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Why Kraft Heinz's travails aren't a surprise

The business strategy pursued by Kraft Heinz's owners drove margins and shook up competitors but there have always been question marks over...

CAGNY 2019 - Kellogg growth strategy progresses

Kellogg is among the major food manufacturers addressing the CAGNY investment conference this week and Simon Harvey reflects on the US...

CAGNY 2019 - General Mills outlines objectives

US food giant General Mills this week presented its latest thoughts on its business strategy at the CAGNY investment conference. S...

Danone 2018 results, 2019 outlook: 5 takeaways

Danone has booked solid 2018 results and outlined plans for the year ahead. Here's what you need to know from today's announcement and analy...

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

Feihe International 'revisits plan for Hong Kong IPO' 21 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

Infant-formula manufacturer Feihe International is reportedly revisiting plans for a public share offering in Hong Kong.


General Mills raises EPS guidance after "strong" third quarter 20 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

US consumer goods giant General Mills is confident it will meet or exceed its financial targets this year after reporting third-quarter results.


Premium Brands Holdings sets out new five-year objective to double sales 15 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

Canadian food business Premium Brands Holdings has set out a new strategic plan to double sales after reporting annual results.


B&G Foods eyes price rises, cost savings in 2019 1 Mar 19

Dean Best

B&G Foods, the US manufacturer behind brands including Green Giant and Cream of Wheat cereal, has outlined the central planks of its strategy for 2019.


Kraft Heinz facing US lawsuit over 3G-linked shares transfer 1 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

Embattled Kraft Heinz is facing a lawsuit questioning the actions of its controlling shareholder six months before it announced a multi-billion dollar writedown and huge losses.


Olive-oil giant Deoleo names new CEO amid annual losses 1 Mar 19

Dean Best

Deoleo, the Spain-based olive-oil supplier, has appointed a new CEO after a year in the red and falling sales.

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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