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The promise of fledgling Czech gluten-free market

Gluten-free has a well-established presence in the markets of western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, but the sector is rapidly g...

Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

It won't just be Unilever to push for Brexit hikes

There will be more requests on retailers to move on price. Not every supplier will be successful. And for those that are not, it may serve a...

Analysis: Poland's growth in gluten-free sales

It has been markets in western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, where gluten-free has taken hold but the sector is building in cou...

Latest Interviews

Interview: UK trade body on Brexit's policy impact 19 Oct 2016

Ben Cooper

In the second part of an extensive interview on the implications of Brexit for UK food companies, Ian Wright, director general of industry association the Food and Drink Federation, speaks with Ben Cooper about the longer-term implications of Brexit for UK food and farming policy and on the food industry's labour force. 

Interview: UK trade body on the impact of Brexit 19 Oct 2016

Ben Cooper

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the formal two-year process for the UK to leave the EU will begin in a little over five months. Ian Wright, director general of the Food and Drink Federation, the industry association representing food manufacturers operating in the UK, spoke with Ben Cooper about the immediate instability the vote for Brexit has caused and his longer-term outlook for the UK food sector.

Latest News

Tipiak books "moderate" 9M sales increase 21 Oct 16

John Shepherd

French food group Tipiak has booked a 2.2% increase in nine-month sales following what it said was a period of "moderate cumulative growth".

Jack Link's launches "breakfast" snacks 21 Oct 16

John Shepherd

US jerky maker Jack Link's has added breakfast to its portfolio with the launch of four bacon and sausage items for a "portable protein-packed breakfast on the run".

Quotes of week - Bel, Danone, Nestle, Utz 21 Oct 16

Dean Best

This week, Bel struck a deal to buy a majority stake in fellow French group MOM Brands. Another French food major, Danone, faced criticism in the US over its plans for GMO ingredients. US snack maker Utz Quality Foods accepted the backing of investment firm Metropoulos & Co. Nestle's third-quarter sales disappointed some in the investment community and we spoke to the director general of UK trade body the Food and Drink Federation about the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

News of week - UK export push, Bel/MOM, BRF/China 21 Oct 16

Dean Best

This week, the UK government announced how it hopes to support the country's food exporters, French cheese giant Bel said a deal had been struck to buy a majority stake in dessert and snack maker MOM Brands and Brazilian meat group BRF said it plans to invest in the soon-to-be-listed pork arm of state-backed, Chinese agri-food operator COFCO.

Nestle lowers outlook on "softer environment" 20 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Nestle lowered its full-year sales forecast in an environment "marked by deflation" and soft pricing today (20 October) after reporting nine-month sales that missed analyst expectations. 

Symington's promotes COO John Power to CEO 20 Oct 16

Katy Askew

UK-based convenience food maker Symington's has promoted its chief operating officer, John Power, to the post of CEO. 

Latest blogs

Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers 12 Oct 16

Dean Best

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor.

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free 6 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Hardly a day goes by when just-food is not reporting on the launch of a product that is gluten-free, a category that is now significant in markets like the US and the UK. But where could be the next major markets for gluten-free?

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