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Mondelez goes beyond certified cocoa - analysis

Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on co...

How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

TreeHouse's own-label woes – 6 things to learn

TreeHouse Foods lowered its full-year earnings forecast, sending shares in the US own-label supplier tumbling. The company said it was force...

The promise of fledgling Czech gluten-free market

Gluten-free has a well-established presence in the markets of western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, but the sector is rapidly g...

Latest Interviews

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.


Interview: Germany's Body Attack plans for growth 11 Nov 2016

John Shepherd

As in many western markets, sports nutrition is one of the growing parts of the food market in Germany. John Shepherd talks to German company Body Attack, set up two decades ago as consumer interest started to take off and now a leading player in the field.

Latest News

Quotes of week: Nestle, Unilever, Wilmar, GNP 2 Dec 16

Dean Best

This week, Nestle got the industry talking with its claim it can "significantly reduce" the sugar in its confectionery products and Unilever gave a detailed update on its strategy at its 2016 investor day, while the two companies were among those under scrutiny for their sourcing of palm oil after Amnesty International's claims child labour is being used on plantations in Indonesia.


News of week: Nestle, GNP, palm oil labour claims 2 Dec 16

Dean Best

This week's major headlines included Nestle's claim it may be able to cut the sugar it uses in its confectionery by up to 40%, Pilgrim's Pride snapping up US poultry peer GNP and Amnesty International claiming child labour is being used on palm oil plantations in Indonesia.


Wilmar urges palm oil "labour transformation" 30 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Wilmar International, the agribusiness accused by Amnesty International of running Indonesian palm oil plantations that contribute to child labour and human rights abuses, has called for collaboration to achieve a "labour transformation" across the global palm oil industry.


Amnesty - Global brands profit from labour abuses 30 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Nestle, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies that are contributing to child labour and human rights abuses, Amnesty International has claimed in a report published today (30 November).


McCormick to buy flavours business Enrico Giotti 29 Nov 16

John Shepherd

US spices and seasonings group McCormick & Co. said today (29 November) it is to acquire Italian flavours business Enrico Giotti.


Creta Farms inks Spanish deal in Europe push 28 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Greek food group Creta Farms has inked a deal to develop new food products in Spain – and signed licensing and supply agreements to enter Bulgaria and Romania for the first time.

Latest blogs

UK food producers call for "best possible single market access" post-Brexit 1 Dec 16

John Shepherd

Since Theresa May took over as UK Prime Minister in the wake of the country's referendum vote to quit the European Union, she and her ministers have been at pains not to divulge their negotiating position for leaving the bloc.


Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers 12 Oct 16

Dean Best

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor.

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