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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

Lactalis submits takeover bid for Arab Dairy 18 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

French dairy group Lactalis has submitted a bid to buy Egypt's Arab Dairy Products.


Arla eyes infant formula firms with lactose plant 17 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Dairy giant Arla Foods has opened a lactose factory in Denmark to supply what the co-op called a "vibrant" infant nutrition market.


Muller: Dairy Crest deal helps whole supply chain 6 Nov 2014

Dean Best

German dairy giant Müller has insisted its move to buy Dairy Crest's dairies operations will help the entire UK sector, from farmers to consumers.


Vigor plans dairy plant in Rio de Janeiro state 5 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Brazilian dairy Vigor is planning to set up a plant in the state of Rio de Janeiro as it looks to continue its expansion within the country.


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.

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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