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On the money: Can Premier build H2 sales momentum?

Premier Foods plc has faced challenging conditions and weak sales in the first six months of the year. However, CEO Gavin Darby believes tha...

Analysis: Supply chain focus is four-letter word

Among all the sustainability issues food companies are addressing, agricultural supply chains are month by month becoming an ever more predo...

Comment: Competition could revitalise US frozen

Sales in the frozen aisle have been lacklustre in the US for some years. However, increased competitive activity from the likes of Nestle, C...

Highlights from the Free From Food Expo 2014

Free-from, once the preserve of the health food fanatic, is moving into the mainstream and growth in the sector is gathering steam. Here are...

Latest Interviews

just the answer: Birds Eye UK Margaret Jobling 17 Jul 2014

Katy Askew

European frozen food maker Iglo Group, the owner of brands like Birds Eye, is working to change the way people think about frozen food in a bid to double its size by 2020. The strategy, which was announced last year, puts innovation and a "new approach" to marketing front and centre. Katy Askew spoke to Birds Eye UK marketing director Margaret Jobling to find out more.


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

Australian dairy innovation "hub" targets Asia 24 Jul 14

Dean Best

Major Australian dairy manufacturers have teamed up with academics in the country to set up an innovation "hub" to develop products, with an eye on the growing Asian market.


Stonyfield eyes Greek yoghurt eaters with cheese 23 Jul 14

Dean Best

Danone's US organic dairy unit Stonyfield is looking to encourage Greek yoghurt eaters in the country to choose the "mild and creamy" fresh cheese product Petite Crème.


Protein "platform", organic soups in Campbell NPD 22 Jul 14

Dean Best

Campbell Soup Co. is to launch protein shakes and bars under the V8 label, a range of organic soups under its namesake brand and add a kids range to its Bolthouse Farms portfolio in a bid to boost sales in the next 12 months.


Premier launches Oxo pots range in UK 21 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

Premier Foods plc is set to take on Unilever with the launch of a flavourings and seasonings pot line under its Oxo brand.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 21 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Lindt & Sprungli announced it was stepping up its presence in the US with the acquisition of Russell Stover Candies. Hain Celestial bought the remaining share of the Hain Pure Protein joint venture and Grupo Bimbo revealed its plan to grow its presence in Ecuador with the acquisition of Supan. Elsewhere Mondelez announced it was splitting its cheese and grocery unit from the rest of the business. Here is the week in quotes.


Research: functional foods; bakery in UK 18 Jul 14

just-food Research Team

This week's featured reports from the just-food store includes research into the development of the functional foods sector, forecasts for the UK bakery industry and a briefing on the Middle East.

Latest blogs

Bitesize: just-food's new SME interview section 16 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

just-food has launched a section on its website dedicated to interviewing internationally-ambitious small- and medium-sized enterprises.


Is personalised confectionery the future? 26 Jun 14

Hannah Abdulla

More people than ever before are on the hunt for products that suit their personalities and tastes and over 7% of consumption globally is driven by consumers' search for products personalised to them. And the trend has now spread way beyond finding your name on Coke bottles.

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