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The challenge of digital marketing and ROI

Digital media is becoming the marketing method of choice for FMCGs, Carl Carter of industry analysts IRI writes. But can manufacturers truly...

Consuming issues: Living by a (grocery) code

Codes governing the relationships between retailers and manufacturers have made headlines in the UK and Australia. However, recent headlines...

Analysis: Australia closer to protecting suppliers

Australia is set to see the introduction of a code overseeing relations between suppliers and retailers. Will the country be a fairer place...

The varied trends for FMCG sales in Europe

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...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Al Rawabi's foray into functional dairy 7 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

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.


Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

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.

Latest News

Results in brief: Bernard Matthews, PHW Gruppe 17 Apr 15

Katy Askew

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.


Earthbound salad launches 16 Apr 15

Katy Askew

US organic food group Earthbound Farms - owned by WhiteWave Foods - is adding more pre-prepared salads to its range.


Organic food sales in US up 11% in 2014 15 Apr 15

Dean Best

Sales of organic food in the US grew 11% in 2014, with dairy sales growing at their fastest rate for six years.


Earthbound Farm launches organic salad kits 14 Apr 15

Dean Best

WhiteWave Foods' US organic produce arm Earthbound Farms has launched a range of salad kits, targeting growing demand for tender leaf products.


Serres Sagami to buy produce firm Savoura 13 Apr 15

Katy Askew

Canadian tomato company Serres Sagami is set to buy Quebec-based produce brand Savoura out of receivership.


Greenyard, Univeg, Peatinvest near merger 13 Apr 15

Dean Best

Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods, fresh produce giant Univeg and agribusiness Peatinvest have signed a letter of intent to merge.

Latest blogs

Can social media help product safety? 5 Mar 15

Katy Askew

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.


Intrexon targets fresh-prepared potential with Okanagan buy 2 Mar 15

Katy Askew

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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