North American Grocery

Kraft boosts profits 5% in Q2, reaffirms outlook

Kraft boosts profits 5% in Q2, reaffirms outlook

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Kraft Foods reported a 5.4% rise in second quarter net profit, more than offsetting higher raw material costs and adverse effects of currency exchange rates, the company said on Thursday.

Road to the top: How the new Kraft bosses measure up

Road to the top: How the new Kraft bosses measure up

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Kraft Foods is set to split into two companies next year, with Irene Rosenfeld at the helm of a new $31bn global snacks firm and Anthony (Tony) Vernon to head the $17bn North American grocery company. FoodNavigator-USA looks at the paths they each took...

The snacks division will include 'three towers of power': candy and confectionery; cookies and crackers; and salted snacks

Analyst: No certainty Kraft split will unlock fresh value

By Elaine Watson

While the boss of Kraft Foods believes the whole of the business is worth less than the sum of its parts, it is by no means obvious that cutting it up and rearranging it will transform its growth prospects, according to one analyst.

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