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Focus: Danone CEO Faber puts stamp on business

Danone today (12 December) made a series of announcements, including a division to focus on Africa, an update on the future of the company's...

Why new laws on food labels can benefit business

The new EU-wide food labelling regulations coming into effect tomorrow (13 December) represent the most extensive revision of food labelling...

Cleaning up Tesco will have mixed supplier impact

Tesco issued another profit warning this morning (9 December) that once again highlights the challenging task facing new CEO Dave Lewis. In...

Comment: Unilever spreads sale unlikely to be soon

Unilever's move to internally spin off its spreads unit was seen by many company and industry watchers as a pre-cursor to a sale. However, a...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Doux CEO on reshaping of poultry firm 16 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

In the second part of a two-part interview with just-food, Groupe Doux CEO Arnaud Marion highlights the move to a new business model, away from one heavily-dependent on EU subsidies, the company's efforts to diversify the business and the outlook for the French poultry processor.


The just-food interview: Doux CEO Arnaud Marion 15 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

French poultry supplier Groupe Doux is a company looking to the future after a challenging recent past. From June 2012, Doux spent 18 months in administration after pressure from raw material costs and a failed foray into Brazil. In the a two-part interview, Stuart Todd speaks to Doux CEO Arnaud Marion, the turnaround specialist hired by the administrators and who has stayed on to lead the business into what he hopes is sustained recovery.

Latest News

Pork Farms "disappointed" over Kerry deal ruling 19 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Pork Farms has said it is "disappointed" over the UK competition watchdog's insistence the UK group must address "concerns" about its acquisition of Kerry Group's savoury pastry assets.


Maspex buys Agros Nova assets from PE firm IK 19 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Poland-based food and drink group Maspex is to acquire parts of local peer Agros Nova from private-equity firm IK Investment Partners.


HKScan to sell egg unit as revamp continues 19 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Finland-based meat processor HKScan is to offload an egg business in Estonia and the bulk of a hatchery unit in Finland, the latest moves to "simplify" its operations.


Pork Farms' Kerry deal faces UK anti-trust probe 18 Dec 2014

Dean Best

The UK's competition watchdog is ready to launch an in-depth investigation into Pork Farms' acquisition of Kerry Group's savoury pastry assets in the country.


Boparan sees sales, margin pressure 18 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, revealed ongoing pressure on sales and margins during its first quarter.


Real Good Food looks ahead after sugar row hits H1 18 Dec 2014

Dean Best

UK sugar-to-desserts firm Real Good Food Co. has pointed to its recent trading performance after reporting a first-half loss of almost GBP5m.

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