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Latest Interviews

Interview: Premier sets sights overseas 30 Oct 2014

Dean Best

With growth hard to come by at home, international markets are an opportunity for UK food group Premier Foods. The Mr Kipling maker exports to around 30 countries but in recent months has set up a specific business unit to develop a sustainable presence overseas. Dean Best spoke to Peter Ellis, the head of division, at the SIAL trade show in Paris to here about the company's plans.


Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.

Latest News

Ebro Foods forecasts higher 2014 profits 31 Oct 14

Dean Best

Spanish food group Ebro Foods has forecast a 12% rise in earnings in 2014.


Croatia's Atlantic Grupa cuts 2014 sales forecast 31 Oct 14

Dean Best

Croatia-based food company Atlantic Grupa has cut its sales forecast for 2014 as it battles a "challenging business environment".


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Chiquita 31 Oct 14

Katy Askew

A busy week for third quarter results, with several packaged food giants reporting profit pressure. Danone extended its tie-up with Mengniu in China and Premier Foods discussed international growth. Here is just-food's week in words.


Deoleo expects sales to slide in 2014 31 Oct 14

Dean Best

Olive oil maker Deoleo has forecast its annual sales will drop by over 7% in 2014.


Sauce firm Alimentos Kamuk to build facility 31 Oct 14

Dean Best

Alimentos Kamuk, the Costa Rica-based sauce maker, is to build a production plant as it seeks to expand its product range.


Kraft earnings slide as sales volumes pressured 30 Oct 14

Katy Askew

Kraft Foods Group has booked lower earnings in the first nine months of the year as one-off expenses, input costs and lower sales volumes weighed on profits.

Latest blogs

SIAL opens in Paris 19 Oct 14

Dean Best

It is an unseasonably mild and bright morning here in Paris as this year's SIAL expo gets under away. Will the mood of exhibitors match the sunnier weather?


Last call: win an iPad mini on just-food 13 Oct 14

Dean Best

There is still time to contribute to just-food's readership survey and, in doing so, put yourself in with a chance to win an iPad mini on us.

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