Consolidation continues while Nestlé stars in Rabobank dairy survey

In its latest survey of the world’s largest dairy companies, Rabobank highlights the trends affecting the giants of one of the world’s most dynamic food sectors. While the top five dairy players continue to drive consolidation and maintain a firm hold on their positions, elsewhere there is much movement. Chinese players Yili and Mengniu continue […]

It is a Mondelez world for Kraft

Kraft Foods of the US plans to change its corporate name to Mondelez International. “Mondelez” (pronounced mohn-dah-LEEZ’) is a newly coined word that evokes the idea of “delicious world,” the firm says.

Danone has new research VP

Jean-Philippe Pare, currently President of Kraft Foods France, will be taking up the position of executive vice president, research and development, with Danone on 2 May, also becoming a member of the executive committee. He will replace Sven Thormahlen, who has decided to move on to a new professional challenge. Heading up a staff of […]

Retail pizza market on upswing, Innova reports

The foodservice sector is one of the strongest areas for the pizza market in most countries, but retail sales of chilled and frozen lines are showing good growth as a result of ongoing product and promotional activity, often focusing on producing restaurant-quality options for in-home consumption, according to a recent report from Innova market Insights, […]

Breyers appoints new CEO

James Nolan has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of US company Breyers Yogurt. He will succeed Chuck Marcy, who has been CEO since 2005. In a statement, Marcy expressed pride in the “significant progress the company has made” and confidence in its future success under Nolan’s leadership. Nolan is joining Breyers Yogurt […]


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