Singapore-based Confetti Snacks’ fruitful venture in the US has given the firm a better understanding of differing consumer demands in the East and West, as well as a boost for its APAC expansion ambitions.
David Milner has been appointed as CEO of UK’s fastest growing branded bakery business and the country’s fifth largest bakery supplier – which surpassed the £100m turnover mark last year – with a business plan to double the company’s value within the...
Euromonitor International has identified 20 of the most influential megatrends to shape the world by 2030 with analysis on eight megatrends with the furthest-reaching impact on industries and consumers in the years to come.
The challenge of managing consumer packaged goods data has prompted two shopper data firms, Nielsen and Label Insight, to form an alliance to help manufacturers and retailers to make faster and more informed data-decisions to grow sales.
General Mills says US sales of Yoplait are booming, just a year after analysts expressed worries over the yogurt brand’s future – with the rebound driven by Greek and stripping out artificial ingredients, while the company sees clear potential for yogurt...
Grupo Bimbo’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) app is unlikely to spark interest among consumers but could prove valuable as a way to collate business efforts and differentiate, says an innovation expert.
It’s been a good week for JM Smucker: The company just announced the ‘small but important’ acquisition of Enray Inc., reported its ‘strongest first quarter earnings ever’, and continued to see stellar growth for the Uncrustables brand.
US bakery and international consumer goods manufacturer Sara Lee
has announced the sale of its European branded apparel business as
part of the company's bid to redefine its over-stretched product
portfolio and turn around its...
Another packaging company, another set of disappointing financial
results. This time it's consumer packaging specialist Huhtamaki,
which has reported earnings before interest, tax and amortisation
(EBITA) of €34 million in the...
Finnish packaging giant Metso has reached an agreement of the sale
of its Converting group to Swiss firm Bobst Group. The deal is
worth in the region of €75 million, and regulatory approval
processes have already been initiated.
Metso Corporation, the Finland-based processing machinery provider,
has decided to establish a financial service centre to centrally
handle the financial administration services of its Finnish units.
The move is part of efforts to...
Rexam, the UK-based global consumer packaging company, said it has
completed its exit from coated films and papers with the sale of
its weatherable films business in Lancaster, South Carolina, US,
according to a report from AFX News.
Consumers might be interested in healthy bakery products but are
still not buying enough to merit dramatic changes in the production
for the bakery industry, reports a recent poll carrried out by