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How big data analytics will help food makers

Providing consumers with the best line-up of food products has always been a challenge for retailers who understand that choice is a key dri...

General Mills to invest in "growth businesses"

General Mills is the owner of US legacy food brands that have been hard hit by sweeping changes to consumption. The company, which has tried...

Brexit sparks uncertainty for UK food - comment

It is hard to predict just what Brexit will mean for food and drink regulations in the UK and for the country's trade arrangements with the...

Rabobank's early view on Brexit impact on food

Uncertainty is the watchword as the UK and the EU digest British voters plumping for Brexit in yesterday's (23 June) referendum. In an exclu...

Latest Interviews

Quorn Foods confident in prospects - interview 27 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free supplier, has enjoyed solid growth in recent years on the back of growing consumer interest in reducing - or eliminating - meat from their diet. Now owned by Philippines-based Monde Nissin after a deal last autumn, Quorn expects its expansion to continue, CEO Kevin Brennan and Andrew Staal, the company's international director, tells John Shepherd.


How Sweet Earth is taking veggie food mainstream 12 Apr 2016

Katy Askew

Sweet Earth Natural Foods has built a following among a core base of millennial consumers that has enabled the US vegetarian food company to double its sales every year since Brian and Kelly Swette took ownership of the brand in 2012. Katy Askew caught up with the husband-and-wife team to find out more.

Latest News

Russia expands trade embargo to 2017 1 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on imports of western food until the end of 2017.


Food market quotes of the week – Nestle, Hershey 1 Jul 16

Katy Askew

This week saw news emerge that Hershey has rejected a takeover bid from Mondelez International, we heard from Nestle on the appointment of its new CEO, and General Mills detailed a change in thinking behind its brand investments. Elsewhere, experts shared their views on the potential fallout of last week's Brexit vote. Here are just-food's quotes of the week. 


Brexit – UK government has 'no plan' - FDF 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

The director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has slammed the UK government for failing to have a coherent plan in place in the event of a Brexit vote, following the first meeting of business leaders since the referendum.


Dubai aims to be leading Middle Eastern food hub 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

Dubai has ambitions to become the leading food distribution and production centre for the whole of the Middle East.


Brexit – Ireland calls for "coordinated approach" 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

Ireland’s minister for agriculture, food and the marine today called for a coordinated approach following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.


General Mills raises margin targets 29 Jun 16

Katy Askew

General Mills lifted its cost-cutting and margin expansion targets today (29 June) on the back of guidance-beating full year earnings. 

Latest blogs

The Brexiteers are here, here and here 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

Wow. Your correspondent is penning this blog following precious little sleep after the combination of a humid night in London and the emergence of the most significant event in UK history since 1945 made sleep tricky on Thursday night.


While just-food is closed over Easter... 24 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.

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