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Dean Foods left with few options - analysis

Seven months after launching a strategic review, US dairy giant Dean Foods is to go it alone under a new chief executive rather th...

Opinion: Campbell CEO exhibits necessary caution

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. bubbled on Friday when the company's announced its Q4 results and fiscal 2020 guidance - but CEO Mark Clouse rem...

New guard at Premier but same battles to win

Premier Foods removed some uncertainty last week after installing a new chairman and permanent CEO. Simon Harvey looks at the road ahea...

Takeaways: Kraft Heinz results disappoint again

Kraft Heinz reported another set of disappointing financial results last Thursday (8 August). Simon Harvey presents what you need to know....

Latest Interviews

Fulfil CEO Brian O'Sullivan on Hershey's investment, Brexit and the Irish snack-bar firm's ambitions - interview 2 Sep 2019

Simon Harvey

Ireland-based healthy snack bar brand Fulfil has just secured investment from US confectioner Hershey. Simon Harvey talks with chief executive Brian O'Sullivan.


"It's about taking the Montezuma's brand beyond where it's been for the last 18 years" - new managing director Bruce Alexander on growth aspirations 20 Jun 2019

Simon Harvey

Montezuma's is entering a new era under the auspices of private-equity ownership. We speak with the UK chocolate firm's newly-appointed managing director to assess the landscape.

Latest News

Fonterra delays annual results due to previously-announced write-downs 6 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Fonterra is delaying the publication of its annual results by more than two weeks amid "significant accounting adjustments".


UN warns no-deal Brexit could cost GBP16bn in lost EU exports 4 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

A Brexit report from the United Nations warns of a huge loss to UK exports destined for the EU in the event of a no-deal departure from the bloc.


Tyson Foods downgrades earnings forecast on back of short-term woes 4 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Tyson Foods has adjusted its fiscal 2019 forecast as a result of what it describes as "short-term challenges".


Arla ups estimate for branded products volume growth 29 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

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


Lancaster Colony invests in bagels, frozen product plants 28 Aug 19

Simon Harvey

US food group Lancaster Colony is building a new automated production line for its recently acquired bagels business.


J. M. Smucker downgrades guidance after Q1 disappointment 27 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

US food group J.M. Smucker has changed its guidance on key fiscal year 2020 metrics following the release of its Q1 results.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.


just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.



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