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Mondelēz resolves French retailer backlash over wholesale price hikes but loses some distribution in the process

French trade dispute dents Mondelēz Q3 earnings

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Mondelēz International third-quarter earnings fell 11% compared to last year due to disputes with French retailers over wholesale pricing changes and 'soft' developed market demand.

Mondelez-owned Carte Noire, launched in Australia and The Netherlands last October, is on track to become a $1bn brand

'Snacks powerhouse' unveils plan to shrink beverage business

‘Terrific coffee growth!’ But Mondelez spits out Tassimo not Trident

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Mondelez CEO Irene Rosenfeld insists the firm’s coffee interests backed by brands such as Tassimo are ‘very attractive’ but says the deal to shrink its beverage business fits a core snacks focus.

Slower US population growth driven by hispanic people will create a fragmented retail space, says RetailNet

Dispatches from the NCA State of the Industry Conference in Miami

What the future holds: The 2020 retail landscape

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectionery companies will need to adapt to a rapidly changing retail landscape as ethnic minorities lead population growth in the developed US market.

You had me at Hello: Lindt sales driven by innovations and volume growth

Lindt says Hello to 2013 sales gains

By Oliver Nieburg

Lindt & Sprüngli has reported 8% growth in its 2013 sales driven by higher volumes and innovations such as its Hello brand.

Nestlé 9-month sales up 11%

Emerging markets continue to drive Nestlé sales

By Oliver Nieburg

Food and nutrition giant Nestlé has reported improved sales in its 9-month results driven by growth in emerging markets, but Q3 was a little slower than last year.

Nestlé posts 7.1% confectionery growth in Q1

Nestlé posts 7.1% confectionery growth in Q1

By Oliver Nieburg

Nestlé has recorded 7.1% growth for its confectionery business in its first quarter (Q1) results released today driven by emerging chocolate markets such as Latin America and Asia.

Food packaging to aid aluminium’s global surge

Food packaging to aid aluminium’s global surge

By Rory Harrington

Increasing use of aluminium food and beverage packaging in developing countries will be one factor behind a possible surge in global demand for the material, said one industry leader.