just-food authors and correspondents
With 13 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.
Columns by Dean Best
Dean Best's views on the industry's hot issues.
Articles by Dean Best
Canada-based Maple Leaf Foods pointed to improved sales and margins in the first quarter of the year, as costs linked to a plant closure hit its bottom line.
Japanese giant Ajinomoto is to sell a plant in the US to local manufacturer Today's Foods.
Embattled French food holding company Financiere Turenne Lafayette has accepted a takeover offer from local pork giant Cooperl for its charcuterie business.
A2 Milk Co. today (26 April) gave an improved forecast for its infant formula sales, amid growth in Australia and through the e-commerce channel into China.
Ireland-based food group Glanbia has moved a step closer to selling a 60% stake in its domestic dairy products business.
UK-based private-label supplier Bakkavor is adding jobs at two domestic plants supplying retailer Marks and Spencer.
Ireland-based Glanbia today (26 April) reported higher first-quarter revenues, helped by growth from the company's ingredients business, amid falling volumes from its performance nutrition arm.
Deoleo, the Spain-based olive oil supplier, grew its sales and reduced its losses in the first quarter of 2017.
Dole Food Co. is looking to float on the stock market, four years after chairman and owner David Murdock took the the US-based produce group private.
Nestle today (25 April) announced plans to cut almost 300 jobs from its confectionery business in the UK.
- Danone's Q1: four things to learn
- Who will buy Danone's Stonyfield business?
- Nestle Q1 update: four things to learn
- Interview: Sir Kensington's on sale to Unilever
- Column: Why snacking is the new meal
- Tyson shops Sara Lee bakery, Kettle and Van's
- Nestle to cut UK confectionery jobs
- PepsiCo affirms full-year target as Q1 hits mark
- Tyson to buy burger-to-entree firm AdvancePierre
- Icelandic to sell Saucy Fish Co. owner Seachill