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New products - Hormel's Applegate Farms debuts Well Carved blended meat and veg line; The Meatless Farm makes first foray into frozen; Lantmannen shifts Americana brand into retail

11 May 2020

This week's new product launches that caught the eye include vegan cheese from Norseland, a vegan pie from Holland's Pies and a high-fibre loaf from Hovis.

Arla CFO Natalie Knight on battles with Brexit, Chinese regulators and added sugar - the just-food interview

21 Feb 2019

Arla CFO Natalie Knight tells Andy Coyne about the dairy giant's investment plans and discusses whether recent acquisitions and category innovation can feed growth. 

Arla Foods gets clearance for Yeo Valley acquisition

11 Jul 2018

Arla Foods has gained clearance from the UK's Competition and Markets Authority to acquire the liquid milk, butter and cheese business of fellow dairy company Yeo Valley.

Arla Foods' proposed Yeo Valley acquisition probed by UK competition watchdog

17 May 2018

European dairy giant Arla Foods' proposed acquisition of part of UK dairy firm Yeo Valley is being examined by the country's competition watchdog.

February sees spike in food M&A - data

2 Mar 2018

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.

Arla Foods to acquire part of UK's Yeo Valley

8 Feb 2018

Dairy giant Arla Foods is aiming to "further drive organic penetration of the milk market" through acquiring part of UK business Yeo Valley.

Suppliers to Tesco to issue data on food waste

21 Sep 2017

More than 20 of Tesco's "largest food suppliers" are to publish data on the food waste from their own operations, the retail giant has announced.

Yeo Valley launches sugar-free yoghurts in UK

12 Feb 2016

UK dairy manufacturer Yeo Valley has announced the launch of a range of sugar-free yoghurts in its home market.

UK: Yeo Valley launches Noughty fat-free yoghurts

29 Apr 2013

UK dairy firm Yeo Valley is looking to tap into the growth of the fat-free yoghurt market with the launch of a 0% fat range.

In the spotlight: Chobani UK case highlights provenance issue

4 Apr 2013

Chobani's failure to win a court case in the UK over the labelling of its yoghurts as Greek resulted in an injunction against the firm last week. The result, however, now raises questions as to the importance of the provenance of Greek yoghurt for consumers and whether this could lead to similar cases and, in turn, more formal EU regulation.

just the answer - Matthias Kunz, Emmi

6 Nov 2012

Swiss dairy group Emmi has this year pressed on with its plans to expand overseas and rely less on a stagnant domestic sector. At the SIAL 2012 industry expo in Paris, Dean Best met Matthias Kunz, head of Emmi's international business, to discuss the company's latest investments, including its decision to take a majority stake in Spanish dairy Kaiku.

Promo Tracker: Waitrose leads promo activity in June

3 Jul 2012

Waitrose led the promotional activity in the UK grocery sector last month, according to the latest data from the just-food Promo Tracker.

Focus: Spotlight falls on M&A

2 Jul 2012

This week got off to a start with a bang when UK meat group Cranswick announced to the market it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kingston Foods.

UK: Yeo Valley adds to cream range, revamps compote line

12 Jun 2012

UK dairy firm Yeo Valley is to expand its product range with the launch of a soured cream product.

Deal or no deal: Dairy Crest eyes UK acquisitions

13 Mar 2012

Last week, Dairy Crest announced that it is considering the sale of its French spreads brand, St Hubert. In a move that raised some eyebrows in the investment community, the group indicated that it could use some of the proceeds to fund future acquisitions. Katy Humphries takes a look at which potential deals might pique Dairy Crest's interest.

UK: Recipe changes, NPD in Yeo Valley revamp

20 Feb 2012

New products and recipes are part of changes UK organic dairy firm Yeo Valley has made to its portfolio.

UK: Rachel's eyes international growth

14 Mar 2011

UK-based organic dairy group Rachel's has revealed moves to expand into Saudi Arabia and Malta.

Comment: Emmi's shrewd move for Onken yoghurt

11 Nov 2010

In April, speaking to just-food after Emmi announced plans to buy Swiss cheese maker Fromalp, the dairy giant's CFO Reto Conrad hinted that the company would make more acquisitions in Europe this year.

UK: Organic brand Yeo Valley in TV push

27 Sep 2010

UK organic dairy business Yeo Valley is set to launch its first-ever TV marketing campaign in a bid to make its organic products "more accessible".

In the spotlight - the sale of UK organic dairy firm Rachel's

29 Jul 2010

As a business proud of its Welsh roots, it is unlikely the Stars and Stripes were ever hoisted above the Rachel's dairy farm in Aberystwyth.

UK: Yeo Valley launches single-flavour Pots

7 Jun 2010

UK organic dairy firm Yeo Valley has launched a range of four-pack yoghurts focusing on a single flavour.

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