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2017: three major drivers of M&A strategy

A year of geopolitical uncertainty awaits and there are few things business dislikes more than uncertainty. What impact could there be on M&...

just-food 2017 survey – profits and sales

The global food industry will continue to double-down on cutting operating costs during 2017 in the face of rising input expenses and an inc...

Could BRF's Turkey move pave way for OneFoods IPO?

BRF, the Brazil-based meat giant, announced this week it has teamed up with the state of Qatar to buy a majority stake in Turkey-based proce...

just-food 2017 Survey - your thoughts on growth

In November and December, we ran our annual Confidence Survey to see how our international food industry readership saw 2017 unfolding. Here...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Irish food "paying price for Brexit" 21 Nov 2016

Ben Cooper

Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.


ABF on Brexit, M&A and grocery - interview 9 Nov 2016

Dean Best

Much of the investor commentary around Associated British Foods can focus on Primark, with the UK-based clothing retailer the largest of the conglomerate's divisions by sales and its most profitable when looking at operating margin. That largely rang true yesterday when ABF reported its annual results but Dean Best caught up with John Bason, the Kingsmill maker's finance director, to discuss how the company's grocery operations had performed, its recent disposal of assets in the US and the impact Brexit could have on the grocery chunk of the business.

Latest News

Denmark plans new push for organic food sales 17 Jan 17

John Shepherd

Denmark's organic food sector has said it plans to use a cash boost from the European Union to launch a campaign aimed at increasing sales in the country by 50% up to 2019.


France gets green light to resume US beef exports 17 Jan 17

John Shepherd

The US has lifted a ban on imports of beef from France – bringing the total number of European Union member states upon which the ban has been lifted to four, the European Commission said.


HKScan streamlining Finnish operations 17 Jan 17

Katy Askew

HKScan is looking to streamline operations at two of its Finnish plants, Forossa and Outokumpu, in a move that will lead to job cuts. 


Cooperl, New Hope Liuhe set up China pork venture 16 Jan 17

Stuart Todd

Cooperl, the French pork group, has set up a joint venture in China with local group New Hope Liuhe.


UK watchdog clears Bernard Matthews deal 13 Jan 17

John Shepherd

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared last year's acquisition of turkey processor Bernard Matthews by the private investment vehicle of Ranjit Singh Boparan, the CEO of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group.


Sanderson Farms opens poultry processing facility 13 Jan 17

John Shepherd

US poultry processor Sanderson Farms has opened a US$155m processing and wastewater treatment facility at its site in St Pauls, North Carolina.

Latest blogs

We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.


UK food associations come together on Brexit 9 Dec 16

Dean Best

The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector should be demanding from the country's government now and ahead of talks with the EU. This week, more than 30 bodies published an open letter on the subject of labour, one of the critical issues facing the sector.

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