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Kellogg Q2/H1 - top takeaways

After four straight years of falling annual sales, Kellogg yesterday (2 August) reported top-line growth for the first half of 2018, prompti...

Focus: Amid overhaul, Weston Foods stays positive

Amid increasing competition, Weston Foods, one of North America’s largest bakery products businesses, is undergoing what its parent company...

Nestle results provide food for thought

Nestlé revealed a generally positive set of first-half results on Thursday that were received favourably by the stock market, despite a twea...

Will Hain Celestial new chief usher in new era?

Finding a successor to Hain Celestial founder and chief executive Irwin Simon could prove tricky in light of the pressure from activist inve...

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

Ausnutria manoeuvres for market share gains in Kabrita infant formula 16 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

 Hong-Kong listed infant-formula maker Ausnutria Dairy Corp. has revealed that it has made a number of strategic moves as part of its attempts to gain further market share for the Kabrita brand. 


HelloFresh pushes back break-even expectations despite upgrade to 2018 guidance 15 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

German meal-kit maker HelloFresh has pushed back expectations for when it will break-even to 2019 from the fourth quarter of this year, despite raising its revenue outlook.


Newly-installed High Liner Foods CEO looks for savings from business revamp 14 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Canada-based seafood company High Liner Foods is reorganising its business operations under newly-installed chief executive Rod Hepponstall with a view to realising annual cost savings of US$10m.


Premium Brands poised for sales milestone as acquisitions stack up 14 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Canada's Premium Brands Holdings is set to surpass management expectations for the business with revenues predicted to break the CAD3bn (US$2.3bn) mark this year for the first time aided by a flurry of recent acquisitions.


Philippines group San Miguel to sell 20% stake in food & beverages unit 14 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

Philippines-based conglomerate San Miguel Corp. has revealed it is to sell a 20% stake in its recently restructured food and drinks business to meet regulatory requirements.


Aryzta plans to raise EUR800m to bolster capital structure after "comprehensive" review 13 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Aryzta, the financially troubled Swiss-Irish bakery business, plans to raise EUR800m (US$910.7m) in equity to bolster its capital structure and reduce debt. 

Latest blogs

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.


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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