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R&R Ice Cream adjusts to UK challenges 11 Feb 2015

Dean Best

In the second section of a two-part interview, R&R Ice Cream CEO Ibrahim Najafi speaks to Dean Best about how the UK-based company is navigating the challenges in its domestic - and still largest - market.


R&R Ice Cream CEO Najafi thinks global 9 Feb 2015

Dean Best

R&R Ice Cream is the second-largest ice cream manufacturer in Europe by sales, behind only Unilever. But the UK-based business's CEO, Ibrahim Najafi, promoted to the top job at the company 18 months ago, has his sights on expansion further afield.

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Nestle: S Africa ice cream was not performing 13 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Nestle decided to quit the ice cream sector in South Africa as its business - which the food group has agreed to sell to UK-based R&R Ice Cream - was not "sustainable".


Food industry news of week: Quorn, Russia ban 13 Mar 2015

Dean Best

We spoke to Quorn Foods CEO Kevin Brennan this week to discuss the takeover talk surrounding the UK meat-free business and his plans for 2015. Elsewhere, Russia admitted it could ease its ban on food imports from the EU, while it was revealed in New Zealand there had been threats to poison infant formula.


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.


R&R Ice Cream buys Nestle's S Africa assets 12 Mar 2015

Dean Best

R&R Ice Cream has struck a deal to buy Nestle's ice cream operations in South Africa, the UK-based firm's latest move to broaden its business outside Europe.


Food industry news of week: Amira, Kellogg 13 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Campbell Soup Co., ConAgra Foods and Kellogg all indicated they are finding the going tough in the US this week with cuts to financial forecasts. Away from the results, however, it was global rice supplier Amira Nature Foods that grabbed the headlines after being accused of corruption.

Company research

MADO Ice Cream & Foodstuffs Co., Ltd.: Foodservice - Company Profile & SWOT Report

MADO Ice Cream & Foodstuffs Co., Ltd.: Foodservice - Company

Synopsis Canadean's "MADO Ice Cream & Foodstuffs Co., Ltd.: Foodservice - Company Profile & SWOT Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contai...

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Ice Cream in Bulgaria

Ice Cream in Bulgaria

In 2014, ice cream is set to increase by a healthy 5% in total volume terms, compared with a stale performance over the review period. Expected growth in 2014 comes after a decline in the previous thr...

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Ice Cream in Sweden

Ice Cream in Sweden

The increasing sales of smaller packs is a clear trend in 2014, which clearly contributes to the escalating unit price of ice cream. The trend is enforced by the high number of single-households in Sw...

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