The best views and opinions in food industry publishing, all in one place, from just-food's monthly columnists and in-house experts.
By: Dean Best | 14 April 2014
On Wednesday, Tesco reports its latest set of annual results - and rarely has a major retailer be under so much scrutiny.
By: Dean Best | 11 April 2014
Tesco is reportedly looking at rolling out a food-to-go concept in London in its latest bid to try to find some growth in its domestic market. But, if the move happens, is it really wise to enter such a competitive space?
By: Ben Cooper | 10 April 2014
The latest intervention in the diet and health debate in the UK hit the headlines on 1 April. It was not an April Fool but the findings of research from University College London that we should be eating seven portions of fruit or veg a day may have prompted a wry smile from those who struggle to get near the 'five-a-day' recommendation.
By: Dean Best | 8 April 2014
There is a growing consensus that a warming climate has an impact on food production - putting supply firmly at the debate over food security. But the demands of a growing global population are just as important to consider as industry, government and academia wrestle over how to solve the issue.
By: Katy Askew | 4 April 2014
News the South African offices of Unilever and Sime Darby were raided by competition authorities this week comes as a further evidence that the country's competition watchdog has set its sights on the food sector, Katy Askew suggests.
By: Dean Best | 31 March 2014
Arla Foods, The Irish Dairy Board and Fonterra have all in the last week announced investments - or hinted at expansion to come - with growing demand for dairy products in emerging markets in mind.
By: Dean Best | 26 March 2014
The UK ad watchdog's order for Aldi to pull a TV advert demonstrates how the discounter will need to be precise in its competitive claims - and how the German giant is being more closely monitored than ever before by the country's rattled major grocers.
By: Richard Moule, IRI | 26 March 2014
European politicians may be proclaiming the end of the consumer recession, but when it comes to food sales, retailers and manufacturers are continuing to find business tough, writes IRI's Richard Moule.
By: Dean Best | 18 March 2014
The 2013 results posted by Irish food group Glanbia stood out, both for the growth the company achieved last year and its optimism for its prospects this year and beyond.
By: Katy Askew | 13 March 2014
Chobani is the leading US manufacturer in the lucrative, high-growth Greek yoghurt sector. But with rising competition from the larger dairy majors - and Chobani's own growth aspirations globally - the company could well be wise to consider ways to secure a cash injection, Katy Askew suggests.
By: Ben Cooper | 12 March 2014
By: Dean Best | 11 March 2014
By: Dean Best | 7 March 2014
By: Katy Askew | 6 March 2014
By: Dean Best | 4 March 2014
By: Tim Eales, IRI | 28 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 21 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 20 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 19 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 18 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 17 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 17 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 11 February 2014
By: Dean Best | 10 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 7 February 2014
By: Ben Cooper | 6 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 4 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 3 February 2014
By: Mike Ray, IRI | 3 February 2014
By: Katy Askew | 31 January 2014