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What lies ahead for FrieslandCampina's new CEO?

FrieslandCampina, the world's fifth-largest dairy business, has announced the departure of CEO Roelof Joosten, with CFO Hein Schumacher to t...

Home discomforts cloud General Mills outlook

General Mills maintained its full-year forecasts after an opening quarter of falling sales and profits but there is uncertainty on Wall Stre...

Campbell Soup Co. results - five things to learn

Having last week reported full-year earnings short of analysts' expectations, Campbell Soup Co. noted a challenging business environment in...

Kellogg H1: five things to learn

Second-quarter profits that beat Wall Street forecasts gave Kellogg's shares a boost yesterday (3 August), closing up more than 4% after the...

Latest Interviews

Bonduelle "ready for more M&A" - interview with CFO Gregory Sanson 4 Oct 2017

Dean Best

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle this week reported its annual financial results, a year of rising sales and earnings and in which it struck a major acquisition - that of US produce group Ready Pac Foods. Dean Best spoke to Bonduelle CFO Grégory Sanson about the numbers, the company's outlook for the 2017/18 financial year and why it is ready for more M&A.


Ambitious Arla remains patient with Africa - interview 14 Jun 2017

John Shepherd

With the consumption of dairy products in western countries stagnant, the world's largest processors are ramping up investment in emerging markets. European dairy giant Arla Foods is still targeting growth in countries like the UK and Germany through investment in value-added innovation but it is increasingly investing in markets like China and Nigeria. Both feature in Arla's list of priority markets, drawn up in 2015 as part of the cooperative's Strategy 2020 business plan. Arla's executive vice-president of international operations, Tim Orting Jorgensen, talks to John Shepherd about the company's recent moves in Nigeria and how, despite the country's recent economic problems, the market is a springboard for the co-op's ambitions in the wider region.

Latest News

Halo Top rise hits Unilever ice cream in US 20 Oct 17

Dean Best

Unilever, the world's largest ice-cream maker, has admitted the entry of fledgling US brand Halo Top has hit its business in the country.


Nestle fast-tracks restructuring 20 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Nestle is fast-tracking "several'' restructuring projects after the KitKat and Maggi noodles maker realised results from other savings programmes ahead of schedule.


Danone bids to revive ailing Brazil dairy business 19 Oct 17

Dean Best

Danone is reviewing all facets of its dairy business in Brazil in a bid to try to improve its performance, CFO Cécile Cabanis has said, after the Activia maker saw a double-digit decline in its sales in the country during the third quarter.


Earnings summary - Nestle RIG climbs 1.8%, sees drop in operating profit margin; Unilever feels chill from ice cream 19 Oct 17

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just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


UK households said to face higher living costs if no Brexit deal made with EU 18 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

British households would have to pay an average of GBP260 a year more for food, clothing and transport if their government fails to strike a post-Brexit free trade deal with the European Union, a research paper showed yesterday (17 October).


Croatia's Agrokor audit shows US$612m in undisclosed liabilities 10 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Financially embattled Croatian food company Agrokor failed to disclose more than HRK3.9bn (US$612m) of liabilities in 2016, the company said yesterday (9 October) in its audited results.

Latest blogs

How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.


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Dean Best

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