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Premier Foods will close two of its bakery plants in the UK following lower consumer demand for bread.
Bakeries are under further raw material cost pressures following grain prices hitting a ten-year high last week.
Canada Bread has expanded its range of speciality breads within the UK, with an £18.75m (€27.7m) acquisition of premium bread La Fornaia.
Cereal giant Kellogg's has released a statement in response to the Which? campaign announced earlier this week that condemned the use of superheroes in advertising to children..
Net sales for Sara Lee increased 7.1 per cent to $12.3bn (€9.1bn) for the fiscal year 2007 from $11.5bn (€8.5bn) the previous year, the company has said.
Kraft may be selling the US based cereals business for as much as $3bn (€2.2bn), because of pressure from new legislation in regards to advertising to children, according to a...
Consumer watchdog Which? has launched a new campaign to oust cartoon characters from unhealthy snack advertising, claiming that superheros are being exploited to encourage kids to clamour for foods that...
The snacks industry has taken another hit this week after researchers suggest eating junk food during pregnancy and breastfeeding may lead to obese offspring.
Netherlands-based CSM said profit margins were affected by the increase in the price of raw materials, in its first half 2007 report.
The high calorie, low fibre dietary pattern associated with the Western diet are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer recurrence, says new research from the US.
Heinz's sales grew by 9 per cent in the quarter ended 2 August, the company said today in a trading statement.
In a sign that the UK's push to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions is working, McCain Foods has announced it will install wind turbines at its potato chip plant...
The global bread, rolls and biscuit markets are set to grow substantially by 2011, aided by demands for luxury products, according to two new reports from Datamonitor.
Japanese food group Mitsui is to acquire outstanding shares of Brazil-based Mltigrain, a move the firm says will help it meet growing demand for food throughout Asia.
Consumers are bombarded with an overload of nutritional advice and product marketing - be it from magazines, television shows, and product advertising - and without a degree in nutritional science,...
Significant improvements have been made in the nutritional profile of foods sold in schools, according to a new report issued by the School Nutrition Association (SNA).
Despite parents pressuring for more nutritional snacks, 70 per cent of children throw them away, according to a new survey in the US.
Barbara's Bakery has launched the first all natural snack bars combining fruit fillings and yogurt in a whole-grain crust, the company claimed today.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has cleared international food company Associated British Foods' acquisition of Indian food manufacturer Patak's.
Dutch-based bakery supplier CSM announced today its acquisition of UK-based Kate's Cakes in a deal worth £32.5m (€48m).
As the dust settles on this year's IFT Food Expo 2007 in Chicago, health and wellness and food safety came through as the star performers, and drivers for the future...
Operating income decreased for US-based Chiquita Brands International following lower results in the salads and healthy snacks segment, the company said.
Bakers in Bulgaria are predicting a 30 to 50 per cent rise in bread prices due to increased input costs, according to a recent market update.
Sales of chocolate biscuits in the UK fell 17 per cent between 2001 and 2006 as consumers made the switch to healthier varieties, according to new figures.