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DATA: The just-food international basket - Q3 2014

Compiled exclusively for just-food by IRI, the data shows the cost of a typical basket of goods in eight markets every quarter. The numbers...

Transformed Post confident about prospects

Post Holdings has undergone significant change in the last two years through a spate of M&A. While there are questions about the outlook for...

Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Latest Interviews

SIAL 2014: Amira aims to be a "global food brand" 11 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Rice supplier Amira Nature Foods is aiming to grow the global presence of its Amira brand from the group's stronghold in the Indian market. Amira believes it can capitalise on the "white space" represented by branded basmati rice - as well as diversifying into other food categories. Katy Askew spoke to Tobias Strerath, Amira business development director, to learn more.


Interview: Kikkoman innovates to stay ahead 4 Nov 2014

Julian Ryall

Like many Japanese food majors, soy sauce and seasonings group Kikkoman Corp. is battling an ageing domestic population. However, through innovation, Kikkoman is looking to meet changing consumer demand at home, while looking to expand further overseas. Julian Ryall met Kikkoman president and CEO Noriaki Horikiri to discuss the company's plans.

Latest News

General Mills to consider "water risk" in business 26 Nov 14

Katy Askew

General Mills has said it will consider "water risk" factors when making business decisions as part of a new water policy.


Strauss Group sees Q3 rebound 26 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Strauss Group booked higher sales and operating profit during the third quarter after a challenging first half.


Post's FY bottom line hit by charges 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Post Holdings has posted an annual net loss of US$358.6m - compared with a profit of $9.8m a year earlier - despite reporting higher sales as fourth-quarter charges hit the US group's bottom line.


Amira Nature Foods posts H1 profit jump 25 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Rice processor Amira Nature Foods has reported an increase in half-year profits on the back of higher sales.


Osem sees steady Q3 profit as sales gain 25 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Osem Investment, the Israeli food group controlled by Nestle, booked higher third-quarter sales and steady earnings in the third quarter of the year.


Pioneer books FY profit jump in "defining year" 24 Nov 14

Dean Best

South Africa's Pioneer Foods has reported a jump in profits in a year it labelled as "defining" for the business.

Latest blogs

Nissin eyes benefit from Manchester United's global reach 10 Nov 14

Dean Best

Executives from Japanese food group Nissin were in the UK at the weekend to unveil a global marketing campaign with Manchester United they hope will boost its profile outside a stagnant domestic market.


SIAL opens in Paris 19 Oct 14

Dean Best

It is an unseasonably mild and bright morning here in Paris as this year's SIAL expo gets under away. Will the mood of exhibitors match the sunnier weather?

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