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Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Iglo looks to show lead on reducing food waste

A new Europe-wide initiative launched by leading frozen foods company Iglo Group seeks to promote how home freezing and ready-frozen food ca...

Why data is key to shopper satisfaction

Ensuring product availability rates are as high as possible has never been as important, with growth in the grocery sector hard to come by....

On the money: Spreads, ice cream top Unilever woes

Unilever's third quarter underlying sales growth missed analyst expectations as the Hellmann's maker reported its spreads segment was still...

Latest Interviews

Interview: UK protein ice cream brand Wheyhey 31 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Wheyhey, a fledgling UK-based high-protein ice cream brand, has had a rollercoaster three years, entering administration in 2012 before fresh investment enabled the business to start again. It is now riding the wave of rising consumer interest in protein. Co-founder Damien Kennedy declines to comment on the reasons for Wheyhey's administration but outlines the company's development, his belief high-protein will soon be a mainstream category and his desire for the firm to follow in the footsteps of Red Bull and Innocent.


The bitesize interview: Fria CEO Jeanine Holmgren 28 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Scandinavian free-from firm Fria entered Ireland last month, its 11th European market since it launched in 1996, another example of the growth in demand for gluten-, lactose- and dairy-free products. just-food's Hannah Abdulla caught up with Fria CEO Jeanine Holmgren about the latest trends in the sector and how innovation is a key factor to staying ahead in this sector

Latest News

KT Agrar buys vegetable plant from Greenyard Foods 21 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

German agrifood firm KT Agrar has acquired a vegetable plant in the country from Belgium-based processor Greenyard Foods.


Greenyard Foods profits improve in H1 21 Nov 14

Dean Best

Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods has reported higher underlying half-year profits.


Unilever makes European palm oil pledge 20 Nov 14

Dean Best

Unilever has said the palm oil it directly sources for its food in Europe will be 100% traceable and sustainable by the end of the year - but admitted it had fallen short of a worldwide pledge made 12 months ago.


CVC, KKR appoint HSBC for Americana deal - reports 19 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Private equity firms KKR and CVC Capital Partners have reportedly appointed HSBC and Goldman Sachs to advise them on a joint bid to acquire a majority stake in Kuwait Food Co (Americana).


MamaMancini's sales surge, earnings hit by charges 19 Nov 14

Katy Askew

Natural frozen and chilled food manufacturer MamaMancini's saw higher third quarter net losses on charges despite reporting bumper sales in the period.


Live blog: Food Matters Live 18 Nov 14

Dean Best

just-food is at the ExCel centre in London's Docklands today for a new industry event. Food Matters Live, launched this year, is a three-day conference and exhibition, which, organisers say, "bring together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government, and those working in nutrition and health to tackle one of the most important challenges of our time - the relationship between food, health and nutrition".

Latest blogs

Nestle mulls future of another unit 14 Nov 14

Dean Best

Davigel, Nestle's France-based foodservice division, could be the next business sold as the world's largest food maker reshapes its portfolio.


Nestle, ConAgra ditch "diet" for "wellness" in frozen food push 21 Oct 14

Hannah Abdulla

As the importance of health has grow in consumers' minds, frozen food has been left out in the cold. But two major manufacturers in the US are looking to heat up the sector by claiming frozen food means healthy.

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