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Packaged food in Thailand - a market profile 2 Nov 2016

Contains 4 articles

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? 2 Nov 2016

Contains 3 articles

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 2 Nov 2016

Contains 5 articles

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 2 Nov 2016

Contains 8 articles

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 2 Mar 2016

Contains 6 articles

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? 14 Dec 2015

Contains 9 articles

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's largest consumer market 28 Oct 2015

Contains 5 articles

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's gluten-free market 12 Aug 2015

Contains 6 articles

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 23 Jun 2015

Contains 7 articles

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 28 May 2015

Contains 5 articles

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 23 Apr 2015

Contains 5 articles

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


US branded food groups and foodservice 6 Mar 2015

Contains 6 articles

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 30 Jan 2015

Contains 4 articles

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 22 Dec 2014

Contains 6 articles

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 3 Dec 2014

Contains 5 articles

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 31 Oct 2014

Contains 6 articles

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 30 Sep 2014

Contains 7 articles

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 14 Aug 2014

Contains 6 articles

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 12 Jun 2014

Contains 7 articles

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 2 May 2014

Contains 9 articles

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 10 Mar 2014

Contains 7 articles

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.


just-food's outlook for 2014 31 Jan 2014

Contains 4 articles

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


just-food's review of 2013 20 Dec 2013

Contains 8 articles

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 29 Nov 2013

Contains 5 articles

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's potential 31 Oct 2013

Contains 5 articles

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's cooling economy 1 Oct 2013

Contains 5 articles

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's slowdown 30 Aug 2013

Contains 5 articles

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.


Interest in organic baby food intensifies 5 Aug 2013

Contains 5 articles

In the space of three weeks in May, three major multinationals swooped to buy organic food businesses. Sales in the sector are on the rise and, in this briefing, we look at the deals at the detail and interview Organix, a leading brand in the UK.


Breakfast cereal firms search for growth 4 Jun 2013

Contains 4 articles

Breakfast cereals - a staple in Western diets - are under pressure as consumer habits change. In this month's briefing we look at the factors hitting cereal consumption and how manufacturers are looking to revitalise sales.


Growth of the gluten-free market 30 Apr 2013

Contains 4 articles

just-food takes a look at the potential offered by the gluten-free market around the world, examining where growth is being generated today - and where companies are looking to drive future revenues.

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