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Dean Best

Dean BestBiography

With 11 years reporting on FMCG, Dean began at Wine & Spirit International in 2003 before joining just-drinks.com as news editor in 2005.

In April 2007, Dean crossed from drinks to food and became editor of just-food.com.

He has featured in national and international print titles from the BBC to Time magazine and on international broadcast outlets like the BBC and France 24.


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Dean Best's views on the industry's hot issues.

Articles by Dean Best

Darling Downs Fresh Eggs latest to come under scrutinyACCC launches action against Darling Downs Fresh Eggs 17 December 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has started proceedings against another local egg supplier - Darling Downs Fresh Eggs - over the marketing of free-range eggs.

Iglo to roll out MSC-certified ecolabel 17 December 2014

Frozen food maker Iglo Group will roll out the Marine Stewardship Council's ecolabel to its certified wild fish products in Europe in response to growing consumer demand for sustainably sourced fish.

Sugar and its role in obesity was under severe scrutiny in 20142014 in review: the year's most-read comment on just-food 17 December 2014

The raging debate over GMOs in the US, ongoing industry consolidation in the country, the fact promotions were not driving volumes in Europe and the scrutiny on sugar and obesity piqued our team's interest in 2014 - and yours, too.

Perky Jerky eyeing entry in ChinaPerky Jerky eyes China launch 17 December 2014

US jerky maker Perky Jerky has said it plans to enter China next month, its latest market in Asia.

Wessanen said deal would strengthen its R&D and production to help grow its existing businessWessanen to buy dairy-free drinks firm Abafoods 16 December 2014

Dutch food group Wessanen is to acquire Italian dairy-free drinks maker Abafoods for EUR52m.

Putin2014 in review: the year's most-read analysis on just-food 16 December 2014

Our analysis of the key developments and trends in emerging markets - both within the countries and how local companies are eyeing expansion - attracted your attention in 2014.

Mars invested US$60m in production lineMars adds Snickers production line to Dubai site 16 December 2014

Mars has added a Snickers production line to its chocolate factory in Dubai.

Podravka said closure would not have negative impact on sales in PolandPodravka to close plant in Poland 16 December 2014

Croatia-based food group Podravka is to shut a plant in Poland.

Bob Evans Farms reported lower half-year sales and profits earlier this monthBob Evans Farms CEO Davis resigns "by mutual agreement" 15 December 2014

US packaged food group and restaurant operator Bob Evans Farms has said CEO Steve Davis has resigned "by mutual agreement".

Nutroganics moves to buy US soy yoghurt firm Wholesoy 15 December 2014

US group Nutroganics has struck a deal to buy soy yoghurt firm Wholesoy & Co.

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