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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...

Debate rages as US takes action on salt reduction

The US government has announced plans to cut the country's salt intake, a move some in campaign circles have been urging for nearly 40 years...

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

US firm Westminster Foods acquires H Fox & Co 24 Aug 16

John Shepherd

US firm Westminster Foods has acquired another New York-based business, the chocolate and flavoured syrup maker H Fox & Co.


Campaigners fear England obesity plan shortcomings 18 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Sugar content in food drink could be cut by 20% over the next four years in the UK, according to leaked details of a long-awaited government strategy to combat childhood obesity that is expected to be published later today.


India moves to allow vegetable oil in chocolate 16 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Importers in India today (16 August) welcomed the release of new draft standards for chocolate that would allow the inclusion of vegetable oil as an additive.


US FDA issues GRAS "safe ingredients" final rule 15 Aug 16

John Shepherd

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule that sets out the criteria for concluding the use of a substance in human or animal food is "generally recognised as safe" (GRAS).


Albert Heijn to cut sugar in private-label range 3 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn has announced plans to reduce the sugar in more than 100 of its private-label products by between 10% and 40%.


US industry welcomes signing of GMO bill  1 Aug 16

Katy Askew

US food industry representatives have responded positively to Barack Obama's signing of a bill requiring nationwide disclosure of genetically modified ingredients in food products on sale in the country. 

Latest blogs

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.


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.

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