Food industry management briefings
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.
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.
In a series of features, we take a look at some of the most pressing issues facing packaged food manufacturers in the year ahead.
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?
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.
just-food looks at the sustainability of supply chains for four key commodities: palm oil, cocoa, soy and sugar.
Demand for dairy products is on the rise but competition is intensifying and the economic landscape is mixed. How can manufacturers drive growth?
Our latest management briefing analyses the potential areas of growth for packaged food manufacturers.
With the grocery retail market stagnant, could foodservice offer a path to growth for packaged food operators doing business in the US?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
just-food delves into the the potential - and significant challenges - presented by this up-and-coming emerging market
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.
From the heightened scrutiny on sugar and dealing with the intractable issue of child labour, to the two-speed market for chewing gum and the potential of developing economies, just-food looks at some of the hot issues in global confectionery.
The just-food team analyses the key issues in M&A, international grocery retail and sustainability facing the food industry this year.
From horsemeat to Heinz and from the flurry of M&A in baby food to the continued rise of gluten free, just-food rounds up the stories and issues that dominated the global food industry in 2013.
This year, China's GDP is forecast to grow at the slowest rate for over a decade. However, the country is set to be remain the global growth engine, presenting huge opportunities for food companies. There are, however, myriad challenges to navigate.
- Rise of prepared foods in US grocers - analysis
- Work on sugar could stir more clean-label concerns
- Hershey results, outlook, M&A - the top takeaways
- Are consumers getting tired of consuming?
- How are brands organising for e-commerce?
- Nestle, R&R Ice Cream finalise joint venture plans
- Fazer buys European biscuit brands from Mondelez
- Mondelez sees stronger margins, LFL growth
- Pinnacle Foods names Mondelez's Mark Clouse CEO
- Kerry foods Q1 volumes lifted by NPD