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Business Strategies

Hormel Foods Offers Insight into Planters, Q1 Volume Successes

March 13, 2024
Hormel has tapped into innovation and invested in exciting flavors and offerings for Planters and its other brands across all channels of business.
Industry Outlook

Hormel Foods Reports Volume Increases Across All Segments in Q1 Earnings

March 1, 2024
Better-than-expected performance in retail, foodservice and international business units drive strong results for the processor in the first quarter of fiscal 2024.

Jif Aims to Save Chicken Wings’ ‘Forgotten’ Side Partner in Super Bowl Promo

Feb. 6, 2024
Peanut butter brand on a mission to “Save the Celery” from being forgotten, neglected and wasted on the side of gameday platters.
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Mars Opens Global Research and Development Hub in Chicago

Jan. 18, 2024
The 44,000-square-foot, $42 million facility will help the company achieve its goal to double its snacking business in the next decade, the company says.
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Snack Foods

PepsiCo Sets New Sodium Reduction Targets for Convenient Foods Portfolio

Nov. 15, 2023
New nutrition initiatives will also focus on adding diverse ingredients to the portfolio, all in the name of improving consumer health.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Citation Capital Acquires Majority Interest in Snack Processor Cibo Vita

Oct. 12, 2023
Cibo Vita expects investment from private-equity firm to push growth while maintaining position at the forefront of innovation in the category.
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Second Nature Brands Snags Sahale Snacks from The J.M. Smucker Co.

Sept. 28, 2023
Michigan-based snack and treat processor adds Sahale for a reported $34 million price tag.
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Nestlé Divests Peanut Allergy Treatment Business

Sept. 5, 2023
Citing lower-than-anticipated demand, Nestlé Health Science sells Palforzia to Stallergenes Greer — only three years after acquiring the business.
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People on the Move

Hormel Foods Makes Key Retail Leadership Appointments

July 13, 2023
Scott Aakre, Lisa Selk, Natosha Walsh and Lynn Egner will step into new roles overseeing various aspects of the retail marketing and sales efforts for Hormel.
Beverage Products

Oatly Going Public as Coca-Cola Launches Oat Milk

April 21, 2021
The market for oat milk has the potential to be shaken up by a couple of major-player developments: A pioneer is going public, and Coca-Cola is getting into the act.

ADM Settles Peanut Price-Fixing Case

March 16, 2021
Archer Daniels Midland has agreed to pay $45 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of fixing prices for U.S. peanut crops.

Ingredient Round Up: December 2020

Dec. 21, 2020
Our editors selected the following food and beverage ingredient products to feature in our December 2020 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Bakery & Baked Goods

New Food and Beverage Product Rollout: November 2020

Nov. 20, 2020
Our editors selected the following food and beverage products to feature in our November 2020 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.