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The challenges awaiting ConAgra's new CEO

ConAgra Foods' third-quarter numbers were of the 'not as bad as feared' variety. That said, they were still not very good. A host of challen...

Comment: US legacy brands still have pulling power

Up-and-coming categories and companies are increasingly setting the pace in the US food sector. Demand for natural, healthy, fresh and susta...

Top 10 on-trend NPD at Natural Products Expo West

The Natural Products Expo West has become a key date in the US food industry calendar - and its significance has grown amid changes in consu...

Briefing: 11 menu trends shaping US foodservice

With foodservice sales increasing their share of total food expenditure in the US, just-food's latest management briefing examines how manuf...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Taywell Ice Creams MD Alastair Jessel 25 Mar 2015

Dean Best

UK ice cream business Taywell Ice Creams is growing sales, built largely on domestic foodservice accounts, and last year broke even for the first time. However, Alastair Jessel, the firm's founder, has ambitions for the company, which centre around the launch of a healthier ice cream. Dean Best met Jessel at the IFE trade exhibition in London to discuss his plans.


R&R Ice Cream adjusts to UK challenges 11 Feb 2015

Dean Best

In the second section of a two-part interview, R&R Ice Cream CEO Ibrahim Najafi speaks to Dean Best about how the UK-based company is navigating the challenges in its domestic - and still largest - market.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of week: Kraft-Heinz, ConAgra 27 Mar 15

Katy Askew

The mega-merger between HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods Group took the US sector by storm this week. Elsewhere, ConAgra's results continued to show the cracks and Fonterra lowered its outlook on milk pricing. Here is just-food's week in words.


Kraft Singles to carry 'Kids Eat Right' logo 24 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Kraft Foods Group will display the 'Kids Eat Right' campaign logo on its Kraft Singles cheese from next month despite controversy about the relationship between the US giant and the association behind the logo.


Natural Balance launches Nakd snacking option 20 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Natural Balance Foods has launched a bite-sized version of its Nakd bars.


Food industry news of week: Nestle, Danone 20 Mar 15

Katy Askew

We attended the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London this week, bringing you strategic updates from the likes of Nestle, Danone and Glanbia. Elsewhere, General Mills reported further pressure on sales and earnings and we profiled the growing importance of e-commerce to baby food makers in China.


Food industry quotes of week: Nestle, Premier 20 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Last week, just-food was live at the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference, where some of the largest industry names including Nestle, Strauss and Danone provided business updates. Elsewhere, Mars confirmed plans to invest in a Snickers production plant in India. Rumours were also rife General Mills was looking to offload its Green Giant business. Here is the week in quotes.


CAGE 2015: Glanbia ready for more M&A 18 Mar 15

Dean Best

Ireland-based food group Glanbia is ready for more M&A to further expand its consumer-facing performance nutrition business and its business-to-business ingredients arm.

Latest blogs

Kellogg under fire for "staggering" sugar levels in cereal bars 16 Mar 15

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg has been criticised for having "staggering" levels of sugar in its cereal bars in the UK.


just-food at CAGE 15 Mar 15

Dean Best

Nestle, Danone, Kerry Group and Tyson Foods are among the multinational consumer goods manufacturers presenting next week at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London - of which just-food and sister site just-drinks.com are the exclusive media partners.

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