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Latest Interviews

Interview: Doux CEO on reshaping of poultry firm 16 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

In the second part of a two-part interview with just-food, Groupe Doux CEO Arnaud Marion highlights the move to a new business model, away from one heavily-dependent on EU subsidies, the company's efforts to diversify the business and the outlook for the French poultry processor.


The just-food interview: Doux CEO Arnaud Marion 15 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

French poultry supplier Groupe Doux is a company looking to the future after a challenging recent past. From June 2012, Doux spent 18 months in administration after pressure from raw material costs and a failed foray into Brazil. In the a two-part interview, Stuart Todd speaks to Doux CEO Arnaud Marion, the turnaround specialist hired by the administrators and who has stayed on to lead the business into what he hopes is sustained recovery.

Latest News

Bob Evans Farms not spinning off BEF Foods 4 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Bob Evans Farms, the US restaurant-to-prepared foods group, has said that it will not separate its business and spin-off packaged food unit BEF Foods.


Australia to introduce grocery code 3 Mar 15

Katy Askew

The Australian federal government has created a food and grocery code of conduct that, it said, will help ensure "fair and transparent" dealings between the country's largest supermarkets and their suppliers.


Columbus Foods names Joe Ennen CEO 3 Mar 15

Dean Best

US deli meats group Columbus Foods has lined up Joe Ennen, a former executive at retail giant Safeway, PepsiCo and Kellogg, as its new CEO.


Qatar's Hassad "eyes Brazil sugar, poultry assets" 3 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Hassad Food, the agricultural arm of the Qatar Investment Authority, is reportedly looking to acquire sugar and poultry assets in Brazil.


JBS suspends Foods listing 2 Mar 15

Katy Askew

JBS, the Brazilian meat giant, has suspended plans to list its processed food business, JBS Foods, in Brazil.


Marfrig losses narrow but foreign exchange weighs 2 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Marfrig, the Brazilian meat group, booked narrower net losses in 2014 despite higher finance costs and the depreciation of the Brazilian real.

Latest blogs

MEPs back country of origin meat regs 12 Feb 15

Katy Askew

The European Parliament has backed calls to create new country of origin meat labelling regulations in processed foods.


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.

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