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Kellogg CEO's quest for growth - CAGNY takeaways

There were a number of companies presenting at this week's CAGNY conference in the US that had recently-installed CEOs making their first ap...

General Mills' bid for growth - CAGNY 2018 focus

In General Mills' most recent financial year, the Cheerios-to-Yoplait owner saw its net sales tumble 4% on an organic basis - and that decli...

Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

Column: Top takeaways from Winter Fancy Food Show

One of the key dates in the US food-industry calendar, The Winter Fancy Food Show is seen by product developers and trend-watchers as an eve...

Latest Interviews

US protein upstart Powerful wants to flex muscles further - interview 16 Jan 2018

Dean Best

As US-based, protein-centric upstart Powerful enters its fifth year in business, the company, which started in yogurt, is trying to build a "platform" of products across different categories. Founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez has secured investment from a local private-equity firm to help in his ambitions and Dean Best caught up with him to hear more about his plans.


Building supply chain resilience at heart of McCormick’s 2025 vision - interview 4 Dec 2017

Ben Cooper

US flavourings firm McCormick puts supply chain goals front and centre in its new sustainability strategy. Michael Okoroafor, the company’s vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation, told Ben Cooper why.

Latest News

CAGNY 2018 – JM Smucker aims to boost growth with snacking division initiative 23 Feb 2018

Andy Coyne

J.M. Smucker is banking on boosting sales from its sluggish US consumer foods division through the launch of a range of snacks, part of plans to double the company's snacks sales in five years.


Stryve Foods gobbles up Braaitime in latest biltong deal 23 Feb 2018

Dean Best

US protein snacks firm Stryve Foods has snapped up another local biltong business.


CAGNY 2018 - Hain Celestial's return to growth in US delayed by a year 22 Feb 2018

Andy Coyne

US organic and natural foods business Hain Celestial has indicated sales growth in its core domestic retail channel could take longer than expected.


Sanderson Farms investor vote on drugs use narrows 22 Feb 2018

Andy Coyne

US poultry processor Sanderson Farms now faces a situation where nearly half of its investors want it to stop giving antibiotics to healthy chickens.


J.P. Bilbrey to step down as Hershey chairman 22 Feb 2018

Dean Best

Hershey veteran J.P. Bilbrey is to retire as the US confectionery giant's chairman.


CAGNY 2018 - New Kellogg CEO sets out "relentless focus on growth" 21 Feb 2018

Dean Best

Recently-installed Kellogg CEO Steve Cahillane has said the priority for the US cereal and snacks giant is to get its sales growing again.



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