Stories Tagged as
Consumers turn to cheaper packaged foods — even at higher new prices — for inflation relief
Food companies say they're dealing with inflation themselves.
Why private equity firms are hungry for old-school food brands
They aren't buying the food companies for the long run or the delicious taste.
Processed food companies find that consumer tastes are changing
It’s tough to be in the processed food business these days. The abrupt departure of the Campbell’s CEO after a bad quarterly earnings report highlights how difficult it is for these companies to shift their identities, with consumers seeking foods they consider healthier. How are processed food companies responding? Click the audio player above to […]
Campbell Soup Company woos consumers with more plant-based products
Earnings are out this today for the Campbell Soup Company, and investors are likely to hear more about the company’s move toward plant-based foods. Not only has the company been buying up specialty companies like juice maker Bolthouse Farms, but last month Campbell’s joined a new trade group, the Plant Based Foods Association. What’s behind […]
Campbell’s Soup is betting on a fusion of food and technology
Habit wants to use your DNA to create a personalized meal.
Fun Fact Friday: It's a soupy mess
We discuss the week that was and highlight a few fun facts from the week in news.
Campbell tries a new recipe for success
With lukewarm sales of soup, the company shifts focus to other products.
How food companies watch what you eat
Big data's where it's at in consumer analytics right now, but companies are also using anthropology and other social sciences to study us up close and personal.