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Danone's fresh dairy sales struggled throughout 2014. Nevertheless, as the world's largest dairy manufacturer, the company believes it can l...
Nestle reported full-year results that were broadly in-line with expectations, along with a slight beat on margin, this morning (19 February...
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...
It was a bumper week of 2014 financial results, particularly from the US, but a flurry of announcements - including some surprise admissions...
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.
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.
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, the Brazilian meat giant, booked a 56.4% jump in 2014 operating earnings thanks to improved efficiency.
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.
Thai Union Frozen Products revealed a jump in full-year earnings today (27 February) lifted by improved margins and higher sales.
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.
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.
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'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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