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On the money: Hain expects continued organic gains

Hain Celestial, the US natural and organic food group, has indicated that it expects to drive continued organic growth in the coming year -...

What the analysts say: Nestle H1 cheers market

Shares in Nestle closed up today (7 August) after the world's largest food maker reported underlying sales that beat analyst expectations. N...

Comment: Poultry industry must improve standards

The UK's Food Standards Agency has issued the results of its first set of quarterly campylobacter tests, part of a year-long study into the...

Editor's viewpoint: Land of the minnows

Size matters, right? Scale - and the economic benefits that come with it - provide a business with clout smaller competitors find hard to ba...

Latest Interviews

Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.


Interview: Bell hits out at German cartel ruling 22 Jul 2014

Dean Best

In a story that grabbed the headlines worldwide, 21 companies and 33 individuals in Germany have been hit with fines totalling EUR338m for allegedly fixing the price of one of the country's staples - sausages. Companies including Nestle, Bell Group and Zur Muhlen Gruppe, Germany's largest sausage maker, were handed fines. Some will appeal, including Bell Group, the Switzerland-based meat products group. Bell CFO Martin Gysin told Dean Best why the company believes it should not be penalised.

Latest News

Hain Celestial sees "record" FY sales 20 Aug 14

Katy Askew

Hain Celestial, the US natural food group, has booked an increase in full-year profits thanks to "record" sales in the period.


Vion invests in Bavaria but jobs to go 20 Aug 14

Hannah Abdulla

A restructure at meat processor Vion's Bavarian plants could see jobs go at two of its sites in the long-term.


H1 sales down at French poultry group Duc 19 Aug 14

Dean Best

Duc saw its first-half sales fall more than 10%, with the decline in revenue accelerating during the second quarter - although the French poultry processor said the result was in line with its forecasts.


Denmark: Mistakes made over listeria outbreak 18 Aug 14

Dean Best

Denmark's food safety watchdog made "serious mistakes" in its handling of a listeria outbreak linked to the death of 12 people, the country's government has said.


Pork Farms buys Kerry Group's pastry plants 18 Aug 14

Hannah Abdulla

UK firm Pork Farms has snapped up Kerry Group's chilled savoury pastry business in Poole and Spalding for an undisclosed sum.


Q1 profits up at Ezaki Glico 18 Aug 14

Dean Best

Japanese food group Ezaki Glico has reported an increase in quarterly profits, helped by its confectionery and frozen desserts businesses.

Latest blogs

Elliott Review was not blocked, insists Defra 18 Aug 14

Dean Best

The UK government has insisted there was no moves to block the review of the UK food supply chain and said it will published "shortly".


Carlyle snaps up FMCG agency Acosta - but was the deal worth it? 30 Jul 14

Dean Best

Acosta Sales & Marketing, the US agency that works on in-store executions with US FMCG giants, has been snapped up by Carlyle. But was the multiple the private-equity firm is said to have paid too pricey?

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