An economic analysis of the impact of requiring higher nonfat solids in fluid milk has shown consumers would benefit from the additional nutrients with little impact on the price of a gallon of milk in...

The United Fresh Produce Association is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to immediately pass the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, legislation that will reauthorize all child nutrition programs. It...

The president and CEO of Wal-Mart US Bill Simon has detailed the retail giant’s shifting strategy, which was hinted at in its second-quarter results last month.Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Retail...

Canadian c-store retailer Couche-Tard has hit out at the “outrageous” tactics of US takeover target Casey’s General Stores, which has secured financing for a share buyback in a bid to...

Kellogg said yesterday (29 July) that it saw net earnings decline 15% in the second quarter of 2010 due to the competition in the US cereals business and the impact of a product recall last month. The...

US grocery retailer A&P on Friday (23 July) named its second chief executive in six months after appointing former OfficeMax executive Sam Martin to replace Ron Marshall.Martin succeeds Marshall, who...

US snack maker Lance has signed an agreement to merge with pretzel firm Snyder’s of Hanover.The deal, announced last night, will combine the two firms in a stock-for-stock merger of equals that will...

At Sunday morning’s keynote session of the 2010 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo┬«, incoming IFT President Bob Gravani and President-Elect Roger Clemens announced...

Delhaize has announced that its US banners will operate under a new sustainable seafood sourcing programme.The Belgian retailer’s Hannaford, Sweetbay, Bottom Dollar Food and Food Lion family of banners...

Campbell Soup Co. has said it sees opportunities for M&A to add to its “meal makers” business as the US food group looks to ramp up growth in emerging markets.Speaking at a meeting with...