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M&A Watch: Emmi shareholders should consider sale

The recent sale of Italian unit Trentinalatte confirms growth through acquisition is not something Emmi is always successful at. Would, Stef...

Comment: Competition to rise on whey investments

Arla Foods is wise to invest in its whey protein production capacity. However, the company is far from alone in pursuing this strategy, with...

Spotlight: What could be impact of Russia's ban?

In a tit-for-tat move, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a year-long ban on on food imports from countries participating in the imp...

Eyeing Egypt: Why firms are queueing up to invest

A new president and a revised investor law for Egypt appears to be restoring business confidence. Last month three food and beverage giants...

Latest Interviews

just-food interview part 2: Agropur CEO 29 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Few food companies, if any, have been as acquisitive as Canadian dairy co-operative Agropur in recent quarters. And the group's M&A activity appears to have picked up since CEO Robert Coallier joined the business in 2012. In part two of the latest just-food interview, Coallier explains the reasons behind Agropur's appetite.


Interview: Adams Foods' rise as force in UK cheese 23 May 2014

Dean Best

From a "sleeping giant" losing money to a "sustainable, good business", Adams Foods CEO Ian Toal says the UK arm of The Irish Dairy Board has made significant progress since he joined the business in 2011. What has driven the business? And how does it plan to grow further? Dean Best met Toal to find out.

Latest News

Arla plans organic dairy expansion in Germany 22 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Arla Foods is to expand a dairy plant in Germany as part of the dairy giant's bid to build its organic business in the country.


Arla acquires Atria cheese unit Falbygdens Ost 16 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Arla Foods has stuck a deal to acquire Swedish cheese group Falbygdens Ost from Finnish food manufacturer Atria for an undisclosed sum.


Arla: New Vigor deal to boost our Brazil presence 19 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods' move to change its business relationship with Brazilian dairy group Vigor opens up access to 40,000 retailers in the country.


Arla takes stake in Brazilian dairy group Vigor 19 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods has acquired a stake in Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos.


Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 15 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

M&A was once more a focus on just-food as consolidation of the food sector continued. US natural and organic food group Annie's was snapped up by General Mills.

Latest blogs

What to read while just-food enjoys a public holiday 5 May 2014

Dean Best

Today (5 May) is the May Day bank holiday here in the UK, so there will be no updates on just-food until tomorrow. In the meantime, here's a selection of our best coverage from last week - and news of a very special offer.

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