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How Danone aims to meet its 2020 objectives

Danone outlined plans to raise its sales and earnings performance through to 2020 in an investor meeting held earlier this week. The company...

Will Belvita win at breakfast in China? - analysis

Mondelez International has taken its breakfast biscuit concept, Belvita, to China in a bid to capture the attention of the young, time-poor...

Foodservice focus - Yum! China, Jollibee's US move

Fast-food giant Yum! Brands announced plans to spin off its Chinese operations in a bid to revitalise a business under pressure, while Jolli...

Nestle's sales miss - 10 things to learn

Nestle missed analyst expectations for its sales growth today (16 October), when the world's largest food maker reported sales of CHF64.8bn...

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Wyke Farms aims to quadruple international sales  5 Nov 2015

Katy Askew

UK cheddar maker Wyke Farms hopes to quadruple the size of its international business over the next four years. For a premium company with some significant long-term ambitions, growing overseas is an increasingly important strategy as Wyke grapples with a highly price-sensitive UK market. Katy Askew speaks to Wyke MD Richard Clothier. 

Arab Dairy targets growth of 30-35% 4 Nov 2015

Katy Askew

Arab Dairy, the Egyptian dairy firm owned by Pioneers Holding, has an ambitious growth target. The company intends to expand its sales by “at least” 30-35% per year for the next five years, export director Wael Morsy tells just-food. This will be achieved by reinvigorating its cheese business in Egypt and expanding its international sales. Katy Askew finds out more. 

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Shandong Delisi, Yolarno invest in meat project 27 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Chinese pork processor Shandong Delisi has announced plans to invest in a production venture with Australian meat processor and packer Yolarno Pty.

Industry quotes of week - Boulder Brands, Unilever 27 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Ahead of the climate talks in Paris, Unilever announced plans to be carbon positive from its operations by 2030. Elsewhere, there was more consolidation in the US food sector, with Pinnacle Foods moving for Boulder Brands. Tyson Foods, Post Holdings and Greencore all had annual results out in the week. Maple Leaf Foods outlined plans to "streamline" its business, which is set to lead to the loss of 400 staff. Here is the week in quotes.

Ros Agro gets boost from sugar, agribusiness 26 Nov 15

Dean Best

Ros Agro, the UK-listed holding company behind Russian sugar-to-mayonnaise maker Rusagro Group, has booked higher nine-month sales and earnings, as sales from its sugar and agribusiness grew..

Quantum Foods FY profits up despite lower sales 26 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Annual profits have improved at South African poultry processor Quantum Foods despite a fall in sales.

Stevia gets clearance for use in India 25 Nov 15

Dean Best

Food and drink products on sale in India can contain high-intensity sweetener stevia after the country's regulator approved the use of the ingredient.

Dinshaw Dairy Foods not in talks over stake sale 25 Nov 15

Jagdish Kumar

Indian ice cream maker Dinshaw Dairy Foods is not in talks to sell shares in the business.

Latest blogs

Nestle gives KitKat golden touch in Japan 27 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Capitalising on Kit Kat's popularity in Japan, Nestle is rolling out a limited edition of gold-enveloped single Kit Kat Fingers.

Globally, consumers are dining out again, says NPD Group 17 Nov 15

Dean Best

Researchers at US-based The NPD Group have expressed optimism in the prospects for the foodservice sector after analysing sales data in 11 markets this summer.

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