A dip in profits for US cereal giant General Mills highlights the
rising threat of private label competition on the cereal market,
making branded players work harder to justify higher prices to
consumers, writes Chris Mercer.
Cereal and snack producer Kellogg will have the edge over
arch-rival General Mills over the next few years as superior
innovations in the premium health sector and a more focused product
portfolio drive the firm forward, writes Chris...
Frozen and chilled baked goods are the leading lights among US firm
General Mills' bakery and cereal products as the company begins a
tentative recovery against high raw materials costs, writes
General Mills is the latest food manufacturer to report a decline
in net profit this year, and again the blame goes on raw material
price hikes and fierce competition in the retail sector writes