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Dean Best

Dean BestBiography

A business journalist and experienced editor, Dean has reported on the international food and beverage industries for more than a decade. He became editor of just-food.com in 2007.

Dean has featured in national and international print titles from The Times to Time magazine and on international broadcast outlets like the BBC and France 24.

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Maggi owner Nestle gave update on payCovid-19 - Nestle staff to get three months pay 27 March 2020

Nestle, the world's largest food company, has set out what it will pay staff affected by "temporary stoppages" caused by the coronavirus outbreak.


Saputo said crisis presented Dairy major Saputo eyes post-coronavirus M&A 27 March 2020

Saputo, the international dairy group, believes there will be more opportunity for acquisitions in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.


Finsbury said retail business proving Coronavirus stops UK baker Finsbury's earnings guidance 27 March 2020

Finsbury Food Group, the UK bakery-products supplier, today (27 March) issued a trading update outlining the early impacts the coronavirus outbreak is having on the business.


Maggi owner Nestle has suspended parts of India businessNestle reveals coronavirus impact on India operations 25 March 2020

Nestle's publicly-listed subsidiary in India has outlined the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on its business so far.


Schneider thanked staff for their Nestle CEO warns staff of upcoming Covid-19 "storm" 23 March 2020

Nestle CEO has praised the "commitment" of the company's staff, emphasised its "resilience" but warned the world's largest food maker to prepare for difficult times ahead.


Cloetta says Candy giant Cloetta withdraws dividend amid Covid-19 pressure 23 March 2020

Cloetta, the European confectionery supplier, has issued another update on how it sees the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak affecting the business.


Grocers described move ass UK relaxes grocer competition rules to bolster food supply 20 March 2020

The UK government is temporarily relaxing competition regulations to allow the country's major grocers to work more closely during the Covid-19 outbreak.


Calavo looking for new CFOMore management changes at US produce group Calavo Growers 10 March 2020

Calavo Growers, the US fresh-produce supplier, has announced a series of management changes - including in the positions of chairman and CFO.


Workers' trust will, after five years, hold stake in PioneerPepsiCo secures South Africa competition backing for Pioneer takeover 9 March 2020

South Africa's top competition body has ruled on PepsiCo's US$1.7bn takeover of local food and drinks business Pioneer Foods Group.


Friso owner FrieslandCampina spelt out impacts of coronavirus outbreakCoronavirus prompts dairy giant FrieslandCampina to trim growth forecast 6 March 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has led to another of the world's largest dairy companies to reassess how much it sees its sales growing in 2020.




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