Advertising & labelling: Latest news and analysis articles
Donald Trump's first 11 days in the White House has seen a series of executive orders and, while some have provoked a storm of global headli...
A seismic shift in the US consumer landscape has redefined the country's food market in recent years, challenging so-called Big Food and mak...
General Mills disappointed the market this week (20 December) when the US group lowered its full-year revenue outlook on the back of a 7.1%...
Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...
US snacks maker Kind LLC has been one of the country's most successful challenger brands in recent years, with its products eating into the sales of larger, more-established competitors amid growing demand for simpler, less processed foods. Last year, the US Food and Drug Administration claimed Kind was breaching rules on content claims by putting the word 'healthy' on its bars, as the products contained higher-than-permitted levels of saturated fat, principally due to the nuts in the recipes. Kind changed its packaging but started work on challenging the FDA's decision. Earlier this month, after discussions with Kind, the FDA relented. Dean Best spoke to Kind CEO Lubetzky about the episode.
For French dairy group Danone, improving the performance of its global dairy business and transforming it to a growth platform is a priority. As part of this drive, the company has launched an international marketing campaign for its Danonino yoghurt brand. Patricia Oliva, the global marketing director for Danonino, spoke to just-food about how the brand hopes to strike a unique chord with consumers.
New regulations have come into force in India banning imports of food products with a shelf life of less than 60%.
Regulators in India, witnessing rising rates of obesity and diabetes, are in talks over possible new regulations on nutritional labelling.
France has chosen nutritional labels based on five colours following three-month trials in supermarkets of four different systems, the country's Ministry of Health has announced.
One of the six food and beverage heavyweights aiming for the introduction of "harmonised" nutrition labels across the EU has said the companies would want to "integrate" information on portion sizes into the labels already used on packaging in the UK.
German dairy Müller is shaking up its Frijj milkshake brand in the UK and introducing a Frijj Zero added sugar line.
Companies including Nestle and Mondelez International this week set out on a bid to bring in "harmonised" nutrition labels in the EU. The CEO of South African poultry processor told just-food the country's government needs to step in and support the industry. And General Mills explained why it has made another investment in a fledgling US firm.
Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.
We hear a lot in the food industry about two interconnected trends: and social media and “foodie” culture.
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