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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...

Editor's viewpoint: Upheaval in the US

It was a bumper week of 2014 financial results, particularly from the US, but a flurry of announcements - including some surprise admissions...

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

Fyffes sees FY profits up, "pursuing" M&A 27 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

M&A remains part of Fyffes' plans for growth, the fresh produce group said today (27 February) as it announced a jump in annual profits.


BRF earnings leap on operating efficiency 27 Feb 15

Katy Askew

BRF, the Brazilian meat giant, booked a 56.4% jump in 2014 operating earnings thanks to improved efficiency.


Bimbo post Q4 loss, sales up 27 Feb 15

Dean Best

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo today (27 February) reported a fourth-quarter loss on the back of pension charges and restructuring costs in the US - although sales grew in the last three months of the year.


TUF lifted by acquisitions, margins 27 Feb 15

Katy Askew

Thai Union Frozen Products revealed a jump in full-year earnings today (27 February) lifted by improved margins and higher sales.


Cost savings lift Ter Beke 2014 earnings 27 Feb 15

Katy Askew

A focus on costs and profitable products enabled ready meals-to-meat group Ter Beke to grow earnings in 2014 despite a drop in sales during the year.


Boulder Brands cuts 2015 sales forecast 27 Feb 15

Dean Best

Shares in Boulder Brands tumbled yesterday (26 February) after the US food group cut its forecast for 2015 sales, pointing to expected lower growth from its gluten-free brands.

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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