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Foodservice focus: Yum!, McDonald's, Carl's Jr

Taco Bell's bid to bring value to breakfast in the US, the potential roll-out of McDonald's all-day breakfast to other markets and the retur...

The five pillars to e-commerce success for CPGs

To win online, packaged food manufacturers must put in place specific strategies to suit the channel. Keith Anderson, vice president of stra...

Millennials - What do they think of brands?

Millennial consumers are a cohort attracting the attention of a growing number of consumer goods companies. Richard Woodard considers the re...

Fairtrade – what are food companies buying into?

As Fairtrade Fortnight gets underway in the UK, Ben Cooper examines ten attributes of the Fairtrade system that define what it offers to far...

Latest Interviews

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. 


What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market. 

Latest News

Fyffes raises outlook on M&A 29 Apr 16

Katy Askew

Irish produce group Fyffes raised its full-year outlook this morning (29 April) to reflect the expected contribution of recently acquired business Highline Produce. 


Quotes of the week - Mondelez, Hershey, Nestle 29 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

This week Mondelez International and Hershey both reported first quarter results. Nestle announced its ice cream joint venture with R&R Ice Cream and Murray Goulburn CEO MD Gary Helou stepped down from his position as the company once again lowered its guidance for full year earnings.


Del Monte Foods to close North Carolina plant 22 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

Del Monte Foods is to close a vegetable processing site in North Carolina, a move affecting 230 full-time staff and 92 seasonal employees.


Rembrandt Foods to open new cage-free egg facility 20 Apr 16

Katy Askew

US egg producer Rembrandt Foods has unveiled plans to build a fully dedicated cage-free egg production site in Lake Preston, South Dakota.  


UK firm QV Foods mulls potato site closure 20 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

UK fresh produce manufacturer QV Foods has announced plans to close its potato packing site in the Cambridgeshire town of March.


South Korea sets out changes to nutrition labels 14 Apr 16

Jens Kastner

South Korea’s food industry will have to follow new government labelling guidelines – part of Seoul’s strategy to encourage healthier eating by consumers.

Latest blogs

Now Wal-Mart puts eggs in cage-free basket 7 Apr 16

Dean Best

When McDonald's announced last September it would switch to using only cage-free eggs in its US and Canadian stores, the pledge from the fast-food giant was seen as a tipping point for the issue in North America. This week came another notable move on cage-free eggs but this time in the retail sector.


What does McDonald's think about sugar taxes? 22 Mar 16

Dean Best

In the UK food and drinks sector, there is one story on everybody’s lips – the country’s decision to tax sugar. And, during the first day of the Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference in London yesterday, McDonald’s was asked for its thoughts.

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