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Mondelez coy on Philadelphia sale rumours

Mondelez International has declined to comment on speculation it is planning on offloading the Philadelphia cheese brand in Europe....

Nestle-backed Osem sees profits rise in 2014

Osem Investments, the Israeli food maker in which Nestle holds a majority stake, saw sales and profits grow in 2014....

Bel profits fall in 2014

France-based cheese supplier Groupe Bel saw profits fall in 2014, in part soured by raw material costs in the early part of the year....

JBS cool on US IPO talk

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has labelled reports it is weighing up whether to return to plans to float its US unit as "press speculation"....

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Mondelez coy on Philadelphia sale rumours 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Mondelez International has declined to comment on speculation it is planning on offloading the Philadelphia cheese brand in Europe.


Nestle-backed Osem sees profits rise in 2014 30 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Osem Investments, the Israeli food maker in which Nestle holds a majority stake, saw sales and profits grow in 2014.


UPDATE: Zito owners in talks with two bidders 30 Mar 2015

Dean Best

The consortium of investors looking to sell a majority stake in Slovenian food group Zito is still in talks with two bidders, one of the shareholders told just-food today (30 March).


Podravka "set to buy Slovenia's Zito" 30 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Croatia-based food group Podravka is reportedly set to acquire control of Zito, Slovenia's largest food manufacturer, in a deal said to be worth EUR60-65m.


Alpina launches coffee-based yoghurts in US 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Colombia-based dairy group Alpina is launching a range of coffee-infused yoghurts in the US.


UK milk delivery drivers strike called off 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

A planned three-day strike by milk delivery drivers in the UK has been cancelled.


Cal-Maine sees 9M profits jump 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Egg producer Cal-Maine Foods has reported higher profits for the first nine months of the year on the back of strong performance in speciality eggs and lower feed costs.


Tofutti sales fall but profitability improves 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US frozen dairy-free food firm Tofutti Brands saw sales fall in 2014 but its bottom line was helped by price increases and a "more favourable product sales mix".


Danone relaunches Gervais dessert as yoghurt 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Danone has marked the relaunch of its Gervais desserts in France as a yoghurt brand with a new advertising campaign.


Lassonde forecasts sales rise in 2015 30 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Canadian food and drink group Lassonde Industries has said it expects underlying sales to "slightly increase" in 2015 despite fierce competition in the beverage sector, which accounts for the majority of its revenue.


Bel profits fall in 2014 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

France-based cheese supplier Groupe Bel saw profits fall in 2014, in part soured by raw material costs in the early part of the year.


JBS cool on US IPO talk 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has labelled reports it is weighing up whether to return to plans to float its US unit as "press speculation".


UK meat group Dunbia invests to back exports 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

UK meat processor Dunbia is investing in a new boning hall and in production in Northern Ireland to support its export business.


Tyrrells to enter French popcorn market 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

UK snacks maker Tyrrells is to enter the popcorn market in France with its relaunched Poshcorn brand.


Food industry news of the week: Kraft-Heinz, Senagral 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

One story dominated the headlines this week - the plans by Heinz and Kraft Foods Group to join forces and create the world's fifth-largest food and drinks group. Elsewhere, French co-ops Agrial and Eurial said their plans to combine their dairy businesses had been put on hold. There was also sad news from the French food sector with news of a fatal explosion at desserts firm Senagral.


Tipiak forecasts 2015 sales, profit growth - CFO 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

French food group Tipiak expects sales and net income to rise again in 2015, CFO Jean-Joseph Schiehle has told just-food.


Food industry quotes of the week: Kraft-Heinz, ConAgra, Fonterra 27 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

The mega-merger between HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group took the US sector by storm this week. Elsewhere, ConAgra's results continued to show the cracks and Fonterra lowered its outlook on milk pricing. Here is just-food's week in words.


Fazer hit by currency exchange 27 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

?Fazer Group today (27 March) insisted that it booked a "strong result" for 2014, despite foreign exchange weighing down sales.


IFE 2015: UK crisp brand Ten Acre set for US launch 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

UK crisp brand Ten Acre is set to hit US shelves next month, the latest market for a business set to see international sales surpass domestic revenues this year.


Gehl Foods sold to PE firm Wind Point 27 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Private-equity investor Wind Point Partners has acquired US aseptic dairy group Gehl Foods for an undisclosed sum.


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