CORPORATE PROFILES

Aryzta AG
North American baking accounts for nearly half of company’s sales
Campbell Soup Co.
Bolthouse acquisition and focus on growth areas provide direction
ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Frozen food adjacencies, international development and private label will drive growth
Dean Foods Co.
Partial i.p.o. of WhiteWave-Alpro under way
Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc.
Newly public company makes earnings gains
Flowers Foods, Inc.
Seeking growth, management keeps foot to the pedal
General Mills, Inc.
Restructuring program initiated to focus resources
Groupe Danone S.A.
European economy drags, but Greek yogurt surges in United States
Gruma S.A.B. de C.V.
Economic slowdown, currency fluctuations affect profitability
Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V
Sharp focus on successful Sara Lee integration
H.J. Heinz Co.
Company continues to focus on core brands and global growth
Hillshire Brands Co.
Growth opportunities for ‘new’ meat business
J.M. Smucker Co.
New product surge coming in current fiscal year
Kraft Foods Inc.
Company looks forward to future post spin-off
Nestle S.A.
Keys remain on emerging markets, nutrition
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
Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Strategic shift is putting more resources into packaged meats business
Snyder’s-Lance, Inc.
Announces plans to bring Snack Factory into the fold
Starbucks Corp.
Coffee chain expands in baked foods, juices
The Coca-Cola Company
New operating structure to involve three businesses
The Hain Celestial Group
Acquisitions drive growth in international ambient grocery
The Hershey Co.
Five-year plan targets on five brands
The Kellogg Co.
Pringles acquisition sets company up to expand globally in snacks
TreeHouse Foods, Inc.
Steadfast in its commitment to private label
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Focusing on accelerating, innovating and cultivating its business

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