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Top takeaways from Unilever's 2018 investor day

Last week, Unilever's senior management was in the Indian city of Mumbai for the company's annual investor day. just-food presents what...

What could be on to-do list of new Unilever CEO?

Paul Polman's departure from Unilever will mark the exit of one of the food sector's most high-profile CEOs. But how could his successor Ala...

Focus turns to US soup at Campbell in flux

With Campbell Soup Co. looking to offload assets, its US soup arm will grow even more in importance, writes Dean Best....

Premier CEO Darby leaving to mixed reaction

Gavin Darby has proved a controversial chief executive and some in the investment community will cheer his exit from Premier Foods. Others&n...

Latest Interviews

From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.


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.

Latest News

Raisio cuts 2018 EBIT forecast 14 Dec 18

Dean Best

Benecol-to-Elovena manufacturer Raisio has lowered its forecast for a key profitability metric for 2018.


UK competition watchdog to contest Sainsbury's, Asda probe extension in court Friday 13 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

The UK's competition watchdog pushes back timeline for the "provisional" findings of its review into proposed Sainsbury's and Asda merger. 


Hochdorf lowers guidance for second time in four months 10 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has once again revised key financial forecasts.


Maddock's sausage owner Lockwoods goes into administration 6 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

The company manufacturing UK sausage brand Maddock's has gone into administration after 70 years of business.


Raisio sets out sales target 4 Dec 18

Dean Best

Finland's Raisio, the manufacturer behind brands including Benecol and Elovena, has outlined the level of sales it expects to hit in 2021.


Charoen Pokphand Foods to boost overseas presence to mitigate "economic uncertainties" 26 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Thailand-based conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods plans to increase the proportion of sales it makes from its overseas business.

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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