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Greencore's food-to-go focus paying dividends

Prioritising its food-to-go operations in the UK and the US has led Greencore to report higher annual sales and earnings. And the Ireland-ba...

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...

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...

How Kellogg's tone on cereal is sounding soggier

Kellogg has this week insisted its struggling US cereal division is showing signs of improvement. However, despite recent innovation and an...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview pt 1 - Bonduelle CFO 28 Oct 2015

Dean Best

After what Bonduelle CFO Gregory Sanson describes as a "remarkable" 2014/15 financial year, the French vegetables group is plotting how to maintain its momentum. In part one of a two-part interview, Dean Best speaks to Sanson about Bonduelle's performance in the last 12 months, its plans for growth in a mature Europe and its prospects in faster-growing markets.

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.

Latest News

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.

French poultry group LDC books higher H1 profits 26 Nov 15

Dean Best

LDC, the French poultry processor, has reported an increase in first-half earnings.

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.

Scandi Standard posts mixed 9M results 26 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Scandi Standard, the Swedish poultry business, has reported mixed results for the first nine months of the year.

Scottish Salmon Co. Q3 sales down, profits mixed 26 Nov 15

Dean Best

The Scottish Salmon Co. has booked a fall in third-quarter sales and a set of mixed profit numbers for the period.

Latest blogs

Maggi returns but will growth follow in AOA for Nestle? 5 Nov 15

Katy Askew

Nestle had some reason for cheer this week when it was confirmed that Maggi noodles should be back on Indian shelves this month.

The food industry's supposed winter-efficiency drive 21 Sep 15

Hannah Abdulla

Is there a link between the weather cooling and the food industry belt-tightening? It appears autumn is the prime season for food manufacturers to get their firms operating at maximum efficiencies, with news of job-cuts is on the up.

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