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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 cross the English Channel to try to tap into the UK's growing interest in plant-based food. Dean Best spoke to Naturli' CEO Henrik Lund in London as the company marked its debut in the market.


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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Arla announces aggressive carbon emission targets 11 Mar 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods is planning to drastically reduce carbon emissions as part of the battle to fight climate change. 


Meat group Danish Crown sets climate goals 8 Mar 2019

Danish Crown, the Denmark-based meat cooperative, has announced goals to improve its impact on climate, pointing to the need to "win the support of consumers" as a factor.


Toennies creates jobs in Denmark to meet rising export demand from Asia 15 Feb 2019

German meat processor Toennies is to create 50 new jobs at a subsidiary company to keep up with export demand from Asia.


New products - Voortman's sugar-free push; Mondelez introduces Milka Dark Milk; Unilever-owned Talenti brings out organic gelati line; Bob Evans Farms launches Steamables side dish line 1 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes yogurts for babies from US-based Stonyfield and a vegan-friendly pea snack from the UK's Brave Foods.


Jobs to go as Danish Crown announces more cost cuts 30 Jan 2019

Meat giant Danish Crown has announced a raft of cost-cutting measures as it attempts to compensate for the under-performance of its UK packaged meat subsidiary Tulip.


OECD issues 'hard Brexit' warning to Danish food exporters  15 Jan 2019

Danish food companies exporting their products to the UK have been alerted to what might happen in the event of a so-called hard Brexit. 


Arla reveals new structure for innovation and R&D 11 Jan 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods has announced a new push in innovation and development with changes at the structural and personnel levels.


PepsiCo sells Danish brand Pama to Orkla 11 Jan 2019

PepsiCo has offloaded a breakfast cereal brand in Scandinavia, the new owner of the range of porridge said today (11 January).


Orkla deals stack up with Easyfood purchase 21 Dec 2018

Norwegian food group Orkla has added another acquisition to the year's list, this time in the convenience channel.


Danish Crown postpones key target plan as UK unit weighs on earnings 23 Nov 2018

Danish Crown has reported a drop in annual earnings, with the company's UK subsidiary weighing on its results, prompting the meat giant to postpone a key strategic target.