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Freedom Foods Group eyes ingredients expansion

23 May 2019

Australia-based Freedom Foods Group is aiming to expand one of its divisions through investment raised by issuing more shares in the business.

Freedom Foods declares itself out of Lion Drinks and Dairy race

25 Mar 2019

Australia's Freedom Foods Group has made an announcement following speculation it might make a bid for Kirin's locally-based food and beverage unit Lion Drinks and Dairy (LDD).

Australian Fresh Milk Holdings to buy Coomboona Dairy

1 Nov 2018

Australian Fresh Milk Holdings to buy Coomboona Dairy, in which Freedom Foods Group owns a minority stake, is buying a peer in the Australian dairy market.

Australia's Freedom Foods Group acquires nutrition products maker Crankt Protein

13 Aug 2018

Australia's Freedom Foods Group is to acquire nutrition products manufacturer Crankt Protein in a deal valued in gross terms at AUD3.5m (US$2.5m).

New Products - General Mills to take Nature Valley SKU into more markets; Conagra Brands unveils Power Bowls breakfast range; Danone of the World yogurt range launched in UK; Arla Foods to push sorbet-style Ihana yogurts into UK, Denmark

13 Jul 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Australia's Freedom Foods equity raising to fund expansion

16 Mar 2018

Australia's Freedom Foods Group is to issue AUD200m (US$155.8m) worth of equity to fund capital expenditure and possible acquisitions.

William Jackson 'Boxed' frozen meals hit Tesco; Kraft Heinz rolls out breakfast brand; Freedom Foods Group to launch A2 line in Australia's Own push; Arla organic milk enters Saudi Arabia

2 Mar 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Earnings summary - George Weston food division results hit by FX, restructuring; Pinnacle Foods profits underpinned by tax reform; Land O'Lakes "record'' profits; Hostess Brands hails "strong finish" to 2017

2 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Australia's Freedom Foods Group outlines capex plans

2 Mar 2018

Australia-based Freedom Foods Group has set out plans to invest in production at three domestic plants.

Freedom Foods Group to distribute Crankt Protein brand

28 Feb 2018

Freedom Foods Group is to distribute the Crankt Protein sports nutrition brand in the companies' domestic market of Australia.

AFT Holdings forms All About Healthy Foods arm

9 Jan 2018

AFT Holdings has made changes to the way it structures its portfolio in food, setting up a new entity through which the US investment firm will focus its moves in the sector.

just-food in 2017 - our most-read interviews this year

20 Dec 2017

just-food again secured time with some major industry names in 2017 and our interviews with C-suite executives from companies including Sanderson Farms, Nestle and Danone gave you food for thought.

Australia's Freedom Foods' sales rise but profit dented by expenses

31 Aug 2017

Australia's Freedom Foods Group reported a 54% increase in full-year revenue but net profits slid, partly due to acquisition costs, foreign-exchange losses and restructuring expenses.

Freedom Foods Group, Shenzhen Jialile Food Co. strike "binding" deal on new JV

4 Jul 2017

Australia-based dairy to cereal business Freedom Foods Group said today (4 July) "binding documentation" had been signed with its Chinese partner Shenzhen Jialile Food Co. over their plans to set up a new company, Australia’s Own Dairy Company China.

Australian dairy sector launches code of practice

30 Jun 2017

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has launched a voluntary code of practice to govern contractual arrangements between companies and dairy farmers.

Freedom Foods Group eyes more markets for formula after Singapore launch

21 Jun 2017

Australia's Freedom Foods Group has launched a line of infant formula into Singapore and is eyeing entering the category in more markets this year.

Freedom Foods Group charting growth strategy from Australia to China and US – interview

26 Apr 2017

Australia-based Freedom Foods Group is balancing its ambitions to grow at home and abroad. A supplier of allergen-free products in Australia, Freedom Foods is expanding its domestic presence through a focus on innovation. At the same time, the company is trying to grow its dairy, snack and cereal sales in China and the US. Katy Askew spoke to Freedom's general manager of marketing and innovation, Tom Dusseldorp, to find out more. 

Freedom Foods Group books "strong organic growth" in H1

1 Mar 2017

Freedom Foods Group has reported "strong organic sales growth across all key category platforms" as the Australia-based cereal, snacks and non-dairy business saw its revenue more than double in the first half of its financial year.

Power Foods revealed as Freedom Foods Group's mystery acquisition

1 Mar 2017

Freedom Foods Group has revealed the identity of the Australian manufacturer it said in December it was set to buy - sports nutrition firm Power Foods International.

Freedom Foods Group teams up with AFT Holdings in bid to "accelerate" growth in North America

1 Mar 2017

Freedom Foods Group is to put its North American operations into a joint venture with US investment firm AFT Holdings in a bid to "accelerate" the Australian company's "sales and earnings base" in the country.

Freedom Foods in tie-up with China's Seamild Group 

30 Jan 2017

Australia's Freedom Foods Group has entered into a partnership with Chinese oat-based cereal and branded food maker Seamild Group. 

Freedom Foods Group set to make acquisitions in Australia, North America

7 Dec 2016

Freedom Foods Group, the Australia-based dairy-to-cereal group, is nearing acquisitions in its domestic market and North America.

Freedom Foods Group invests in Chinese partner and eyes kids' milk expansion

5 Oct 2016

Freedom Foods Group is to invest in Shenzhen JiaLiLe Food Co., one of the Australian dairy-to-cereal group's partners in China, in a bid to expand the presence of its children's milk brand Australia's Own in the country.

Freedom Foods Group forecasts FY profit rise after "strong start"

1 Sep 2016

Freedom Foods Group, the Australia-based breakfast cereal and dairy business, has forecast a rise in profits in its 2016/2017 financial year after a "strong start" to the fiscal period.

Murray Goulburn loses Woolworths contracts to Bega Cheese, Freedom Foods Group

1 Aug 2016

Murray Goulburn has lost contracts to supply cheese, UHT milk, adult milk powder and cream to Woolworths Ltd, Australia's largest grocer.

Freedom Foods Group to expand deal with China's Pinlive

25 May 2016

Australia's Freedom Foods Group is to expand its manufacturing contract with Chinese food and beverage distributor Pinlive.

Australia's Freedom Foods Group strikes Vietnam dairy deal

25 May 2016

Freedom Foods Group, the Australian dairy, cereal and seafood supplier, has launched a range of UHT milk products in Vietnam, a move the company described as its "first major strategic partnership" in the country.

Beijing revisits new e-commerce custom rules

18 Apr 2016

China has looked again at recent changes to e-commerce regulations that had initially penalised UHT and adult milk powder producers, Australian companies Murray Goulburn and Freedom Foods Group, two of the companies affected, have announced.

Australia food share prices tumble on China custom fears

12 Apr 2016

Shares in Australian food companies have taken a hit today (12 April) as the market reacted to new regulations in China on food imports.

Freedom Foods Group H1 sales up but mixed profit numbers

29 Feb 2016

Australia's Freedom Foods Group today (29 February) reported a 21% rise in first-half revenues but a mixed set of profit figures.

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