Food majors announce Q3 results

BRF profits rise on margin, sales growth

BRF has booked higher nine-month profits on the back of improved margins and higher sales. The Brazil-based food group said…

Croatia’s Atlantic Grupa cuts 2014 sales forecast

Croatia-based food company Atlantic Grupa has cut its sales forecast for 2014 as it battles a "challenging business environment". Atlantic…

Kellogg earnings beat forecast but sales pressured

Shares in Kellogg climbed today (30 October) after it booked third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street and company forecasts -…

Kraft earnings slide as sales volumes pressured

Kraft Foods Group has booked lower earnings in the first nine months of the year as one-off expenses, input costs…

Hershey lowers FY sales, earnings forecasts

Hershey today (29 October) cut its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings per share on the back of "mixed"…

Grupo Bimbo profits up on Canada Bread, lower costs

Mexico-based baker Grupo Bimbo has posted a 31% rise in nine-month earnings as sales were boosted by recently-acquired Canada Bread…

Mead Johnson earnings rise but shares slide

Mead Johnson, the US-based infant nutrition group, has booked an increase in third quarter sales and earnings but a narrow…

On the money: Spreads, ice cream top Unilever list of woes

Unilever's third quarter underlying sales growth missed analyst expectations as the Hellmann's maker reported its spreads segment was still struggling,…

Comment: Growth question hangs over refocused Premier

Premier Foods plc, the UK food group, appears to have a solid strategy in place - but whether it can…

Editor’s viewpoint: Boulder Brands should consider Smart Balance sale

Boulder Brands, the US spreads and gluten-free group, stunned the market yesterday (22 October) with a warning it would report…