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Quote, unquote: just-food’s week in words

Quote, unquote: just-food’s week in words

This week, Russia eased off on its Western import ban, announcing a list of products it would allow into the country. Elsewhere, the takeover battle for Chiquita Brands International took a new twist when juice maker Cutrale Group called on the produce giant's shareholders to vote against its planned merger with Fyffes. Meanwhile, German food giant Dr Oetker struck a deal to buy McCain Foods' North American pizza business.

Editor’s choice: the highlights on just-food last week

Editor’s choice: the highlights on just-food last week

Dairy led the headlines in our sector this week. Danone is to sue Fonterra over last year's botulism contamination saga, French dairy giant Lactalis has entered India with the acquisition of local firm Tirumala Milk Products and Saputo has told Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory's investors its offer for the Australian dairy processor is final.

US: Family Dollar warns on profits, COO to exit

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores announced a management shake-up yesterday (9 January) after it unveiled a drop in first-quarter earnings and lowered its guidance for the year. In the…

US: Family Dollar sales flat, outlook cautious

Shares in Family Dollar Stores fell today (9 October) after the US discounter reported flat underlying sales. Family Dollar's stock was down more than 2% following fourth-quarter results that included…

US: Family Dollar lowers FY profit forecast

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has lowered its full-year earnings forecast despite booking an increase in first-half profits. In the six months ended 2 March, net profit increased 1.7%…

US: Margin pressure hits Family Dollar Q1 profit

US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores has recorded first-quarter earnings that came in at the lower end of its guidance due to gross margin pressure and expense headwinds. In the…