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What has been reaction to RSPO Next? - analysis

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil was, in its early days, hailed as a model of inter-stakeholder collaboration but has faced mounting c...

What are the implications of Brexit for UK food?

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Foodservice focus - Chipotle rocked, Yum! in China

December saw the scrutiny on Chipotle Mexican Grill intensify as the under-pressure US fast-casual chain battled to restore its reputation a...

Latest Interviews

What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market. 

Real Good Food 'investing in long-term' 24 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

Real Good Food is a food maker on something of a journey. Since the sale of the Napier Brown sugar business ten months ago, the UK group has been freed from the shackles of a hefty debt burden. The company has completed a number of bolt-on acquisitions, including most recently Chantilly Patisserie. However, Real Good Food was forced to issue a profit warning earlier this month, citing investments and one-off costs. Katy Askew spoke to marketing director Andrew Brown to find out more about the group's strategy. 

Latest News

Hershey launches Simply 5 Syrup  3 May 16

Katy Askew

Hershey is introducing a new syrup in the US that contains "five simple ingredients".

Agrial grows earnings in "agricultural crisis" 29 Apr 16

Katy Askew

French agricultural cooperative Agrial said it grew 2015 sales and earnings despite facing a "major agricultural crisis". 

Mengniu Dairy 'eyeing Australia's Burra Foods' 27 Apr 16

Katy Askew

China's Mengniu Dairy is reportedly eyeing Burra Foods in a deal believed to value the Australian dairy group at more than A$300m (US$228.1m). 

Real Good Food on track to hit profit expectations 26 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

UK-based bakery-to-ingredients group Real Good Food Co. has confirmed it is on track to hit profit expectations for the period.

Rembrandt Foods to open new cage-free egg facility 20 Apr 16

Katy Askew

US egg producer Rembrandt Foods has unveiled plans to build a fully dedicated cage-free egg production site in Lake Preston, South Dakota.  

Savola Q1 profits plunge on higher expenses 20 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

Profits at Saudi Arabian food group Savola have plunged in the first quarter.

Latest blogs

Pure-play SunOpta ready to flex muscles in food 16 Feb 16

Dean Best

SunOpta is a group that spans being a B2B supplier of ingredients, a private-label manufacturer and a co-packer. In industrial minerals, the Canada-based company has also had a majority stake in a business outside food but, after finding a buyer, it is now ready to focus squarely on our sector.

Cameron returns prospect of sugary drinks tax to UK headlines 8 Jan 16

Hannah Abdulla

The UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said he would not rule out the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks in the country in a bid to tackle obesity.

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