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Why trust is key in US natural food sector 

Demand for foods billed as "natural" is growing in the US but without a clear definition of exactly what that means, can consumers trust the...

UK ad review credibility test for self-regulation

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How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

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Antibiotics, Starbucks, BK - foodservice round-up

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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: How American Halal rides ethical wave 12 Nov 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US frozen entree-to-broth maker American Halal Co. recently made its first acquisition, snapping up local lentil snacks business Mediterranean Snacks. The firm is hoping to deliver around US$$30m in sales for fiscal '15, and in the next three-to-five years, CEO Adnan Durrani is eyeing sales of between $70-100m. Here he talks to Hannah Abdulla about how the company's focus on antibiotic-free, non-GMO and organic foods will win points with the millennial consumer and help achieve that goal.

Latest News

Volume growth lifts Cranswick FY sales, margins  24 May 16

Katy Askew

Higher volumes have enabled UK meat group Cranswick to book a jump in full-year sales and earnings. 


Tiger Brands H1 sales, profits rise 24 May 16

Dean Best

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based consumer goods group, today (24 May) reported improved half-year sales and earnings.


Cherkizovo swings to Q1 loss 24 May 16

Dean Best

Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, has reported a first-quarter loss amid higher production in the country's poultry industry and pressure from the falling value of the ruble.


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.


Rhodes sees H1 sales, earnings jump  23 May 16

Katy Askew

Rhodes Food Group, the South African condiments-to-canned pineapple group, has booked a jump in first-half earnings, boosted by higher sales. 


ABP Food Group names COO Frank Stephenson new CEO 20 May 16

Dean Best

ABP Food Group, the Ireland-based meat processor, has announced COO Frank Stephenson is to become the company's chief executive.

Latest blogs

Is Chinese meat company WH Group eyeing US M&A? 6 May 16

Katy Askew

Rumours Chinese pork giant WH Group is eyeing acquisitions, particularly in the US, have surfaced.


Kellogg's Veg Effect Calculator - genuine CSR move or attempt to revitalise MorningStar Farms sales? 21 Apr 16

Hannah Abdulla

After reporting falling sales in North America as part of its most recent full-year numbers, driven in part by declining sales in its MorningStar Farms meat-free brand, it appears Kellogg is exploring new ways to drive the unit's sales - this time, by giving its consumers a choice; the choice to be responsible.

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