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How Hormel Foods can benefit from Justin's

Hormel Foods is continuing to bolster its presence in the on-trend natural and better-for-you categories with its latest acquisition of nut-...

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

The UK’s Committee of Advertising Practice has launched a public consultation on new self-regulatory rules governing the advertising of food...

How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...

Latest Interviews

How Campbell's Plum plans to tap infant formula 14 Apr 2016

Katy Askew

Plum Organics, the US-based baby food business owned by Campbell Soup Co., launched itself into the infant formula category last month. The business's entry into the sector represents the culmination of more than five years work. Katy Askew spoke to Plum senior vice president and innovation director Ben Mand and brand manager Larissa Friesen to find out why Plum believes it is well-positioned for success in the category. 


Boulder Brands looks ahead after challenging 2015 22 Mar 2016

Katy Askew

Boulder Brands, the US free-from business recently acquired by Pinnacle Foods, has seen mixed fortunes of late, with its brands delivering a patchy performance. Even with the ink on the Pinnacle deal still drying, the owner of brands including Udi's and Glutino nevertheless has a clear strategy to grow and attract new consumers through innovation and marketing. Katy Askew spoke to Wendy Acheson, Boulder Brands' vice president and general manager of sales, at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in California to find out more. 

Latest News

Vion investing in new organic beef plant 26 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

Netherlands-based meat group Vion is investing in a new abattoir for the slaughter and processing of organic beef.


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.


Amy's Kitchen strikes Picard deal in four markets 23 May 16

Dean Best

Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, has secured listings at 1,000 Picard stores in France, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland.


Hormel Foods to buy nut-butter brand Justin's 18 May 16

Hannah Abdulla

Skippy owner Hormel Foods has struck a deal to buy US nut-butter product maker Justin's.


Tyrrells buys German crisp maker Aroma Snacks 16 May 16

Dean Best

Tyrrells, the UK crisp maker, has acquired Aroma Snacks, a German supplier of organic crisps.


Fazer buys Swedish oats business Frebaco 16 May 16

Dean Best

Fazer Group has snapped up Swedish miller and branded muesli and breakfast cereal maker Frebaco.

Latest blogs

While just-food is closed over Easter... 24 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.


Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference starts today 21 Mar 16

Dean Best

just-food (and sister site just-drinks) are the exclusive media partners for the three-day Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference, which starts today in London.

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