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Viewpoint: US health food in play - at a price

General Mills' move for Annie's has further fuelled the belief US natural and organic food companies, including Hain Celestial and WhiteWave...

The challenge of brewing growth from centre-store

Food manufacturers seem to be willing to take more risks on NPD, which is encouraging after seeing years of caution and a focus on nostalgia...

Editor's viewpoint: US consumer chill lingers

Read the financial statements and listen to the conference calls from US food manufacturers in recent days and it is clear: companies operat...

On the money: Dean: Savings to offset weak volumes

Dean Foods said an expected increased savings in the fourth quarter and into 2014 will help offset volume deleveraging from its lost busines...

Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch: WhiteWave Foods 17 Sep 2014

Ben Cooper

WhiteWave Foods, the US-based organic and natural foods specialist, was spun off from dairy giant Dean Foods last year. Deanna Bratter, senior manager of corporate sustainability at WhiteWave, spoke with Ben Cooper about the company's approach to sustainability as an independent operation.


Alpro reaps rewards of portfolio expansion 28 Oct 2013

Dean Best

Alpro has had three owners in four years but one executive that has been at the company throughout is CEO Bernard Deryckere. He talks to Dean Best about the success Alpro, now owned by US firm WhiteWave Foods, has had with the recent expansion of its product portfolio.

Latest News

Dean Foods shares drop as Q4 earnings miss 10 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Dean Foods stressed today (10 February) it continued to see "sequential improvements" throughout 2014 but shares fell in pre-market trading as the group reported fourth-quarter profits that missed analyst expectations.


Dean Foods to close Wisconsin milk plant 30 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Dean Foods is closing its Verifine Dairy fluid milk processing plant in Sheboygan as part of a move to consolidate operations in Wisconsin.


Schwan names Galloway CFO 14 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

The Schwan Food Co has appointed Robin Galloway to the post of EVP and chief financial officer.


2014's most-read interviews on just-food 18 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Our interviews with senior United Biscuits executives - in the year the company's owners agreed to sell the UK snack maker to Turkey's Yildiz Holding - featured highly on the list of 2014's most-clicked interviews on just-food. Interviews with the CEOs of the UK's Premier Foods and Canada's Agropur, as well as the CFOs of Arla Foods and Brazil's BRF were also popular as we continued to gain access to some of the industry's leading lights.


WhiteWave ups forecasts after "record" Q3 10 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Alpro and Silk owner WhiteWave Foods today (10 November) lifted its forecasts for 2014 sales and underlying earnings per share after reporting a "record" third quarter.

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Dean Foods Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

Dean Foods Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

Dean Foods Company - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offer...

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Dean Foods Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Dean Foods Company - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnersh

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Dean Foods Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

Dean Foods Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profi

Synopsis Canadean's "Dean Foods Company : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile c...

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