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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...
The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a s...
February saw US foodservice giant Sysco move for European player Brakes, Chipotle seek to restore consumer confidence in the business and Sm...
December saw the scrutiny on Chipotle Mexican Grill intensify as the under-pressure US fast-casual chain battled to restore its reputation a...
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.
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.
This week we heard that Yildiz Holding-owned chocolate and snack maker Pladis plans to step up investments to fuel growth thorugh initiatives like the launch of McVitie's biscuits into the US. This will no doubt be interesting news to the likes of Mondelez International, which itself booked higher earnings on improved margins – but missed sales expectations. Meanwhile, just-food spoke to the head of Nestle's business in India to learn about how the company plans to deliver double-digit growth in the market. Here is the top news from just-food this week.
This week on just-food we heard from the MD of Nestle's operations in India about how the company plans to drive double-digit growth in the country. The CEO of Pladis Cem Karakas explained how the company is increasing investment in its core markets and brands. Meanwhile, we covered Lamb Weston's ambitions to become the world's largest frozen potato company. Here is just-food's week in words.
The European Union should place mandatory limits on industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFA), according to Members of the European Parliament.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is reportedly conducting an internal review after reports that Chinese police had arrested 19 people in Shanghai on suspicion of selling around 300 tonnes of the company's expired milk powder.
The Japanese government has proposed new rules requiring country-of-origin labelling for all processed food on sale in the country.
Italy has welcomed the lifting of a ban by China on imports of fresh pork from northern Italy that was imposed in 1999 over fears of swine vesicular disease.
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.
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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