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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...


Hain Celestial's Orchard House deal waved through 23 Sep 16

The UK's competition regulator has given the all-clear to Hain Celestial's bid to buy UK food and beverage group Orchard House Foods, nine months after the US group announced the deal...


Hershey's unusual move to share sales data 20 Sep 16

Hershey made an unusual announcement today (20 September), sharing its own sales data for the last four weeks to assuage any possible investor concern over figures released by Nielsen...


Three ex-Tesco executives charged with fraud over 2014 accounting affair 9 Sep 16

The 2014 accounting scandal at Tesco has returned to the headlines today (9 September), with news three former executives have been charged over the affair...


Amazon Dash launches in Europe 31 Aug 16

Amazon Dash, the service that allows consumers to re-order products at home through the retail giant at the touch of a button, has been launched in three European markets...


While we're off, catch up on some tasty morsels 28 Aug 16

just-food is closed on Monday (29 August) for a public holiday but, while we down tools, catch up on some must-read insight and interviews...


Three charged over 2013 horsemeat scandal, UK announces 26 Aug 16

Three years on, the horsemeat scandal that rocked Europe's food industry in early 2013 seems like a distant memory but today (26 August) came news in the UK of three individuals being charged over the affair...


Hain Celestial ends week with sign of optimism over Orchard House deal in UK 19 Aug 16

After starting the week with a surprise stock exchange announcement that hit its shares and called into questions its accounting practices, Hain Celestial could be set to receive a boost in the UK...


The sluggishness of FMCG in Europe laid bare 17 Aug 16

An indication of how tough trading conditions are in much of Europe emerged today (17 August) with figures from Nielsen suggesting in the second quarter of the year the region's FMCG sector had grown at the slowest rate since 2008...

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