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On the money: Solid Lindt outpaces chocolate peers

Lindt & Sprungli, the upmarket Swiss chocolate group, today (19 August) underlined why it is a business seen as one of the better performers...

Comment: Holistic approach to obesity issue needed

The Institute of Economic Affairs, a UK think tank, raised an important issue yesterday (18 August) when it insisted a decline in physical a...

M&A Watch: Raisio should sell to private equity

Raisio, the Finland-based group behind brands including Benecol, Honey Monster cereals and Fox's confectionery, has, in recent years, tried...

What the analysts say: Nestle H1 cheers market

Shares in Nestle closed up today (7 August) after the world's largest food maker reported underlying sales that beat analyst expectations. N...

Latest Interviews

Interview: United Biscuits international chief 7 Aug 2014

Andrew Don

While speculation over the future ownership of United Biscuits intensifies, the UK snack maker is making strides beyond its domestic market, with a significant proportion of its growth coming from developing economies – Africa, the Middle East, India and China in particular. Jeff van der Eems, chief executive of UB's international business, speaks to Andrew Don about the company's international ambitions.


just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

Latest News

Nestle makes "major pledge" on animal welfare 21 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Nestle today (21 August) set out moves it says will improve the welfare of animals in its supply chain.


H1 earnings up at meat group Bell 21 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Switzerland-based meats supplier Bell Group today (21 August) posted higher half-year profits, even after sales rose by less than 1%.


"Record" H1 sales, op profit for Leroy Seafood 21 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Norway-based seafood processor Lerøy Seafood has posted "record" first-half revenue and operating profit.


Input costs eat into Orior profits 21 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Swiss convenience food group Orior today (21 August) reported lower half-year profits amid higher raw material prices.


Jobs set to go at 2 Sisters plants 21 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

2 Sisters Food Group has confirmed jobs look set to go at two of the UK group's sites as contracts come to an end.


Vion invests in Bavaria but jobs to go 20 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

A restructure at meat processor Vion's Bavarian plants could see jobs go at two of its sites in the long-term.

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