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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...

What lies ahead for Tyrrells and Amplify?

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp f...

What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like

Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...

Brexit and UK food market policymaking

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic uncertainty and has long-term implications for UK food m...

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.

What potential does Myanmar offer food exporters? 6 Jun 2016

Jessica Mudditt

With tourism supporting growing demand for branded foods in Myanmar, the growing market offers international food makers a growth opportunity. However, the country - which has infrastructure and regulatory challenges - can also be difficult to navigate. just-food spoke to industry experts on the ground to find out more.

Latest News

Farmers' groups slam Danone over non-GMO stance 18 Oct 16

Ben Cooper

Groups representing dairy and arable farmers in the US have written a public letter to the head of Dannon, Danone’s US business, criticising how the company is marketing products made without genetically modified ingredients.

Gay Lea Foods, Vitalus in Canada dairy venture 18 Oct 16

Ben Cooper

Canadian dairy cooperative Gay Lea Foods and local dairy ingredients supplier Vitalus Nutrition have entered into a joint venture to process dairy ingredients and butter in the country.

France eyes leading role in proteins 17 Oct 16

Stuart Todd

France is planning to invest EUR1bn over the next five years to become "a world leader" in the field of proteins.

PepsiCo sets 2025 nutrition, sustainability goals 17 Oct 16

Katy Askew

PepsiCo today (17 October) outlined a series of targets on selling healthier food and drinks and on trying to make its business more sustainable in areas including sourcing, water and waste.

Japan proposes country of origin labelling 14 Oct 16

Julian Ryall

The Japanese government has proposed new rules requiring country-of-origin labelling for all processed food on sale in the country.

Unilever, Tesco in Brexit spat over price hikes 13 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Tesco and Unilever have locked horns as the UK's largest retailer resists the consumer packaged goods giant's attempt to hike prices in the wake of Brexit. 

Latest blogs

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.

More understanding needed of GMOs among consumers 20 Jul 16

Katy Askew

The introduction of legislation requiring the labelling of GMOs in the US has gathered widespread public support.

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