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DATA: The just-food international basket - Q3 2014

Compiled exclusively for just-food by IRI, the data shows the cost of a typical basket of goods in eight markets every quarter. The numbers...

Shopper trends: Promos can mean higher prices

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Digesting digital: Collaboration key

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Latest Interviews

SIAL 2014: Amira aims to be a "global food brand" 11 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Rice supplier Amira Nature Foods is aiming to grow the global presence of its Amira brand from the group's stronghold in the Indian market. Amira believes it can capitalise on the "white space" represented by branded basmati rice - as well as diversifying into other food categories. Katy Askew spoke to Tobias Strerath, Amira business development director, to learn more.


SIAL 2014: Danish Crown eyes organics sector 28 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Danish Crown is grappling with a world meat market marked by the Russian import ban and weaker European demand. In response, the Danish co-operative plans to use its global footprint, on the one hand, while capitalising on growth areas such as increasing consumer interest in organics, on the other. Katy Askew spoke to Henrik Biilmann, MD of Danish Crown's organic arm Friland, to find out more.

Latest News

General Mills to consider "water risk" in business 26 Nov 14

Katy Askew

General Mills has said it will consider "water risk" factors when making business decisions as part of a new water policy.


Danone, General Mills, Chobani "mislead parents" 21 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Danone, General Mills and Chobani have been accused of "misleading parents" looking for healthier foods into buying yoghurts "loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colours and emulsifiers".


Meruelo's Fuji opens organic ready meals facility 19 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Meruelo Group-owned Fuji Food Products plans to open a ready meal production plant in South Elgin, Illinois, next month.


MamaMancini's sales surge, earnings hit by charges 19 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Natural frozen and chilled food manufacturer MamaMancini's saw higher third quarter net losses on charges despite reporting bumper sales in the period.


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Unilever 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Unilever filed a lawsuit against egg-free "mayo" maker Hampton Creek, alleging the US firm's Just-Mayo product is a fraud. In France, a food major was on the receiving end of legal action after French ice cream maker Dagniaux started proceedings against Danone.


WhiteWave ups forecasts after "record" Q3 10 Nov 14

Dean Best

Alpro and Silk owner WhiteWave Foods today (10 November) lifted its forecasts for 2014 sales and underlying earnings per share after reporting a "record" third quarter.

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