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How's sustainability influencing food M&A?

Ben Cooper looks at how sustainability considerations are influencing food industry mergers and acquisitions....

Ceres' dive into water gives food plenty to ponder

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companie...

Why Moy Park sale will help placate JBS creditors

Market reaction to JBS' sale of Northern Ireland-headquartered food group Moy Park to the US' Pilgrim's Pride for US$1.3bn has centred squar...

Food in line for most pain from Brexit self-harm

There have been plenty of occasions since the early hours of 24 June 2016 when those in the UK who voted for the country to stay in the EU w...

Latest Interviews

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group on "optimum" business model - interview 9 Apr 2017

Dean Best

Hilton Food Group, the UK-based meat packer, has built what one firm of City brokers describes as "a high-quality business" through international expansion and, in most of its markets, supplying only one customer. Dean Best spoke to Hilton CEO Robert Watson and CFO Nigel Majewski after the company reported a year of rising annual sales and earnings to discuss their strategy for the business and its plans for further growth.


Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell on US poultry prices, benchmarking, Trump and Mexico - the just-food interview, part two 22 Feb 2017

Dean Best

The US poultry sector has been under scrutiny in recent quarters, with a number of the largest processors named in a lawsuit alleging companies fixed prices and questions over the use of a key, weekly chicken-price index. Throw in tough market conditions, concerns over the trade priorities of the Trump administration and the rise of meat alternatives and there is much for poultry industry boardrooms to ponder. Dean Best chewed the fat with Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell.

Latest News

Suppliers to Tesco to issue data on food waste 21 Sep 17

Dean Best

More than 20 of Tesco's "largest food suppliers" are to publish data on the food waste from their own operations, the retail giant has announced.


ABP teams up with Men's Health on new meals range 21 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Ireland-based meat giant ABP Food Group has entered into a brand licensing agreement with Men's Health, the UK lifestyle magazine and website. 


Premium Brands buys Canadian meat maker Leadbetter Foods 20 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

Premium Brands Holdings has acquired full ownership of Leadbetter Foods in what the Canadian food maker said was its "next step toward building a leading specialty protein platform in Ontario".


Post Holdings to acquire Bob Evans Farms for US$1.5bn 19 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

US-based breakfast cereal, sports nutrition and eggs supplier Post Holdings is to buy local chilled and frozen food maker Bob Evans Farms in a deal worth US$1.5bn.


JBS installs Gilberto Tomazoni to newly created COO role 19 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

JBS founder Jose Batista Sobrinho took his first steps as the Brazilian meat giant's president and CEO by installing Gilberto Tomazoni to the newly created position of COO as the company restructures amid corruption allegations lodged against senior executives.


Canadian turkey processor Sofina Foods to up capacity 19 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Canada's Sofina Foods is to expand its turkey processing capacity, creating around 100 new jobs, after receiving backing from Ontario provincial government.

Latest blogs

Brexit customs "could cost UK traders GBP4bn a year" 11 Sep 17

Dean Best

As the rain hammers on our windows this afternoon (11 September), a report in the UK offers companies doing international business some gloomy reading - post-Brexit customs could cost the country's traders GBP4bn a year.


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Dean Best

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