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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...

How will brands engage in post-trust era?

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer found levels of trust in the US general population have declined by the largest margin the survey has eve...

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...

Latest Interviews

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group adds brands in UK growth push - interview 3 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group last month moved again to expand its business in the UK, snapping up Lizi's granola owner The Good Carb Food Company. The deal was the first since Pioneer renamed its UK arm in September and announced "ambitious expansion plans" for the market. just-food’s Simon Harvey spoke with Jonathon Thorn, the chief executive of Pioneer’s UK unit, about the company’s plans in the country.


UK breakfast firm Moma Foods adds overseas push to growth plans - interview 23 Nov 2017

Dean Best

UK-based, oats-focused business Moma Foods is more than a decade old and, after carving out a foothold domestically, is starting to strategically look at growing its fledgling positions in its overseas markets. Dean Best spoke to Moma Foods managing director Pete Joubert to find out more.

Latest News

CAGNY 2018 – JM Smucker aims to boost growth with snacking division initiative 23 Feb 18

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 18

Dean Best

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


NPD Tracker - Nestle launches KitKat Senses in UK; General Mills to take Oui yogurt concept across pond; Danone launches Mmmh! puddings in Spain; Orkla unveils Superpasta 23 Feb 18

just-food.com

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


CAGNY 2018 - Hain Celestial's return to growth in US delayed by a year 22 Feb 18

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.


ABF chairman Charles Sinclair to step down 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Charles Sinclair, the chairman of Kingsmill, Patak's and Ryvita owner Associated British Foods, is to step down from the role in April.


J.P. Bilbrey to step down as Hershey chairman 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

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

Latest blogs

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.


"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit 10 Jan 18

Dean Best

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in the industry.



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