Manufacturers feel commodity pressure

On the money: “Iconic” brands will help Kraft battle input costs – CEO

Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld has insisted that the US food giant's "very, very strong, iconic brands" and…

On the money: Commodities remain “major headwind” for PepsiCo

PepsiCo has said that it expects a "highly competitive environment" in 2011, with commodity costs remaining a "major headwind" for…

US: Ralcorp to “accelerate” price hikes to offset input costs

US cereal-to-pasta group Ralcorp Holdings is aiming to "accelerate" the rate at which it pushes through price increases to offset…

UPDATE: UK: Unilever’s Polk unfazed about commodity pressure

Unilever will increase its prices at a more "rapid rate" in 2011 as it continues to look to offset rising…