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Brexit and UK food market policymaking

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

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...

Foodservice focus - Chipotle rocked, Yum! in China

December saw the scrutiny on Chipotle Mexican Grill intensify as the under-pressure US fast-casual chain battled to restore its reputation a...

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

Food market quotes of the week – Danone, Arla 22 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Danone expanded its Indian presence, Arla detailed plans to boost its UK business and just-food examined the potential of healthy ageing products. Here is just-food's week in words. 


Ferrero issues safety pledge over mineral oils 18 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Italian confectionery company Ferrero has reassured consumers of the safety of its products following the discovery in Germany of mineral oils in the packaging of chocolate products from Ferrero and other chocolate companies.


US GMO labelling bill clears Congress 15 Jul 16

John Shepherd

The US House of Representatives voted 306-117 yesterday (14 July) to pass a bill that clears the way for mandatory, nationwide labelling of foods in the US made with genetically engineered ingredients (GMOs).


Food market quotes of the week – Brexit, the DARK 15 Jul 16

Katy Askew

This week saw new UK Prime Minister Theresa May enter number 10 – and the food sector was quick to set out its priorities for the UK's exit from the EU. In the US, the controversial federal GMO labelling act progressed through the House of Representatives. Here are the highlights from this weeks news. 


Food market news of the week - Raisio, DARK Act, B 15 Jul 16

Katy Askew

The so-called DARK Act passed the US House of Representatives; Raisio sold Halo Foods; Andrea Leadsom was named UK Secretary of State for Defra; the UK food sector set out its Brexit priorities to incoming Prime Minister Theresa May. Here is just-food's top news from the past week.


Meat industry "using TTIP to lower standards" 14 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Trade talks under way between the European Union and the US could, as they stand, "hand over Europe's animal farming sector on a silver platter to transnational meat corporations through tariffs and quota expansions", according to a new report.

Latest blogs

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.


General Mills linked to US E. coli outbreak 2 Jun 16

Dean Best

Flour produced by the US food giant at a plant in Missouri is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that made people ill across 20 states, food safety officials have announced.

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