MarketWatch Food - June 2011

Date: June 1, 2011
Pages: 28
US$ 400.00
Publisher: Datamonitor
Report type: Brief Review
Delivery: E-mail Delivery (PDF)
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MarketWatch Food - June 2011

The Food MarketWatch contains the latest news, analysis, and opinion, covering all of the month's major issues including new products and innovations, mergers and acquisitions, and marketing and regulatory issues. It covers the period from April 15 to May 14, 2011.

Features and benefits
  • Enhance your understanding of trends in the food industry by accessing the latest news and insight.
  • Drive product ideation by studying the latest food industry innovations from around the world.
  • Track competitor activity via the latest news on mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and company expansions.


Much criticized for their low nutritional value, lunch snacks for kids could be finding their feet as a healthier proposition with innovative vegetable-related launches arriving on the market. Other products to feature in this month's roundup of interesting food launches are novel crispbreads and new formulations in the ice cream category.

Your key questions answered
  • What have been the key developments and trends in the food industry in April and May 2011?
  • What are the major new product and packaging developments in this sector that I need to be aware of?



News in brief


New food review: kids’ snacks discover their healthy side
Yogurt, April 2010 to March 2011: top flavors in new products in Asia Pacific
New food launches by category, January to March 2011: confectionery on the rise in South and Central America
Product claims: new food launches in Europe, January to March 2011


Earl of Sandwich: is heritage the key to sandwich bar success?
Walmart: trialing online grocery delivery in California
Kraft Foods: expanding in rapidly growing area of Northeastern Brazil


  Cargill Q3 net earnings increase 23%
  Huddle House names CEO
  Unilever confirms settlement with European Commission on Environmental Practice
  Chr. Hansen extends two production plants in South America and Europe
  Nestle Q1 sales decreases
  McDonald's to hire 50,000 managers and crew
  Cargill to invest $25 million at Hales Point grain elevator near Halls
  Danisco launches HOWARU Balance probiotic supplement
  McDonald's introduces two new McChicken sandwiches
  Green Mountain and ConAgra announce Swiss Miss in K-Cup portion packs
  McDonald's Q1 net income increases 11%
  Kellogg exceeds targets for waste reduction
  Kraft Foods enters into licensing agreement with Medisyn Technologies
  Dole Food sells Rainforest Alliance Certified bananas
  Dr Pepper Snapple Group Q1 profit increases
  CPW to invest CHF35 million for new breakfast cereals factory in Malaysia
  Hershey Q1 net income increases
  Tate & Lyle to market and distribute BioVittoria's monk fruit in US
  Premier Foods CEO to retire
  Safeway Q1 net income decreases
  Ralcorp Q2 profit surges
  YoCream International launches Activia Frozen Yogurt
  Fresh Del Monte Produce Q1 net income increases
  The Hain Celestial reports higher Q3 net income, updates guidance for 2011
  Nestle launches Aero Biscuit in UK and Ireland
  Kellogg Q1 profit decreases
  Domino's Pizza Q1 net income up
  Chiquita Brands reports higher Q1 profit, provides outlook for 2011
  TreeHouse Foods reports higher Q1 net income, provides guidance for 2011
  Kraft Foods reports lower Q1 profit, provides outlook for 2011
  Sara Lee reports net income in Q3, provides outlook for 2011
  Zhongpin Q1 net income up
  Dabur India launches Hajmola Mint Masti
  Hindusthan Unilever annual profit up
  Skinny Cow launches confectionery products in US
  Northern Foods group finance director and acting CEO to leave
  ConAgra announces new line of natural peanut butter spreads from Peter Pan
  Rocky Mountain Chocolate Q4 profit down
  Kellogg to launch Rice Krispies gluten free cereal
  Mars launches 3 MUSKETEERS bar
  Tesco names new chairman
  Lunchables introduces new line
  Sainsbury's to re-brand own-label products under new banner
  Synear Food Q1 profit decreases


Dole Food sells Rainforest Alliance Certified bananas
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