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England child obesity plan should cheer industry

The UK government’s action plan on childhood obesity in England, launched today (18 August), has been criticised by industry bodies, health...

McDonald's, Starbucks, Elior: foodservice round-up

July saw McDonald's announce slowing sales growth in the US, hitting the fast-food operator's shares. US casual dining group Bloomin' Brands...

Brands and own-label do battle in western Europe

Tim Eales, director of strategic insight at IRI, dips into the analyst firm's latest data on FMCG private label in western Europe and looks...

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...

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

Cherkizovo launches halal deliveries to Tanzania 26 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Russia-based meat producer Cherkizovo has started exports of halal poultry meat to Tanzania as part of moves to expand its presence internationally.


Moon Ridge Foods opens pork plant in US 26 Aug 16

John Shepherd

US start-up Moon Ridge Foods has opened its pork processing plant in Pleasant Hope, Missouri.


Quotes of week - Arla, Emmi, Nomad, Biostime 26 Aug 16

Dean Best

In a week when a number of dairy companies reported financial results, Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh sounded a note of optimism on milk prices, Murray Goulburn looked forward after a challenging 12 months and we spoke to Emmi CEO Urs Riedener about the Swiss dairy group's performance.


Tyson faces investor scrutiny on ethical issues 25 Aug 16

Dean Best

Tyson Foods, the US meat giant, faces questions over the company's record on five environmental, social and governance issues, including animal welfare, its use of water and growing demand for plant-based foods.


Lower prices knock Sanderson Farms sales 25 Aug 16

Katy Askew

Lower prices for chicken products have depressed sales at US poultry group Sanderson Farms.


Scandi Standard H1 sales up but profits pressured 24 Aug 16

John Shepherd

Scandi Standard today (24 August) booked higher first-half sales after a "strong" second quarter but the Nordic poultry producer saw issues in production and price pressure weigh on profits.

Latest blogs

While we're off, catch up on some tasty morsels 28 Aug 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed on Monday (29 August) for a public holiday but, while we down tools, catch up on some must-read insight and interviews.


Three charged over 2013 horsemeat scandal, UK announces 26 Aug 16

Dean Best

Three years on, the horsemeat scandal that rocked Europe's food industry in early 2013 seems like a distant memory but today (26 August) came news in the UK of three individuals being charged over the affair.

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