At just-food, we understand the need for depth in analysis. Using a mixture of data and analysis, our portfolio of management briefings delve deeper into the issues and environment shaping today's news. Topics are grouped together on a monthly basis, allowing us to cover subjects from multiple angles, giving you an unrivalled view of what's important.

Packaged food in Thailand - a market profile

Packaged food in Thailand - a market profile

just-food takes a detailed look at the dynamics of the packaged food sector in Thailand.

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

FODMAPs are sugars said to cause digestive issues and markets for foods low in the ingredients are growing, notably in North America and Australia. We look at developments so far.

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free

Based on data provided by and interviews with international analysts and manufacturers, just-food presents its guide to the next five key markets for gluten-free: France, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Gulf region and South Africa.

The rise of zero-based budgeting

The rise of zero-based budgeting

More food companies are adopting the practice of zero-based budgeting in an attempt to manage costs and boost profits. What is zero-based budgeting? Who is using it and why? And how does it help?

How to grow food sales in India

How to grow food sales in India

With its high and increasingly wealthy population, India is a promising market for global food makers. However, the country is also notorious for some of its trade barriers and red tape. In our series examining the Indian market, we take a look at some key issues facing companies that want to grow their food sales in India.

What lies ahead for the food industry in 2016?

What lies ahead for the food industry in 2016?

In a series of features, we take a look at some of the most pressing issues facing packaged food manufacturers in the year ahead.

Indonesia: spotlight on south-east Asia

Indonesia: spotlight on south-east Asia's largest consumer market

While an important plank in many a multinational's strategy for south-east Asia, the Indonesian economy is seeing a slowdown. How should food manufacturers react? What opportunities lay ahead in the longer term?

The opportunities in Europe

The opportunities in Europe's gluten-free market

Gluten-free is blossoming in a number of European countries. What are the most attractive markets? What are the trends to watch? What challenges lay ahead? This briefing investigates.

Sustainable sourcing: the latest developments

Sustainable sourcing: the latest developments

just-food looks at the sustainability of supply chains for four key commodities: palm oil, cocoa, soy and sugar.

The dairy market in Latin America

The dairy market in Latin America

Demand for dairy products is on the rise but competition is intensifying and the economic landscape is mixed. How can manufacturers drive growth?

The Middle East: identifying growth

The Middle East: identifying growth

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

US branded food groups and foodservice

US branded food groups and foodservice

With the grocery retail market stagnant, could foodservice offer a path to growth for packaged food operators doing business in the US?

Emerging markets and online grocery

Emerging markets and online grocery

Grocery e-commerce is developing in emerging markets, albeit at a varied pace. However, consumer interest is rising and retailers are responding. This briefing looks at the channel in five countries.

The outlook for 2015

The outlook for 2015

just-food takes a look at some key trends that are likely to be key to the food sector in 2015, from the prospects for M&A to significant consumer trends and hot emerging markets.

Reformulation in focus

Reformulation in focus

just-food's latest management briefing examines the complex issue of reformulation. With public health resources already stretched, dietary health is increasingly under the microscope. To some, reformulation is key. But what role should the food sector, consumers and governments play in forcing the pace of change?

The prospects for protein

The prospects for protein

More consumers, keen to follow a healthier diet, are looking for products high in protein. just-food analyses what is driving demand, shines the spotlight on key categories, outlines the ingredients used in high-protein foods and discusses the moves the packaged food giants are making in the space.

Dairy in India

Dairy in India

Held up as one of the world's key growth markets for the dairy sector, demand for packaged products in India is rising rapidly but there are significant challenges for investors, not least from local competition and supply chain infrastructure.

Japan and growth

Japan and growth

A sustained economic malaise and unhelpful demographic trends have seen Japan lose its lustre in recent years. This management briefing looks at how the country's food manufacturers are looking abroad but also how there is opportunity within the market for growth.

The rise of Vietnam

The rise of Vietnam

just-food delves into the the potential - and significant challenges - presented by this up-and-coming emerging market

FMCG in the Middle East: challenges and opportunities

FMCG in the Middle East: challenges and opportunities

In our latest management briefing, the just-food team looks at the opportunities for FMCG companies in the Middle East and interviews the likes of Nestle, Mondelez and Arla Foods for their views on the region.

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