U.S. Consumers Are Eating Nearly As Much Fresh Foods As 30 Years Ago 2015/07/21 Source: The NPD Group Turns out that Americans are eating their fruits and vegetables as well as other fresh foods and beverages, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. The percent of all in-home eating occasions that include fresh foods, like fruit, vegetables, and dairy items, is almost back to levels seen 30 years ago, according to NPD food consumption research.
Cal-Maine Foods turns a net loss as Avian influenza bites Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:11:00 GMT Source: just-food.com US egg supplier Cal-Maine Foods turned to a net loss in the year to June due to a drop in prices and demand, which was partly associated with the Avian influenza outbreak in 2015.
Ferrero 'mulling move for Nestle US candy unit' Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:57:00 GMT Source: just-food.com Ferrero, the Italy-based food group behind Kinder chocolate, is reportedly weighing up a move for Nestle's confectionery business in the US, which the world's largest food maker may be ready to sell.
Wessanen growth supported by shift to branded sales Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:57:00 GMT Source: just-food.com European health foods group Wessanen booked a jump in first-half sales and profits this morning (25 July) thanks to continued growth of its branded sales.
Foodservice Delivery Grows at the Expense of Restaurant Drive Thru 2016/07/21 Source: The NPD Group Foodservice delivery is the ultimate in dining convenience and is winning visits at the expense of restaurant drive thru, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Over the past four years, delivery has grown by 69 million visits (orders), while drive thru traffic fell by 128 million visits from May 2012 through May 2016, according to a recently released NPD report on foodservice delivery.
Fleury Michon forecasts drop in H1 EBIT Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:28:00 GMT Source: just-food.com French food group Fleury Michon has reported a decline in first-half turnover and said higher raw-material costs will put pressure on its half-year operating profit.