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Focus: Food almost invisible as UK election nears

It's the economy, stupid. So goes the mantra for what drives voting choice and therefore electoral campaigning. But, to some, food policy sh...

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...

Opinion: Big Food needs to think radically

With first-quarter results rolling in, Jefferies consumer goods analyst Martin Deboo argues the numbers underline the issues facing the sect...

Column: Better grip on pricing key to grow profits

Food manufacturers operating across Europe, faced with differences in how sensitive different markets are to price, need to develop innovati...

Latest Interviews

How Agromousquetaires aims to grow - interview 9 Feb 2017

John Shepherd

Agromousquetaires is France's number one private-label supplier. However, three-quarters of the company's EUR4bn in annual sales is generated through business with Intermarché, its sister company under the umbrella of manufacturing and retail business Groupement des Mousquetaires. John Shepherd met Agromousquetaires chief executive Christophe Bonno to discuss the company's plans for growth.


Interview: Irish food "paying price for Brexit" 21 Nov 2016

Ben Cooper

Paul Kelly, director of Irish food body Food Drink Industry Ireland, spoke with Ben Cooper about the challenges the sector faces in the wake of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

Latest News

Russia eases restrictions on Turkish fruit and veg 23 May 17

John Shepherd

Russia and Turkey have agreed to lift some bilateral trade restrictions on fruit and vegetables imposed in 2015, although Moscow's ban on imports of Turkish tomatoes stays in force.


Germany reports Fairtrade sales "record" 22 May 17

John Shepherd

Sales of Fairtrade-endorsed food products in Germany reached a record EUR1.2bn (US$1.3bn) in 2016, according to the latest figures.


Campbell books earnings fall, trims sales forecast 19 May 17

John Shepherd

Campbell Soup Co. today (19 May) booked a fall in sales and earnings for the third quarter of its financial year on weak demand for its condensed soups and broths - and warned that full-year sales could decline.


US fresh produce firms call for "modernised" NAFTA 19 May 17

Helen Arnold

US fruit and vegetable producers are calling for the Trump administration to work towards a "modernised" North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in its upcoming renegotiation of the treaty with Canada and Mexico.


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.

Latest blogs

Fyffes to face Ethical Trading Initiative disciplinary committee 17 Feb 17

Dean Best

A year after union officials alleged Fyffes abused workers on plantations in Central America - and called on the produce giant to be kicked out of the Ethical Trading Initiative forum - the company is set to go before a committee at the UK-based organisation.


One major investment bank believes US-China trade war unlikely 23 Jan 17

David Leggett

Although risks of trade friction have increased with Donald Trump's election as US President, a research note from investment bank Credit Suisse sees an all-out trade war between the country and China as unlikely.

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