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Late Thanksgiving cools Campbell soup sales as grocers delay shipments

04 Dec 2019

Campbell Soup Co on Wednesday missed quarterly sales estimates after a late Thanksgiving delayed soup shipments, and lowered its fiscal 2020 sales forecast to account for the sale of its European chips business.

Many Americans' Thanksgiving dream: a faux turkey in every pot

26 Nov 2019

When American vegetarians, pescetarians and flexitarians sit down at the Thanksgiving table this week, there's one thing many agree they would be thankful for: a tasty, plant-based alternative to turkey. | Video

Lawsuit claims Burger King's Impossible Whoppers are contaminated by meat

18 Nov 2019

Burger King was sued on Monday by a vegan customer who accused the fast-food chain of contaminating its meatless "Impossible" Whoppers by cooking them on the same grills as its traditional meat burgers.

Burger King picks Unilever to make plant-based Whoppers in Europe

12 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Burger King on Monday rolled out a meat-free version of its Whopper burger in 25 European countries, using patties made by Unilever Plc to strengthen its foothold in the exploding market for plant-based food served in restaurant chains.

Exclusive: Beyond Meat eyes production in Asia before the end of 2020

07 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Beyond Meat Inc aims to start production in Asia before the end of next year, as it gets closer to selling its popular plant-based meat products in China, Executive Chairman Seth Goldman told Reuters.

Procter & Gamble, rivals take refills into beauty aisle

01 Nov 2019

LONDON/CHICAGO Under pressure to reduce environmental waste from single-use containers, major consumer companies including Procter & Gamble Co , Unilever Plc and The Body Shop are rolling out more products in refillable form.

Kraft Heinz beats profit estimates, plans to boost marketing; shares surge

31 Oct 2019

Kraft Heinz Co will spend more on marketing for key brands widely thought to have been neglected after reporting on Thursday that lower costs helped it beat third-quarter profit expectations, sending shares up 13% in midday trading.

Oreos maker Mondelez raises outlook on emerging markets demand

29 Oct 2019

CHICAGO Ritz crackers-owner Mondelez International Inc raised its 2019 sales forecast on Tuesday after reporting a 1.1% rise in third-quarter revenue, driven by higher demand in emerging markets where Mondelez has been ramping up investment.

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