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How to pacify Campbell Soup investors?

Judging by the drop in the stock price of Campbell Soup Co., investors are not convinced that a plan to sell off the US food giant's interna...

Creating a challenger brand playbook for big food

Acquiring challenger brands is one thing but how do big food businesses make a success of them when they are integrated into a very differen...

Smaller can be beautiful amid changing face of NPD

Sjanny van Beekveld, the business insights director for the Netherlands arm of IRI, crunches the market researcher's local data and looks at...

How can UK SMEs prepare for life after Brexit?

When it comes to Brexit, almost everything is uncertain and unclear. As entrepreneurs and leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

Latest Interviews

Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.


"I've never seen this pace of change in the industry" - Nestle US strategy chief on trying to grow again in its largest market 2 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Nestlé this week (31 July) officially opened the new headquarters for its operations in the US, proclaiming the move a "catalyst" for its "transformation" in its largest market by sales. In 2017, the Lean Cuisine and Gerber maker saw its growth stall in the US. How is the food giant looking to kick-start its business in a market going through profound change? Dean Best caught up with Rui Barbas, chief strategy officer for Nestlé's US arm, to find out more.

Latest News

Food to fore as US finalises Chinese imports tariff list 18 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

The US has upped the ante in its trade war with China by finalising the list of imported products, worth an estimated US$200bn, to be hit by tariffs.


Canada's Ocean Brands acquires canned seafood business Club Des Millionnaires 18 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

Ocean Brands, a Canada-based supplier of canned seafood, has acquired Club Des Millionnaires from local ingredients manufacturer Harold T. Griffin for an undisclosed sum.


Greenyard to re-open listeria-linked Hungary plant 13 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

Belgian vegetable supplier Greenyard is to re-open its plant in Hungary linked to a listeria food scare.


Campbell Soup Co. steps up CEO search - report 10 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. has reportedly stepped up its search for a new chief executive officer.


Third Point submits challengers to Campbell Soup Co. board 7 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

Daniel Loeb, the activist investor putting pressure on US food giant Campbell Soup Co. to sell off the business, has put forward 12 challengers to contest the board of directors' seats at the next annual general meeting.


PepsiCo to launch Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme in North America 6 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo is duplicating its European start-up incubator programme Nutrition Greenhouse in the US and Canada.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.


If Kraft Heinz passed on Pinnacle, it should do so with Campbell 2 Aug 18

Dean Best

It's almost 18 months since Unilever rebuffed Kraft Heinz and, ever since, the rumour mill has spun over where the US manufacturer could look next. It's been reported today (2 August) the ketchup maker decided against moving for US peer Pinnacle Foods.



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