Kelllogg attributes acquisition of Chicago protein bar RXBar for profits

USA – Kellogg’s, an American multinational food-manufacturing company, has attributed the acquisition of the Chicago protein bar RXBar for its continued sales reports. According to CNBC, Kellogg bought the River North-based company last fall for US$600 million, a hefty price tag that conveyed both the potential that Kellogg saw in RXBar and also Kellogg’s desire…

Kelloggs introduces improved cereal bags after insect infestation in Singapore packs

SINGAPORE - Kellogg’s, an American multinational food-manufacturing company, has introduced improved cereal bags following an insect infestation in several packs of Kellogg’s Special K cereal bought in Singapore. In a statement, Kellogg’s assured the public that their “number one priority” is the quality of their food. "Our strong quality programmes identified that a small number…

FDA says sale of recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal still ongoing

USA - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has announced that the recalled Kellogg Co Honey Smacks cereal was still being sold at retail outlets and warned consumers not to purchase the product, according to Reuters. Kellogg company had voluntarily recalled an estimated 1.3-million cases of its Honey Smacks cereal in the US over potential…

Kellogg recalls Honey Smacks cereal in US potentially contaminated with Salmonella

USA - Kellogg company has voluntarily recalled an estimated 1.3-million cases of its Honey Smacks cereal in the US over potential of having been contaminated with Salmonella. According to a statement on their website, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Kellogg has launched an investigation with the third-party manufacturer who produces Honey…

Kellogg Company announces leadership changes in the North American and European regions

USA - Kellogg Company, an American multinational food-manufacturing company, has announced two leadership changes to help drive the company's growth strategy in the North American and European regions. According to the company, the leadership changes will involve Chris Hood, currently President of Kellogg Europe, who was named President, Kellogg North America reporting to Chairman and…

Kellogg’s exits Venezuela placing blame on country’s ‘economic crisis’

USA - The US-based multinational food manufacturing company, Kellogg’s has announced it has pulled out of Venezuela citing the country’s economic hard times that were characterized by hyper-inflation and strict price controls. According to FoodBev, the company’s product distribution in Venezuela had been suspended and the license agreement for the use and commercialization of its…

Kellogg’s snacks push sales 5% high, bets big on Africa

USA - Kellogg Co. has reported 5% increase in sales to US$3.40 billion lifted by snacks category including Pringles chips and protein bars and strength in emerging markets where it announced a more than US$400 million investment in West Africa, according to Thomson Reuters. Overall sales were higher than the expected US$3.30 billion and the…

Kellogg’s to invest US$420m for a stake in the Nigerian Tolaram Africa Foods

NIGERIA - Kellogg’s announced it was investing US$420 million for an unknown stake in the Tolaram Africa Foods (TAF), a packaged foods manufacturer for the Nigerian and Ghana market as the US food and cereals company seeks to strengthen itself in the continent. The acquisition, announced in its first-quarter financial report will strengthen its position…

Kellogg enters UK organic and vegan foods market

UK – Kellogg, an American multinational food manufacturing company, is set to enter the UK organic and vegan foods market with a new range of plant-based cereals under the W.K.Kellogg brand. According to the company, the five-strong range will be ‘completely unique to the cereal market, offering differentiated natural flavours at an accessible price point’.…

Kellogg appoints Steven Cahillane as CEO, as John Bryant retires

USA - Kellogg Company’s Board of Directors has unanimously elected Steven A. Cahillane as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer as the current CEO John Bryant decides to retire. Cahillane who recently served as the President and CEO of Nature's Bounty, the manufacturer, marketer and specialty retailer of health and wellness products, since 2014 where…