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

10 Nov 2020

Minerva is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.

Plant-based priorities – dairy companies with a stake in dairy-free

13 Oct 2020

just-food rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-free product area.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

New products – Meal-kit firm Purple Carrot links up with Conagra on retail launch; Mondelez debuts Cadbury cakes in India; Mullerlight Crunch low-fat yogurts

3 Jul 2020

This week's new product offerings include a global take on Old El Paso kits from US food group General Mills and a new 'superfood' cereal for kids from Kellogg-owned Kashi.

New products - Nomad launches Birds Eye plant-based meal mixes, vegan rolls; Kraft Heinz's 'Gourmet' sauces; Lactalis-Nestle expands range; Muller's first Skyr yogurt in UK

5 Jun 2020

Our pick of the new products this week includes the return of Necco Wafers to US grocery shelves and Australia's Murray River Organics moving into the breakfast category.

Muller weighing up options for Homann division

29 May 2020

German dairy giant Müller is weighing up options for the salad division of its subsidiary Homann, it has revealed.

Will Covid-19 spark change in UK supplier payment terms?

13 May 2020

We look at the records of how the UK's largest grocers – and manufacturers – have been paying their suppliers and wonder if the recent changes to help suppliers will stick around.

Dairy firm Muller launches major recruitment drive in UK and Ireland

26 Mar 2020

Müller, the German dairy giant, is looking to adjust its staffing levels in the UK and Ireland as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Müller reviewing operations at Severnside site in England

12 Feb 2020

A UK business unit of German dairy giant Müller is considering whether to transfer certain aspects of production from a site in England to other facilities. 

Why Yofix backing highlights dairy-free shift

6 Feb 2020

The backing for Israeli dairy-free start-up Yofix Investments by two major European dairy companies shows a key macro trend could become a competitive flank in dairy alternatives.

Dairy majors back dairy-free firm Yofix

5 Feb 2020

Yofix Probiotics, the Israel-based dairy-free yogurt start-up, has received funding from a consortium of investors that includes two major European dairy groups.

New products - Nestle's Allen's introduces lower-sugar lollies; Danone's no-sugar Silk Oat Yeah; Muller adds new ingredient to yogurts; Danone targets Horizon Organic kids segment

1 Nov 2019

Our round-up of new products includes European yogurt business Müller adding another ingredient into its range and Danone launching an organic milk for young children in the US.

New products - Dairy giant Muller launches Mascarpone Style Yogurt in UK; Agrial exports Florette to Canada; Oatly debuts non-dairy ice cream in UK

16 Oct 2019

This week's batch of new products includes offerings from Sweden-based, dairy-alternatives business Oatly and US meat-snacks supplier Jack Link's.

Muller confirms closure of depot in Aberdeen

20 Sep 2019

Germany dairy giant Müller to close its depot in Aberdeen, Scotland, after previously announcing it was reviewing operations.

Dairy giant Muller plans depot changes in UK

16 Aug 2019

Muller, the Germany-based dairy group, is reviewing its network of depots in Scotland as it seeks to lower costs.

Hundreds of jobs set to go as Muller confirms closure of UK dairy

1 Jul 2019

Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI) has confirmed that it is closing a UK dairy with the likely loss of 223 jobs.

Muller unveils sugar reduction target for UK yogurt brands

11 Jun 2019

German dairy giant Müller has revealed sugar reduction targets for its branded yogurt portfolio in the UK.

Union fears for future of one of Muller's English dairies

29 Apr 2019

Trade union Usdaw is fearful for the future of one of Müller Milk and Ingredients' English dairies as the company reviews the future of its UK sites. 

Muller reviews UK dairy network under cost-cutting drive as new logistics partnership formed

26 Apr 2019

German dairy giant Müller said it plans to review its network of six dairies in the UK and Ireland under a recently-announced cost-saving initiative.

Muller to slash UK SKUs in cost-cutting drive

11 Apr 2019

Germany dairy giant Müller's UK fresh milk arm is to drastically cut the number of SKUs as part of its Project Darwin cost-cutting drive.

German dairy sector deep-dive, part one - seeking green shoots in mature market

10 Apr 2019

In the first part of a two-part feature looking at the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne focuses on the make-up of the market and the pressures weighing on its growth prospects.

Germany's Homann to close herring facility with loss of 50 jobs

26 Mar 2019

Germany's Homann is to close a local facility producing herring products this summer because the plant is not "economically viable".

New products - Unilever adds layered jars to Talenti gelato range; New bars added to Alpen range in UK; Alpro goes Greek-style; Muller launches twin natural yogurt range in UK

13 Mar 2019

This week's notable new products include a push from Alpro into Greek-style yogurts, significant activity at Conagra Brands and a product "first" from Hormel Foods.

New products - Unilever teams up with Tesco on Nice by Nature lollies; Brain food company Ingenuity Brands unveils Brainiac Kids; Smucker's set for move into honey

1 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes the UK's Noble Foods adding ice cream to its Gü desserts range and US-based Good Karma launching plant-based sour cream and dips.

Muller confirms appointment of Hansjörg Herrmann as COO

14 Jan 2019

Dairy giant Müller has appointed a new chief operating officer to oversee the Germany-based group's global COO functions.

Dairy Crest, Kerry and Muller linked with possible Ambrosia deal

26 Nov 2018

Major dairy companies have been linked with interest in possibly making bids for Premier Foods' up-for-sale Ambrosia custard brand.

Müller to reduce sugar in yogurt range after scientific breakthrough

6 Nov 2018

Dairy giant Müller is set to make changes to the formula of one of its yogurt brands in the UK and Ireland following a research and development breakthrough.

A2 Milk signs Crediton Dairy as UK fresh-milk processor

28 Sep 2018

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. has changed its fresh-milk processor in the UK, with local firm Crediton Dairy taking on the contract from German dairy giant Müller.

Dairy giant Muller reviewing future of depot in northern England

24 Jul 2018

European dairy heavyweight Muller has confirmed it is reviewing the future of its depot in Carlisle in north-west England.

Mars extends Maltesers brand in UK; Nestle brings Garden Gourmet meat-free range to UK; Pladis takes Why Nut to US; Kez's Kitchen takes its cookies into dairy with ice cream debut

29 May 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.





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