Food Business News - January 26, 2016 - (Page 1)

FOODBUSINESS NEWS January 26, 2016 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Hain Celestial under pressure in the U.S. Global turmoil clouds Unilever's outlook LONDON - Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever, didn't mince words when discussing the global economic environment and his company's financial results during fiscal 2015. "Not to make you all cry, but just to be realistic, this is a tough environment we are facing," he told financial analysts in a conference call on Jan. 19. "It's tough out there. There's no doubt about it. It would be irresponsible to assume that it's getting better right now." Noting that the beginning of 2016 has seen some volatile markets around the world, Mr. Polman said low commodity prices are not helping emerging markets, which have seen large outflows of capital. "If China cools down a little more than Continued on Page 10 Competition spurring yogurt innovation ilkfat tastes good. It is satisfying and, when partnered with the complete protein found in cow's milk, it's a nutritious, satiating ingredient. That is what consumers are finding as they explore new full-fat options in the evolving yogurt case. Whole milk yogurt (Greek and nonGreek), with 9% share of retail yogurt volume sales, is the fat-content segment experiencing the greatest growth, according to data from Chicago-based Continued on Page 31 M Story on Page 18 St D.O.J. toughens stance on foodborne illness accountability he U.S. Department of Justice in recent weeks initiated criminal investigations in connection with foodborne illness outbreaks involving Chipotle T Mexican Grill, Denver, and Blue Bell Creameries L.P., Brenham, Texas. The investigations reflected a more aggressive stance taken by the D.O.J. aimed at holding executives accountable should it be determined they defrauded the public in responding to a foodborne illness outbreak or even knowingly distributed contaminated products. Blue Bell Creameries in April 2015 recalled all of its ice cream products because of Listeria contamination that led to three deaths and multiple illnesses across several states. The company began to manufacture and ship ice cream again in August 2015 after receiving an okay from regulators and since has been gradually shipping ice Continued on Page 24 ®

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Business News - January 26, 2016

Food Business News -- January 26, 2016
Global turmoil clouds Unilever’s outlook
D.O.J. toughens stance on foodborne illness accountability
Dairy Business News - Competition spurring yogurt innovation
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Food uncertainty in zero-rate era end
Jelly Belly sees opportunities in organic
Dang Foods adds onion chips to portfolio
Enjoy Life Foods on the cusp of enjoying greater growth
Bone broth debuts in a K-cup format
Brynwood Partners to acquire Sunny Delight Beverages
Krave founder in new food endeavor
A long road ahead for Chipotle
Oberto Brands to streamline operations
Hain Celestial under pressure in the U.S.
Inventure expands in frozen food
Kroger remains Wall Street darling
Wal-Mart to close 269 stores
Market Insight - Sugar intake in the spotlight
Ingredient Trends - Savory Flavors sliding into sweet applications
Ingredient Innovations - Egg replacer revelations
U.S.D.A. detects avian influenza in turkeys
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Iran likely to remain market largely lost to U.S. wheat
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - January 26, 2016