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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. 


Can a climate label for food work? 12 Dec 2018

A decade ago, a few companies looked to label a product's carbon footprint. The concept never took off. If revisited, just-food asks, would the idea now gain traction?


"We will take plant-based to the next level" - Naturli' Foods CEO Henrik Lund on Danish firm's push into meat-free 15 Jun 2018

Denmark-based Naturli' Foods has become the latest meat-free supplier from Europe to try to tap the UK's growing interest in plant-based food. We spoke to Naturli' CEO Henrik Lund.


Arla Foods CFO Natalie Knight weighs prospects for dairy group - the just-food interview, part two 20 Mar 2016

This year looks set to be another challenging one for the dairy sector, amid concerns over the momentum of economies in emerging markets and commodity prices remaining in the doldrums. Natalie Knight, the CFO of European dairy giant Arla Foods, talks to Dean Best about the co-operative's outlook and insists there are opportunities for growth.


Arla CFO Natalie Knight on how dairy giant navigated 2015 - the just-food interview, part one 10 Mar 2016

Arla Foods, the European dairy giant, saw sales and profits slide in 2015, a year that proved challenging for a number of the companies in the sector. However, the Lurpak and Castello owner described its performance as "robust". In part one of a two-part interview, Dean Best speaks to Arla CFO Natalie Knight about the co-operative's results.

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Danish Crown to close domestic plant 26 May 2020

Danish Crown has decided to shut one of its domestic facilities, with the Denmark-based meat co-op wanting to "maintain competitiveness".


Danish Crown halts slaughterhouse after Covid-19 hits customer 18 May 2020

Danish Crown, the Denmark-based meat cooperative, has stopped output at a slaughterhouse after an outbreak of Covid-19 among staff at one of the site's customers.


Arla makes move into plant-based category 5 Mar 2020

One of the world's largest dairy companies has followed its peers into the growing market for alternatives to dairy.


Arla Foods plans record investment after sales stagnate 19 Feb 2020

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has announced its investment plans for 2020 after seeing sales stagnate in 2019.


Arla to expand Danish dairy site to meet rising demand for mozzarella 7 Nov 2019

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has announced plans to expand one of its domestic plants to increase mozzarella production.


Arla Foods announces departure of CFO Natalie Knight 22 Oct 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods has announced its CFO Natalie Knight is to leave the business next February.


Danish Crown hires Refresco exec Thomas Ahle as CFO 11 Oct 2019

European meat cooperative Danish Crown has announced a change to its group-wide senior management team.


Tulip Food Co. becomes Danish Crown Foods in brand identity shift 16 Sep 2019

In a move revealed today (16 September), Denmark-based meat giant Danish Crown has announced steps to unify its corporate branding.


PepsiCo sells Danish oatmeal brand Ota Solgryn to Crispy Food 9 Sep 2019

PepsiCo, the US food giant behind Quaker porridge, has sold another brand of breakfast cereal in Denmark.


Arla ups estimate for branded products volume growth 29 Aug 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods has changed its annual forecast for branded product volume growth following the release of its half-year results.