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Danone denies over-optimistic forecasting charge

French dairy giant Danone has responded to charges that it is engaged in over-optimistic performance forecasting....

EU agri-food chain welcomes new Brexit agreement

EU farming and food-manufacturing representatives have given their support to the new Brexit agreement struck between the bloc's representat...

Flora maker Upfield to buy Violife owner Arivia

Plant-based spreads business Upfield Group of the Netherlands has acquired a vegan food company in Greece. ...

Danone makes "minority investment" in US plant-based dairy business Forager Project

French dairy giant Danone has invested in a US plant-based organic dairy company through its venture capital fund....

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Danone denies over-optimistic forecasting charge 18 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

French dairy giant Danone has responded to charges that it is engaged in over-optimistic performance forecasting.


Flatbread maker Casa Della Piada acquires peer Gastone in all-Italian deal 18 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Italy's Casa Della Piada, a breadmaker owned by investment business Aksia, has acquired a local peer for an undisclosed sum.


Danone cuts guidance after disappointing nine-month sales 18 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

Danone has trimmed its full-year sales guidance after relative underperformance in its essential dairy and waters business.


European "food tech" investment to double in 2019 - study 17 Oct 2019

Dean Best

The amount of money invested in European "food tech" companies is expected to more than double year-on-year in 2019, according to venture-capital fund Five Seasons Ventures.


EU agri-food chain welcomes new Brexit agreement 17 Oct 2019

Dean Best

EU farming and food-manufacturing representatives have given their support to the new Brexit agreement struck between the bloc's representatives and the UK.


CSM Bakery Solutions' unit Brill suspends production at frozen food plant 17 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

US-based CSM Bakery Solutions is suspending production at a frozen bakery plant in Georgia owned by its subsidiary. 


Flora maker Upfield to buy Violife owner Arivia 17 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

Plant-based spreads business Upfield Group of the Netherlands has acquired a vegan food company in Greece. 


Tyson Foods to ban growth drug in pork to meet Chinese demands 17 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Tyson Foods has announced its decision on the continued use of the growth drug ractopamine in its pork supply.


Wensleydale Creamery secures funding to support expansion 17 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

Wensleydale Creamery, a UK-based cheese maker, has secured new bank funding to finance its plant expansion.


UK's Peter's Food Service to expand on the back of order wins 17 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Peter's Food Service, a UK manufacturer of savoury baked goods, is to create 110 jobs after a "significant increase in orders".


UK food industry body hopes PM Johnson's Brexit agreement "definitively" rules out no-deal exit 17 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tweeted that a Brexit deal has been reached between UK and European Union negotiators.


Post Holdings sets price for BellRing Brands IPO 17 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

US food manufacturer Post Holdings has set a price for an initial public offering of shares by its BellRing Brands business.


Thai Union launches venture fund, makes first investment 17 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Thai Union Group has become the latest food company to launch a venture fund and has announced the recipient of its first investment.


Cereal isn’t dead - it just needs better strategy and some ‘snap, crackle and pop’ 17 Oct 2019

Victor Martino

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino takes a close look at the US cereal category and suggests ways in which product providers might up their game.


Danone makes "minority investment" in US plant-based dairy business Forager Project 17 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

French dairy giant Danone has invested in a US plant-based organic dairy company through its venture capital fund.


Danone teams up with UN on global nutrition initiative 17 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

French dairy giant Danone has teamed up with the United Nations on a new initiative linked to global nutrition and food safety.


Cal-Maine Foods buys local peer Mahard Egg Farm 16 Oct 2019

Dean Best

Cal-Maine Foods, the largest producer of fresh shell eggs in the US, has snapped up a local peer to boost its presence in the south of the country.


PZ Cussons 'mulling options for Australian yogurt maker' 16 Oct 2019

Dean Best

UK-based consumer-goods giant PZ Cussons is reportedly weighing up its options over the future of its Australian yogurt business Five:Am.


Aussie agri-food group Webster attracts takeover bid 16 Oct 2019

Dean Best

Webster, the Australia-based agri-food supplier, has received a takeover offer from an overseas pension fund.


Dangote Flour Mills investors give green light to bid from Olam International 17 Oct 2019

Dean Best

The shareholders of Nigeria-based flour and pasta supplier Dangote Flour Mills have given their backing to a takeover bid from one of the world's largest agri-food businesses.


AI technology advances in retail - what it might mean for suppliers 16 Oct 2019

Dan Robinson

Dan Robinson finds out how major UK retailers are using the latest AI technology and the impact that could have on the supply chain.


Symington's eyes Stateside growth after Walmart listings win 16 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

UK ambient food business Symington's is eyeing growth in the US market after securing product listings with an American retail giant.


From pizza to chicken but with cauliflower – Gail Becker on rise of US frozen-food firm Caulipower 16 Oct 2019

Dean Best

Gail Becker gave up a lucrative career in PR to run her own food business. She talks to us about the growth of US frozen-food firm Caulipower.


Plant-based foods and M&A in play for Hormel - investor day takeaways 16 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

Hormel Foods outlined its growth plans at an investor day held at the New York Stock Exchange last week. Simon Harvey looks at the talking points.


Lamb Weston targets Argentinian market through new JV 16 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

US-based potato products manufacturer Lamb Weston has formed a joint venture in a South American country, it has announced.


GRH Food bought out of administration by dairy firm Futura Food 16 Oct 2019

Simon Harvey

GRH Food Company, a UK-based cheese manufacturer, has been bought out of administration by a local dairy firm. 


UK's Tomlinsons Dairies goes into administration 16 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Tomlinsons Dairies, a UK dairy group employing 330 people, faces an uncertain future after administrators were called in. 


Pilgrim's Pride-owned UK meat group Tulip enters vegan arena 15 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Tulip, the UK-based meat product manufacturer, has revealed that it has a launched a plant-based brand.


Kind eyes new segments through Creative Snacks acquisition 15 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Mars-backed, US snacks business Kind has made its first acquisition, buying a local peer for an undisclosed sum.


Taylor Farms acquires assets of foodservice provider Club Chef in all-US deal 15 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

US-based fresh produce business Taylor Farms has bought the assets of a local foodservice supplier, it has announced.


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