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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...

Focus: Could flurry of NPD revive milk sales?

For a product that has endured more than half a century of consumption declines in the US market alone, fluid milk is behaving surprisingly...

Editor's viewpoint: Milking emerging market demand

Arla Foods, The Irish Dairy Board and Fonterra have all in the last week announced investments - or hinted at expansion to come - with growi...

Latest Interviews

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.


Arla looks to grow Chinese cheese category 2 May 2014

Katy Askew

Arla Foods has a sizeable presence in infant nutrition and long-life milk categories in China and the company is now working to develop the long-term potential of cheese in the country. To this end, the European dairy cooperative is opening a cheese innovation facility in Beijing. Senior vice president Frede Juulsen, who is responsible for Arla's business in China, spoke to just-food about the company's plans in the market.

Latest News

Arla confirms extent of job cuts after Russia ban 18 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Arla Foods has confirmed it will cut 79 jobs in Denmark as it readjusts production in the wake of Russia's ban on dairy imports from the EU.


Russia embargo to hit jobs at dairy giant Arla 8 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Arla Foods has told just-food Russia's decision to ban dairy products from the EU will lead to redundancies in its home market of Denmark.


Swedish firms commit to 100% "responsible" soy 24 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Over 20 Swedish food companies have signed a commitment to only use "responsible" soy by the end of next year.


Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 7 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Unilever's business in South Africa was in the spotlight this week after it emerged its offices were raided as part of a probe into collusion. Elsewhere, there were two notable M&A deals in dairy, with Arla Foods looking to merge with Belgium-based EGM Walhorn and Lactalis's Parmalat bolstering its business in Australia with the acquisition of Harvey Fresh.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 7 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Tesco CFO Laurie McIlwee ended weeks of speculation over his future after handing in his resignation. Elsewhere, Kellogg was one of the three manufacturers linked to the rumoured sale of Dorset Cereals and Arla announced a proposed merger with EGM Walhorn.

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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