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Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 

19 Aug 2019

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. 

Fonterra to sell stake in China's Beingmate

7 Aug 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has made a decision regarding its stake in China-based baby and infant-food business Beingmate in which it has an 18.8% holding.

Fonterra proposes more jobs cuts in Australia

18 Jul 2019

Fonterra, the world's largest dairy cooperative, is proposing to cut more jobs in Australia as part of a previously-launched review of group operations.

Fonterra to cut back on coal as part of sustainability push

18 Jul 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has announced a new fuel initiative linked to its sustainability goals.

Fonterra seeks to reassure investors after share slump

5 Jul 2019

Shares in Fonterra closed higher today (5 July) after the finance chief of the world's largest dairy cooperative attempted to calm market nerves.

Fonterra sets new 2025 target for recyclable packaging

2 Jul 2019

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has announced new targets to tackle waste, saying it wants all of its product packaging to be recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.

Fonterra banks $43m from Foodspring deal

28 Jun 2019

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has revealed it is to benefit from a deal announced yesterday (27 June) involving the US confectionery giant Mars.

Mars to buy majority stake in German nutrition company Foodspring

27 Jun 2019

US confectionery heavyweight Mars Incorporated is acquiring a majority stake in a German direct-to-consumer nutrition business.

Bubs Australia inks another deal in China with retail agreement under Beingmate joint venture

27 Jun 2019

Infant-formula maker Bubs Australia has entered another deal in China through its newly-established joint venture.

Fonterra rolls our first products in India under Future Dairy joint venture

27 Jun 2019

Fonterra, the world's largest dairy cooperative, has launched its first brand in India under a joint venture. 

Fonterra sells off stake in whey protein JV to UK's First Milk

25 Jun 2019

A UK dairy cooperative has bought peer Fonterra's stake in a joint venture the two companies set up in 2011.

New Zealand dairy review a missed opportunity, says Fonterra

6 Jun 2019

Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy giant, has responded to the country's government announcing the results of a review of the local dairy industry.

Fonterra mulls future of Nestle joint venture as strategic review takes in China, Australia operations

23 May 2019

Fonterra is in discussions with Nestlé over its joint venture in Brazil as part of a strategic review of the New Zealand-based dairy giant's group operations.

Froneri buys Tip Top ice cream from Fonterra

13 May 2019

Froneri, the global ice-cream venture between Nestle and private-equity firm PAI Partners, has snapped up a brand in New Zealand.

Fonterra forms alliance with Coca-Cola for dairy beverages

8 May 2019

New Zealand-based dairy cooperative Fonterra has formed a strategic alliance with US drinks major Coca-Cola Co.

Bubs Australia partners with Fonterra in organic grass-fed infant formula

7 May 2019

Bubs Australia said it will become the country's first company to offer locally-produced organic grass-fed infant formula.

Fonterra back in black as disposals announced

20 Mar 2019

New Zealand dairy heavyweight Fonterra has seen a marked improvement in performance in the six months to 31 January and announced two non-core asset disposals.

Fonterra 'could sell South American assets'

19 Mar 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has been tipped to sell more assets in a media report emanating from its home market.

'Bids for Tip Top ice cream due in next week'

7 Mar 2019

The race for Tip Top, the ice-cream business of dairy giant Fonterra, is to reportedly move to the next stage next week.

Fonterra makes Miles Hurrell permanent chief executive

5 Mar 2019

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has appointed Miles Hurrell as its permanent chief executive with immediate affect.

Fonterra issues profit warning

28 Feb 2019

Fonterra, the New Zealand-based dairy giant, has lowered its forecast for annual earnings, pointing to a number of factors pressuring profits.

Fonterra takes stake in US complementary nutrition firm Motif

27 Feb 2019

New Zealand dairy heavyweight Fonterra has taken a stake in a US-based company that develops bio-engineered food ingredients.

Fonterra calls for change to New Zealand milk collection rules

18 Feb 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has called for a change to milk collection rules in its home market following an industry review.

Fonterra takes full ownership of Darnum site from Beingmate joint venture

12 Feb 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has confirmed it has taken back full control of its Darnum site in Australia that fell under a joint venture agreement.

Fonterra forges UAE distribution deal with Bidfood-owned Horeca Trade

30 Jan 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has tied up a distribution deal in the United Arab Emirates with a foodservice specialist.

Former Fonterra chairman John Wilson dies

28 Jan 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has announced its former chairman has passed away after a hard-fought battle with illness.

Fonterra review sees it offload livestock arm

9 Jan 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, which is reviewing its business, has taken a major decision on the future of its livestock division.

The most-read news on just-food in 2018

20 Dec 2018

The news stories that caught your eye in 2018 included a number of M&A deals, CEOs departing and emerging brands entering new markets.

Fonterra looking to offload ice cream business Tip Top

6 Dec 2018

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has revealed that it is seeking a buyer for one of its domestic assets.

Fonterra and Beingmate to "unwind" Darnum JV

5 Dec 2018

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra and Chinese infant formula business Beingmate have revealed plans for their Darnum joint venture in Australia.





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