Many food manufacturers will have ‘uncomfortable conversations’ with their retail customers in the next six months, predicted Clive Black

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Food price cuts may be on way as inflation returns

By Noli Dinkovski

Food manufacturers need to think strategically if they want to avoid the threat of retailers demanding price cuts as inflation returns, a leading City analyst has warned.

Hilton Food Group's operating profits rose by 25.7%

Hilton Food Group’s profits rise 25%

By James Ridler

Meat processor Hilton Food Group has reported a 25.7% growth in operating profit to £17.3M in its interim results for the 28 weeks to July 17 2016.

Glanbia's strong performing nutritional arm has helped it secure a sixth year of growth

Glanbia continues growth with earnings to £214M

By Laurence Gibbons

Nutritional food manufacturer Glanbia has recorded double-digit growth for the sixth consecutive year, with earnings before interest, depreciation, tax and amortisation (EBITDA) up 10.5% to €271M (£214M) for the 52 weeks to January 2 2016.

A Weakening of the Euro has hit ABF's operating profit

ABF profit hit by £30M by weakened euro

By Laurence Gibbons

Associated British Foods (ABF) has revealed its adjusted operating profit will fall for the 52 weeks to September 12, by at least £30M, due to a significant weakening of the euro.

Hilton Food Group's prospects look good, despite a fall in sales to £1.1bn, said Shore Capital

Hilton will benefit from a recovery in Tesco’s fortunes

By Nicholas Robinson

Hilton Food Group is expected to share in the recovery of its biggest customer Tesco, which is now putting in place plans to compete against hard discounters Aldi and Lidl, according to City analysts.

Food Ingredients Europe hit the headlines on Twitter

Food Ingredients Europe – top tweets from Frankfurt

By Laurence Gibbons

Food ingredients Europe (FiE) – one of Europe’s leading food ingredients shows – is taking place in Frankfurt, Germany this week. Here, we capture a flavour of the top trends, news and views, as reported in only 140 characters, on the social network platform...


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