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Why Heinz-Kraft merger could herald more deals

The US food industry is going through a period of significant change and the major names have struggled to come up with the answers to meet...

The challenge of digital marketing and ROI

Digital media is becoming the marketing method of choice for FMCGs, Carl Carter of industry analysts IRI writes. But can manufacturers truly...

Consuming issues: Living by a (grocery) code

Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

Latest Interviews

Interview: FrieslandCampina eyes Gulf expansion 30 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

FrieslandCampina has had a presence in the Middle East for over 50 years with its condensed and powdered milk products. Regional director Maurits Klavert says the market, despite it making a small contribution to the Dutch dairy giant's pot, has huge potential, which the co-operative is looking to exploit in a big way with a launch into cheese. Hannah Abdulla learns more.


The just-food interview part two: Bega Cheese CEO 5 Mar 2015

Hannah Abdulla

In part two of the just-food interview, Bega Cheese CEO Aidan Coleman discusses why Asia and the Middle East are two key target markets for the Australian dairy group.

Latest News

Lactalis' Ljubljanske ends soft-cheese production 31 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Lactalis-owned Slovenian dairy firm Ljubljanske Mlekarne has announced it is to discontinue semi-hard cheese production.


Almarai "eyes acquisitions in Egypt" 31 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Saudi Arabian food group Almarai is reportedly looking at acquiring Egyptian confectioner Rashidi El-Mizan and dairy firm Dina Farms as part of plans to pump US$500m into the expansion of its business in Egypt.


Graham's plans GBP20m dairy factory in Stirling 31 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

UK dairy firm Graham's The Family Dairy has announced a GBP20m (US$30m) investment into a new dairy processing, research and training facility in Scotland.


Unilever adds butter to Stork to boost UK sales 31 Mar 15

Dean Best

Unilever is to launch a Stork margarine line containing butter, the group's latest spread brand to get the ingredient in a bid to revitalise its sales.


Bright Dairy sales, profits rise in 2014 31 Mar 15

Dean Best

Bright Dairy & Food Co., a listed subsidiary of Chinese food group Bright Food Co., saw profits jump almost 40% in 2014.


General Mills launches Liberte yoghurt with seeds 31 Mar 15

Dean Best

General Mills has launched a range of yoghurts containing seeds under the Liberté brand in the UK.

Latest blogs

The Irish Dairy Board unveils logo for new name 31 Mar 15

Dean Best

Timed to coincide with the end of EU quotas on dairy production today (31 March), Irish co-operative The Irish Dairy Board has published the logo for its new corporate name, Ornua.


just-food at CAGE 15 Mar 15

Dean Best

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.

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