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The challenge of digital marketing and ROI

Digital media is becoming the marketing method of choice for FMCGs, Carl Carter of industry analysts IRI writes. But can manufacturers truly...

Consuming issues: Living by a (grocery) code

Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

Comment: US legacy brands still have pulling power

Up-and-coming categories and companies are increasingly setting the pace in the US food sector. Demand for natural, healthy, fresh and susta...

Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch: Dave Stangis, Campbell Soup 30 Jan 2015

Ben Cooper

In the first Sustainability Watch of 2015, Dave Stangis, vice president of public affairs and CSR at Campbell Soup Co., speaks with Ben Cooper about the company's approach to sustainability and the recognition it has brought.


Interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie 22 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.

Latest News

ConAgra confirms another private-label charge 26 Mar 15

Dean Best

ConAgra Foods today (26 March) recorded another impairment charge on its private-label business, which continues to see sales under pressure.


Unilever to up stake in Nigerian unit 26 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever has announced plans to increase its stake in Unilever Nigeria from 50.4% to 75%


UPDATE: Heinz, Kraft strike merger agreement 25 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have struck a merger agreement that will create the world's fifth-largest food maker.


Buffett: Kraft Heinz to withstand health focus 25 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

The combined Kraft Heinz Co. can withstand increasing interest among US consumers in less processed, healthier foods, Warren Buffett said today (25 March).


Infographic: Heinz, Kraft unveil combined business 25 Mar 15

Dean Best

US-based food giants Heinz and Kraft Foods Group are set to join forces, creating the number three food and drinks company in North America - and the fifth-largest worldwide. Announcing the deal, the companies provided a flavour of the scale the combined business would enjoy.


Heinz, Kraft merger: Quote, unquote 25 Mar 15

Dean Best

US-based food giants Heinz and Kraft Foods Group are set to join forces, creating the number three food and drinks company in North America - and the fifth-largest worldwide. Here is a flavour of how the market reacted.

Latest blogs

WHO's "conditional" sugar cut advice angers activists 5 Mar 15

Dean Best

The World Health Organization, seen by experts in the field as hardly a friend of the food industry, is now facing the ire of campaigners over its official guidance on sugar.


Can social media help product safety? 5 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.

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