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UK food industry boss issues new warning over no-deal Brexit as stockpiling continues

24 Jan 2019

Ian Wright, the chief executive of UK trade body Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has spoken out on Britain leaving the European Union without a deal.

Glanbia in EUR140m cheese plant joint venture with Dutch firm Royal A-ware 

22 Jan 2019

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia is to build a new cheese plant after joining forces with a European peer. 

New products - Sophie's Kitchen makes UK debut with Sainsbury's listing; Danone links up with Diageo in US for Baileys Coffee Creamers; Greencore among suppliers for new M&S vegan range, Danone rolls out Silk Oat Yeah milk drink line in US

4 Jan 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a Keto diet product range from the US-based brand SlimFast and a Quorn Foods-produced vegan sausage roll from UK baker Greggs.

October matches 2018 high for food M&A - data

2 Nov 2018

As food companies look to M&A to gain an edge, just-food's index of deals in the international packaged food sector outlines the volume of deals being announced each month.

Glanbia to acquire SlimFast for $350m

11 Oct 2018

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia has agreed to buy SlimFast for US$350m from owners KSF Holdings and HNS Intermediate Corp.

Glanbia eyes completion of US plant by 2021

10 Aug 2018

Glanbia said today (10 August) it expects the new US plant the Irish group is setting up with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers should be completed by 2021.

New Products - Pladis extends McVitie's Thins range in UK; Ella's Kitchen launches Oddpops popped snacks; Glanbia's BSN launches ice cream protein shakes with Cold Stone Creamery; Parag Milk Foods debuts Go Chocolate Cheese

20 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.

Glanbia JV with Leprino Foods plans Ireland cheese plant

16 Jul 2018

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia Plc plans to build a EUR130m (US$152.3m) new factory under its cheese joint venture with Leprino Foods.

Glanbia appoints Martin Keane to replace Henry Corbally as chairman

1 Jun 2018

Ireland-based dairy and sports nutrition group Glanbia has appointed Martin Keane as chairman to replace Henry Corbally.

Glanbia sets out five-year growth targets

23 May 2018

Irish dairy, sports nutrition and ingredients group Glanbia has set out five-year financial ambitions during a capital markets day held at its US innovation centre in Illinois.

Sainsbury's-Asda merger – Ireland 'launches food sector risk assessment'

1 May 2018

The Irish government is said to be instigating a risk assessment of its food industry following the news UK supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda are to merge.

Glanbia links up with US dairy partners for new production facility

7 Mar 2018

Irish-based food and dairy company Glanbia has joined forces with cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk producers on a new production facility in Michigan.

Glanbia and Arla to pay unsold milk subsidy to weather-hit farmers 

5 Mar 2018

Irish dairy, sports nutrition and ingredients group Glanbia has told farmers it will pay a subsidy for milk that could not be collected during Storm Emma.

Earnings summary - Arca Continental's sales surge; Grupo Nutresa ahead on strong overseas sales; Profits sag at bread giant Bimbo; BRF books FY loss, back in red in Q4

23 Feb 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.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

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.

From existential threats to working with science - the top takeaways from The International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit 2017

8 Nov 2017

The volatility in commodity prices, the rise of plant-based alternatives, Brexit, Trump - there was plenty for delegates who headed to Belfast last week for the International Dairy Federation's annual World Dairy Summit to chew over. just-food deputy editor Andy Coyne gives us a flavour of the event.

Glanbia US brand ThinkThin in plant-protein push

28 Jun 2017

Glanbia has added a full line of products to its ThinkThin range in the US that are made with plant-based protein.

Aryzta names former Glanbia exec Kevin Toland as CEO

19 May 2017

Switzerland-based bakery group Aryzta has appointed a former executive of Irish food group Glanbia, Kevin Toland, as CEO.

Glanbia Q1 revenue up but challenges in performance nutrition

26 Apr 2017

Ireland-based Glanbia today (26 April) reported higher first-quarter revenues, helped by growth from the company's ingredients business, amid falling volumes from its performance nutrition arm.

Glanbia signs deal on Dairy Ireland stake sale

26 Apr 2017

Ireland-based food group Glanbia has moved a step closer to selling a 60% stake in its domestic dairy products business.

Glanbia to focus on nutrition with Irish dairy unit spin-off

22 Feb 2017

Glanbia has announced plans to form a joint venture for its dairy business in Ireland as the group booked higher sales and earnings for 2016.

Glanbia expands performance nutrition with Grass Advantage, Body & Fit deals

6 Feb 2017

Irish food maker Glanbia has entered into two deals to expand its performance nutrition business, with the acquisitions of Grass Advantage in the US and Body & Fit in the Netherlands. 

Glanbia in "advanced" talks over US JV

27 Jan 2017

Irish dairy group Glanbia has confirmed it is in "advanced" talks with three US dairy suppliers, including Dairy Farmers of America, over the formation of a stand-alone joint venture in the country. 

Ireland's Glanbia to raise price of Avonmore milk

19 Jan 2017

Glanbia has confirmed it is raising the price of its Avonmore milk range to sales agents by three euro cents per litre from 5 February in response to increased raw materials costs.

Glanbia maintains forecasts amid pressure on sports nutrition prices

2 Nov 2016

Shares in Glanbia rose today (2 November) after the Ireland-based group maintained its forecast for annual earnings but the company's nine-month results showed it has seen pressure on the price of its performance nutrition products.

Glanbia's Optimium Nutrition returns to protein bars in US

6 Oct 2016

Optimum Nutrition, the US-based sports nutrition business owned by Glanbia, has launched a range of protein bars in its domestic market.

Glanbia confirms plans to axe jobs at Ireland site

13 May 2016

Glanbia has confirmed jobs are to go at a plant in Co. Kildare in the east of Ireland.

Glanbia posts Q1 revenue fall

27 Apr 2016

First quarter sales at Glanbia have fallen, the group revealed in an interim trading statement today (27 April).

Glanbia ready for more acquisitions

4 Apr 2016

Glanbia, the Irish dairy, ingredients and sports nutrition group, is looking to make more acquisitions, MD Siobhán Talbot has said.

Glanbia coy on reported milk contract loss with Tesco in Ireland

31 Mar 2016

Glanbia has declined to comment on the impact a reported milk supply contract loss to Tesco in Ireland will have on its business.






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