Heather Jones, MD of food and agribusiness at BB&T Capital Markets Equity Research, identifies the latest U.S. food consumption trends.» Read More
Mars Inc. will expand its candy-making operation in Kansas.
The opening of a new Heineken manufacturing site on Sunday will mark the latest salvo in what is a brewing Asia beer war, the Financial Times reports.
July 9- Canadian food distributor Loblaw Companies Ltd said its employees in 69 stores in Ontario have voted to accept a six-year contract, and all ongoing and pending strikes have been canceled. Loblaw said the terms of the contract provide employees and the company "a fair deal and security." Strikes commenced on July 2 in nine stores and strikes scheduled to...
Albertsons files for an Initial Public Offering after being taken private nine years ago.
LONDON/ ATHENS, July 7- The cash economy emerging after the closure of Greece's banks is beginning to paralyze the country's vital olive oil industry as farmers demand cash for supplies that distributors are unable to pay. With the country's lenders at risk of default, Greece's half a million olive growers, many of them small family businesses, fear the banks will...
Hostess Brands has taken itself off the auction block and will pursue an IPO instead. - Reuters
J.M. Smucker cuts prices on its Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts packaged coffee.
ConAgra earnings are in line, but the stock is up as the company is getting out of its costly acquisition of Ralcorp and its private label food business.
Sysco terminates its merger agreement with both U.S. Foods and Performance Food Group.
WASHINGTON, June 23- Sysco Corp, the nation's largest food distributor, lost a battle with the U.S. government as a federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the company could not merge with its biggest competitor, US Foods, without a go-ahead from antitrust enforcers. "The FTC has shown that there is a reasonable probability that the proposed merger will substantially...
Can 13-year-old FreshDirect, a pioneer in online grocery delivery, survive the Silicon Valley onslaught of on-demand food and grocery apps?
Don't be the first to pass on higher costs, says diner owner Andrew Loucas.
Sysco said on Friday that a record U.S. outbreak of avian flu would limit its chicken and egg supply for nine to 18 months.
Sysco's CEO says the FTC, which is suing to block the company's merger with US Foods, has it all wrong.
Former Wall Street financier Chris Andersen has spent a lifetime raising money on Wall Street. Now he's raising pigs.
Emily restaurant owner Matthew Hyland banked on a local grower for the freshest basil—and immediately saw his profits take seed.
The change will affect more than 250 products across 10 brands, including Butterfinger, Nestle Crunch and Baby Ruth.
Having quality family time and your children eating healthily is key to families. Philippa Askham, founder of Sweetpea Pantry explains how it hopes to help this situation.
ConAgra Foods shares fell after it announced changes in management and cut its full year 2015 earnings forecasts.
For years, Hershey-owned Twizzlers have twisted the licorice market to its own desires. Now, Nestle wants a bite of that action.