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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...

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...

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

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.

Arla joins race for Egypt's Arab Dairy 11 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods has made a non-binding bid Egyptian dairy firm Arab Dairy Products Co.

Arla sales up but milk costs pressure profits 28 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Arla Foods saw revenues rise in the first half of the year but rising costs, particularly of milk, put pressure on the dairy group's profits.

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.

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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