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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

Hershey to acquire meat jerky firm Krave 29 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

US confectioner Hershey has confirmed it is to acquire premium jerky firm Krave Pure Foods.


Cranswick reports "strong" Christmas 29 Jan 15

Katy Askew

Cranswick's third-quarter revenue was "marginally ahead" of last year despite lower pricing in what remained a "competitive" environment.


Cherkizovo sees volume, value sales gain 29 Jan 15

Katy Askew

Russian meat firm Cherkizovo Group reported higher volume and value sales throughout 2014.


HKScan confirms scale of job cuts in Denmark 28 Jan 15

Dean Best

Finland-based meat processor HKScan has confirmed its latest restructuring measures in Denmark will lead to the loss of 88 jobs.


Thomas Foods International to open new boning site 28 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

Australian meat processor Thomas Foods has announced A$25.4m (US$20.2m) of investment at its Murray Bridge plant, which will see the addition of a beef-boning facility.


San Miguel to buy out Hormel Foods from Vietnam JV 28 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

Philippines food and drink business San Miguel Corp. is to buy out US group Hormel Foods from the companies' venture in Vietnam.

Latest blogs

Russia: "no plans" to lift food ban 23 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

Russia has insisted it has no plans to lift the EU ban on food imports, its deputy prime minister, Arkady Dvorkovich, told an audience at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday (21 January).


A warning over future of 100 UK food and drink SMEs 16 Jan 15

Dean Best

Just two weeks into 2015 and competition among UK grocers is heating up further. Will suppliers be caught in the crossfire? Corporate restructuring firm Begbies Traynor thinks so.

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