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Viewpoint: Baptism of fire for new Tesco CEO Lewis

Tesco's dealings with suppliers appear to be at the centre of the latest problem to emerge at the UK's largest retailer. And it is an issue...

How City reacted to Tesco's profit over-statement

Tesco seems to be lurching from one bad news story to another. The UK retailer today (22 September) admitted it had over-stated half-year pr...

Focus: The impact of Heinz's stevia ketchup

In a move to win over the health-conscious, Heinz has launched a stevia-based variant of its flagship ketchup in the UK - which has half the...

Comment: Kingsmill "youth" appeal bodes well

In the UK branded bakery space, Associated British Foods-owned Kingsmill has youth appeal. The brand, which is operated by ABF's bakery unit...

Latest Interviews

The bitesize interview: Fria CEO Jeanine Holmgren 28 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Scandinavian free-from firm Fria entered Ireland last month, its 11th European market since it launched in 1996, another example of the growth in demand for gluten-, lactose- and dairy-free products. just-food's Hannah Abdulla caught up with Fria CEO Jeanine Holmgren about the latest trends in the sector and how innovation is a key factor to staying ahead in this sector


Interview: United Biscuits international chief 7 Aug 2014

Andrew Don

While speculation over the future ownership of United Biscuits intensifies, the UK snack maker is making strides beyond its domestic market, with a significant proportion of its growth coming from developing economies – Africa, the Middle East, India and China in particular. Jeff van der Eems, chief executive of UB's international business, speaks to Andrew Don about the company's international ambitions.

Latest News

Industry giants extend kids marketing pledges 22 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nine of the world's largest food manufacturers have moved to extend the restrictions they have placed on how they advertise to children.


Dairy Crest reveals more facility closures 22 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

Dairy Crest is preparing to close two dairy facilities and cut its farmgate milk price as it looks to rein in costs amid "challenging" market conditions.


Finsbury profit edges up as sales slip 22 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

UK cake maker Finsbury Food Group has booked a slight increase in annual profits despite posting lower sales.


Humdinger launches Sports Mix-Ups 22 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

UK snack maker Humdinger has added product lines to its Fruit Factory range as it secures nationwide distribution at Tesco.


Jobs to go at United Biscuits UK site 19 Sep 2014

Dean Best

United Biscuits has said moves to restructure its plant in Manchester may lead to the loss of 157 jobs.


Irish firm Valeo launches Erin cooking pastes 19 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Ireland's Valeo Foods has launched a range of cooking pastes in its domestic market under its Erin brand.

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