Fresh produce: Latest news and analysis articles
Digital media is becoming the marketing method of choice for FMCGs, Carl Carter of industry analysts IRI writes. But can manufacturers truly...
Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...
Australia is set to see the introduction of a code overseeing relations between suppliers and retailers. Will the country be a fairer place...
The economic performance of markets in Europe was mixed in 2014 and signs of recovery are hard to find in a number of countries. The impact...
Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.
The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.
While food industry majors Danone, Unilever and Nestle kicked off the first-quarter reporting season this week, a number of other companies also released details of their performance to the markets. We heard from Germany's PHW Gruppe, Armanino Foods of Distinction and Bernard Matthews, among others. Here is just-food's results round-up.
US organic food group Earthbound Farms - owned by WhiteWave Foods - is adding more pre-prepared salads to its range.
Sales of organic food in the US grew 11% in 2014, with dairy sales growing at their fastest rate for six years.
WhiteWave Foods' US organic produce arm Earthbound Farms has launched a range of salad kits, targeting growing demand for tender leaf products.
Canadian tomato company Serres Sagami is set to buy Quebec-based produce brand Savoura out of receivership.
Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods, fresh produce giant Univeg and agribusiness Peatinvest have signed a letter of intent to merge.
Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.
Synthetic biology group Intrexon Corp. hopes its acquisition of Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) will help it tap into growing demand for fresh prepared fruits.
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