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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 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...

Unilever's Q1 sales - the top takeaways

Weak consumer sentiment in some emerging economies and growing demand for value from consumers in developed markets weighed heavy on Unileve...

Latest Interviews

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. 


Interview: Weis Bars plans China push 20 Jan 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Australia's Weis Bars has built up a presence across much of Asia with its real-fruit based ice cream range and now the Queensland-based company is eyeing the Chinese market. We catch up with co-owner Julie Weis who tells us why Weis Bars is ready for a launch into China and how the company is looking to increase its presence back home.

Latest News

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.


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.


France palm oil tax hike hits obstacle 17 May 16

Stuart Todd

The French Senate has rejected an amendment in a government bill on sustainable development to raise the country's tax on palm oil, a source at France's second legislative chamber has confirmed to just-food.


IFBA members pledge trans-fat cut by 2018 17 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

Global food firms including Mondelez International, PepsiCo, Nestle, Kellogg and Mars Inc. have announced a new pledge to phase out industrially produced trans-fats from their foods by 2018.


Quotes of week - Dean Foods, Delfi, Orion, JBS 13 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

US snack bar maker Kind has persuaded the country's regulator to reverse its decision to stop the company from using the word 'healthy' on its packaging, it emerged this week, with the Food and Drug Administration to set to look again at nutrient content claims more broadly. In the UK, there was criticism from some campaigners about the proposals set out to extend restrictions on TV advertising to other media. And executives at US dairy group Dean Foods and Singapore confectioner Delfi talked up their latest moves to expand inorganically.


Meiji sees FY earnings jump on food performance  13 May 16

Katy Askew

Japanese food-to-pharmaceuticals group Meiji Holdings has booked a jump in annual profits on the back of efficiency gains and sales growth at its food unit. 

Latest blogs

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.


Unilever reaches settlement in India "toxic waste" case 10 Mar 16

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever has reached a deal that will see the company compensate 591 workers at a plant in India after a YouTube video last year alleging it of dumping toxic waste near the site went viral.

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