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BRICs and beyond: E-tail in China

Alibaba Group's massive IPO has underlined that the e-commerce trade in China is booming. Significantly for packaged food manufacturers, onl...

just-food's pick: Natural Products Expo top tweets

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ConAgra confident private-label will improve

After a challenging previous financial year, ConAgra Foods yesterday (18 September) reported on the first three months of its new fiscal per...

DATA: The just-food international basket - Q2 2014

In association with IRI, the just-food international basket shows the cost of a typical range of goods in eight markets every quarter. The d...

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.


just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

Latest News

General Mills to slash up to 800 more jobs 1 Oct 14

Katy Askew

General Mills has revealed it will cut an additional 700 to 800 jobs, primarily in the US, as it works to reduce costs in the face of soft sales.


Thoresen Thai buys Sino Grandness stake 1 Oct 14

Katy Askew

Thoresen Thai Agencies (TTA) has signaled its intention to diversify its business activities with the acquisition of a minority stake in Singapore-listed Sino Grandness Foods.


StarKist CEO Lee to retire from seafood group 1 Oct 14

Katy Askew

US seafood group StarKist Co. has said president and CEO Sam Hwi Lee is to retire.


Negative FX and charges hit Bonduelle FY profits 30 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

Exchange rate volatility and a one-off charge has weighed heavy on Bonduelle's bottom line, with the French vegetable processor reporting a 70.7% fall in annual profits.


Nestle forms new unit to "leverage scale" 29 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle has formed a "business excellence" unit as the world's largest food manufacturer looks to benefit from its scale.


Rhodes Food Group IPO raises ZAR1.22bn 29 Sep 14

Dean Best

South African food company Rhodes Food Group Holdings has raised ZAR1.22bn (US$108.4m) through its planned IPO.

Latest blogs

International brands face stronger customer after Auchan, Systeme-U deal 15 Sep 14

Dean Best

France's fifth- and sixth-largest retailers, Auchan and Système U, are to team up on buying - with the companies to work together when dealing with international brands.


Can UK food sector avert talent shortfall? 12 Sep 14

Katy Askew

The UK's food and drink sector is working to attract the "next generation of leaders" through efforts such as the Feeding Britain's Future initiative - but is this too little too late?

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