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
Biostime International Holdings was another infant formula business operating in China to see its sales come under pressure in the first half of 2016 but expressed optimism the recent changes to regulation in the country on recipes and births would boost the sector from next year.
Bega Cheese, the Australia-based dairy group, said today (24 August) CEO Aidan Coleman has decided to retire early next year.
Fonterra, the New Zealand-based dairy group, is to expand its storage areas at a spreads plant in Australia to "keep up with growing demand".
Children aged two to 18 in the US should eat less than 25 grams of added sugars each day, the American Heart Association has recommended.
Indian dairy giant Amul is planning to set up an ice cream plant within 18 months in the western city of Pune.
Want Want China Holdings, the Hong Kong-listed food and beverage group, today (23 August) reported higher first-half profits despite a fall in revenue amid weaker sales of snack foods and from its combined dairy and drinks division.
A court in the US has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Amira Nature Foods stemming from allegations made last year that the rice supplier over-stated its revenue and used funds for personal use.
The decision by New Zealand meat co-operative Silver Fern Farms to sell half its business to Chinese peer Shanghai Maling has again been approved in a shareholder vote after a group of members opposing the deal called for a second ballot.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly studying whether US firm Hampton Creek violated regulations by not revealing it was buying its own vegan mayonnaise Just Mayo from stores.
2 Sisters Food Group will not cut jobs at a UK pizza plant facing the end of an own-label contract before the agreement expires in January, the Unite union has said.
- Nestle on China, candy, nutrition - analysis
- Why Jet.com purchase could boost Wal-Mart online
- What lies ahead for Tyrrells and Amplify?
- England child obesity plan should cheer industry
- Hain accounting issue rounds off problem year
- Mondelez buys rest of Vietnam snacks business
- Lotus Bakeries enjoys growth organically, via M&A
- Smucker cuts forecast as sales decline
- Emmi earnings grow but sales outlook lowered
- Unite outlines 2 Sisters stance on UK pizza site