CORPORATE PROFILES

Aryzta AG
North American baking accounts for nearly half of company’s sales

Coca-Cola Company
New operating structure to involve three businesses

Dean Foods
Partial i.p.o. of WhiteWave-Alpro under way

ConAgra Foods
Frozen food adjacencies, international development and private label will drive growth

Flowers Foods
Seeking growth, management keeps foot to the pedal

Grupo Bimbo
Sharp focus on successful Sara Lee integration

Hershey Co
Five-year plan targets on five brands

Hillshire Brands Co
Growth opportunities for ‘new’ meat business

HJ Heinz Co
Company continues to focus on core brands and global growth

Dunkin Brands Group Inc
Newly public company makes earnings gains

Kellogg Co
Pringles acquisition sets company up to expand globally in snacks

Kraft Foods Inc
Company looks forward to future post spin-off

Frozen meals
Innovation may boost a stagnant category

General Mills
Restructuring program initiated to focus resources

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Panera Bread Co
Chain puts faith in menu innovation, shared leadership

PepsiCo Inc
Advertising investments build up brand names

Ralcorp Holdings Inc
Creation of center store private brand business initiated

Nestle SA
Keys remain on emerging markets, nutrition

Groupe Danone SA
European economy drags, but Greek yogurt surges in United States

Smithfield Foods Inc
Strategic shift is putting more resources into packaged meats business

JM Smucker Co
New product surge coming in current fiscal year

Snyders Lance Inc
Announces plans to bring Snack Factory into the fold

Campbell Soup
Bolthouse acquisition and focus on growth areas provide direction

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Category only lukewarm and looking for innovation

Starbucks Corp
Coffee chain expands in baked foods, juices

The Hain Celestial Group
Acquisitions drive growth in international ambient grocery

TreeHouse Foods Inc
Steadfast in its commitment to private label

Tyson Foods Inc
Focusing on accelerating, innovating and cultivating its business

Corporate Profiles is an annual round-up of the news and events that affected the food and beverage industry’s largest companies during the previous year.

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