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New activist investor may put Pinnacle in play

Pinnacle Foods has often been touted as a possible acquisition target - and now activist investor Jana Partners has taken a position in the...

Nestle Q1 commentary - top takeaways

On an organic basis, Nestle's first-quarter sales beat analyst expectations as volumes offset the company's weakest pricing since 2000. The...

Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

Becoming a B Corp

Here, just-food details the process a food company will have to go through in order to gain B Corp certification....

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.


Mochi ice-cream maker Bubbies sets out stall - interview 20 Nov 2017

Dean Best

As Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts approaches the first anniversary of a change in its ownership, the US maker of mochi ice cream has plans to expand domestically and overseas. Dean Best spoke to Bubbies CEO Rick Schaffer about the company’s ambitions.

Latest News

Agrokor founder Ivica Todoric to hear decision on extradition order in London today 23 Apr 18

Simon Harvey

The founder of indebted Croatia-based food company Agrokor is to appear before London's Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday to hear his fate under an extradition order.


Activist investor Jana Partners takes stake in US food group Pinnacle 20 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Activist investor Jana Partners has taken a 9.1% stake in US company Pinnacle Foods.


French MPs vote to ban veggie firms from using meaty terms 20 Apr 18

Dean Best

Legislators in France have backed a bill banning suppliers of vegetarian foods from using terms associated with meat in the marketing of their food.


NPD Tracker - Noble Foods expands Happy Egg Co. offering; Unilever unveils reduced-salt version of Marmite; Sara Lee's snack-size frozen desserts in Australia; PepsiCo launches low-salt snack under Indian brand Kurkure 20 Apr 18

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Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts opens plant in Phoenix 19 Apr 18

Dean Best

Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts, the US-based maker of mochi ice cream, has opened a new plant in Phoenix.


Finland's Apetit elects Harri Eela as chairman with other changes at the board level 16 Apr 18

Simon Harvey

Finland-based vegetable foods producer Apetit has elected Harri Eela as chairman of the company and announced a change in its board of directors.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.



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