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Fyffes to face Ethical Trading Initiative disciplinary committee 17 Feb 17

A year after union officials alleged Fyffes abused workers on plantations in Central America - and called on the produce giant to be kicked out of the Ethical Trading Initiative forum - the company is set to go before a committee at the UK-based organisation...


Could 3G Capital's next move be in foodservice? 15 Feb 17

Much of the chatter about where 3G Capital could look next has centred on packaged food - but might the private-equity fund be about to extend its foodservice empire?..


The list of UK's top five grocers has a new member 7 Feb 17

Kantar Worldpanel issued its monthly supermarket share data in the UK this morning - and the numbers showed a change in the identity of the country's top five food retailers...


JBS names board for international spin-off - and one name stands out 31 Jan 17

JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant, is in the process of listing of its international business and has this week named a clutch of directors that are set to sit on the spin-off's board...


UK food industry gives cautious welcome to Theresa May's Brexit speech 18 Jan 17

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has shed some light on what she wants from the country's negotiations to leave the EU and its post-Brexit future - and the food sector has given her speech a cautious welcome...


Unilever - consumers in emerging markets care more about sustainability 5 Jan 17

Unilever, one of the consumer goods companies seen in the vanguard of sustainable business, has issued data it claims shows the issue is a bigger driver of shopper behaviour in emerging markets than in the developed world...


We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then...


UK food associations come together on Brexit 9 Dec 16

The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector should be demanding from the country's government now and ahead of talks with the EU. This week, more than 30 bodies published an open letter on the subject of labour, one of the critical issues facing the sector...


Amazon cools talk of plans for wave of grocery stores 9 Dec 16

An update on Amazon's plans for the grocery sector. The usually reticent retailer has this week poured cold water on claims it has plans for 2,000 physical grocery stores...


Will Amazon Go be retail "game-changer"? 6 Dec 16

Ask any FMCG executive to list the trends shaking up the sector and digital and e-commerce will be pretty high on the list. Drill down into that and Amazon will be one of the subjects in the digital sphere of keen interest to consumer goods manufacturers the world over. And the US behemoth's latest venture has certainly got the industry talking...

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