The meat supply chain is in the spotlight this week, with allegations in the UK and China of poor and potentially unsafe practices at firms...
In a surprise move, Sainsbury's has reacted to the continued growth of discount retailers in the UK with a venture to bring the Netto banner...
UK retailer Sainsbury's has downplayed concerns over increased competition around price in the UK grocery sector. The supermarket group has...
It had been referred to as "the growth star of the UK cake market" but earlier this month, maker of cupcakes and flapjacks, Fabulous Bakin'...
Ambitious dairy-free chocolate maker Moo Free aims to "dominate" the world market for dairy-free milk chocolate by expanding in new markets and increasing its exposure to the supermarket channel.
With over 200m regular users worldwide tweeting more than 500m times each day, the potential on offer for brands to reach consumers via microblogging site Twitter is self-evident. To succeed on Twitter, brands need to become a relevant, informative and amusing part of an evolving two-way conversation. Katy Askew spoke to Twitter UK sales director Dara Nasr about how food manufacturers and retailers can insert themselves into the dialogue.
Discount retailers' share of the UK grocery market will almost double by 2019, according to forecasts from industry analysts IGD.
In a week when ConAgra Foods faced uncomfortable questions over its performance, Ben & Jerry's waded into the GMO-debate and the UK government revealed that it is looking at various ways to curb sugar consumption - including fiscal levers - here is just-food's week in words.
Unilever is extending its presence in the frozen yoghurt sector with the development of mini frozen yoghurt pots under the Snog brand.
Gluten-free and organic firm Doves Farm plans to expand its UK sales through new product development, while also eyeing expansion in key overseas markets.
Dairy Crest, Alpro, Mizkan Group, Asda and Sainsbury's were among the manufacturers and grocers that attended a conference in London to discuss the challenge of developing a food product that sticks in the UK grocery market.
Management at the UK's largest retailers are seeing the pressure mount. As sales continue to disappoint and market share continues to be eroded, some serious questions are being asked about the strategic direction pursued by the likes of Morrisons and Tesco.
The latest Kantar Worldpanel data on the market shares of the major UK grocers underlined trends that have been in train for months now - Tesco suffering, Sainsbury's holding firm and Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose continuing to make inroads. However, the fresh erosion in Morrisons' market share caught the eye.
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