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How's sustainability influencing food M&A?

Ben Cooper looks at how sustainability considerations are influencing food industry mergers and acquisitions....

Ceres' dive into water gives food plenty to ponder

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companie...

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Column: UK Brexit realism will cheer food industry

The UK's position papers on its future customs arrangements with the EU and, more specifically, on the border with Ireland have seen London...

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A2 Milk mulls options for next stage of growth - interview 7 Sep 2017

Dean Best

A2 Milk Co., the New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula business, has had a bumper 12 months. Two weeks ago, the company reported a near-trebling in its annual profits. Revenues jumped more than 50%, fuelled by growth in its home markets of New Zealand and Australia, rapid expansion in China and improved performances from smaller businesses in the UK and the US. Where next? Dean Best spoke to A2 Milk executive Scott Wotherspoon who has been handed a new role that could see the business cast its net wider.


Nestle's baby food arm Gerber on adapting to grow - interview 1 Aug 2017

Dean Best

Gerber, one of the most-established names in the baby food sector, is marking its 90th anniversary. In some markets, a company can trade on that longevity; in others, it can turn some consumers off. Bill Partyka, Gerber's president and CEO, talks to Dean Best about how the Nestle-owned company is emphasising its heritage in China but seeking to adapt to changing consumer tastes in the US.

Latest News

'No deal' Brexit could result in UK food price hike, warns retail body 18 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is warning UK consumers could pay nearly a third more for everyday food items in the event of the country not striking a Brexit trade deal with the EU.


India "a market no-one can ignore" - food minister 15 Sep 17

Dean Best

India and its growing demand for packaged food market is an opportunity "nobody can afford to ignore", a senior government minister has told just-food.


Schwan's invests US$5m in baby food delivery firm Raised Real 14 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

US baby meal delivery startup Raised Real has received a US$5m cash injection from Schwan's Company and will use the funds to boost growth and expand national distribution by the end of the year.


Former Annie's CEO joins baby food firm Once Upon a Farm 13 Sep 17

Dean Best

John Foraker, the former CEO of US food group Annie's, has joined fledgling local baby food business Once Upon a Farm as its chief executive.


England, Wales food firms "gaining confidence post-Brexit", Lloyds survey claims 8 Sep 17

Dean Best

Food and drink companies operating in England and Wales are more confident than since before the UK's vote to leave the EU, according to a survey from banking giant Lloyds.


Kraft Heinz moves CFO Paulo Basilio to lead US arm 8 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

Kraft Heinz said today (8 September) Paulo Basilio will become head of the US business, transferring from CFO.

Latest blogs

Brexit customs "could cost UK traders GBP4bn a year" 11 Sep 17

Dean Best

As the rain hammers on our windows this afternoon (11 September), a report in the UK offers companies doing international business some gloomy reading - post-Brexit customs could cost the country's traders GBP4bn a year.


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Dean Best

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