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Why whole sector should take heed of meat scrutiny

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...

On the move: Sainsbury's CEO King bows out

UK retailer Sainsbury's announced this morning (29 January) that chief executive Justin King will leave the company after ten fruitful years...

Focus: Marks and Spencer - a house divided

Marks and Spencer's first-half results paint a picture of a company divided. One the one hand, its food business is performing well, with ri...

Talking shop: a round-up from BRC symposium

Catering to a bifurcated market, the prospect of shorter supply chains and the onward march of technology were key topics for food retailers...

Latest Interviews

Tulip's evolution from a "meat" to "food" company 6 Nov 2013

Katy Askew

Tulip, the UK arm of pork giant Danish Crown, is most associated closely with its bacon products. However, over the past three years the group has evolved into a more broad-based food company. Jonathan Barbet, commercial manager at Tulip UK, talks to just-food about this development, the benefits that it brings and where Tulip sees future growth.


Amy's Kitchen sets out international mission 15 May 2013

Dean Best

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, is a quarter of a century old this year but there is a passion - almost a sense of mission - one would normally associate with a start-up. Dean Best spoke to co-owner Amy Berliner and European commercial director Damien Threadgold about the company's plans.

Latest News

M&S ekes out LFL food sales growth 10 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Marks and Spencer today (10 April) reported slowing like-for-like food sales but eked out growth slightly above analyst forecasts.


2 Sisters confirms Avana plant closure 8 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

2 Sisters Food Group has confirmed its Avana Bakeries plant in Newport will close after consultation with staff failed to find ways of keeping the site open.


M&S targets 20 food stores in Paris 2 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Marks and Spencer has said it wants to have 20 food stores in Paris by the end of 2017.


M&S pulls plugs on 2 Sisters Avana contract 10 Feb 2014

Hannah Abdulla

At least 650 jobs at 2 Sisters Food Group's Avana bakery site in Newport are at risk after the UK firm lost a contract with Marks and Spencer to competitor Park Cakes.


Timeline - King's reign at Sainsbury's 29 Jan 2014

Dean Best

Justin King is to step down as CEO of Sainsbury's after a decade in charge of the UK grocer. King has revitalised Sainsbury's, taking a business with stock issues to one that has consistently outperformed its rivals in recent years. Here's a look at the key events of King's reign.

Latest blogs

Industry asserts "no-need" stance on slaughter method labelling 8 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The horsemeat saga of 2013 resulted in significant calls for clear labelling and traceability so people were aware of the origins of their meat and could make informed decisions. But yesterday another call for more comprehensive labelling hit headlines - this time, concerning halal and kosher meat.

Company research

Marks and Spencer Group plc - Strategy and SWOT Report

Marks and Spencer Group plc - Strategy and SWOT Report

Marks and Spencer Group plc - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and serv...

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