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On the money: How Greencore is outperforming

Over the last twelve months Irish food group Greencore outperformed the overall food market in UK, its largest market, on the back of its ex...

On the money: Spreads, ice cream top Unilever woes

Unilever's third quarter underlying sales growth missed analyst expectations as the Hellmann's maker reported its spreads segment was still...

Growth question hangs over refocused Premier

Premier Foods plc, the UK food group, appears to have a solid strategy in place - but whether it can succeed in eking out top-line growth in...

Boulder Brands should consider Smart Balance sale

The US spreads and gluten-free group saw its shares slump yesterday after warning about its short-term profitability. Boulder's Smart Balanc...

Latest Interviews

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.


just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

Latest News

Strauss Group sees Q3 rebound 26 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Strauss Group booked higher sales and operating profit during the third quarter after a challenging first half.


Post issues warning over US cereal sector sales 25 Nov 14

Dean Best

Post Holdings, the owner of US breakfast cereal brands Grape Nuts and Honey Bunches of Oats, said today (25 November) it is preparing for sales in the sector to decline again over the next 12 months.


Post's FY bottom line hit by charges 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Post Holdings has posted an annual net loss of US$358.6m - compared with a profit of $9.8m a year earlier - despite reporting higher sales as fourth-quarter charges hit the US group's bottom line.


Hormel profits up but 2015 forecast hits shares 25 Nov 14

Dean Best

Hormel Foods today (25 November) issued annual results rounded off by higher fourth-quarter sales and profits but the earnings - and its 2015 earnings per share forecast - hit the US group's shares.


Campbell Q1 profits up but CEO Morrison cautious 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Campbell Soup Co. today (25 November) reported an increase in first-quarter profits, sending its shares higher, but CEO Denise Morrison cautioned the group was facing challenges.


Greencore plans 2015 investments as FY earnings up 25 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Greencore, the Ireland-based convenience food group, has said it will step up investments in the coming year after booking higher earnings for the 12 months to 26 September.

Latest blogs

Hershey tries its hand at visual merchandising 20 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups maker, Hershey, has taken the reins at the Winn Dixie store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ensuring candy gets the attention it deserves - right at the front of the store.


Tesco profits plunge, chairman departs 24 Oct 14

Katy Askew

Tesco has reported a massive 92% drop in first half profits as the accounting fiasco continues to widen.

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