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Comment: Nestle reacts to world of 3G and Buffett

Nestle must adapt to emerging consumption trends and consolidation in the food sector with an “acceleration” of its portfolio adjustment eff...

France takes big step to uniform FOP labels

France's new health bill, which subject to two further votes could be ratified later this year, includes provision for a voluntary colour-co...

What the analysts say: Nestle's Q1

Nestle beat expectations when it delivered organic sales growth of 4.4% for the first quarter this morning (17 April). However, many analyst...

Why Heinz-Kraft merger could herald more deals

The US food industry is going through a period of significant change and the major names have struggled to come up with the answers to meet...

Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch: Dave Stangis, Campbell Soup 30 Jan 2015

Ben Cooper

In the first Sustainability Watch of 2015, Dave Stangis, vice president of public affairs and CSR at Campbell Soup Co., speaks with Ben Cooper about the company's approach to sustainability and the recognition it has brought.


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.

Latest News

B&G posts Q1 profit, sales increase 24 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

B&G Foods has posted a rise in first-quarter sales and profits despite the under-performance of the US group's Rickland Orchards brand.


Inventure recalls products on listeria concerns 24 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

?Inventure Foods has issued a recall of some of its Fresh Frozen line of vegetables and selected Jamba At Home smoothie kits in the US, after discovering Listeria monocytogenes, in its Jefferson, GA facility.


Food industry quotes of week: ABF, Hershey, Iglo 24 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Associated British Foods reported its annual results and revealed it struggled with competition in the UK and Australian bakery sectors. US consumer goods rookie acquired Birds Eye owner Iglo Group. Hershey had its first quarter results out which demonstrated troubles in uptake of chocolate in China. And Blue Bell announced it was pulling all its products off US shelves after fresh tests found more listeria-ridden products. Here is the week in quotes.


Which? urges action on "misleading" prices 21 Apr 15

Dean Best

UK consumer watchdog Which? has called on the country's competition regulator to investigate the "misleading" ways supermarkets price products.


Heinz launches stevia-based Beanz 20 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

Heinz has launched a reduced-sugar baked beans line in the UK, using natural sweetener stevia.


Nestle CFO Martello to move to head Asia unit 17 Apr 15

Dean Best

Nestle CFO Wan Ling Martello is to lead the country's businesses in Asia, Oceania and Africa after Nandu Nandkishore decided to take early retirement.

Latest blogs

Employee arrested over corruption claims at SPC Ardmona parent 27 Mar 15

Dean Best

Coca-Cola Amatil is co-operating with Australian state police after an employee was arrested for money laundering and receiving a reported half-a-million Australian dollars in corrupt commissions.


just-food at CAGE 15 Mar 15

Dean Best

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.

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