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Foodservice focus July 2015: innovation, expansion

As busy global consumers feel they face ever tightening schedules, they are increasingly looking for out-of-home options for various eating...

BRICs and beyond: Kam Tai's Chinese growth story

Last year, more than 400 local companies in Dongguan, a major manufacturing city in China's southerly Guangdong province, went bankrupt as C...

Talking shop July 2015 – online occupies retailers

The rapid development of online retailing has long been a key part of the strategic direction of global food retailers. While the channel re...

10 things to learn: Campbell's plans for growth

Campbell Soup Co. is undergoing some significant changes in response to a new economic reality and shifting consumer preferences. These chan...

Latest Interviews

just-food interview part two: Premier CEO Darby 5 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

The bitesize interview - The Kids Food Co. 16 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

UK firm The Kids Food Co. is a building a notable presence in the country's baby and toddler snacking sector. Founder and CEO Sally Preston kicks off bitesize, just-food's newest interview section, which focuses on global up-and-coming, small- and medium-sized enterprises. Here, she talks big kids, the importance of originality, the opportunities in healthy eating and getting into China early on with Hannah Abdulla.

Latest News

The Saucy Fish Co. launches online shop 27 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

Icelandic Seachill has announced the launch of its website for the sale of its The Saucy Fish Co. range.

Industry news of week - Almondy, Maggi, Danone 13 Nov 15

Dean Best

Danish family-owned baker Givesco Bakery this week acquired Sweden's Almondy, a move it says will broaden its presence across Europe. Danone became the latest food major to outline commitments on emissions and Maggi noodles returned to shelves in India.

United Biscuits opens Alibaba store in China 9 Nov 15

Katy Askew

United Biscuits has opened its flagship e-commerce store in China on Alibaba Group's Tmall Global platform.

Quotes of the week: TreeHouse, Kellogg 6 Nov 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, TreeHouse Foods announced the acquisition of ConAgra Foods' troubled private-label arm for US$2.7bn. Kellogg posted yet another quarter of falling cereal sales, although CEO John Bryant insisted the category was improving. Kraft Heinz Co. announced a fresh swathe of job cuts across the US and Canada And just-food interviewed UK cheese maker Wyke Farms MD Richard Clothier who highlighted the challenges in the UK market for an independent dairy operator.

Ocean Spray sets up online store on China's Tmall 27 Oct 15

Dean Best

Ocean Spray, the US co-op that makes cranberry-products, has opened a store on Alibaba's Tmall Global online platform.

India's Future Group plans push in food production 9 Oct 15

Katy Askew

Indian conglomerate Future Group is planning a major push in food manufacturing as part of its drive to increase sales to INR10trn (US$154.2bn) over the next six years. 

Latest blogs

Food brands have yet to fully exploit the rise of online grocery 23 Sep 15

Dean Best

Online selling still represents a huge opportunity for food manufacturers to develop a better understanding of their shoppers and to reach them directly, according to a new report set to be published next month.

FMCG online: more data shows why brands must act 7 Jul 15

Dean Best

Just a week after the IGD issued forecasts for the growth of online grocery to 2020, analysts at Kantar Worldpanel today (7 July) issued their own take on the prospects for the channel. And the message to brands is clear: act now.

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