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The consistent inconsistency of European promos

Are promotions leading to increased sales in Europe's major grocery markets? IRI's Jacques Dupré analyses how discounts are affecting sales,...

How full service restaurants can maintain momentum

The fundamentals of Britain’s strengthening economy are favouring restaurants right now, particularly full-service restaurants and pubs. The...

Greek crisis - The impact on shopper behaviour

The economic turmoil in Greece has been one of the biggest business stories of the year. But what kind of effects has the crisis had on the...

Why investors are concerned about water risk

A group of 60 institutional investors has written to 15 food and drink companies urging improvement in how they manage and report on water r...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Flapjacked looks to ride protein wave 22 Jul 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US protein-based pancake mix maker Flapjacked has just launched its second product - muffins - to try to tap into growing demand for on-the-go protein products. Launched in 2012 by husband and wife team David and Jennifer Bacon in 2012, the company believes consumers do not just want protein but better-for-you products. Hannah Abdulla learns more.

How the CGF plans to halve global food waste 29 Jun 2015

Hannah Abdulla

The Consumer Goods Forum, with its 400 retail and manufacturing members including the likes of Nestle and Unilever, has announced an ambitious commitment to halve global food waste by 2025. In an interview with just-food's Hannah Abdulla, director of sustainability at the CGF, Ignacio Gavilan, explains what the promise means for its members and why it is so important to set a goal like this in motion.

Latest News

China implements new safety regulations 6 Oct 15

Katy Askew

The Chinese authorities are starting to implement more stringent food safety regulations under revised laws.

The Soil Association reviews organic standards 6 Oct 15

Helen Arnold

The Soil Association, the UK body that issues organic certification, is reviewing its standards and looking to simplify the process.

Hershey joins PFS to support African development 5 Oct 15

Katy Askew

Hershey has signed-up to non-profit organisation Partners in Food Solutions (PFS) to support efforts to strengthen Africa's food system. 

Slovakia to cut sales tax on food lines 2 Oct 15

Dean Best

Slovakia is to reduce the sales tax on some food products from the start of next year.

Hovis latest UK baker to enter "thins" segment 2 Oct 15

Dean Best

Hovis has joined UK bread makers Associated British Foods and Warburtons in the sandwich alternatives segment, launching thins and flatbreads.

Industry news of week - Quorn, Mondelez, Kellogg 2 Oct 15

Dean Best

Quorn Foods' sale to Monde Nissin was the stand-out story this week got you clicking. News of a potential transaction also caught your interest, with speculation Mondelez International may be looking to offload its European cheese and grocery business.

Latest blogs

Food brands have yet to fully exploit the rise of online grocery 23 Sep 15

Dean Best

Online selling still represents a huge opportunity for food manufacturers to develop a better understanding of their shoppers and to reach them directly, according to a new report set to be published next month.

Experts blame growing portion sizes for obesity 15 Sep 15

Hannah Abdulla

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have blamed increasing portion sizes in the UK for obesity.

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