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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...

Companies' duty for supply chain workers growing

Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign reflects the increased responsibility global food companies are now expected to assume for working condit...

What has been reaction to RSPO Next? - analysis

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil was, in its early days, hailed as a model of inter-stakeholder collaboration but has faced mounting c...

What are the implications of Brexit for UK food?

The UK could vote on its membership of the EU in little more than four months but little attention has been paid to what impact an exit coul...

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

Brexit – UK government has 'no plan' - FDF 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

The director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has slammed the UK government for failing to have a coherent plan in place in the event of a Brexit vote, following the first meeting of business leaders since the referendum.


Dubai aims to be leading Middle Eastern food hub 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

Dubai has ambitions to become the leading food distribution and production centre for the whole of the Middle East.


McCormick earnings rise on productivity, sales 30 Jun 16

Katy Askew

US spice maker McCormick & Co. booked higher first-half profits today (30 June) on the back of improved gross margins and higher sales. 


General Mills looks to improve supply of oats 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

US cereal giant General Mills is to team up with South Dakota State University (SDSU) in a research project aimed at improving the nutritional makeup of oats, developing varieties with larger yields and increasing sustainability.


Brexit – Ireland calls for "coordinated approach" 30 Jun 16

Helen Arnold

Ireland’s minister for agriculture, food and the marine today called for a coordinated approach following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.


Healthier food a major opportunity for food makers 29 Jun 16

John Newton

The onus on food companies to engage in reformulation and increase the availability of healthier food choices has never been greater, according to a new report from just-food.

Latest blogs

EU referendum - Tate & Lyle Sugars executive favours Brexit 22 Jun 16

Dean Best

With a little over 24 hours before the UK's votes on its membership of the EU, a senior executive at a major food company with operations in the country has declared he favours leaving the bloc.


Pure-play SunOpta ready to flex muscles in food 16 Feb 16

Dean Best

SunOpta is a group that spans being a B2B supplier of ingredients, a private-label manufacturer and a co-packer. In industrial minerals, the Canada-based company has also had a majority stake in a business outside food but, after finding a buyer, it is now ready to focus squarely on our sector.

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