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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 and Whole Foods 16 Jun 2017

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The e-commerce giant surprised the industry in June 2017 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.


Aryzta's new top team embarks on turnaround 14 Feb 2017

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


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.


France's Financiere Turenne Lafayette under scrutiny 20 Dec 2016

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The finances of the owner of William Saurin ready meals and Madrange meats are in the spotlight after an audit revealed "a misrepresentation of the group's accounts over several years".


3G Capital linked to Mondelez International 16 Dec 2016

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March 2017 will mark two years since 3G Capital and partner Warren Buffett combined Heinz with Kraft Foods Group. Could Mondelez be where the investors turn next?


US food majors and their investment vehicles 5 Dec 2016

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In a bid to adapt to the evolving landscape in the US food industry, some of the largest names in the sector have set up funds to invest in smaller, on-trend companies.


South Africa's challenging poultry market 2 Dec 2016

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Cheap imports, drought and a volatile rand have led to tough conditions in South Africa's poultry industry.


Unilever's 2016 investor day 2 Dec 2016

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Senior management at the consumer goods giant met analysts in north-west England to discuss the company's strategy.


President Trump and the food industry 16 Nov 2016

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We detail President Trump's pronouncements as they relate to the food industry.


Packaged food in Thailand - a market profile 27 Oct 2016

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just-food takes a detailed look at the dynamics of the packaged food sector in Thailand.


What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet? 12 Oct 2016

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FODMAPs are sugars said to cause digestive issues and markets for foods low in the ingredients are growing, notably in North America and Australia. We look at developments so far.


The rise of zero-based budgeting 6 Oct 2016

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More food companies are adopting the practice of zero-based budgeting in an attempt to manage costs and boost profits. What is zero-based budgeting? Who is using it and why? And how does it help?


How investors are calling for action on meat production 27 Sep 2016

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There are growing calls from the investment community for the world's food giants to look at how - and how much - they source and process meat


UK tycoon Boparan becomes Bernard Matthews' latest owner 21 Sep 2016

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Ranjit Singh Boparan, the head of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, snaps up Europe's largest turkey producer in a pre-pack administration deal.


Fighting obesity in children 24 Aug 2016

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The UK government has published a "plan of action" to tackle the issue in England, while senior medical professionals in the US have published guidelines on the consumption of added sugars by children.


Australia's food companies announce FY results 24 Aug 2016

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It's been reporting season in Australia, with listed companies from Murray Goulburn to Freedom Foods Group filing their annual figures.

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