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P&G shares surge on strong results, higher product prices | Reuters

P&G shares surge on strong results, higher product prices | Reuters

The maker of Tide detergent and Oral-B toothpaste had told retailers during the quarter it planned to raise prices on “several products” in U.S. home care, oral care and personal care, Chief Financial Officer Jon Moeller said on a call to discuss earnings. On Thursday, Nestle (NESN.S) and Unilever (ULVR.L),< UNc.AS>, two of the world’s […]

Nestle plans to boost hiring in the US, price hikes possible | Fox Business

Nestle plans to boost hiring in the US, price hikes possible | Fox Business

Steve Presley, Nestle USA CEO, said on FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria” that job creation will include positions at the new headquarters in Arlington County as well as production facilities in the commonwealth. “We’ll have almost 2,000 employees in the state of Virginia between our corporate headquarters and our two factories,” he said. “There will […]

P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product | Reuters

P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product | Reuters

WANING PRICING POWER? Consumer goods makers and retailers are always in complex negotiations around pricing and promotions to suit their ambitions. If a manufacturer wants to take market share, it might discount; alternately, it may seek price increases to boost margins. Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, said trends suggested Unilever and some of […]

Ghana-Ivory Coast in strategic pact to tackle falling cocoa prices | GhanaWeb

Ghana-Ivory Coast in strategic pact to tackle falling cocoa prices | GhanaWeb

Ghana and Ivory Coast have teamed up in a strategic alliance to tackle falling prices of cocoa on the World Market. This was revealed at the Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire Joint Commission in a statement read by the CEO of Cocobod Joseph Boahen Aidoo, MyNewsGh.com covered. “The essence of this continuous dialogue cannot be overemphasized considering the […]

Nestle in Talks to End Supermarket Row as Pricing Pressures Build | US News

Nestle in Talks to End Supermarket Row as Pricing Pressures Build | US News

The spat is the latest sign of tension between retailers and suppliers. Manufacturers like Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble are grappling with changing consumer tastes towards healthier food and independent brands. They try to offset that by selling more higher-priced items, but the retailers are reluctant to put up prices as they face their […]

How Much Energy Can You Cram Into Your Halloween Candy? | WIRED

How Much Energy Can You Cram Into Your Halloween Candy? | WIRED

All candies are not equal; some might have more stuff in them that does not add to the total calorie value. But overall, there seems to be fairly nice correlation between candy mass and candy energy. From the graph, candy has an energy density around 22 megajoules per kilogram. But how does this energy density […]

Ohioans spend the least of any state in the country on Halloween candy, analysis says | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

Ohioans spend the least of any state in the country on Halloween candy, analysis says | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

A new analysis by Denver-based tech company Ibotta says people in the Buckeye State spend the least amount of money on Halloween candy nationwide. Shame on us. The analysis looked at 150,000 receipts for candy bought the week before Halloween in 2015 and 2016, revealing Oregonians as the most generous at Halloween, buying an average […]

Who has the lowest Halloween candy prices this year? | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

Who has the lowest Halloween candy prices this year? | WCPO Cincinnati, OH

Halloween candy season is here. But where should you buy it? 9 on Your Side checked bags of snack size candy at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Target, Meijer, and Kroger. We found slight price differences, though if you are buying 5 or more bags, the savings can really add up. Kroger has small bags of snack […]

Willy Wonka Strategy: World’s Top Cocoa Producers Strategize to Influence World Prices | Frontera

Willy Wonka Strategy: World’s Top Cocoa Producers Strategize to Influence World Prices | Frontera

According to the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), the industry has a global surplus of 371,000 tons of the agricultural commodity (DBA) this season. Ivory Coast alone is on track to produce a record 2 million tons of cocoa this year. According to Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture, the decline in the price […]

Falling cocoa prices threaten child labor spike in Ghana, Ivory Coast | Reuters

Falling cocoa prices threaten child labor spike in Ghana, Ivory Coast | Reuters

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A drop in global cocoa prices threatens to undermine efforts to stamp out child labor in Ghana and Ivory Coast, the world’s two biggest growers, as falling incomes could force farmers to send their children to work, charities said on Monday. More than two million children are estimated to work […]