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FrieslandCampina in China: right place, right time

FrieslandCampina made two announcements last week that it was re-jigging its European operations, demonstrating it was well on its way to ri...

Focus: Fonterra's bid to weather dairy volatility

After reporting a slump in Fonterra's annual profits this week, CEO Theo Spierings was at pains to tell the market the global dairy market w...

Fonterra looks to broaden innovation horizons

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has joined with the Australian science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisa...

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...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview: Fonterra CFO Mason 28 Mar 2013

Jonathan Dyson

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has increased its focus on emerging economies as the battle among global dairy companies for a share of high-growth markets in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America intensifies. This strategy has proven fruitful, with emerging markets making a sizeable contribution to group revenues and offering scope for future growth. just-food's Jonathan Dyson spoke to Fonterra CFO Jonathan Mason in Auckland yesterday (27 March) about how the world's leading dairy exporter plans to exploit this opportunity.


The just-food interview - the WWF and palm oil 29 Oct 2009

Dean Best

How to source palm oil is vexing the minds of many in the food industry. Growing consumer awareness of the links between palm oil, deforestation, the threat to wildlife and products on supermarket shelves is encouraging manufacturers and retailers to look for sustainable sources. However, only a few have grasped the nettle and, as Adam Harrison, senior food and agriculture officer for the WWF tells Dean Best, the industry needs to do much, much more - and quickly.

Latest News

Danone sees sales rebound but earnings decline 20 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Danone increased organic sales in 2014 as a rebound at its infant nutrition business offset softness at its dairy unit. However, on a reported basis the group's earnings performance was down year-on-year.


Fonterra makes bid for Beingmate stake 12 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has submitted a bid to take a 20% stake in Chinese infant formula group Beingmate Baby & Child Co as part of the previously announced global tie-up between the two groups.


Food industry quotes of week: Tacon, Hain, Arla 6 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Tesco found itself in more deep water with the UK's grocery watchdog saying it suspects the UK supermarket has breached the code of practice governing dealings with suppliers. Elsewhere, Arla announced a joint venture in Australia which it hopes will multiply its business in the country significantly and Hain Celestial's CEO was upbeat about the US group's prospects.


Food industry news of week: Tesco, Fonterra, Mars 6 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Tesco is to be the first UK retailer investigated for alleged breaches of the country's groceries code in the wake of its mis-statement of profits, it was announced this week. Elsewhere, a staff error led to Fonterra losing its licence to ship cheese to the US and Mars revealed it will close a chewing gum plant in Canada.


Fonterra blames "human error" for US cheese mishap 2 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Fonterra has missed a deadline to apply for its US cheese import licence, an oversight that will cost the group access to the market for its cheese products throughout 2015.

Latest blogs

Aussie billionaire set to tap into Chinese dairy market 14 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Australian mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is reportedly looking to tap into rising demand in China for premium infant formula.


Danone reveals baby formula supply issues in Australia and NZ 24 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The true impact of the Fonterra milk scare and the subsequent recall looks like it is surfacing, after Danone's subsidiary Nutricia announced a supply shortage in Australia and New Zealand.

Company research

Fonterra Brands (NZ) Ltd in Packaged Food (New Zealand)

Fonterra Brands (NZ) Ltd in Packaged Food (New Zealand)

Fonterra is the world’s largest milk processer in the world, and in 2012 was ranked fourth in Rabobank’s Global Dairy Top 20. Fonterra has posted impressive half yearly results in 2013, showing a 33%...

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Fonterra Brands (New Young) Pte Ltd in Packaged Food (Taiwan)

Fonterra Brands (New Young) Pte Ltd in Packaged Food (Taiwan

Fonterra Brands (New Young) Pte Ltd plans to promote its products by sponsoring cooking events, seminars or competitions and by sharing the recipes with dairy products and butter. The majority of its...

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Fonterra Co-operative Group in Packaged Food (World)

Fonterra Co-operative Group in Packaged Food (World)

Fonterra is ranked in the top 21 among dairy players. However, this is due for the most part to its strong presence in Australasia. The company is looking to diversify, investing in a China-based dair...

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