Dairy: Latest news and analysis articles
Demand for foods billed as "natural" is growing in the US but without a clear definition of exactly what that means, can consumers trust the...
The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice has launched a public consultation on new self-regulatory rules governing the advertising of food...
The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...
Despite Hain Celestial lowering the top end of its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings yesterday (4 May), the US group earned praise...
John Haugen, vice president and general manager of General Mills' investment arm 301 Inc., speaks to Hannah Abdulla about how backing start-ups helps the US food giant shape its future growth portfolio and why the first two companies it is supporting - Rhythm Superfoods and Good Culture - are deemed the perfect fit.
Last year, General Mills announced it was refocusing innovation unit 301 Inc. from developing in-house brands to centre on providing capital to emerging food brands and create "breakthrough innovation in the food space". Since then the unit has made two significant investments with plant-based snacks firm Rhythm Superfoods, and this month, cottage cheese maker Good Culture. In a two-part interview with Hannah Abdulla, 301 Inc.'s VP and general manager John Haugen tells us what prompted these investments and more about the direction in which the investment vehicle is headed.
Danone is taking Vitalinea, a yoghurt brand the company sells in Spain, into the country's yoghurt drink segment.
Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group, together with a consortium of investors including China's Banner Infant Dairy Products, will invest US$1bn to establish "Russia's largest" integrated dairy complex in the Ryazan region south east of Moscow.
Labels on food sold in the US will include information showing how much sugar has been added by manufacturers.
US fund Proterra Investment Partners is looking to offload its stake in India's Dodla Dairy, just-food understands.
Britannia Industries has reported improved annual sales and profits, with the Indian food group pointing to its efforts to build distribution in rural parts of the country.
This week's top stores included Hormel Foods' deal to buy US nut-butter business Justin's, Premier Foods' plans to make its products healthier and Vinamilk's decision to remove the cap on the shares foreign investors could own in Vietnam's largest dairy company.
The French giant - the world's number two dairy group by sales - has struck another deal in a promising emerging market for dairy.
just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.
- How Hormel Foods can benefit from Justin's
- Tackling infant formula fraud in China
- Colian hungry for international growth - interview
- How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector
- The balancing act at Amy's Kitchen - interview
- US food labels to include "added sugars" info
- General Mills invests in another US SME
- ABP Food Group names COO Frank Stephenson new CEO
- Kraft Heinz to expand US plant
- Dairy Crest to focus on brands, ingredients