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Focus: Can BRF deliver aggressive growth?

BRF, the Brazilian meat giant, is undergoing significant change. The company has undertaken a massive behind-the-scenes restructuring drive...

BRICs: The thinking behind Mondelez's Vietnam deal

Mondelez International this week announced it was acquiring a majority stake in the snacks business of Vietnamese food group Kinh Do. Hannah...

Cost-cutting regime paying off for Mondelez

Mondelez International's work on costs looks to be paying off with the snacks giant seeing its margins improve and lifting its forecast for...

Deal or no deal: Should Danone buy Mead Johnson?

Rumours linking Danone to Mead Johnson have periodically surfaced over the past five years. Much of the rationale justifying such a signific...

Latest Interviews

Interview part 2: BRF CFO Augusto Ribeiro 18 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

As we heard in part one of the just-food interview, BRF has undergone a far-reaching restructuring process that, it believes, will deliver a more stable margin structure. The company is now moving to a new phase of growth as this stable foundation enables it to ramp up top-line expansion at home and overseas. Katy Askew speaks to BRF chief financial officer Augusto Ribeiro to find out more.


Interview part 1: BRF CFO Augusto Ribeiro 17 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Brazilian food giant BRF has an ambitious agenda. The company hopes to expand in what it calls the "white space" of the global protein sector. The group has laid the groundwork by undergoing a far-reaching organisational transformation, which CFO Augusto Ribeiro tells Katy Askew, will enable BRF to deliver a stable margin profile - forming the foundation for planned international expansion.

Latest News

Kellogg: Bisco Misr bid part of global leader aim 21 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg has confirmed it has pressed forward with a bid to acquire Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr.


Mizkan restructures, 87 jobs at risk in UK 21 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Mizkan is planning to cut 87 jobs in the UK, with the Japanese food group pointing to "challenging" trading conditions in the country.


Yili pumps CNY2bn more into NZ facility 21 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Chinese dairy company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. has made a second investment into the dairy production base in New Zealand it acquired at the end of 2012.


JBS to snap up Brazilian poultry firm Big Frango 21 Nov 14

Dean Best

Brazilian meat giant JBS is to add to its domestic business with the acquisition of local poultry processor Big Frango Group.


Food industry news of week: Kellogg, JBS, bird flu 21 Nov 14

Dean Best

Kellogg this week made a move for Bisco Misr after private-equity firm Abraaj tabled an offer for the Egypt-based snacks group.


Kellogg trumps Abraaj bid for Bisco Misr 20 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr has favoured Kellogg over Abraaj for the takeover of its business, after the US cereal giant submitted an EGP908.5m bid to acquire the snack maker, it was revealed in a bourse filing today (20 November)

Latest blogs

Eyeing emerging markets? Focus on cities, not countries 20 Nov 14

Dean Best

Food exporters targeting emerging markets should target focus on cities instead of countries, management consultants McKinsey has said.


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.

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