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Why May's Brexit comments give reason for optimism

Amid the uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the EU on 23 June, British food companies and global food giants with UK sites will have...

Campbell's annual results and outlook - takeaways

Campbell Soup Co.'s shares slid in the wake of the release of the US company's annual results, which included lower sales and earnings - but...

Tim Hortons, Ruby Tuesday - foodservice, August

August, contrary to its reputation as a slow month for business news, saw some notable moves in the global foodservice sector, including Can...

Why food manufacturers are failing to innovate

The rate at which food products are launched in the UK has been declining. Tim Eales, director of strategic insight at IRI, suggests why man...

Latest Interviews

Organto CEO sets out stall for Canada organic firm 10 Aug 2016

Katy Askew

Organto Foods, a Canada-based fresh-cut organic produce specialist, has ambitious plans to develop its business into the world's leading organic produce brand. Katy Askew spoke to Peter Gianulis, president and CEO of the farm-to-fork produce group to find out how it intends to deliver.


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. 

Latest News

Produce group BrightFarms secures US$30m in funds  23 Sep 16

Katy Askew

BrightFarms has secured US$30.1m in financing to "dramatically expand" the markets it can reach with its locally grown produce. 


Quotes of the week - Chobani, Mondelez, Boparan 23 Sep 16

Dean Best

Ranjit Singh Boparan, the UK tycoon behind the 2 Sisters Food Group, this week added to his assets with the acquisition of embattled turkey processor Bernard Matthews. Elsewhere on our M&A pages, US group B&G Foods bought a clutch of local assets from Associated British Foods. Elsewhere in the US, Chobani revealed the first group of start-ups that will be assisted in the yogurt company's "food incubator". Meanwhile, we spoke to the president of Mondelez International's business about in China about the company's launch of European chocolate brand Milka.


US food urges action on Hanjin Shipping crisis 21 Sep 16

Leonie Barrie

The Grocery Manufacturers Association is among a coalition of 120 US organisations representing sectors including manufacturing and retail that has raised concerns with the US Commerce Department over the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping.


Russia bans Egypt's fruit, vegetables 21 Sep 16

Eugene Vorotnikov

Russia is banning imports of fruit and vegetables from Egypt from tomorrow (22 September).


Zespri to commence search for new CEO  21 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Produce group Zespri will start a search process to select a new chief executive officer next year with a view to having the appointee in the post by the beginning of 2018. 


Fyffes raising funds for further acquisitions  16 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Irish produce company Fyffes could raise around EUR40m (US$44.9m) to fund further acquisitions through a share placement. 

Latest blogs

Three ex-Tesco executives charged with fraud over 2014 accounting affair 9 Sep 16

Dean Best

The 2014 accounting scandal at Tesco has returned to the headlines today (9 September), with news three former executives have been charged over the affair.


While we're off, catch up on some tasty morsels 28 Aug 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed on Monday (29 August) for a public holiday but, while we down tools, catch up on some must-read insight and interviews.

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