Kraft Foods Group Inc


  • March 2- Target Corp has zeroed in on seven grocery categories, including granola, yogurt and craft beer, to attract younger shoppers, urban dwellers, and Hispanics, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The changes would mean less shelf space for packaged food companies like Campbell Soup Co, General Mills Inc and Kraft Foods...

  • Feb 26- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc said on Thursday that its Dunkin' K-Cups will be available online and across retail stores in North America, a move that expands the doughnut chain's brand in the single-serve coffee market amid growing competition. Dunkin' K-Cups are available at present only in Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the United States.

  • Food companies, shoe stock may lead stealth rally Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Maintenance personnel check a Predator drone operated by U.S. Office of Air and Marine, before its surveillance flight near the Mexican border in March 2013 from Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Ariz.

    Brian Sullivan's newest "New Ideas" column looks at the stealth rally in stocks and why the outlook is so tasty for food stocks.

  • Longtime Johnsonville Sausage CEO retiring Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis.— The former president of Oscar Mayer will become the new CEO at Johnsonville Sausage. The current CEO, Ralph Stayer, has led the privately-owned Sheboygan Falls company for the last 47 years. Nick Meriggioli has spent more than 20 years at Kraft Foods, including the last 10 as president of Oscar Mayer.

  • Citigroup names Peter Henry to its board Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 8:23 AM ET

    Feb 17- Citigroup Inc said it had appointed emerging markets economist Peter Blair Henry as an independent director. Henry is the dean of New York University's Stern School of Business, the bank said in a statement. Henry, who is also on the board of Kraft Foods Group Inc, joined NYU in 2010 from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

  • Feb 13- J.M. Smucker Co said it expected its coffee business to get back on track later this year as bean prices stabilize and the company introduces smaller Folgers cans to win back customers it lost after raising prices. The company expects a modest decrease in net sales in the fourth quarter ending April as demand for its coffee products is likely to stay low due...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Friday, as the S&P 500 scaled a new intraday record, buoyed by upbeat German growth data. Equities have rallied this week after a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and Russia, and apparent progress on a deal on Greek debt in the euro zone. "The tape is news sensitive, the overall feel is that headline risk is waning and...

  • Germany grew 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter, more than double the expected 0.3 percent, pointing to a stronger 2015 for the region's biggest economy. "We actually had some better economic news out of the euro zone, obviously it all came from the strength in Germany, but nevertheless it was better," said Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global...

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    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Feb 12- Kraft Foods Group Inc said its chief financial officer and two other senior executives would leave the company, and the maker of Velveeta cheese and Oscar Mayer meats reported a quarterly loss due to a charge related to its pension plan. Chief Financial Officer Teri List-Stoll, Chief Marketing Officer Deanie Elsner and Chuck Davis, executive vice...

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  • Feb 12- Kraft Foods Group Inc said its chief financial officer and two other senior executives would leave the company, and it reported a quarterly loss mainly due to a one-time charge of $1.36 billion related to post-employment benefit plans. Chief Financial Officer Teri List-Stoll, Chief Marketing Officer Deanie Elsner and Chuck Davis, executive vice...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks closed sharply higher as investors cheered a deal between Russia and Ukraine, amid firming oil prices and strong earnings reports.

  • Looking for solid ground in Greece, US data Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 7:15 PM ET
    A man adjusts a Greek flag ahead of the visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels February 4, 2015.

    Europe will take central focus, as investors take in the latest developments on the Greek-euro zone standoff while eyeing U.S. data.

  • Feb 11- Mondelez International Inc, the maker of Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies, reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit and said it expects cost cuts to boost full-year adjusted operating margin this year. Like other companies in the food industry, Mondelez has faced sluggish markets in some of its key categories.

  • Kraft changes sweeteners in some Capri Sun products Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 10- Kraft Foods Group Inc said it was changing the formula for some of its Capri Sun drinks in response to parents' growing demands for simpler and more natural ingredients in children's beverages. The company said on Tuesday that it was replacing high-fructose corn syrup with sugar in its original Capri Sun drinks, a move that reduces the number of...

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  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Anielle Troyan, a call center worker in New York, shops at discount retailers such as Family Dollar for items like soap and detergent as well as groceries like Kraft macaroni and cheese and small-sized condiments. Customers like Troyan are one reason why Kraft Foods Group Inc reversed course after considering stopping the sale of single-serve...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- Hershey Co's announcement on Thursday that it will buy jerky maker Krave Pure Foods Inc reflects a growing appetite for healthy snacks in the United States, even those that were once considered gas station staples. According to Nielsen data released earlier this month, 30 percent of U.S. consumers specifically look for food that is high in...