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Column: Fairtrade can still be watchful partner

Mondelez International's decision to change the way it works with Fairtrade sparked questions about the future of the ethical certification....

Focus: Nestle CEO plan to balance sales, earnings

Announcing's Nestle 2016 results today (16 February) newly-installed CEO Mark Schneider revealed growth at the Swiss food giant came in belo...

Column: UK Brexit plan leaves hard road ahead

The UK government has now provided a clearer idea of its objectives for the Brexit negotiations. Ben Cooper looks at where Theresa May’s "12...

Trump seen as negative for global food trade

The global food industry believes international trade could become more restricted under Donald Trump as the property magnate-turned-politic...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Fairtrade Foundation head Mike Gidney 9 Mar 2017

Ben Cooper

As the annual Fairtrade Fortnight promotional period continues in the UK, Ben Cooper spoke with Michael Gidney, chief executive of the Fairtrade Foundation, about the new partnership it has struck with Mondelez International and the future for Fairtrade collaboration with major food companies.


How Agromousquetaires aims to grow - interview 9 Feb 2017

John Shepherd

Agromousquetaires is France's number one private-label supplier. However, three-quarters of the company's EUR4bn in annual sales is generated through business with Intermarché, its sister company under the umbrella of manufacturing and retail business Groupement des Mousquetaires. John Shepherd met Agromousquetaires chief executive Christophe Bonno to discuss the company's plans for growth.

Latest News

UK "faces 22% food price hike post-Brexit" 21 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The UK faces a 22% price hike in food prices if it fails to negotiate continued tariff-free trade with the European Union post-Brexit, according to the country's retailers.


Suntory to offload Australia, New Zealand foods 19 Apr 17

John Shepherd

Japan's Suntory is putting its food assets in Australia and New Zealand up for sale to focus on its global beverages business, the company confirmed today (19 April).


Canada unveils proposals to ban trans fats 12 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The Canadian government has published proposals to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods by the summer of 2018.


Dutch food industry 'slow on cutting sugar' 10 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The Dutch food industry has done little to reduce sugar in a range of products in recent years and has seen mixed results in cutting back on salt and saturated fat, according to a national watchdog's report.


Deoleo decides to lease Italy site set for closure 7 Apr 17

Dean Best

Spanish olive oil giant Deoleo has decided to rent out a plant in Italy it had planned to shut.


Russia meat group Cherkizovo buys local grain firm 7 Apr 17

Dean Best

Cherkizovo, the Russia-based meat processor, has snapped up local grain supplier NAPCO.

Latest blogs

One major investment bank believes US-China trade war unlikely 23 Jan 17

David Leggett

Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.


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.

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