Focus: Why ABF is making bread better-for-you

Associated British Foods this week announced the launch of a high-protein bread from its Australian business George Weston Foods. The compan...

Comment: Act now to cut antibiotics in meat

All signs are pointing to a growing public awareness of – and concern about – the use of human antibiotics in animals that will subsequently...

Comment: How dairy can leverage nutrition

Consumer awareness of nutrition is on the rise and globally. While salt and sugar reduction have grabbed the headlines, with campaign groups...

Focus: Delivering dairy to Indian consumers

Dairy and energy sector experts are optimistic about effective cold chain solutions they say are being developed for India’s dairy sector. S...

Why China was central to Nestle executive change

Nestle's operations in Asia, Oceania and Africa have had a challenging few quarters. CFO Wan Ling Martello has been asked to take charge of...

IRI: Promos must not be only path to growth

Despite signs economic conditions in Europe are improving, competition on price remains fierce in a number of markets. However, manufacturer...


Editor's viewpoint: PepsiCo's Nooyi underlines the challenge on health 24 Apr 15

PepsiCo yesterday (22 April) reported a set of solid underlying first-quarter results. But it was away from the numbers that the US food and drinks giant stirred more interest, with Indra Nooyi's comments on the need to adapt to the changing ways consumers define health attracting attention.


On the money: Hershey's long-term confidence on China 24 Apr 15

Confectionery giant Hershey saw sales in China come under pressure in the first quarter of 2015, a result of the government crackdown on gifting and macro-economic factors in the country. Hershey does not expect to turn this around soon, but insists it is putting the "right" things in place to secure its long-term growth in China. Hannah Abdulla reports.

Thought Leaders


Oreo, gum propels Mondelez China

Hannah Abdulla | 1 May 15

Mondelez International has seen a 10.8% growth in emerging markets thanks to positive performance in biscuits and gum.


Russia "likely to extend food embargo"

Katy Askew | 1 May 15

Russia looks likely to extend its embargo on food from countries including the EU and US beyond the 7 August deadline.


German confectioners oppose sugar tax plans

Alan Osborn | 1 May 15

Germany's confectionery industry has sided with the federal government in a clash between the ruling parties in the country’s grand coalition, over whether to impose stiffer taxes on sugar to boost public health.

Recent News - (Updated: 1:57pm 1 May 2015)

Mondelez opens Marvellous Creations line in Egypt

First Milk to cut jobs, milk prices

Food industry results in brief: Lala, Pinnacle

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Bimbo launches wholegrain options in US

Kelly Turkeys to open US production site

Icicle Seafood announces exec appointments

Smucker launches Crisco Organic Coconut Oil

just the answer: Gardein founder and CEO Yves Potvin 29 Apr 15

Dean Best

Canada's Garden Protein International - the company behind the meat-free brand Gardein - has enjoyed rapid growth and is hoping for more of the same under the ownership of US giant Pinnacle Foods, which bought the business last year. Yves Potvin, the founder and president of the Vancouver-based firm, has stayed on with Pinnacle and he spoke to Dean Best about expansion, competition and the outlook for the meat alternatives category.


The bitesize interview: Nasims Halal Baby Food founder Nasim Rizvi 29 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

Norwegian mum of five Nasim Rizvi launched Nasims Halal Baby Food two years ago out of a frustration from a lack of halal baby food products on the market. The brand's first market has been the UK, targeting the larger Muslim population across the North Sea. Rizvi talks to just-food about why halal baby food is a big growth opportunity, particularly in the UK, France and Germany at present.


Interview: Muller Wiseman mulls branded milk move 28 Apr 15

Katy Askew

Sales volumes are rising in the UK liquid milk category but value has been squeezed as retailers zone in on price. Four pints of milk for GBP1 has become the norm in a category dominated by own label. In an effort to build value in the UK liquid milk sector, Muller Wiseman Dairies plans to develop its own milk brand. Katy Askew spoke to Rebecca Oliver-Mooney, Muller Wiseman's category and marketing controller, on the sidelines of the Canadean dairy innovation summit to find out more.

UN warns poor maize harvest likely

Katy Askew | 30 Apr 15

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that lower maize harvests in Africa could “trigger food price increases”.


Should more dairy firms target bone health?

Hannah Abdulla | 29 Apr 15

A growing awareness of bone health in the UK is presenting a big opportunity for dairy manufacturers in the UK, a report from Canadean has revealed.


The roller-coaster of home-baking sales

Katy Askew | 28 Apr 15

Home baking category sales have had something of a roller coaster ride in recent years.

Birds Eye owner Iglo Group sold

Newly-formed Nomad Holdings has made the European frozen food group its first acquisition, buying the business from PE firm Permira.

The Middle East: identifying growth

Our latest management briefing analyses the potential areas of growth for packaged food manufacturers.

Heinz, Kraft set to join forces

HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have announced plans to merge their businesses, creating the third-largest player in the US food sector. just-food takes a look at the build up to and implications of the deal.

Food groups report to Consumer Analyst Group of Europe 2015

just-food, the conference's exclusive media partner, reports back on how see the likes of Nestle, Danone and Tyson Foods see the year ahead.

North America Food & Beverage Stabilizers and Systems Market

North America Food & Beverage Stabilizers and Systems Market – Analysis and Forecast upto 2019

The North American food & beverages stabilizers & systems market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2014 to 2019. The North American market is lagging behind the European food & beverages stabilizers & systems market because awareness about food ingredients is increasing among consumers. The increasing consumer concern for chemical ingredients has created a need for alternative ingredients to serve the same functions in food products. The U.S. is the largest market in North America, followed by Canada and Mexico... Read more

Published: April 2015 - ($2650.00)


Global Food and Beverages Consumer Packaging Market Outlook to 2018 - Players Shifting Focus towards Emerging Markets

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Latin America Nutraceuticals Industry Outlook to 2017 - Mexico and Brazil to Lead Growth

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Food-Service Contractors in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Published: February 2015 - ($800.00)


Trends and Developments in Sports Nutrition

Published: February 2015 - ($1325.00)


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