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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

Nestle sells baby food brands Alete, Milasan 29 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Nestle has sold baby food brands Alete and Milasan to German investment firm BWK for an undisclosed sum.


Aryzta profits rise on M&A 29 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

Swiss bakery group Aryzta has booked a jump in full-year earnings, boosted by acquisitions and a strong performance in the developed markets of Europe and North America.


Nestle forms new unit to "leverage scale" 29 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has formed a "business excellence" unit as the world's largest food manufacturer looks to benefit from its scale.


Kellogg axes Optivita in UK on sales fall 26 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg has confirmed it is withdrawing its cholesterol-lowering cereal, Optivita, from the UK market following poor performance.


Iglo hails market share gains despite flat sales 26 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

European frozen food manufacturer Iglo Group today (26 September) reported stagnant second-quarter sales but said it had seen market share gains in seven out of the 12 markets in which it operates.


Intermarche submits bid for Gad pork plant 26 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

French retailer Intermarché has submitted its bid for a plant owned by ailing pork processor Gad.

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