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Can national milk brand revitalise Dean Foods?

Dean Foods this week announced it was bringing its 31 fluid milk brands under one label - DairyPure - and appears to be pushing the latest "...

Building value in liquid milk: a four-point plan

Liquid milk is not a category that benefits from significant added value. While milk is on the shopping list, generally speaking, it is not...

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...

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: DairyPure "fills void" in US dairy 12 May 2015

Dean Best

US milk supplier Dean Foods has insisted its launch of national brand DairyPure fills a gap in a market where liquid milk consumption continues to fall.


Dean Foods shares rise on underlying Q1 profits 11 May 2015

Dean Best

Shares in Dean Foods jumped today (11 May) despite a reported first-quarter loss as the US milk supplier's underlying earnings beat analyst forecasts.


Food industry quotes of week: Dean Foods, Wessanen 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Kellogg reported its first-quarter results and, despite sales and profits being down, CEO John Bryant said the firm was on the right track. Elsewhere, Mondelez International took steps to bolster its e-commerce efforts, announcing a tie-up with technology firm ChannelSight. Dean Foods announced it was bringing its 31 milk brands under one label, a move we analysed to find out whether it could put the dairy maker back on the road to recovery after a string of loss-making quarters. Here is the week in quotes.


Food industry news of week: Kellogg, Wessanen 11 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg reported its first quarter results and despite sales and profits being down, CEO John Bryant said the firm was on the right track. We took a look at the Chinese milk market which revealed the importance of international dairies in its future. Lactalis swooped to acquire a majority holding in Yildiz Holding's AK Gida. And we explored what UK supermarket Sainsbury's latest loss and plan to cut prices would mean for suppliers. Here are the highlights from just-food this week.


Dean Foods brings milk brands under single label 5 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Dean Foods has consolidated all of its milk brands under one label in a bid to boost sales.

Company research

Dean Foods Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

Dean Foods Company - Strategy and SWOT Report

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

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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

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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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