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Brexit sparks uncertainty for UK food - comment

It is hard to predict just what Brexit will mean for food and drink regulations in the UK and for the country's trade arrangements with the...

Rabobank's early view on Brexit impact on food

Uncertainty is the watchword as the UK and the EU digest British voters plumping for Brexit in yesterday's (23 June) referendum. In an exclu...

New food waste standard will help monitor progress

The launch of the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard has been described by its founding partner as a "breakthrough" in th...

What does AmazonFresh's UK launch mean for sector?

Amazon has launched its online grocery delivery business AmazonFresh in the UK, one of the most significant moves in the country's food reta...

Latest Interviews

How the Happy Egg Co. plans to grow in US 31 Mar 2016

Katy Askew

Noble Foods-owned The Happy Egg Co., a UK-based free-range egg supplier, entered the US market in 2012 and its products are now stocked in 6,500 stores throughout the country. The business plans to ride on growing interest in free-range egg production to expand rapidly in the market. Katy Askew spoke to chief marketing officer Jenni Danby to find out more. 


What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market. 

Latest News

Brexit – US confirms commitment to TTIP with EU 27 Jun 16

Keith Nuthall

US Trade Representative Michael Froman has said the US still values the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the EU, despite the UK referendum vote to leave the bloc.


Brexit - Europe's food makers call result "a blow" 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

The UK's departure from the EU is "a blow" that will have an impact across the bloc, FoodDrinkEurope, the trade body for the European food and drink industry, has claimed this morning (24 June).


Brexit - UK food trade body issues warning 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

UK food manufacturers face a "very challenging period" in the wake of the country's decision to leave the EU, trade body the Food and Drink Federation has said this morning (24 June).


Brexit - Irish food export agency sounds warning 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

The UK's departure from the EU "represents a significant challenge" to Ireland's agri-food industry, Bord Bia, the government agency that promotes the industry domestically and abroad, said this afternoon (24 June).


Fuchs named as next MD of South Africa's Capespan 24 Jun 16

John Shepherd

Johan Dique, the MD of South Africa-based produce supplier Capespan Group, is to step down for health reasons.


Quotes of week - Brexit and M&A, Kellogg's fund 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

This morning, the UK awoke to news it has voted to leave the EU, perhaps the most significant event in the country since the end of World War II. Political and economic commentators are trying to digest what it could mean for the country and for business but some initial thoughts on the potential impact on the food sector are coming in. Elsewhere, this week Kellogg became the latest US group to set up an investment vehicle to back up-and-coming food makers. Meanwhile, in Europe, there was criticism of France's origin label plans.

Latest blogs

The Brexiteers are here, here and here 24 Jun 16

Dean Best

Wow. Your correspondent is penning this blog following precious little sleep after the combination of a humid night in London and the emergence of the most significant event in UK history since 1945 made sleep tricky on Thursday night.


Hain Celestial's remedy to try and get Orchard House deal through 1 Jun 16

Dean Best

The US food group's bid to get the regulatory green light for its bid to buy UK food and beverage group Orchard House Foods has been released by the competition watchdog in London.

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