Over the last week, B&G Foods Inc., The Hershey Company, Pinnacle Foods, Sprouts Farmers Market and the Hormel Food Corporation each had quarterly earnings calls for analysts and investors. Here’s what the companies had to say about growth, road bumps and road maps for 2017.
Snyder’s-Lance Inc., Flowers Foods, Dean Foods Company and the Campbell Soup Company all held their quarterly earning calls last week. The company’s leaders spoke to gains, losses and lessons learned that they hope to apply to 2017.
Over the last two weeks, The Kellogg Company, Hershey Company, Hormel Foods Corporation, and Post Holdings all held quarterly earning calls and shareholder meetings. Though their brands and products span a myriad of grocery categories, each CPG giant saw growth and losses, and spoke to how it plans to move the needle for the remainder of the fiscal year.
General Mills’ Q1 2016 earnings call featured little talk of its legacy brands. Instead the company focused on its natural- and health-focused brands, and the call revealed much about its new product innovation pipeline, a revised focus for marketing and new attention to non-traditional grocery retailers.