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BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 18- U.S. packaged foods group General Mills is looking to expand its business in faster-growing emerging markets, it said on Tuesday, as growth in its home market remains weak.
As one of the world's largest makers of consumer food products, the Minneapolis- based company has hefty buying power in the marketplace for corn, soy, sugar, oats, and other commodities needed for its packaged food products.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb 18- U.S. packaged foods group General Mills is looking to expand its business in faster-growing emerging markets, it said on Tuesday, as growth in its home market remains weak. "We continue to look at tuck-in opportunities around the world," Chief Executive Ken Powell said on Tuesday at a conference in Boca Raton, Florida.
The portion of households reporting purchases of gluten-free food products to Nielsen hit 11 percent last year, rising from 5 percent in 2010. The NYT reports.
*Wellness is "major, major platform of growth"- Nestle CEO. LONDON, Feb 13- Swiss food giant Nestle's deeper dive into healthcare by taking over the dermatology joint venture it had with L'Oreal suggests further deals in the space are likely.
After a public backlash, Subway said it will remove a chemical commonly found in yoga mats and shoe rubber from its sandwich bread.
Feb 6- Kellogg Co, the world's largest maker of breakfast cereals, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales for cereals fell for the third time in a row in North America.
Investors are riding the dividend rally. But experts caution they should steer clear of high-yielding stocks sensitive to rising interest rates.
NEW YORK, Jan 17- If early reports are any indication, more U.S. companies may be missing the mark on profits this season than investors have become accustomed to. But 50 percent have missed analysts' earnings estimates, compared with the long-term average of 63 percent for a full reporting period, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Jan 13- The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents more than 300 food companies, is preparing a petition to the chief U.S. food safety regulator and a push in Congress to require changes in oversight and labeling of new genetically modified foods, an association leader said Monday.
In May 2010, 16 of the biggest food and beverage companies, from Coca-Cola Co to Kraft Foods Group, pledged to remove 1 trillion calories from the U.S. marketplace by 2012 and 1.5 trillion by 2015, compared with a 2007 baseline. In fact, as of 2012 they sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories, found an analysis by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
An effort by food and beverage companies to remove calories from the products they sell in the U.S. has far exceeded its five-year goal.
In May 2010, 16 of the nation's biggest food and beverage companies, from Coca-Cola Co to Kraft Foods Group, pledged to remove 1 trillion calories from the U.S. marketplace by 2012 and 1.5 trillion by 2015, compared with a 2007 baseline.
America's wealthiest philanthropists donated a total of more than $3.4 billion to charity, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dominic Chu discuss.
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General Mills said it has stopped using genetically modified ingredients in its Cheerios as the U.S. branded foods manufacturer hopes the move will firm up customer loyalty.
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