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The challenges awaiting ConAgra's new CEO

ConAgra Foods' third-quarter numbers were of the 'not as bad as feared' variety. That said, they were still not very good. A host of challen...

On the money: Can Danone grow fresh dairy?

Danone's fresh dairy sales struggled throughout 2014. Nevertheless, as the world's largest dairy manufacturer, the company believes it can l...

Nestle's 2014 results: 10 Things to Learn

Nestle reported full-year results that were broadly in-line with expectations, along with a slight beat on margin, this morning (19 February...

Nestle's 2014 results: what the analysts say

Nestle revealed today (19 February) that full-year earnings rose on one-time gains and improved margins. Net sales were down due to the impa...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview: Bega Cheese CEO 26 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Bega Cheese has had a whirlwind couple of years. Seeking greater consolidation of the Australian dairy industry, it made a play for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter in 2013, kicking off a takeover battle, in which Canada's Saputo emerged the victor. In a two-part interview, just-food catches up with Bega CEO Aidan Coleman, to find out why it gave up on the takeover dream and whether it is eyeing any other opportunities.


SIAL 2014: Valio hopes to overcome Russian woes 10 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Valio is facing some significant challenges. The Finland-based dairy group is grappling with the closure of the Russian border as well as the decline in industrial markets for dairy ingredients. However, the company is also working to identify new growth avenues, such as its lactose-free technology. Katy Askew spoke to Kari Finska, SVP of Russia and eastern markets for Valio, to find out more.

Latest News

Real Good Food "examining options" for sugar arm 1 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

Real Good Food Co. has said it is "examining options" for its poorly performing sugar business Napier Brown.


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.


Avangardco looks to international expansion 31 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Ukrainian egg producer Avangardco has said it plans to focus on expanding its presence internationally as continued political tensions lead to uncertainty over sales in its domestic market.


Nestle-backed Osem sees profits rise in 2014 30 Mar 15

Dean Best

Osem Investments, the Israeli food maker in which Nestle holds a majority stake, saw sales and profits grow in 2014.


Cal-Maine sees 9M profits jump 30 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Egg producer Cal-Maine Foods has reported higher profits for the first nine months of the year on the back of strong performance in speciality eggs and lower feed costs.


Lassonde forecasts sales rise in 2015 30 Mar 15

Dean Best

Canadian food and drink group Lassonde Industries has said it expects underlying sales to "slightly increase" in 2015 despite fierce competition in the beverage sector, which accounts for the majority of its revenue.

Latest blogs

just-food all set for Gulfood 6 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.


just-food closed for the holidays 23 Dec 14

Katy Askew

just-food's editorial team will be taking a well-earned festive break over Christmas. Our office will be closed from 24 December to 2 January.

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