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Oetker wants bigger slice of N American pizza

Dr Oetker has taken over McCain Foods' North American pizza operations. But, with competition fierce and with growth in the sector hard to c...

2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

There were, despite continued economic uncertainty in many Western markets and concerns over slowing growth in the East, signs that M&A acti...

Consuming issues: Tesco leaves FDF at lights

The unexpected announcement by Tesco that it will incorporate colour-coding, or 'traffic lights', into its front-of-pack nutritional labelli...

Comment: Branded pizza makers face squeeze in UK

Frozen pizza is a convenient meal with family appeal that offers good value for money. In the current economic environment, one could be for...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: PinguinLutosa COO Herwig Dejonghe 5 Nov 2012

Dean Best

European food group PinguinLutosa has undergone a period of significant change in recent years, with two notable acquisitions. And that transformation has continued but this time with a deal to sell one part of its business, Lutosa, to McCain Foods. COO Herwig Dejonghe speaks to just-food about the changes and his thoughts for the future of the frozen and canned food group.

Latest News

Greenyard Foods profits improve in H1 21 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods has reported higher underlying half-year profits.


McCain overhauls brand in Canada to boost sales 8 Oct 2014

Dean Best

McCain Foods, the Canada-based frozen food group, has unveiled a "major re-branding and positioning strategy" in its domestic market as it seeks to revitalise stagnant retail sales.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 26 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Russia eased off on its Western import ban, announcing a list of products it would allow into the country. Elsewhere, the takeover battle for Chiquita Brands International took a new twist when juice maker Cutrale Group called on the produce giant's shareholders to vote against its planned merger with Fyffes. Meanwhile, German food giant Dr Oetker struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' North American pizza business.


Dr Oetker to buy McCain North America pizza arm 21 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Dr Oetker has struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' pizza operations in North America.


McCain Foods to close plant in Canada 8 Aug 2014

Dean Best

McCain Foods is to shut a plant making French fries in Canada, blaming changes in the demand for the product.

Latest blogs

The Middle East - the next big thing 23 Feb 2014

Hannah Abdulla

With emerging markets becoming a central focus for many food companies, there is growing interest in the Middle East and Africa - and this week we are at the Gulfood expo in Dubai to speak to those building their business in the region.

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