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Michelle Russell | 11 Apr 2013

Canadian biscuit, cracker and confectionery manufacturer Dare Foods has a clear sense of ambition and a well-thought out expansion strategy. Michelle Russell talks to Dare Foods' chairman Bill Farrell about how the company will achieve this growth, where it sees opportunities internationally and the challenges it faces.


Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 2012

Dare Foods is a Canadian manufacturer of biscuits, crackers, bread products and confectionery with a clear focus for growth. In this month's just the answer, Michelle Russell talks to Dare Foods' chairman Bill Farrell about the company's growth strategy and the challenges and opportunities it sees in the global food sector.

Latest News

Hannah Abdulla | 11 Sep 2014

Canadian group Dare Foods has launched a range of peanut-free snacks aimed at children in its domestic market.


Hannah Abdulla | 7 Jul 2014

Canadian food group Dare Foods has added to the range of confectionery it sells in its domestic market.


Michelle Russell | 9 Aug 2013

Canadian snack firm Dare Foods has launched a line of on-the-go sweet snacks.


Dean Best | 15 Apr 2013

UK-based R&R Ice Cream last week snapped up local rival Fredericks Dairies, a deal its CEO told us will help it compete better with Unilever. We spoke to M&A analysts about the potential sale of Burton's Biscuit Co. and to the chairman of Canada's Dare Foods about his expansion plans. In Europe, the sector was rocked by fresh horsemeat revelations, including news an Asda product contained the veterinary drug phenylbutazone.


Dean Best | 15 Apr 2013

3G Capital, the private-equity firm soon to own Heinz, last week turned to another investment - Burger King - for the US food giant's new CEO. In the UK, R&R Ice Cream, Europe's largest own-label ice cream supplier bought a local rival it said would boost its branded stable. Europe was shook by more horsemeat revelations. Meanwhile, we interviewed Sainsbury's on multichannel, Canada's Dare Foods and took a look at the possible suitors for Burton's Biscuit Co.


Michelle Russell | 8 Mar 2013

Canadian food manufacturer Dare Foods has launched what it claims is Canada's first "supergrain" cracker chip.


Dean Best | 29 Oct 2012

A busy but fruitful week for just-food was dominated by the SIAL trade expo in Paris, where thousands of international manufacturers gathered to showcase products and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing them. Elsewhere, the UK unveiled plans to introduce a hybrid nutrition labelling system, Premier Foods plc pledged to "unlock value" from its bread division and French retailers Carrefour and Casino found their international operations in the spotlight.


Michelle Russell | 29 Oct 2012

This week, just-food attended the SIAL food and drink exhibition in Paris where the team caught up food manufacturers including Genius Foods, Dare Foods, The Irish Dairy Board, as well as the Irish Prime Minister. Outside of Paris, the UK government revealed plans to adopt a hybrid approach to front-of-pack (FOP) nutritional labelling.


Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 2012

Canadian food manufacturer Dare Foods has said it is focusing on the emerging BRIC economies for M&A opportunities and partnership or licensing deals as part of its international growth strategy.


Michelle Russell | 21 Oct 2012

Canadian food manufacturer Dare Foods is to extend its range of crackers with the launch of Breton Popped.

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