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Food companies can lead on workplace nutrition

Improving the diet of employees can boost productivity, morale and staff retention, making workplace nutrition an increasing priority for an...

What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like

Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...

Brexit and UK food market policymaking

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic uncertainty and has long-term implications for UK food m...

How big data analytics will help food makers

Providing consumers with the best line-up of food products has always been a challenge for retailers who understand that choice is a key dri...

Latest Interviews

Should food exporters target Iran? 9 Jun 2016

Hannah Abdulla

The easing of decade-long trade sanctions against Iran by the developed world offers packaged food makers an opportunity to access the country's 80m strong consumer base. At the end of April, Ireland's Bord Bia embarked on a trade mission with 17 Irish food producers to explore the potential of the market. just-food caught up with representatives from the mission, including the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to find out more.


What potential does Myanmar offer food exporters? 6 Jun 2016

Jessica Mudditt

With tourism supporting growing demand for branded foods in Myanmar, the growing market offers international food makers a growth opportunity. However, the country - which has infrastructure and regulatory challenges - can also be difficult to navigate. just-food spoke to industry experts on the ground to find out more.

Latest News

Pilgrim's Pride reports second quarter sales dip 28 Jul 16

John Shepherd

US chicken group Pilgrim's Pride has reported a 37.5% fall in operating income for the second quarter of 2016 – down to US$237m from US$378m in the same period a year ago.


Brexit - UK food sector pessimistic on medium-term 26 Jul 16

Katy Askew

UK food companies are more downbeat on the medium-term prospects for the global food industry than their European neighbours in the wake of the country's decision to exit the European Union, according to a new survey carried out by just-food. 


Industrias Bachoco reports Q2 sales boost 26 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Mexican poultry processor Industrias Bachoco has reported improved second-quarter sales and profits.


Fine Food Holdings in double Scottish acquisition 26 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Scottish-based Fine Food Holdings has acquired two specialist food companies in a double acquisition valued at GBP1.5m (US$1.9m)


Cranswick revenue lifted by volumes, M&A 25 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Cranswick, the UK meat group, reported an 11% rise in revenue for the three months to end-June, boosted by "strong" volume growth and the contribution from acquired businesses. 


Beston Global reveals "proposal" from Nongshim 22 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Australia's Beston Global Food Co (BFC) has received a "proposal" from Taekyung Food & Processing (‘TFP’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of South Korean company Nongshim Group. 

Latest blogs

UK report examines "risks and challenges" to food system from climate change 18 Jul 16

John Shepherd

The impact on the global food system is one of "six key priority areas" highlighted in the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 report, which sets out "the most urgent risks and opportunities" arising for the UK.


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.

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