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Nomad's post-Iglo opportunities

Nomad Holdings, the recently-established, UK-listed company set up by FMCG veterans Martin Franklin and Noam Gottesman to buy consumer goods...

Focus: Can Arla jump-start UK flavoured milk?

Arla Foods is looking at adding value to the UK liquid milk sector in a variety of ways, as shown by the product news it announced this week...

Comment: Nestle reacts to world of 3G and Buffett

Nestle must adapt to emerging consumption trends and consolidation in the food sector with an “acceleration” of its portfolio adjustment eff...

France takes big step to uniform FOP labels

France's new health bill, which subject to two further votes could be ratified later this year, includes provision for a voluntary colour-co...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Taywell Ice Creams MD Alastair Jessel 25 Mar 2015

Dean Best

UK ice cream business Taywell Ice Creams is growing sales, built largely on domestic foodservice accounts, and last year broke even for the first time. However, Alastair Jessel, the firm's founder, has ambitions for the company, which centre around the launch of a healthier ice cream. Dean Best met Jessel at the IFE trade exhibition in London to discuss his plans.

Interview: Quorn CEO focuses on further growth 13 Mar 2015

Dean Best

There is speculation over the future ownership of UK-based meat-free business Quorn Foods. It is hardly surprising. Quorn has been owned by a private-equity firm since 2010 and is a business enjoying continued solid growth in a challenging industry. Dean Best spoke to Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan about the sale rumours and his plans for the business this year.

Latest News

Tesco delists Rachel's Organic yoghurt range 24 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Lactalis-owned UK dairy business Rachel's Organic has confirmed supermarket Tesco has delisted its yoghurt range.

Wessanen enjoys strong volumes in Q1 24 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Netherlands-based food group Wessanen today (24 April) reported higher first-quarter sales and profits, with the company's CEO Christophe Barnouin pointing to the company's volume performance.

Bongrain investors approve name change 23 Apr 2015

Dean Best

A move by French dairy group Bongrain to change its name to Savencia Fromage & Dairy has been approved at the company's AGM.

Arla to launch protein dairy drink in UK 22 Apr 2015

Katy Askew

Arla Foods is gearing up to extend its Arla Protein yoghurt brand into dairy drinks in the UK.

Fazer to cut jobs at Finland bakery 22 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Bakery group Fazer has announced it is restructuring operations at its Vantaa bakery in Finland, a move which sees 45 jobs put at risk.

BRF in JV with UK foodservice firm Invicta 22 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

BRF is to form a venture with UK-based foodservice supplier Invicta Food Group to serve the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.

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