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The challenges awaiting ConAgra's new CEO

ConAgra Foods' third-quarter numbers were of the 'not as bad as feared' variety. That said, they were still not very good. A host of challen...

Consuming issues: Living by a (grocery) code

Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...

Analysis: Is Heinz, Kraft merger "a growth story"?

This morning's (25 March) news HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have inked a definitive merger agreement sent shockwaves through the US food s...

Comment: US legacy brands still have pulling power

Up-and-coming categories and companies are increasingly setting the pace in the US food sector. Demand for natural, healthy, fresh and susta...

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

Tipiak forecasts 2015 sales, profit growth - CFO 27 Mar 15

Dean Best

French food group Tipiak expects sales and net income to rise again in 2015, CFO Jean-Joseph Schiehle has told just-food.


Food industry quotes of week: Kraft-Heinz, ConAgra 27 Mar 15

Katy Askew

The mega-merger between HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group took the US sector by storm this week. Elsewhere, ConAgra's results continued to show the cracks and Fonterra lowered its outlook on milk pricing. Here is just-food's week in words.


Unilever to up stake in Nigerian unit 26 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever has announced plans to increase its stake in Unilever Nigeria from 50.4% to 75%


UPDATE: Heinz, Kraft strike merger agreement 25 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Heinz and Kraft Foods Group have struck a merger agreement that will create the world's fifth-largest food maker.


Kraft "in buyout talks" with Heinz owner 3G 25 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Kraft Foods Group is reportedly in "advanced" takeover talks with Brazilian private equity group 3G Capital Partners in a deal that could value the food giant at more than US$40bn.


Tingyi sales hit by China slowdown 23 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Instant noodle maker Tingyi Holding Corp booked a drop in sales and earnings for 2014, as a slowdown in China's economy weighed on demand.

Latest blogs

Can social media help product safety? 5 Mar 15

Katy Askew

Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.


just-food all set for Gulfood 6 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.

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