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DATA: The just-food international basket - Q3 2014

Compiled exclusively for just-food by IRI, the data shows the cost of a typical basket of goods in eight markets every quarter. The numbers...

Shopper trends: Promos can mean higher prices

A focus throughout Europe on offering high volumes of products on promotion is not making the average shopping basket any cheaper, and consu...

Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney 13 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Canada-based dairy-free business Daiya Foods this summer appointed a new CEO. Director Terry Tierney - former chief marketing officer of Frontier Natural Brands and founder of Rocky Mountain Natural Foods - replaced Greg Blake, who set up Daiya in 2008. Dean Best spoke to Tierney to discuss the company's plans for further growth in a buoyant - but competitive - free-from sector in North America.


FrieslandCampina navigates dairy challenges 12 Nov 2014

Dean Best

With stagnant sales in Europe, the Russian embargo and softer-than-normal demand in China, it has been a challenging year for dairy processors. Dean Best met Cees Ruijgrok, the head of FrieslandCampina's export business, at the SIAL trade show in Paris to take the temperature of the sector.

Latest News

Arla to restructure UK arm, 100 jobs at risk 27 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods has announced it is restructuring its UK business, a move which sees 100 jobs put at risk.


Mahindra plans dairy entry with US$80m acquisition 27 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group plans to enter the country's dairy sector with the acquisition of an unnamed dairy for up to INR5bn (US$80.8m).


Danone "mulls Yakult stake sale" 26 Nov 14

Dean Best

Danone is reportedly weighing up whether to sell its 20% stake in Japanese group Yakult.


Strauss Group sees Q3 rebound 26 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Strauss Group booked higher sales and operating profit during the third quarter after a challenging first half.


Coca-Cola eyes long-term rewards with dairy push 25 Nov 14

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Co. has said the dairy category can "rain money" as the company revealed its upcoming Fairlife Ultra-Filtered Milk will sell for twice the price of regular milk.


Milk Mantra buys Indian peer Westernland Dairy 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Indian dairy Milk Mantra has acquired local peer Westernland Dairy in a US$1.6m deal.

Latest blogs

Australia's dairy industry hails China trade deal 17 Nov 14

Dean Best

Dairy processors in Australia believe the agreement between Canberra and Beijing will make them more competitive in a key export market.


Aussie billionaire set to tap into Chinese dairy market 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Australian mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is reportedly looking to tap into rising demand in China for premium infant formula.

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