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How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

Brexit and UK food market policymaking

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic uncertainty and has long-term implications for UK food m...

How could a TTIP affect the food industry?

The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a s...

Foodservice focus - Brakes, Chipotle, Smashburger

February saw US foodservice giant Sysco move for European player Brakes, Chipotle seek to restore consumer confidence in the business and Sm...

Latest Interviews

Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 


How local model protects Nestle - interview 27 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Nestle's local business model enables it to weather challenges presented by events such as Brexit or the Russian trade embargo, Luis Cantarell, the head of the group's operations across Europe, the Middle East and north Africa, tells just-food. However, following a period of portfolio pruning, the Swiss company must also actively manage its global businesses to focus on areas of growth, Cantarell reveals. 

Latest News

Taiwan tightening food adulteration laws  2 Dec 16

Katy Askew

Taiwan is tightening laws governing food adulteration and counterfeiting in a bid to crackdown on "unscrupulous" practices in the food sector and reduce the number of "major food safety and health incidents". 


Ireland targets "misleading" food labelling 1 Dec 16

John Shepherd

Food safety and advertising chiefs in Ireland have issued new guidance aimed at ensuring certain marketing terms used by food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice firms do not "mislead" consumers.


EU urges "vigilance" to contain bird flu outbreaks 21 Nov 16

John Shepherd

The European Commission today (21 November) urged EU member states to "remain vigilant and enforce bio-security measures", following outbreaks of bird flu in poultry and wild birds across Europe.


Meat producers urged to combat "pollution risk" 21 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Institutional investors in the US are calling on some of the nation's biggest producers of turkey and other meats to do more to tackle the "significant water pollution risks" associated with feeding, slaughtering and processing livestock.


Tesco warns suppliers on "unjustified" price hikes 18 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has warned food suppliers not to try and pass on "unjustified" price increases to UK consumers as a result of the weak pound, in the wake of the country's vote to leave the European Union.


German state reports bird flu outbreak 17 Nov 16

John Shepherd

Several markets have placed import restrictions on German poultry following an outbreak of bird flu in the country, the Mecklenburg Vorpommern state government said yesterday (16 November).

Latest blogs

Blue Bell Creameries involved in another safety scare 26 Sep 16

Dean Best

Blue Bell Creameries is trying to win back the trust of consumers after a fatal listeriosis outbreak last year was linked to its products - but in recent days the US ice cream maker has issued another recall amid concerns a product could contain a strain of the listeria bacteria.


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.

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