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Premier Foods CEO expects UK supermarket rebound

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby has predicted the UK food group's brands will be the co-beneficiaries of a rebound at the country's largest su...

Global factors hold sway over UK milk prices

The price farmers are paid for milk has again made national headlines in the UK - and again it is the country's supermarket chains in the fi...

Unilever must "speed" response to consumer trends

Unilever must respond faster to emerging consumer trends if it is to grow its food brands in a low-growth environment, CEO Paul Polman sugge...

What the analysts say: Unilever's mixed 2014

Unilever today (20 January) reported sales that came in below expectations. The company's top line has been hit by macroeconomic factors, pa...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie 22 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.


Interview: Doux CEO on reshaping of poultry firm 16 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

In the second part of a two-part interview with just-food, Groupe Doux CEO Arnaud Marion highlights the move to a new business model, away from one heavily-dependent on EU subsidies, the company's efforts to diversify the business and the outlook for the French poultry processor.

Latest News

Cereal faces fresh UK criticism over sugar content 28 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Manufacturers and retailers in the UK - including Kellogg, Sainsbury's and Aldi - have again come under fire over the high sugar content of some breakfast cereals, prompting calls for the Government-backed Responsibility Deal to be scrapped.


HKScan confirms scale of job cuts in Denmark 28 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Finland-based meat processor HKScan has confirmed its latest restructuring measures in Denmark will lead to the loss of 88 jobs.


Malteaster bunny supplies hit by production delays 28 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Mars has confirmed "production delays" will lead to a shortage of its Malteaster bunny product in the UK this year.


Raisio launches Benecol spread blended with butter 28 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Finnish food group Raisio has developed a Benecol spread that is a blend of canola oil, rapeseed oil and butter.


First Milk posts loss for 2013/14 financial year 28 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

UK dairy group First Milk has posted annual losses of over GBP5m despite higher sales thanks to the cost of closing a packing facility and to restructuring charges.


Tulip targets retail with Grillstock range 28 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Tulip, the UK arm of Danish Crown, hopes to grow its Grillstock brand in UK retail through the launch of a number of new BBQ meat products.

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