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Comment: NZ drought could hit dairy sector

The possibility New Zealand could be facing another year of drought conditions is a serious concern for the country's massive dairy industry...

JBS sees big opportunity from Primo Smallgoods

Brazil-based JBS is already the world's largest meat supplier but it has its sights on growing further in value-added products and in Asia -...

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...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview part two: Bega Cheese CEO 5 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

In part two of the just-food interview, Bega Cheese CEO Aidan Coleman discusses why Asia and the Middle East are two key target markets for the Australian dairy group.

The just-food interview: Bega Cheese CEO 26 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Bega Cheese has had a whirlwind couple of years. Seeking greater consolidation of the Australian dairy industry, it made a play for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter in 2013, kicking off a takeover battle, in which Canada's Saputo emerged the victor. In a two-part interview, just-food catches up with Bega CEO Aidan Coleman, to find out why it gave up on the takeover dream and whether it is eyeing any other opportunities.

Latest News

Freedom Foods Group H1 sales up, profits mixed 4 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Australia-based Freedom Foods Group has reported higher first-half sales, a spike in its net profit on the back of an accounting gain but lower underlying earnings.

Simplot launches John West ancient grain tuna meal 4 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Simplot-owned tuna brand John West is launching a new range of ready to eat tuna meals, Tuna Brown Rice & Quinoa, in Australia.

Australia to introduce grocery code 3 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

The Australian federal government has created a food and grocery code of conduct that, it said, will help ensure "fair and transparent" dealings between the country's largest supermarkets and their suppliers.

Australia plans country-of-origin labelling 26 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Australia is mulling the introduction of country-of-origin labelling following the hepatitis A outbreak which has affected 18 people across the country.

Listing costs hit A2 earnings 25 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Costs associated with the process of listing on the Australian Stock Exchange hit A2 Milk Co.'s half-year earnings, the company revealed this morning (25 February).

Patties warns on hepatitis recall impact 24 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Patties Foods said today (24 February) that while it is too early to predict the financial significance of its recall of frozen berries associated with a hepatitis A outbreak in Australia, the incident could have a “material” impact on profitability.

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