CAGNY 2012: Food giants reflect on trading challenges

Quote, unquote: the highlights from CAGNY 2012

CAGNY, the annual industry investment conference in the US, was once again full of debate on the challenges and opportunities…

CAGNY: Heinz open to Pfizer baby-food morsels

Heinz chief executive Bill Johnson has suggested the US food giant would be interesting in buying any assets that could…

CAGNY: PepsiCo keeps eye firmly on snacks growth

PepsiCo will ramp up the money it spends on advertising and marketing snacks worldwide by 20% this year. Speaking at…

CAGNY: Kellogg bullish over US cereal prospects

Kellogg chief John Bryant has insisted the US cereal giant can grow its core business in its domestic market after…

CAGNY: Kellogg hopes to exploit Pringles in emerging markets

The acquisition of Pringles can help Kellogg build its cereal business in more emerging markets, the US company has claimed.…

CAGNY: Mead Johnson confident despite US challenge

Infant nutrition company Mead Johnson has reiterated it expects to see "strong growth" in 2012, despite challenges that look set…

CAGNY: ConAgra to launch frozen Greek yoghurt

ConAgra Foods is set to launch a frozen Greek yoghurt in the US to tap into growing demand for the…

CAGNY: ADM chief executive outlines benefits of job cuts

Archer Daniels Midland chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz has claimed the US agribusiness giant's decision to cut over 1,000 jobs…

CAGNY: Campbell CEO Morrison sees new “culture of food”

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison has claimed the food industry has been slow to respond to a seismic shift…

CAGNY: Smucker plans foray into speciality nut butters

US peanut butter maker JM Smucker has revealed that it is planning to branch out into speciality nut butters, with…