Financial Review on Mondelez Intl. and HJ Heinz - Food Companies Looking to Revive Brands and Expand Into Emerging Markets
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NEW DELHI, INDIA, Nov 08 (Marketwire) -- Companies with operations in food products, such as Mondelez International and HJ Heinz, are generally relatively well insulated from economic turbulence as their products are primarily considered as necessary staples. However, the prolonged recession in Europe and ongoing sluggish state of the U.S. economy has been challenging for branded products as penny-conscious consumers opt for cheaper alternatives. In their search for growth, many companies are evaluating their current offerings with an eye to pare back non-performing brands and invest in innovation. Street-Wire posted its analysis on Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) and HJ Heinz Co. (NYSE: HNZ) at http://www.street-wire.com/register.php www.Street-Wire.com has brought together some of the best financial and technical minds from around the biggest economies globally so that you can have an array of free stock research and reporting. As the global economy continues to experience colossal strain, our researchers give you insight of how big players in different key sectors and industries of the American exchanges are faring. Sign up now at http://www.street-wire.com/register.php The challenges in developed markets have also been driving many large food companies to increase their focus and presence in fast growing emerging markets. In Asian and South American markets a fast expanding middle-class is boosting demand for convenient and branded packaged food, creating huge potential for growth. Our financial analysis on HJ Heinz Co. can be accessed at http://www.street-wire.com/HMZ08112012.pdf Although emerging markets bode well, rising input costs, including commodity and labor expenses, have been a headwind for the industry. As margins come under increasing pressure, industry players have been forced to implement price increases and boost efficiency with cost-cutting programs. Mondelez International, the snack business of what was before Kraft Foods Inc., released its 3rd quarter results yesterday. Mondelez's financial analysis available at http://www.street-wire.com/MDLZ08112012.pdf About Street-Wire: Street-Wire aims to satisfy our new members with timely knowledge and to provide veteran traders with innovative and cognitive content when it comes to investing. We believe learning is a two-way channel, and we learn from our members as much as we provide them with what they need to make sense of the markets. We strive to introduce investors to new analytical viewpoint before the market becomes aware of them. Read our Disclaimer http://www.street-wire.com/disclaimer.html Contact Person: Anthony K. Merchant Communications Executive firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright 2012, Marketwire, All rights reserved. -0-