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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...

Hemp food sales in the US set for growth

The liberalisation of regulations has opened the door to hemp-based food products in various US states. Growing consumer interest in the nat...

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...

Latest Interviews

"Heavenly" baby food firm targets Asian markets 5 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.


Quorn Foods confident in prospects - interview 27 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free supplier, has enjoyed solid growth in recent years on the back of growing consumer interest in reducing - or eliminating - meat from their diet. Now owned by Philippines-based Monde Nissin after a deal last autumn, Quorn expects its expansion to continue, CEO Kevin Brennan and Andrew Staal, the company's international director, tells John Shepherd.

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.


Del Monte launches Fruit Cup Snacks for grown-ups 28 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Del Monte Foods has launched a line of Fruit Cup snacks in the US made "just for grown-ups".


SunOpta 'under more pressure to unlock value' 27 Jul 16

Katy Askew

A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its business. 


WhiteWave unveils new sustainability targets 27 Jul 16

John Shepherd

WhiteWave Foods has unveiled new commitments to sustainability in areas including emissions, water use and sourcing.


US investor Sunrise takes slice of Kodiak Cakes 27 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Sunrise Strategic Partners, the US investment vehicle set up by former Boulder Brands CEO Steve Hughes, has taken a minority stake in Utah-based Kodiak Cakes.


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. 

Latest blogs

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.


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.

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