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The food industry and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals 10 Nov 2017

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Food manufacturers have been prominent in the first wave of corporations aligning with the UN SDGs and the goals are becoming a focal point for industry sustainability strategies.


The sale of US snack maker Inventure Foods 26 Oct 2017

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A year after announcing a review of its options, Inventure Foods has agreed to a sale to fellow US savoury snacks business Utz Quality Foods.


UK meatpacker Hilton moves into seafood 24 Oct 2017

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Hilton Food Group, the UK meat supplier serving retailers in Europe and Australasia, has branched out into seafood via M&A.


2 Sisters Food Group faces poultry allegations 11 Oct 2017

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One of the UK food giant's domestic poultry plants is at the centre of labelling and hygiene regulations.


Nestle's 2017 Investor Day 2 Oct 2017

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The world's largest food maker met investors and analysts in London to discuss its strategy - the first time recently-installed CEO Mark Schneider formally put across his vision for the group.


The impact of sustainability on food M&A 21 Sep 2017

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With rising consumer interest in the link between what they eat and the impact on the environment, shopper (and corporate) demand for brands perceived to be more ethical is growing.


Australian dairy Murray Goulburn agrees to sale 7 Sep 2017

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Canada's Saputo has struck a deal to buy Murray Goulburn after the loss-making Australian co-op launched a review of its business in June.


Fipronil contamination rocks Europe egg sector 7 Aug 2017

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The contamination of eggs in the Netherlands with the insecticide fipronil has led to recalls in a raft of markets.


Mondelez names new CEO 3 Aug 2017

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The snacks giant has hired McCain Foods chief Dirk van de Put to lead the Oreo owner.


The alleged 'dual quality' of food sold in the EU 2 Aug 2017

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Four central European countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - have led claims some multinationals are selling identically-branded food of different quality in the EU.


McCormick snaps up Reckitt Benckiser's condiments 19 Jul 2017

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The US-based spices and sauces group has emerged as the buyer of a business including French's mustard and Frank's RedHot sauce.


What are the prospects for direct-to-consumer? 19 Jul 2017

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Faced with stagnant mainstream retail channels, the growth of discounters and the rise in e-commerce, food manufacturers are eyeing selling directly to shoppers.


Sustainability: does it shape what consumers buy? 12 Jul 2017

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If a company invests in making its products healthier or more sustainable, does it actually lead to increased sales?


Nestle latest to feel heat from activist investor 28 Jun 2017

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From the old HJ Heinz to the former Cadbury Schweppes, through in more recent times to PepsiCo and ConAgra Foods, manufacturers can often be targets for activist investors. Now it's Nestle's turn.


Amazon pushes into bricks-and-mortar retailing with Whole Foods move 16 Jun 2017

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The e-commerce giant has surprised the industry with a move to buy US natural and organics retailer Whole Foods Market.


Nestle mulls future of US confectionery arm 16 Jun 2017

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The Butterfinger and Raisinets owner is "exploring strategic options" for the unit.


Corruption allegations rock meat giant JBS 22 May 2017

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JBS, the Brazil-based meat behemoth, has seen two senior executives arrested over corruption allegations that have taken in the country's President.


Unilever makes acquisition - in food 24 Apr 2017

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Excluding ice cream, much of Unilever's corporate moves in the food sector in recent years has been to offload assets. In April, the company snapped up fledgling US condiments firm Sir Kensington's.


Post Holdings emerges as buyer for Weetabix 18 Apr 2017

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The US group expands breakfast cereal business with move for household UK brand.


Stonyfield sold as Danone clears WhiteWave deal 18 Apr 2017

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Danone has agreed to sell Stonyfield to get local regulatory clearance for its acquisition of WhiteWave Foods, with Lactalis emerging as the buyer of the US organic dairy business.


Unilever announces results of business review 6 Apr 2017

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Spreads set for exit door as FMCG giant shakes up business in wake of Kraft Heinz takeover interest


just-food reports from Natural Products Expo West 2017 6 Apr 2017

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Read insight and interviews from one of the must-attend events in the US industry calendar


Brazil's meat industry embroiled in scandal 21 Mar 2017

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Brazilian police allege large meat processing companies of paying politicians and inspectors from Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture to overlook unsanitary practices.


Kraft Heinz approaches Unilever with merger offer 17 Feb 2017

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3G Capital and Warren Buffett's latest move in food has been to sound out the Ben & Jerry's and Knorr owner about a combination.


Nestle's new CEO unveils 2016 results - and sets out stall 16 Feb 2017

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The numbers from the world's largest food maker included its slowest growth for 20 years, while new boss Mark Schneider ended the company's long-standing sales target and set out plans to step up restructuring.


All change at Aryzta 14 Feb 2017

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The Switzerland-based bakery group, facing questions over its performance from some investors, has announced the resignations of its CEO and CFO.


Reckitt Benckiser's surprise move for Mead Johnson 3 Feb 2017

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The Dettol-to-Durex owner has tabled a takeover bid for the US-based infant formula group.


Takeover talk surrounds Weetabix 1 Feb 2017

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China's Bright Food is said to be looking to sell its 60% stake in Weetabix - and four bidders are reported to be ready to make offers for the UK-based breakfast cereal group.


How will 2017 shape up for the food industry? 12 Jan 2017

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We present the results of our 2017 Confidence Survey and take a deeper look at areas including consumer trends, foodservice and the digital sphere.


Bellamy's Australia under pressure 5 Jan 2017

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The infant formula and baby food business has come under scrutiny over concerns about its business in China.

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