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Industry awaits WHO reply on beefed-up ad pledges

Companies including Nestle, General Mills and Mondelez International this week extended voluntary restrictions on how they market food to ch...

Focus: Mexico's obesity fight turns to advertising

Mexico is a country battling diet-related health problems. The nation's diabetes right is the highest among the members of the OECD. Last ye...

Editor's viewpoint: Land of the minnows

Size matters, right? Scale - and the economic benefits that come with it - provide a business with clout smaller competitors find hard to ba...

On the money: Can Premier build H2 sales momentum?

Premier Foods plc has faced challenging conditions and weak sales in the first six months of the year. However, CEO Gavin Darby believes tha...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Ben & Jerry's backs GMO labelling in US 24 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Ben & Jerry's is supporting the campaign to introduce GMO labelling in the US. Unlike the majority of conventional US food manufacturers, the Unilever-owned ice cream maker is also throwing its weight behind the introduction of such legislation on a state-by-state basis. Katy Askew spoke to Ben & Jerry's social mission activism manager Chris Miller to find out more.


Interview: Ramsden International CEO 7 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

The Middle East is often seen as a bit of a golden nugget for exporters, with 98% of its consumables coming from elsewhere in the world. But Sean Ramsden, CEO of UK wholesale exporter Ramsden International, says it's not always the easiest market in which to operate, with strict compliance legislation and a focus on driving down prices. Hannah Abdulla caught up with Ramsden on the sidelines of Gulfood where they exchanged notes on the challenges and advantages of being an exporter to the Middle East.

Latest News

Nestle hit with US watchdog ad charge 31 Oct 14

Dean Best

The US Federal Trade Commission has claimed Nestle has made false claims in its advertising for Good Start Gentle infant formula.


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Chiquita 31 Oct 14

Katy Askew

A busy week for third quarter results, with several packaged food giants reporting profit pressure. Danone extended its tie-up with Mengniu in China and Premier Foods discussed international growth. Here is just-food's week in words.


Kerry rebrands Wall's microwave sausages 28 Oct 14

Katy Askew

Kerry Group has rebranded its Wall's microwave sausages in the UK under a "ready baked" banner in order to highlight the product's "quality credentials".


Food industry quotes of the week: Chiquita, SIAL 24 Oct 14

Katy Askew

A busy week in the food industry calendar, with the SIAL exhibition in Paris, ended with a shock announcement: Chiquita Brands International's shareholders rejected the company's plan to merge with Ireland's Fyffes. Elsewhere, we heard third-quarter updates from Unilever, Premier Foods and Mead Johnson.


WTO rules against in US over meat origin labels 21 Oct 14

Dean Best

The World Trade Organization has ruled US plans to change its rules on country-of-origin labels for meat contravene trade rules.


Hershey wins case against copycat marijuana co's 21 Oct 14

Hannah Abdulla

Hershey has won a case against two marijuana companies after the confectionery giant claimed they sold products that infringed its trademarks.

Latest blogs

Last call: win an iPad mini on just-food 13 Oct 14

Dean Best

There is still time to contribute to just-food's readership survey and, in doing so, put yourself in with a chance to win an iPad mini on us.


How can just-food work for you? 6 Oct 14

Dean Best

Now's your chance to tell us. We are running a survey of our international readership and want to know what you think about our service - and the the challenges you are facing at the moment. It's all part of our aim to meet your needs.

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