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Why General Mills’ home discomforts raise strategic questions

Why General Mills’ home discomforts raise strategic questions

General Mills' latest numbers have put the US food giant under scrutiny once more. Last week, the company reported lacklustre second-quarter sales and cut its forecasts for annual sales and earnings. The group's domestic business, which has been under pressure for a number of years now, saw sales fall, leading industry watchers to ponder what lies ahead in 2016 and beyond for the company. Dean Best reports.

Food industry quotes of the week – Kellogg, KitKat

Food industry quotes of the week – Kellogg, KitKat

This week, Kellogg announced plans to increase its exposure in Africa through a joint-venture with local player, Tolaram Foods. Elsewhere, Tyson Foods was once again in the spotlight over animal abuse allegations. Nestle lost its battle to trademark its KitKat product in the European Court of Justice Midamar pleaded guilty to allegations it mislabeled products for export as halal.

just-food’s pick – Natural Products Expo East 2015

just-food’s pick – Natural Products Expo East 2015

The natural products sector has waived in a seismic shift in the mainstream shopping habits of American consumers. This has attracted the attention of legacy brand manufacturers. But as the forces of big food look to cash in, SMEs have leveraged their agility to focus on delivering new products. Here is just-food's pick of some of the most exciting new products on show from SMEs at this year's Natural Products Expo East.

General Mills adds to Annie’s Mac & Cheese range

General Mills-owned natural and organic food group Annie's has expanded its range with the addition of five macaroni & cheese varieties. The company is launching: organic vegan shells and creamy…