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Comment: Danone, PepsiCo caught in Russia backlash

For US and European companies exporting products to Russia, the operating environment has been challenging to say the least. Recent comments...

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...

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...

FrieslandCampina shores up Europe prospects

FrieslandCampina this week made two major announcements in Europe, with a plan to close a plant in Belgium but also deals to buy two Italian...

Latest Interviews

FrieslandCampina navigates dairy challenges 12 Nov 2014

Dean Best

With stagnant sales in Europe, the Russian embargo and softer-than-normal demand in China, it has been a challenging year for dairy processors. Dean Best met Cees Ruijgrok, the head of FrieslandCampina's export business, at the SIAL trade show in Paris to take the temperature of the sector.


Middle East: Arla eyes growth in competitive dairy 2 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

After Arla Foods booked a jump in sales last year - pointing to the performance of its "growth markets" outside the EU - the dairy giant has rolled out plans to further expand its operations outside Europe. just-­food's Hannah Abdulla caught up Rasmus Malmbak Kjeldsen, director of operations for Arla's business in the Middle East and Africa to find out what the company has planned for the region.

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Food industry quotes of week: Quorn, R&R, Tyson 13 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Quorn Foods was in the M&A spotlight this week with speculation WhiteWave Foods had held talks to buy the meat-free business. We spoke to Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan to find out more. Elsewhere, Nestle sold its South African ice cream assets to R&R Ice Cream, while in New Zealand, dairy groups moved to reassure consumers their infant formula products were safe following poison threats. In the US, shares in some poultry firms including Tyson Foods and Sanderson Farms plunged after reports of suspected bird flu on an Arkansas farm.


FrieslandCampina cautious on 2015 12 Mar 2015

Dean Best

FrieslandCampina said today (12 March) it would not make "any concrete predictions" about its results for 2015 amid uncertainty in emerging markets and the prospect of increasing competition in Europe.


Food industry news of week: Enjoy Life, CAGNY 20 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Mondelez International became the latest mainstream packaged food group to react to consumer trends in the US this week with a deal to buy free-from snacks maker Enjoy Life Foods. The acquisition came as many of the US industry giants were at the annual CAGNY investment conference in Florida to outline how they are trying to navigate the significant change in the sector.


FrieslandCampina names Roelof Joosten CEO 18 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

FrieslandCampina has appointed Roelof Joosten, COO of its ingredients arm, to the post of chief executive after CEO, Cees 't Hart, accepted the the top job at Carlsberg.


Jobs to go at FrieslandCampina cheese plant 21 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Nine jobs are set to disappear as FrieslandCampina sets up its new Gerkesklooster plant in the Netherlands which burned down last July.

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.


China's infant formula probe still in the headlines 27 Aug 2013

Katy Askew

Chinese regulators have reportedly rebuffed the wide-spread suggestion that it targeted foreign infant formula companies through its competition probe into infant formula pricing.

Company research

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. - 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 serv...

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Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V.: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Report

Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V.: Consumer Packaged Goods -

Synopsis Canadean's "Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V.: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profil...

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FrieslandCampina Romania SA in Packaged Food (Romania)

FrieslandCampina Romania SA in Packaged Food (Romania)

Following the growth seen by dairy in Romania over the review period, despite the poor economic climate in the country, FrieslandCampina Romania is focused on improving its manufacturing, distribution...

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