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What are the implications of Brexit for UK food?

The UK could vote on its membership of the EU in little more than four months but little attention has been paid to what impact an exit coul...

What should you learn from 2015 olive oil prices?

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Talking shop December 2015 – Lawson, Sobeys

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Why there is a ceiling to discounter growth

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Latest Interviews

Richelieu Foods CEO eyes growth - interview 9 Feb 2016

Dean Best

Richelieu Foods, the US private-label supplier backed by private-equity, is expanding production with a new plant to support its growth. Dean Best spoke to Tim O'Connor, the president and CEO of the pizza-to-dressings manufacturer, to discuss the group's plans and how he sees the company's categories developing.


CSM Bakery Solutions outlines plans for growth 22 Oct 2015

Katy Askew

CSM Bakery Solutions came to life two years ago when Rhône Capital acquired the bakery supplies business of Dutch food and ingredients group CSM. At the time, Rhône Capital said it would invest in CSM's capacity to innovate and use its customer relationships to support global growth. Katy Askew spoke to CSM vice president of bakery products, Sebastian Siethoff, to find out more. 

Latest News

Quotes of week - PepsiCo, Kellogg, Quorn 12 Feb 16

Hannah Abdulla

There were a flurry of companies reporting their results for 2015 and looking into 2016. Among them, PepsiCo said it beat its own expectations for last year but sounded a note of caution on macro-economic conditions for the year ahead. Kellogg, meanwhile, pointed to progress with its core US cereal business but admitted domestic problems with snacks. Elsewhere, Chobani confirmed it had rejected takeover offers and just-food interviewed Richelieu Foods CEO Tim O'Connor. Here is the week in quotes.


Bakkavor posts FY profit jump 11 Feb 16

Hannah Abdulla

Annual profits at own-label supplier Bakkavor have jumped on the back of lower charges for the year and higher international sales.


TreeHouse Foods sales slide in Q4 11 Feb 16

Dean Best

TreeHouse Foods, the US private-label group, saw sales decline in the last three months of 2015 amid pressure on volumes and moves on prices.


L.B. Maple Treat sold to consortium 11 Feb 16

Dean Best

Canadian maple syrup supplier L.B. Maple Treat has been sold to a group of investors including investment firm Champlain Financial Corporation and the founder of Cirque du Soleil.


Post raises EBITDA guidance on Q1 results 5 Feb 16

Hannah Abdulla

Post Holdings, the US food group, has raised its forecast for annual adjusted EBITDA on the back of increased sales and earnings in its first quarter.


Ireland signs grocery supplier code  2 Feb 16

Katy Askew

The Irish government has enacted a grocery goods regulation in a bid, the lawmakers said, to "rebalance relationships" between suppliers and retailers in the grocery sector. 

Latest blogs

What next for TreeHouse and ConAgra? 2 Feb 16

Katy Askew

TreeHouse Foods announced yesterday (2 February) it has completed its acquisition of ConAgra Foods' private-label business in a deal that will go some way to reshaping the US own-label sector.


UK has France and Germany in its sights 21 Jan 16

Dean Best

The UK government wants the country's food exports to reach the levels of France and Germany, officials said today (21 January) as a new office set up to drive business overseas was formally unveiled.

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