Dairy: Latest news and analysis articles
Weak consumer sentiment in some emerging economies and growing demand for value from consumers in developed markets weighed heavy on Unileve...
Nestle's shares rose today (14 April) after the world's largest food company reported underlying first-quarter sales that beat analyst expec...
Danone appears to be winning over the investment community, with a 2015 performance and 2016 forecasts welcomed by the market - and growth t...
Major corporations have joined with market researchers to form Paragon Partnerships which aims create an open-access information hub to supp...
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.
Kraft Heinz reported higher first-quarter operating earnings on "faster" than expected margin improvements and slightly higher sales volumes.
Chinese dairy farming company Inner Mongolia Fuyuan Farming Co Ltd - which is part owned by dairy giant Mengniu - plans to take a "majority shareholding" in Australia's Burra Foods.
First quarter profits at Land O'Lakes have risen despite a slight fall in sales.
Parmalat has named Gabriella Chersicla as its new chairperson after after three of the directors nominated by majority shareholder Lactalis quit their positions last month, prompting the Italian dairy group to elect a new board.
Murray Goulburn, the Australian dairy cooperative partially listed on the ASX, is facing a class action lawsuit following this week's profit warning over allegations that it "mislead" the market with "overly optimistic" profit expectations.
A deal to merge French dairy co-operative Eurial with the dairy assets of the broader agri-food co-operative Agrial will be voted upon at meetings at the two businesses next month.
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.
- Rise of prepared foods in US grocers - analysis
- How are brands organising for e-commerce?
- Hershey results, outlook, M&A - the top takeaways
- Free-from firm BFree Foods - bitesize interview
- More M&A likely at McCormick - editor's viewpoint
- Hain Celestial eyes disposals, forms venture unit
- Kellogg launches Special K breakfast quiches
- Dole faces DoJ probe over listeria outbreak
- Amplify Snack Brands acquires Boundless Nutrition
- Murray Goulburn accused of "misleading" the market