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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 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...

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

Jeni's stands by food after FDA warning 30 Aug 16

Dean Best

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has defended its production process, testing and food after the US Food and Drug Administration warned the ice cream firm of new incidences of listeria at its plant in Ohio.


Unilever - Israel production licence not suspended 25 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Unilever said it has "broadly confirmed" human error led to some of its Telma cereal products contaminated with salmonella being shipped out of a plant in Israel but stressed the company's manufacturing licence had not been suspended.


Russia swine fever ban on EU pork illegal - WTO 22 Aug 16

Keith Nuthall

Russia is studying a ruling released by the WTO saying the country's bans on EU exports of pigs, pigmeat and related products, imposed over African swine fever (ASF) cases, breach global trade laws.


US FDA issues GRAS "safe ingredients" final rule 15 Aug 16

John Shepherd

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule that sets out the criteria for concluding the use of a substance in human or animal food is "generally recognised as safe" (GRAS).


Vietnam scare prompts forecast cuts at URC 12 Aug 16

Dean Best

Universal Robina Corp., the Philippines-based food and beverage group, has cut its forecasts for annual sales and operating profit after claims of lead in some of the company's drinks products in Vietnam hit its overseas revenues.


Brazil beef trade deal angers US cattle industry 3 Aug 16

John Shepherd

The US government has reached an agreement under which Brazil will open up its market to US beef and beef products for the first time since 2003.

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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