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Sustainability Watch: Ceres' latest report on food

Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...

TreeHouse well-placed after Flagstone move

Since the inception of TreeHouse Foods in 2005, the US private-label group has snapped up businesses supplying the centre of the store. Now,...

Comment: Oxfam as industry's "critical friend"

Oxfam's latest analysis of the food industry's efforts on to tackle climate change demonstrates how the NGO can partner with industry at tim...

Editor's viewpoint: Gen Mills' domestic challenge

General Mills chief Ken Powell did his best yesterday (25 June) to be positive despite a surprise fall in sales in the US food giant's fourt...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Ben & Jerry's backs GMO labelling in US 24 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.


Interview: Boulder Brands CEO - part one 12 Sep 2013

Dean Best

Boulder Brands is a business under a decade old but one now approaching annual sales of over US$450m. CEO Stephen Hughes set up an investment vehicle in 2005 that became Smart Balance in 2007 when it acquired GFA Brands, the owner of the Smart Balance brand. However, in the last two years, with the spreads sector under pressure, Hughes has brought balance to the business with moves into gluten free - and changed its name to reflect its wider portfolio. In part one of a two-part interview, Hughes discusses Boulder Brands' buoyant gluten-free business.

Latest News

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 18 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Chiquita Brands International was in the limelight as it received an unsolicited takeover bid from Brazilian juice maker Cutrale Group. Elsewhere, ConAgra Foods announced the closure of two popcorn factories in Ohio, and Campbell Soup Co.'s Plum Baby business announced its exit from the UK. just-food's management briefing series took a trip to Japan to see how food companies can succeed in a low-growth market.


Oxfam welcomes Kellogg CO2 pledge 14 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Oxfam has welcomed Kellogg's move in pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions in its agricultural supply chain.


Nestle, General Mills cereal ad banned in UK 6 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The UK advertising watchdog has banned an ad from Nestle and General Mills-owned Cereal Partners Worldwide after it was claimed the ad was misleading.


General Mills broadens CO2 reduction pledge 29 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

General Mills has announced plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions across its supply chain, with a focus on upstream agriculture.


Bonduelle fire causes "considerable" damage 21 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Canned vegetable supplier Bonduelle has said damage to its plant in Tecumseh Ontario Canada is "considerable" after a fire broke out on the night of 17 July.

Latest blogs

just-food visits the 2014 Free-From Expo 4 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

The free-from sector is witnessing strong growth in developed markets from Europe to the US and beyond.


Heinz flags turbulence in Venezuelan currency 12 May 2014

Katy Askew

This morning (12 May) we ran an in-depth look at the impact policy decisions in Venezuela are having on the food industry in the country.

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