is said to have hired an investment bank to look into an offer to buy the company from food peer Campbell Soup Co.

Snyder's-Lance snaps up UK popcorn firm Cornpoppers

26 Sep 2017

US snacks giant Snyder's-Lance has acquired UK popcorn manufacturer Cornpoppers for an undisclosed sum.

US snacks group Snyder's-Lance to axe SKUs in margin push

11 Aug 2017

Snyder's-Lance is to cut more than a third of its branded SKUs as part of the US snacks maker's drive to improve its "below-average" margins.

Snyder's Lance outlines six-point "transformation" plan

8 Aug 2017

US snacks business Snyder's-Lance today (8 August) booked higher second-quarter revenues but lower profits - and offered final details of its six-point "transformation" programme designed to boost operating margin and value to shareholders by 2020.

Plant closure and hundreds of job losses at Snyder's-Lance

26 Jul 2017

US snacks business Snyder's-Lance has announced it is to close a plant in Florida and cut its workforce worldwide by 250.

Snyder's-Lance to upgrade Cape Cod Chips facility

24 Jul 2017

US snacks business Snyder's-Lance has revealed it is to upgrade facilities to the tune of US$20m at its Cape Cod Chips facility in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Snyder's-Lance to expand Baptista's Bakery facility

19 Jul 2017

US snack maker Snyder's-Lance has announced plans to expand its Baptista's Bakery facility in Franklin, Wisconsin.

Snyder's-Lance makes Brian Driscoll permanent CEO

28 Jun 2017

US snacks group Snyder's-Lance has decided to give interim president and CEO Brian Driscoll the role on a permanent basis.

Snyder's-Lance adds to Snack Factory range

27 Jun 2017

US snack group Snyder's-Lance has announced the launch of Dessert Thins, a range of sweet biscuits, under its Snack Factory brand, to appeal to health-conscious consumers who want to treat themselves to something indulgent without the associated guilt.

Snyder's-Lance eyes profit growth after confirming Q1 "challenges"

8 May 2017

Snyder's-Lance interim CEO Brian Driscoll said today (8 May) the US snack maker was drawing up ways to "unlock substantial profitability" after confirming a first quarter of "difficult challenges" for the business and one which it caused to issue a profit warning last month.

Snyder's-Lance CEO Carl Lee Jr steps down

17 Apr 2017

US snacks group Snyder's-Lance today (17 April) announced president and CEO Carl Lee Jr had "retired" after 12 years with the Cape Cod and Kettle Chips owner.

Snyder's-Lance issues profit warning

17 Apr 2017

Snyder's-Lance, the US-based snacks group, today (17 April) cut its forecast for its annual earnings after the company indicated its profits fell in the first quarter of the year.

Amplify accuses Snyder's-Lance of SkinnyPop TM infringement 

17 Apr 2017

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, has filed a federal trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against Snyder's-Lance over what it described as the "deceptive use and importation" of the SkinnyPop trademark. 

Snyder's-Lance launches "healthier options" snacks

15 Mar 2017

Snyder's-Lance is set to launch a range of snack products in the US to meet "growing demand" in for healthier snacks.

Snyder's-Lance invests in Natural Foodworks

17 Feb 2017

US snack maker Snyder's-Lance has invested in local natural and organic food specialist Natural Foodworks Group. 

Snyder's-Lance 2016 sales boosted by Diamond Foods deal

13 Feb 2017

US snacks group Snyder's-Lance today (13 February) reported a 27% rise in annual sales, helped in the main by its acquisition of Diamond Foods last February.






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