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The key questions for digital strategists in 2017

In his latest column for just-food, Keith Anderson, vice president of strategy and insights at e-commerce analytics firm Profitero, outlines...

How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

Analysis: Thai online food sales set to take off

The online channel is expanding in south-east Asia and Thailand is at the vanguard of that development. Michael Tatarski analyses how the on...

What are next major gluten-free markets? - France

Over the past decade, gluten-free has established itself as a significant category in markets in North America, western Europe and Australas...

Latest Interviews

Nestle India grows with global, digital innovation 26 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

The demand for processed and packaged food is growing among India's young, often aspirational and fast-expanding population. Nestle is targeting double-digit annual growth in the country in the coming years. Suresh Narayanan, the chairman and MD of Nestle's operations in India, speaks to just-food about how the company intends to reach that goal, using innovation and an advanced digital strategy. 


Interview: Mondelez's outlook for China 26 Sep 2016

Dean Best

Mondelez International's top-line performance in China has been patchy since the US snacks giant was established four years ago. Biscuits has been Mondelez's main business in China and challenges in the category meant, for example, the Oreo maker saw its sales in the country fall in 2014. A recovery from Mondelez's biscuit arm in China, plus growth from its chewing gum stable, helped the company's sales grow in 2015 - but sales fell in the first six months of this year. Speaking to just-food after announcing a significant push into China's chocolate market, Stephen Maher, the president of Mondelez's business in the country, discusses how he sees the prospects for the company in the market.

Latest News

Indian dairy Amul in US tie-up with Amazon 30 Nov 16

Raghavendra Verma

India's largest milk brand Amul has partnered with Amazon to try to grow the sales in the US for its more specialised dairy products, including clarified butter ghee and Indian dessert gulab jamun.


Danone teams up with Windeln.de in Germany, China  16 Nov 16

Katy Askew

Danone has entered into a certification arrangement with online infant formula retailer Windeln.de in a bid to ensure availability of brands such as Aptamil in Germany and "controlled" distribution China. 


WHO warns on digital food marketing to kids 7 Nov 16

Katy Askew

The World Health Organization has called on European legislators to tighten the regulation of digital junk food advertising to children, highlighting the "hidden" marketing tactics used to promote unhealthy foods. 


Orkla expands in China with Alibaba tie-up 2 Nov 16

Katy Askew

Nordic food group Orkla is expanding its business in China in cooperation with Alibaba, with the launch of its own e-commerce store on the e-commerce giant's Tmall platform.


Food market news of the week – Nestle, Mondelez 31 Oct 16

Katy Askew

This week we heard that Yildiz Holding-owned chocolate and snack maker Pladis plans to step up investments to fuel growth thorugh initiatives like the launch of McVitie's biscuits into the US. This will no doubt be interesting news to the likes of Mondelez International, which itself booked higher earnings on improved  margins – but missed sales expectations. Meanwhile, just-food spoke to the head of Nestle's business in India to learn about how the company plans to deliver double-digit growth in the market. Here is the top news from just-food this week. 


Food market quotes – Nestle, Lamb Weston 31 Oct 16

Katy Askew

This week on just-food we heard from the MD of Nestle's operations in India about how the company plans to drive double-digit growth in the country. The CEO of Pladis Cem Karakas explained how the company is increasing investment in its core markets and brands. Meanwhile, we covered Lamb Weston's ambitions to become the world's largest frozen potato company. Here is just-food's week in words. 

Latest blogs

Consumers are cooking for social media - and how brands can capitalise 28 Sep 16

Katy Askew

We hear a lot in the food industry about two interconnected trends: and social media and “foodie” culture.


Amazon Dash launches in Europe 31 Aug 16

Dean Best

Amazon Dash, the service that allows consumers to re-order products at home through the retail giant at the touch of a button, has been launched in three European markets.

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