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Consumers turn to cheaper packaged foods — even at higher new prices — for inflation relief

Dec 8, 2022
Food companies say they're dealing with inflation themselves.
While Campbell’s sales grew last quarter, its costs were also up 18%.
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This fourth-generation farmer cultivates new ideas

Aug 23, 2022
Amber Balakian went "to college thinking, 'I'm going to do something else and get away from everything.' I actually ended up coming back."
Amber Balakian, a co-owner of Balakian Farms in Fresno, California. "It's not always easy to make those changes ... but I think it's worth it in the end,” she says.
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As consumers buy fresher options, food giants like Kraft and Mondelez are scrambling

May 3, 2017
Quarterly earnings from several big food manufacturers will be announced this week, including the maker of Oreos and Ritz crackers, Mondelez. Kraft, Heinz and Kellogg will report their earnings later in the week. Packaged foods manufacturers have hit a rough patch in recent years as some consumers spurn big brands in favor of healthy, less […]

Why Campbell changed its mind on GMO labeling

Jan 11, 2016
The company became the first of Big Food to reverse its stance

Why sales of packaged or processed foods are declining

Mar 11, 2015
Packaged food companies' big brands are suffering as consumers opt for fresh food.