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.

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.

Global confectionery

Global confectionery

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.

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just-food's outlook for 2014

The just-food team analyses the key issues in M&A, international grocery retail and sustainability facing the food industry this year.

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just-food's review of 2013

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.

China: riding the dragon

China: riding the dragon

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.

Seizing India

Seizing India's potential

The sheer size of India's population - and the growing wealth in the country - offers opportunity for FMCG companies. However, the country's economy has slowed, inflation is proving an issue and distribution remains a serious challenge. just-food's latest BRICs briefing provides an in-depth look at the market.

The FMCG sector in Russia

The FMCG sector in Russia's cooling economy

Russia, like its BRIC counterparts, had a heady decade of growth, was hit by the global financial crisis, saw a rebound of sorts - but is this year seeing growth slow. Our latest management briefing looks at how FMCG companies are operating in the market.

Navigating Brazil

Navigating Brazil's slowdown

Brazil has one of the world's most rapidly developing economies but after years of solid growth, the country's economy has slowed somewhat. We take a look at the pitfalls, the challenges, as well as the opportunities for FMCG companies and retailers investing in the country.

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