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DATA: The just-food international basket - Q2 2014

In association with IRI, the just-food international basket shows the cost of a typical range of goods in eight markets every quarter. The d...

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PepsiCo US snacks arm upbeat

PepsiCo is confident its US snacks business can deliver a best-in-class top-line performance despite its recent slowdown in sales growth....

FMCG sales slowing despite economic green shoots

There are signs of economic recovery across much of Europe but grocery sales remain under pressure. IRI's Tim Eales analyses why and suggest...

Latest Interviews

Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.


just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

Latest News

Dream Foods expands with Casa Mexicana buy 18 Sep 14

Katy Askew

Speciality juice maker Dream Foods International has entered the Hispanic ambient space with the acquisition of the Casa Mexicana brand from Hispanic Specialty Brands.


Underlying Q1 profits up at ConAgra 18 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

ConAgra Foods has reported a rise in underlying first-quarter earnings despite lower sales.


Serbian firm Danubius opens pasta line 18 Sep 14

Dean Best

Serbian food maker Danubius has opened a pasta production line as it looks to bolster its range of products.


Nestle ups investment in ZA, appoints Donald MD 17 Sep 14

Katy Askew

Nestle has announced plans to step up its investment in South Africa and appoint Ian Donald, formerly CEO of equatorial Africa, to the post of chairman and managing director.


Mexican pasta firm La Moderna to open US plant 17 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

Mexican pasta manufacturer Grupo La Moderna has reportedly started construction of its first US factory in Cleburne, Texas.


Unilever to boost presence in Nigeria 16 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever is reportedly set to spend US$200m in a bid to expand its presence in Nigeria.

Latest blogs

Asda goes all in on gluten-free pledge 16 Sep 14

Hannah Abdulla

With demand for gluten-free on the rise, retailers in a number of countries have been building ranges of products to capitalise on a significant growth spot in challenging trading conditions. In the UK, Asda has looked to steal a march on its rivals with a notable product pledge.


International brands face stronger customer after Auchan, Systeme-U deal 15 Sep 14

Dean Best

France's fifth- and sixth-largest retailers, Auchan and Système U, are to team up on buying - with the companies to work together when dealing with international brands.

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