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Why trust is key in US natural food sector 

Demand for foods billed as "natural" is growing in the US but without a clear definition of exactly what that means, can consumers trust the...

UK ad review credibility test for self-regulation

The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice has launched a public consultation on new self-regulatory rules governing the advertising of food...

How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...

How Hain is refocusing amid growing competition

Despite Hain Celestial lowering the top end of its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings yesterday (4 May), the US group earned praise...

Latest Interviews

Interview: John Haugen, Gen Mills' 301 Inc., pt 2 21 Mar 2016

Hannah Abdulla

John Haugen, vice president and general manager of General Mills' investment arm 301 Inc., speaks to Hannah Abdulla about how backing start-ups helps the US food giant shape its future growth portfolio and why the first two companies it is supporting - Rhythm Superfoods and Good Culture - are deemed the perfect fit.


Interview: John Haugen: General Mills' 301 Inc arm 20 Mar 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Last year, General Mills announced it was refocusing innovation unit 301 Inc. from developing in-house brands to centre on providing capital to emerging food brands and create "breakthrough innovation in the food space". Since then the unit has made two significant investments with plant-based snacks firm Rhythm Superfoods, and this month, cottage cheese maker Good Culture. In a two-part interview with Hannah Abdulla, 301 Inc.'s VP and general manager John Haugen tells us what prompted these investments and more about the direction in which the investment vehicle is headed. 

Latest News

Danone launches Vitalinea yoghurt drink in Spain 24 May 16

Dean Best

Danone is taking Vitalinea, a yoghurt brand the company sells in Spain, into the country's yoghurt drink segment.


CP Group invests in Russian dairy production  23 May 16

Katy Askew

Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group, together with a consortium of investors including China's Banner Infant Dairy Products, will invest US$1bn to establish "Russia's largest" integrated dairy complex in the Ryazan region south east of Moscow. 


US food labels to include "added sugars" info 23 May 16

Dean Best

Labels on food sold in the US will include information showing how much sugar has been added by manufacturers.


Proterra eyes exit from India's Dodla Dairy 23 May 16

Jagdish Kumar

US fund Proterra Investment Partners is looking to offload its stake in India's Dodla Dairy, just-food understands.


Britannia books higher FY sales and earnings 23 May 16

Dean Best

Britannia Industries has reported improved annual sales and profits, with the Indian food group pointing to its efforts to build distribution in rural parts of the country.


Quotes of week - Justin's, Baxters, Premier 21 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

This week's top stores included Hormel Foods' deal to buy US nut-butter business Justin's, Premier Foods' plans to make its products healthier and Vinamilk's decision to remove the cap on the shares foreign investors could own in Vietnam's largest dairy company.

Latest blogs

Lactalis's emerging markets push continues 29 Mar 16

Dean Best

The French giant - the world's number two dairy group by sales - has struck another deal in a promising emerging market for dairy.


While just-food is closed over Easter... 24 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.

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