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The refocusing of Hain Celestial 11 Oct 2019

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In the face of growing competition in the US, Hain Celestial has, in recent years, increasingly talked of a need to "simplify" its portfolio.


The reshaping of Campbell Soup Co. 12 Jul 2019

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The US-based manufacturer is selling off assets and refocusing on North America in a bid to improve its performance.


Big Meat muscles into alternatives 21 Jun 2019

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The growing consumer interest in cutting meat intake and eating alternatives to meat has caught the attention of the world's largest meat companies, which are using M&A, equity investments and NPD to grab a piece of the action.


The rise of Beyond Meat 3 May 2019

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The US vegan business is among those leading the charge as demand for plant-based food rises - and investors are betting big on the company's growth, too.


Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators 5 Apr 2019

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A one-stop shop featuring our interviews with Big Food execs at the forefront of reshaping their innovation processes and portfolios.


Under-pressure Kraft Heinz in spotlight 25 Feb 2019

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The US-based food giant is finding the going tough, squeezed by private label and more agile, on-trend brands.


Food industry M&A in 2018 25 Feb 2019

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A run-down of the major transactions that shaped the global packaged food sector in 2018.


The rise of vegan food in the UK - and what could happen next 31 Jan 2019

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The UK is said to have launched more vegan products than any other nation in 2018. What is the outlook for a buoyant category?


What might a 'no-deal' Brexit mean? 15 Jan 2019

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What could be the impact on the food industry if the UK and EU fail to reach a deal on Brexit?


What to monitor in 2019 23 Nov 2018

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just-food presents a series of articles setting out the issues and trends to watch next year.


Greencore quits US 15 Oct 2018

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London-listed private-label supplier exits after a decade trying to build business Stateside.


From NAFTA to USMCA 1 Oct 2018

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The US, Canada and Mexico - members of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - have struck a deal to replace the pact with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.


Dispatches from 2018 Trend Hunter Future Festival 27 Sep 2018

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Lucy Britner reports back from Toronto, where the latest consumer trends were unpicked


Campbell in tussle with activist investor 3 Sep 2018

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The under-pressure US food group has decided against a sale of the business and instead intends to pursue the disposal of selected assets.


You've bought a challenger brand - now what? 28 Aug 2018

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Big Food is regularly acquiring challenger brands - but what should major food companies do with their new asset to ensure they maintain growth rates and not suffocate the new kid on the block?


PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside 6 Aug 2018

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After 12 years at the top of the US food and beverage giant, Nooyi hands over to fellow PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta.


Greenyard under spotlight after listeria outbreak 17 Jul 2018

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The European vegetables supplier is seen as the likely source of a fatal listeria outbreak.


Nestle's portfolio change under CEO Mark Schneider 17 Jul 2018

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Since Mark Schneider took the top job at the world's largest food company in early 2017, the Swiss giant has steadily reshaped its business.


Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby to step down 6 Jul 2018

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Gavin Darby to stand down as boss of the UK manufacturer in January 2019 after six - often fractious - years at the helm.


Conagra Brands strikes deal for US peer Pinnacle Foods 27 Jun 2018

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Two of the largest, listed food manufacturers in the US - Conagra Brands and Pinnacle Foods - are to combine.


Plastics rise up consumer agenda 31 May 2018

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Plastic has become perhaps the hottest sustainability topic and food companies are reacting with pledges - but are they enough?


Campbell Soup Co. CEO departs 25 May 2018

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Denise Morrison exits after seven years at the helm after trying to reshape the US food giant but the company still facing problems.


Tyrrells gets third owner in two years 18 May 2018

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The UK-based savoury snacks business is set to move to Germany's Intersnack.


Insect-based food in western markets 14 May 2018

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More than 2bn people globally eat insects such as caterpillars, termites and crickets in countries like Thailand and Mexico. However, a market is growing in North America and Europe.


Competition watchdog blocks Sainsbury's, Asda merger 7 May 2018

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The potential combination between the UK's second- and third-largest food retailers has been thrown out.


Brazil's BRF in spotlight 26 Apr 2018

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BRF endured its second year in a row in the red in 2017 amid fraud allegations. And the Brazil meat giant has spent early 2018 rocked amid tension over the make-up of its board and the departure of its CEO.


The growing interest in B Corp certification 18 Apr 2018

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Food manufacturers, from the very small to just about as large as they come, have found themselves drawn to the B Corp ideals of sustainable business.


The ups and downs at French poultry firm Doux 27 Mar 2018

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Groupe Doux, the French poultry processor, has had a turbulent decade. After going into administration in 2012, Doux filed for liquidation in March 2018.


The UK's approach to tackling obesity 6 Mar 2018

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The UK government has launched a series of measures to try to tackle rising obesity, largely taking a voluntary approach over regulation.


CAGNY 2018 22 Feb 2018

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At a key date on conference calendar, investors hear how companies from Kellogg to Tyson Foods are navigating some of the most challenging conditions seen in the sector for a generation.

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