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US: Research reveals dieters play by their own rules

1 Sep 2006

According to research released yesterday (31 August) more than 80% of dieters in the US create their own eating plans, while only 6% use commercial diet plans such as Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig.

US: Weight Watchers slashes earnings outlook on mixed Q2

2 Aug 2006

Weight Watchers International has reported second-quarter net profits up 68% to US$57.9m but cut its full-year earnings outlook.

Nestlé eyes growing diet sector with Jenny Craig deal

6 Jul 2006

The diet foods market may be seen as volatile and faddish, but Nestlé clearly feels the growth prospects outweigh the risks, acquiring the Jenny Craig business for US$600m last month. Ben Cooper reports.

US: Heinz report highlights innovation

3 Jul 2006

US food group HJ Heinz Company has published its Annual Report to Shareholders, entitled "Growth Through Innovation", which highlights the operations of the company’s Global Innovation and Quality Center outside Pittsburgh and other product development centres within the group.

US: Weight Watchers declares dividend

26 May 2006

Weight Watchers International has declared its quarterly cash dividend of US$0.175 per share.

UK: Weight Watchers rolls out new dip range

16 May 2006

Under license from Weight Watchers, the UK’s leading cheese spread and dip manufacturer Kavli has produced a new Weight Watchers dip range.




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