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just-food 2017 survey – profits and sales

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Latest Interviews

Interview: Chaucer Foods CEO Andy Ducker 20 Dec 2016

Katy Askew

Chaucer Food Group, the UK freeze-dried fruit company recently snapped up by Japanese food business Nagatanien Holdings, has some significant plans to grow. CEO Andy Ducker spoke to just-food about Chaucer's ambitions and how Nagatanien's ownership will support expansion. 


Interview: Irish food "paying price for Brexit" 21 Nov 2016

Ben Cooper

Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

Latest News

Greek flour firm Loulis Mills gets EBRD backing 16 Jan 17

John Shepherd

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is to provide EUR10m (US$10.6m) in long-term financing to Athens-listed Greek flour business Loulis Mills – the bank's first transaction in the agribusiness sector in Greece.


Ferrero insists Nutella not pulled from shelves  13 Jan 17

Katy Askew

Ferrero, the Italian confectioner, has denied reports some supermarkets have de-stocked Nutella after the European Food Safety Authority linked palm oil consumption – a major Nutella ingredient – to an elevated risk of cancer. 


Kraft Heinz takes aim again at salt in UK ketchup 12 Jan 17

John Shepherd

Kraft Heinz has furthered cut the salt in the Heinz tomato ketchup on sale in the UK that contains lower levels of salt and sugar than the standard variant.


Warburtons, Wessanen form UK gluten-free body 9 Jan 17

Dean Best

Companies including Warburtons, Genius Foods and Mrs Crimble's owner Wessanen have set up a gluten-free industry association in the UK to work on standards and improve consumer confidence.


Polish dairy Mlekpol gets EU cash for plant build 6 Jan 17

Dean Best

Polish dairy cooperative Mlekpol has secured a loan from the European Investment Bank to build a powdered dairy plant.


Food companies "must step up work on sugar" 4 Jan 17

Dean Best

Food companies must accelerate moves to cut the sugar content of their products, or step up efforts to reformulate in other ways to reduce the amount of the ingredient, in the face of growing regulatory pressure, a new report from just-food argues.

Latest blogs

We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.


UK food associations come together on Brexit 9 Dec 16

Dean Best

The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector should be demanding from the country's government now and ahead of talks with the EU. This week, more than 30 bodies published an open letter on the subject of labour, one of the critical issues facing the sector.

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