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Why Jet.com purchase could boost Wal-Mart online

Wal-Mart's online business in the US has been growing but industry watchers believe the retail giant's expansion has been slower than the ch...

Hain accounting issue rounds off problem year

Shares in Hain Celestial nose-dived yesterday (16 August) as Wall Street responded to a surprise announcement on Monday late afternoon US ti...

US companies gain crucial concession on GM labels

The new federal bill on the labelling of genetically-modified ingredients in the US includes a critical compromise which will allow the nece...

What lies ahead for Tyrrells and Amplify?

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp f...

Latest Interviews

Organto CEO sets out stall for Canada organic firm 10 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

Organto Foods, a Canada-based fresh-cut organic produce specialist, has ambitious plans to develop its business into the world's leading organic produce brand. Katy Askew spoke to Peter Gianulis, president and CEO of the farm-to-fork produce group to find out how it intends to deliver.


Why skyr could be the next big thing in US yoghurt 5 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Icelandic Provisions is a company formed by investors from the US and Iceland to bring traditional skyr yoghurt to the US. Icelandic Provisions chairman Einar Sigurðsson believes that skyr has the potential to be the next growth area in US yoghurt, in much the same was that Greek yoghurt brought explosive growth to the category in the 2000s. Sigurdsson speaks to just-food about what he believes skyr brings to the category. 

Latest News

Thai Union: Greenpeace 'undermining' sustainabiliy 26 Aug 2016

John Shepherd

Seafood company Thai Union Group has accused Greenpeace of "undermining" its efforts to boost sustainability and improve practices in the global seafood industry.


Moon Ridge Foods opens pork plant in US 26 Aug 2016

John Shepherd

US start-up Moon Ridge Foods has opened its pork processing plant in Pleasant Hope, Missouri.


Tyson faces investor scrutiny on ethical issues 25 Aug 2016

Dean Best

Tyson Foods, the US meat giant, faces questions over the company's record on five environmental, social and governance issues, including animal welfare, its use of water and growing demand for plant-based foods.


Lower prices knock Sanderson Farms sales 25 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

Lower prices for chicken products have depressed sales at US poultry group Sanderson Farms.


Brands drive Sanfilippo sales, profits mixed 25 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

US nut group John B. Sanfilippo & Son saw rising sales for its brands, including Fisher, drive annual sales but the company's profit numbers were mixed.


US FDA extends comment period on salt reduction 24 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

The US Food and Drug Administration has pushed back plans to introduce voluntary salt reduction targets for packaged food makers by extending the comment period on the proposals.

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