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CAGNY analysis: Danone's growth strategy

Danone focused much of its presentation at this week's Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference on its plans for the US. The French gro...

US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food

A veteran of attending the annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino reflects on the changes s...

Does Kraft Heinz want to swallow Unilever whole?

Kraft Heinz's takeover bid for Unilever came as something of a shock today – not least because of the seeming unlikely pairing of the 3G Cap...

Focus: Nestle CEO plan to balance sales, earnings

Announcing's Nestle 2016 results today (16 February) newly-installed CEO Mark Schneider revealed growth at the Swiss food giant came in belo...

Latest Interviews

Interview: A2 Milk Co. chair firm's rapid rise 24 Feb 2017

Dean Best

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. markets products it says eases the digestive issues some adults and children get from consuming dairy and infant formula - and it is a business growing rapidly, fuelled by demand in China. Dean Best caught up with A2 Milk chairman David Hearn the day after the company booked a set of bumper half-year results.


Wessanen eyes growth in "resurgent" organic market 21 Feb 2017

John Shepherd

Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food group, enjoyed a solid 2016 and last week forecast stronger growth in sales and operating margins this year. The organic sector is one of Wessanen's key markets and, talking to just-food at last week's Biofach trade show in Germany, executive VP for marketing Klaus Arntz set out where the company sees its growth in the category.

Latest News

Nestle launches global sugar target 24 Feb 17

Dean Best

Smarties-to-Cheerios owner Nestle has announced a "global commitment" to cut the sugar in its food by 5% by 2020.


Bellamy's EBIT plunges as lawsuit filed 24 Feb 17

Katy Askew

Embattled Australian infant formula maker Bellamy's Australia is facing a class action lawsuit filed by disgruntled shareholders, action that emerged hours before the group reported a near-50% drop in operating profit for the first six months of its financial year.


Slovakia calls meeting over food quality concerns 24 Feb 17

Dean Best

The leaders of four central European countries are to meet to discuss concerns over the quality of branded food products sold in the region.


China issues latest plan to improve food safety 22 Feb 17

Wang Fangqing

China’s state council, the country’s cabinet, has issued a five-year plan to improve food safety and risk management across the country.


Tiger Brands to quit Kenya 22 Feb 17

Dean Best

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, is to sell its 51% stake in a venture in Kenya, marking the end of its interest in the country.


Bega profits up but sees "more challenging" H2 22 Feb 17

Dean Best

Bega Cheese, the Australia-based food group, today (21 February) reported a rise in half-year profits but sounded a note of caution on the second half of its financial year.

Latest blogs

Safety allegations could tarnish Mead Johnson's reputation 10 Feb 17

Katy Askew

Headlines that Mead Johnson's board has backed Reckitt Benckiser's takeover bid will no doubt overshadow the other news on the group this week – that it is facing a US lawsuit from a “whistle blower” over alleged breaches of safety procedures.


One major investment bank believes US-China trade war unlikely 23 Jan 17

David Leggett

Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.

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