SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

September 14, 2010 09:09 ET

Analyst Study on General Mills and Del Monte Foods -- Riddled With Challenges

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) - brings investors market knowledge on the aspects moving the processed & packaged goods stocks, and offers complete analytical research on companies like General Mills Inc. and Del Monte Foods Co. (NYSE: DLM). Register with today to gain full access to our complimentary research on these processed & packaged goods stocks.

Companies involved in processed and packaged goods have had mixed results in 2010, as the recession has kept consumer spending down, and poor weather conditions have affected production in some areas. Flooding in China and India have hindered production there, and has led to product and equipment damage. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to complimentary reports on processed & packaged goods industry; traders looking for analysis on General Mills Inc., Del Monte Foods Co. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for free at

Some companies in the industry like Del Monte Foods Co. have also seen profits decline as they have been providing big rebates to food retailers. The rebates, designed to bring consumers back to branded, normally higher priced alternatives, have worked. However, with the economy still showing signs of trouble, consumers are still pinching pennies. This has forced companies to maintain rebates in order to stay competitive. Investors can access free research on Del Monte Foods Co. now by signing up at

While rebates and weather problems have hindered the industry, acquisitions and emerging markets have helped counteract some of the negative pressure. Increasing market share while eliminating competitors has helped some companies bolster sales. Companies are also looking to emerging markets to increase sales of tried and tested products. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting companies in the processed & packaged goods industry.

Making the headlines in the industry in recent days is the battle to maintain rights to the Yoplait name brand by General Mills Inc. The company received a letter from Sodima which currently owns Yoplait Yogurt brand in which the latter is planning to cease its agreements with General Mills by 2012. Investors can register today at to download the full report on General Mills Inc.

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