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Opinion: Brexit tension to be expected

Over the Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, the country's headlines were dominated about last week's meeting between Theresa May and European C...

Column: US food hesitant amid Trump's flying start

Donald Trump's first 11 days in the White House has seen a series of executive orders and, while some have provoked a storm of global headli...

Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends

A seismic shift in the US consumer landscape has redefined the country's food market in recent years, challenging so-called Big Food and mak...

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...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Sanderson Farms on antibiotic-free 22 Feb 2017

Dean Best

Meat processed without the use of antibiotics has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the sector in the US. Fears over antibiotic resistance in humans, as well as the expanding underlying demand for food perceived to be cleaner or simpler, has driven a number of the country's processors to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One company that is so far refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is poultry processor Sanderson Farms. Dean Best spoke to Sanderson Farms' CFO, Mike Cockrell, to find out more.


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. 

Latest News

US lemon producers file lawsuit over imports 19 May 17

Helen Arnold

Lemon producers in California have filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), over a ruling allowing lemon imports from Argentina.


European Parliament backs food waste targets 18 May 17

Ben Cooper

The European Parliament has voted in favour of proposals to phase in binding EU-wide food waste reduction targets up to 2030.


Nestle, Unilever join call on EU nutrient profiles 16 May 17

John Shepherd

Food giants have joined forces to call for the "urgent adoption" of nutrient profiles in the EU to ensure nutrition and health claims made for food products are genuine.


Global poultry body backs reduced antimicrobials 11 May 17

John Shepherd

The poultry industry should reduce the use of antimicrobials for which resistance "could pose the greatest global risk", the International Poultry Council (IPC) has said in major new position statement.


Pinnacle Foods to scale back Aunt Jemima range 8 May 17

John Shepherd

Pinnacle Foods said today (8 May) it is pulling "certain low-margin and non-strategic" frozen breakfast products from its Aunt Jemima range following a voluntary recall over possible listeria contamination.


Denmark inks cooked meats exports deal with China 4 May 17

John Shepherd

A new agreement allowing Denmark to export cooked pork products to China could be worth up to DKK250m (US$36.6m) annually in sales to the Danish meat industry, Copenhagen has announced.

Latest blogs

Safety allegations could tarnish Mead Johnson's reputation 10 Feb 17

Katy Askew

Headlines that Mead Johnson's board has backed Reckitt Benckiser's takeover bid will no doubt overshadow the other news on the group this week – that it is facing a US lawsuit from a “whistle blower” over alleged breaches of safety procedures.


We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.

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