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How do you see 2017 panning out for your business? 30 Nov 16

We are running our annual Confidence Survey - now in its fifth year - to provide to our readers a snapshot of how they and their peers in the international food industry see the year ahead unfolding. The latest survey is live and takes just a few moments to fill in...


Greenpeace trains sights on Sainsbury's over John West tuna 22 Nov 16

Greenpeace's long-running campaign against UK tuna brand John West, owned by seafood giant Thai Union, is now directing its fire against Sainsbury's...


Post-Trump victory, TPP trade deal appears dead 15 Nov 16

The Obama administration appears to have conceded the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will not be pushed through in the lame-duck session of Congress before Donald Trump is inaugurated in January...


just-food hits the UK's airwaves 13 Oct 16

The BBC turned to just-food today for insight on the price dispute between Tesco and Unilever...


Ranjit Boparan buys another UK business out of administration 13 Oct 16

Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal...


Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers 12 Oct 16

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor...


Tyson Foods investors left to chew over analyst claims 10 Oct 16

Shares in Tyson Foods slumped on Friday, closing down almost 9% after an analyst claimed a lawsuit facing the company could hit the US meat titan...


Orkla goes with its gut on latest acquisition 4 Oct 16

Orkla, one of the largest consumer goods companies in the Nordic region, has added to its portfolio this week with an acquisition of a brand in the health sector...


Nestle announces changes to senior team with new CEO on horizon 27 Sep 16

Nestle, set to welcome a new CEO on 1 January, has announced more changes to the make-up of its senior management team...


Blue Bell Creameries involved in another safety scare 26 Sep 16

Blue Bell Creameries is trying to win back the trust of consumers after a fatal listeriosis outbreak last year was linked to its products - but in recent days the US ice cream maker has issued another recall amid concerns a product could contain a strain of the listeria bacteria...

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