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Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

Price an underlying tension across European FMCG

The spat between Unilever and Tesco in the UK over price grabbed the headlines last week but, across Europe, for different reasons, price re...

Analysis: Poland's growth in gluten-free sales

It has been markets in western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, where gluten-free has taken hold but the sector is building in cou...

Analysis: Australia heads low-FODMAP development

It was a university in Australia that developed the low-FODMAP diet just over a decade ago and it is that country that is in the vanguard of...

Latest Interviews

How Nestle tackles Indian challenges - interview 27 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

Operating one of India’s largest food companies is not simple task, Suresh Narayanan, Nestle India chairman and managing director, tells to just-food in an exclusive interview at his business’ Gurgaon headquarters, near New Delhi. The company faces an array of challenges in the market – from the Maggi recall, to intensifying competition, to issues like obesity and diabetes. Narayanan shares how the Switzerland-based food giant is responding in the country. 

Interview: UK trade body on Brexit's policy impact 19 Oct 2016

Ben Cooper

In the second part of an extensive interview on the implications of Brexit for UK food companies, Ian Wright, director general of industry association the Food and Drink Federation, speaks with Ben Cooper about the longer-term implications of Brexit for UK food and farming policy and on the food industry's labour force. 

Latest News

EU eyes mandatory limits on trans fats 27 Oct 16

Katy Askew

The European  Union should place mandatory limits on industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFA), according to Members of the European  Parliament. 

Lancaster Colony books 21% operating income rise 27 Oct 16

John Shepherd

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony today (27 October) booked a slight fall in net sales in the company's first-quarter results, but turned in a 21% increase in operating income - boosted by factors including lower commodity costs.

Pladis stepping up growth investments 26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Pladis, the snack business of Turkish conglomerate Yildiz Holding, is increasing its investment in order to grow sales in the global chocolate and biscuit categories, CEO Cem Karakas told just-food. 

GMA urges extended US sodium reduction timeline 26 Oct 16

John Shepherd

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has urged the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to extend its timeline for meeting short-term reduction goals aimed at cutting sodium consumption from two to "at least four years" and to "streamline" categories of products involved.

Driscoll Management acquires bakery firm Harper's 26 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Idaho-based Driscoll Management Company has acquired state bakery firm Harper's Homemade Bread for an undisclosed sum.

Mondelez India launch Cadbury Bournvita "tiffin" 26 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Mondelez India Foods Private Limited has launched a new "tiffin pack" of its Cadbury Bournvita Biscuits to target the "morning snacking" market.

Latest blogs

Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers 12 Oct 16

Dean Best

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor.

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free 6 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Hardly a day goes by when just-food is not reporting on the launch of a product that is gluten-free, a category that is now significant in markets like the US and the UK. But where could be the next major markets for gluten-free?

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