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On the money: Hain expects continued organic gains

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

M&A Watch: Raisio should sell to private equity

Raisio, the Finland-based group behind brands including Benecol, Honey Monster cereals and Fox's confectionery, has, in recent years, tried...

Flowers looks to soothe market after forecast cut

Shares in US bakery group Flowers Foods sank yesterday after it cut its earnings forecast for 2014 - but the company immediately sought to s...

Spotlight: What could be impact of Russia's ban?

In a tit-for-tat move, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a year-long ban on on food imports from countries participating in the imp...

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: United Biscuits international chief 7 Aug 2014

Andrew Don

While speculation over the future ownership of United Biscuits intensifies, the UK snack maker is making strides beyond its domestic market, with a significant proportion of its growth coming from developing economies – Africa, the Middle East, India and China in particular. Jeff van der Eems, chief executive of UB's international business, speaks to Andrew Don about the company's international ambitions.

Latest News

Research: the new strategies for convenience food 21 Aug 14

just-food Research Team

Demand for convenience food is on the rise thanks to a range of changes to consumer lifestyles. How can your business react? This week's featured research includes analysis from Canadean on how to devise new strategies for the convenience food market.


Campbell biscuit arm Arnott's in production revamp 20 Aug 14

Dean Best

Arnott's, Campbell Soup Co.'s Australia-based biscuit business, is to revamp production to improve efficiency and use spare capacity.


JM Smucker lowers FY sales outlook 20 Aug 14

Katy Askew

JM Smucker has lowered its full-year sales expectations after booking a drop in first-quarter sales and earnings as lower pricing more than offset a resilient volume performance.


US rice firm Lundberg extends portfolio 20 Aug 14

Hannah Abdulla

US organic rice manufacturer Lundberg Family Farms has added three products to its product portfolio, including a range of snacks.


Nestle hits out at Zimbabwe "state imports" 19 Aug 14

Tawanda Karombo

Nestle has told just-food it is not pulling out of Zimbabwe, despite raising concerns it is facing unfair competition from cheap imports.


Tingyi profits up but food units pressured 19 Aug 14

Dean Best

Tingyi Holdings saw earnings increase in the first half of 2014 although profits from its two key food divisions fell.

Latest blogs

Hain Celestial CEO characteristically jovial 20 Aug 14

Katy Askew

Hain Celestial founder, president and CEO Irwin Simon is not one to maintain a stony face when discussing his company's performance. This morning's (20 August) conference call was no exception.


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".

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