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Aryzta in turnaround mode 14 Feb 2017

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The Switzerland-based bakery group has suffered in recent years, particularly in North America


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 in the firing line 6 Jul 2018

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Gavin Darby has come under fierce criticism from the UK manufacturer's second-largest investor, which wants him out - and the Mr Kipling maker has come to his defence.


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.


Sainsbury's/Asda marks latest consolidation in UK grocery 7 May 2018

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The potential combination between the UK's second- and third-largest food retailers represents another piece of consolidation in the sector.


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.


Accelerators and incubators 11 Feb 2018

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A number of food majors are using accelerator and incubator programmes to invest in fledgling companies. Why?


UK meat supply back in spotlight 6 Feb 2018

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Allegations of "serious non-compliance" at UK meat supplier Russell Hume has seen questions over the country's meat supply chain return to the fore.


Nestle quits US confectionery market 16 Jan 2018

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Ferrero has snapped up Nestle's confectionery business in the US, with the world's largest maker insisting it "remains committed to growing" its candy operations elsewhere.


Salmonella scandal rocks Lactalis 12 Jan 2018

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The French dairy giant has seen more than 30 children fall sick after consuming formula thought to have been contaminated by salmonella.


Campbell and Hershey gobble up US snacks groups 18 Dec 2017

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In a surprise one-two the week before Christmas, Campbell is to buy US savoury snacks giant Snyder's-Lance and Hershey has struck a deal to acquire Amplify Snack Brands.


The food industry in 2018 8 Dec 2017

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We present the industry issues and trends to watch next year.


Nestle linked with Hain Celestial 26 Nov 2017

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The world's largest food maker has reportedly had preliminary talks about buying part or all of the US group.


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.

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