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UK ad review credibility test for self-regulation

The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice has launched a public consultation on new self-regulatory rules governing the advertising of food...

How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...

How Hain is refocusing amid growing competition

Despite Hain Celestial lowering the top end of its forecasts for annual net sales and earnings yesterday (4 May), the US group earned praise...

How Nestle, R&R stand to benefit from ice cream JV

Nestle and R&R Ice Cream have finalised plans to combine their ice cream businesses. The new joint venture brings a number of benefits and i...

Latest Interviews

The balancing act at Amy's Kitchen - interview 15 Apr 2016

Katy Askew

US organic vegetarian food group Amy's Kitchen believes it has significant opportunities to ramp up sales. However, the company must balance its growth aspirations against the need to maintain the quality and values it says have been key to its success. Katy Askew spoke to VP of marketing at Amy's Kitchen, Bridget Dwyer, to find out more.


How Sweet Earth is taking veggie food mainstream 12 Apr 2016

Katy Askew

Sweet Earth Natural Foods has built a following among a core base of millennial consumers that has enabled the US vegetarian food company to double its sales every year since Brian and Kelly Swette took ownership of the brand in 2012. Katy Askew caught up with the husband-and-wife team to find out more.

Latest News

News of week - Nestle, Wilmar, Danone 27 May 16

Dean Best

Nestle this week set out plans for savings beyond the company's annual programme to monitor costs in a bid to fund efforts to meet its sales target, a goal missed since 2013. Wilmar International launched another venture in India, UK group Premier Foods took control of a powdered foods business and ConAgra Foods sold a flavourings unit. On our interview pages, we spoke to Danone about its marketing of kids yoghurt brand Danonino and to the Round Table on Responsible Soy's on its plans to grow the sourcing of certified soy.


Nestle sets new savings target 26 May 16

Dean Best

Nestle has outlined plans for cost savings that are deeper than analysts expected, with the world's largest food group looking to put some of the money into supporting its brands.


Nomad Foods underlying sales, profits down in Q1 25 May 16

Dean Best

Nomad Foods, the European frozen foods group, today (25 May) reported lower first-quarter sales and profits on a pro-forma basis.


ConAgra Foods CFO John Gehring to step down 24 May 16

Dean Best

John Gehring, the CFO of ConAgra Foods, is to leave the US group, the Chef Boyardee and Alexia owner announced today (24 May).


US food labels to include "added sugars" info 23 May 16

Dean Best

Labels on food sold in the US will include information showing how much sugar has been added by manufacturers.


Amy's Kitchen strikes Picard deal in four markets 23 May 16

Dean Best

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, has secured listings at 1,000 Picard stores in France, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland.

Latest blogs

While just-food is closed over Easter... 24 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.


Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference starts today 21 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food (and sister site just-drinks) are the exclusive media partners for the three-day Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference, which starts today in London.

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