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Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Deal or no deal: Should Danone buy Mead Johnson?

Rumours linking Danone to Mead Johnson have periodically surfaced over the past five years. Much of the rationale justifying such a signific...

Why data is key to shopper satisfaction

Ensuring product availability rates are as high as possible has never been as important, with growth in the grocery sector hard to come by....

Latest Interviews

Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.


The bitesize interview - The Kids Food Co. 16 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

UK firm The Kids Food Co. is a building a notable presence in the country's baby and toddler snacking sector. Founder and CEO Sally Preston kicks off bitesize, just-food's newest interview section, which focuses on global up-and-coming, small- and medium-sized enterprises. Here, she talks big kids, the importance of originality, the opportunities in healthy eating and getting into China early on with Hannah Abdulla.

Latest News

Campbell Q1 profits up but CEO Morrison cautious 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Campbell Soup Co. today (25 November) reported an increase in first-quarter profits, sending its shares higher, but CEO Denise Morrison cautioned the group was facing challenges.


Osem sees steady Q3 profit as sales gain 25 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Osem Investment, the Israeli food group controlled by Nestle, booked higher third-quarter sales and steady earnings in the third quarter of the year.


UPDATE: Danone plans investment in Indonesia 24 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Danone plans to invest in expanding its remaining businesses in Indonesia following the sale of its fresh dairy unit to Indofood, the French group has told just-food.


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Unilever 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Unilever filed a lawsuit against egg-free "mayo" maker Hampton Creek, alleging the US firm's Just-Mayo product is a fraud. In France, a food major was on the receiving end of legal action after French ice cream maker Dagniaux started proceedings against Danone.


Center Lab takes stake in Ausnutria 12 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Taiwan-based pharma group Center Laboratories and its majority-owned subsidiary Bioengine Capital have agreed to take a 25.84% stake in Hong Kong-listed infant formula group Ausnutria.


Synutra lifts full-year outlook as H1 income jumps 11 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Synutra International, the Chinese infant formula manufacturer, has raised its full-year outlook having registered an increase in income from operations of more than 50% in the first half of the year.

Latest blogs

Aussie billionaire set to tap into Chinese dairy market 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Australian mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is reportedly looking to tap into rising demand in China for premium infant formula.


Danone tight-lipped over Mead Johnson link rumours 20 Oct 14

Hannah Abdulla

Some analysts might be breathing a sigh of relief at news Danone is rejecting speculation it is about to swoop for infant-formula giant Mead Johnson.

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