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ConAgra suggests there is life in old brands yet

Much has been made of the decline of legacy brands in the US, which have failed to keep up with shifting consumer demands. In its second-qua...

just-food's pick: Natural Products Expo East 2015

The natural products sector has waived in a seismic shift in the mainstream shopping habits of American consumers. This has attracted the at...

How full service restaurants can maintain momentum

The fundamentals of Britain’s strengthening economy are favouring restaurants right now, particularly full-service restaurants and pubs. The...

B&G Foods' plan to breathe life into Green Giant

The speculation over Green Giant was this week confirmed with US group B&G Foods announcing it had struck a deal to buy the the canned and f...

Latest Interviews

Happy Family CEO on baby and beyond 30 Jul 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Happy Family, the US organic baby food maker acquired by Danone in 2013, has enjoyed rapid growth. In 2006 the company reported turnover of US$115,000. This year it forecasts turnover of $130m. And its quest for further expansion has seen the firm move into adult snacking with the launch of Shine Organics pouches. Hannah Abdulla catches up with CEO and founder Shazi Visram to talk about how the company has evolved and how it has benefited from the tie-up with Danone.

Interview: Flapjacked looks to ride protein wave 22 Jul 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US protein-based pancake mix maker Flapjacked has just launched its second product - muffins - to try to tap into growing demand for on-the-go protein products. Launched in 2012 by husband and wife team David and Jennifer Bacon in 2012, the company believes consumers do not just want protein but better-for-you products. Hannah Abdulla learns more.

Latest News

Findus brand re-enters two categories in France 2 Oct 15

Dean Best

Findus Group is re-entering the pizza and shellfish categories in France, another move from the business to diversify its range in the country.

Hovis latest UK baker to enter "thins" segment 2 Oct 15

Dean Best

Hovis has joined UK bread makers Associated British Foods and Warburtons in the sandwich alternatives segment, launching thins and flatbreads.

Victoria launches organic pasta sauce line 1 Oct 15

Katy Askew

US group Victoria Fine Foods is launching an organic pasta sauce line that will hit shelves throughout the country this autumn.

General Mills launches Progresso stocks 30 Sep 15

Katy Askew

General Mills is launching a line of "premium" cooking stocks under its Progresso brand in the US.

AdvancePierre expands with Hot 'n' Ready breakfast 30 Sep 15

Katy Askew

US sandwich maker AdvancePierre Foods is adding a sausage, egg and cheese Hot 'n' Ready square wrap to its range of breakfast sandwiches.

ConAgra expands Marie Callender's range 30 Sep 15

Katy Askew

ConAgra Foods is expanding its offering under the Marie Callender's brand with the launch of three pot pie variants.

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.

What's the outlook for gluten-free in Europe? 3 Jun 15

Dean Best

The development of markets for gluten-free products in the UK and the US has grabbed much of the sector's attention in recent years but what are the opportunities in Europe? just-food has headed to Barcelona this week to find out.

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