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Cleaning up Tesco will have mixed supplier impact

Tesco issued another profit warning this morning (9 December) that once again highlights the challenging task facing new CEO Dave Lewis. In...

Viewpoint: UK food firms must look to export

Tough trading conditions in the UK can make it difficult for food companies to find the time and resources to build a presence overseas. How...

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...

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

2014's most-read interviews on just-food 18 Dec 14

Dean Best

Our interviews with senior United Biscuits executives - in the year the company's owners agreed to sell the UK snack maker to Turkey's Yildiz Holding - featured highly on the list of 2014's most-clicked interviews on just-food. Interviews with the CEOs of the UK's Premier Foods and Canada's Agropur, as well as the CFOs of Arla Foods and Brazil's BRF were also popular as we continued to gain access to some of the industry's leading lights.


McCormick in US winter NPD push 18 Dec 14

Dean Best

McCormick & Co. has unveiled a slew of new products targeted at consumers in the US making "winter meals".


Huegli acquires natural food maker PrimaVita 17 Dec 14

Katy Askew

Hügli has moved to "strengthen" its natural food business through the acquisition of PrimaVita from Bioherba Group.


General Mills outlines "aggressive" NPD drive 16 Dec 14

Katy Askew

General Mills has said it will be rolling out more than 50 new products in the second half of its financial year, ending in May, as part of its "aggressive" focus on NPD.


2014's most-read analysis on just-food 16 Dec 14

Dean Best

Our analysis of the key developments and trends in emerging markets - both within the countries and how local companies are eyeing expansion - attracted your attention in 2014.


Podravka to close plant in Poland 16 Dec 14

Dean Best

Croatia-based food group Podravka is to shut a plant in Poland.

Latest blogs

Big business backs Aldersgate call for more equitable UK 9 Dec 14

Katy Askew

The Aldersgate Group - an alliance of big business, NGOs and civil society pushing for a "sustainable economy" - has set out a new campaign calling for the introduction of a fiscal policy that tackles rising inequality in the UK, as well as issues such as resource pressures.


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.

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