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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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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.

Danish Crown to launch plant-based burgers 7 Aug 2019

Denmark-based co-op Danish Crown has announced its intentions in regards to plant-based meat alternatives.

Danish Crown cuts jobs at domestic site 2 Aug 2019

European meat co-op Danish Crown has confirmed the number of jobs to be reduced at a facility in its home market.

Campbell Soup Co. to sell Denmark snacks business Kelsen to Ferrero 12 Jul 2019

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. is to sell its Denmark-based snack business Kelsen Group to a major international confectioner for US$300m.

Orkla offloads Glyngore fish brand to Amanda Seafoods 2 Jul 2019

Orkla, which has made a slew of acquisitions of late, is disposing of a fish business in Denmark as it seeks to reduce the number of brands.

Arla employs AI technology to better forecast milk supply 12 Jun 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods is employing AI technology to try to better forecast fresh milk supply from the co-operative's farmer network.

Arla Foods reworks innovation process amid industry "disruption" 4 Apr 2019

Arla Foods has explained how it is revamping the way it innovates, with the dairy giant arguing "we have to disrupt ourselves or we will be disrupted".

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.