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Latest Interviews

"I've never seen this pace of change in the industry" - Nestle US strategy chief on trying to grow again in its largest market 2 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Nestlé this week (31 July) officially opened the new headquarters for its operations in the US, proclaiming the move a "catalyst" for its "transformation" in its largest market by sales. In 2017, the Lean Cuisine and Gerber maker saw its growth stall in the US. How is the food giant looking to kick-start its business in a market going through profound change? Dean Best caught up with Rui Barbas, chief strategy officer for Nestlé's US arm, to find out more.


The Kids Food Co. CEO Sally Preston eyes home, abroad to power growth of UK baby-snacks firm - interview 30 Apr 2018

Dean Best

The Kids Food Co., a UK business marketing baby- and toddler-focused food under the Kiddylicious brand, continues to grow rapidly. Dean Best caught up with founder and CEO Sally Preston and heard about the company’s recent performance, its ambitious plans for growth at home (and abroad) and how she believes one rival is seeking to undermine the business.

Latest News

US meal kit firm Blue Apron to lay off 100 workers 15 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

Blue Apron, the New York-based meal kit firm, has announced major changes following disappointing third quarter results.


Kellogg eyes sale of North America snacks assets 13 Nov 18

Dean Best

Kellogg is weighing up the possible sale of a clutch of snacks assets in North America as part of moves to "align resources around the biggest opportunities for growth".


Kraft Heinz opens new digital hub in US after Wellio acquisition 6 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

US food giant Kraft Heinz is aiming to fuel innovation and growth following an acquisition and the launch of a new digital initiative.


Danish Crown inks new e-commerce deal with Alibaba in China 6 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Danish Crown has signed a new distribution deal with e-commerce giant Alibaba to supply pork to Chinese consumers from its soon-to-be-completed factory in Shanghai.


A2 Milk in direct-to-consumer infant-formula deal with Catch Group 1 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

New Zealand-based infant-formula manufacturer A2 Milk Co. has formed a direct sales agreement with e-commerce firm Catch Group.


Danone investment arm eyes deals in Asia 24 Oct 18

Dean Best

Danone has said its in-house investment division is looking at backing businesses located outside North America and Europe for the first time.

Latest blogs

General Mills trials new way of buying Haagen-Dazs 11 Sep 18

Dean Best

On Friday (7 September), ice-cream lovers in part of central London were able to order Häagen-Dazs on their phones - and have it delivered directly to them, wherever they were.


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.



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