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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...

Column: Fairtrade can still be watchful partner

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A veteran of attending the annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino reflects on the changes s...

Will co-manufacturing grow in European food?

Co-manufacturing is a common way of doing business in the US food sector but the practice is less prevalent in Europe. In his debut column f...

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

UK "faces 22% food price hike post-Brexit" 21 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The UK faces a 22% price hike in food prices if it fails to negotiate continued tariff-free trade with the European Union post-Brexit, according to the country's retailers.


Noble Foods launches Heritage Breeds eggs line 21 Apr 17

John Shepherd

Noble Foods, owner of the UK-based free-range egg supplier The Happy Egg Co., has launched a "speciality egg range" – Heritage Breeds.


Zespri launches online China store on JD.com 20 Apr 17

John Shepherd

New Zealand kiwifruit group Zespri is expanding its presence in China with the launch of its own e-commerce store in collaboration with Chinese online retailer JD.com.


Taylor Farms set to buy stake in Crunch Pak 20 Apr 17

John Shepherd

US fresh-cut vegetable producer Taylor Farms is set to take a "significant minority stake" in the country's fresh sliced apples producer Crunch Pak.


US-Australia sign "reciprocal" food safety deal 19 Apr 17

John Shepherd

A new agreement recognising US and Australian food safety and regulatory systems as "comparable" will benefit exporters from both countries, the Australian government has said.


Bakkavor recruit for Bourne Prepared Produce 18 Apr 17

John Shepherd

UK-based private-label supplier Bakkavor is creating 100 jobs at its Bourne Prepared Produce business in Lincolnshire.

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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