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Why personalisation will take-off in US food

As they search for paths to growth, there is increasing interest among food companies operating in the US in developing products or services...

CAGNY analysis: Danone's growth strategy

Danone focused much of its presentation at this week's Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference on its plans for the US. The French gro...

Column: UK Brexit plan leaves hard road ahead

The UK government has now provided a clearer idea of its objectives for the Brexit negotiations. Ben Cooper looks at where Theresa May’s "12...

Unilever's plan to grow in 2017: 6 things to learn

Unilever delivered sluggish sales but stronger-than-expected margins when it reported its full-year results today (26 January). The company'...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Farmhouse Culture taps gut-health 24 Mar 2017

Katy Askew

US firm Farmhouse Culture produces what – at first glance – might sound like a traditional product: fermented or pickled vegetables. But, in re-imagining the production method, first developed primarily as a preservation technique, Farmhouse Culture – which has recently secured investment from General Mills – has updated the concept in a way that is proving appealing to US consumers. Katy Askew spoke to Farmhouse Culture CMO Marc McCullagh to find out more. 


Co-founder Ryan Kohn on Propercorn's ambitions 19 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Less than three months after securing investment from the founders of the Innocent Drinks smoothies, UK popcorn maker Propercorn has added to its list of export markets and is also expanding its portfolio. As Propercorn prepares to enter its sixth year of operations, John Shepherd caught up with Propercorn co-founder Ryan Kohn to find out what the next moves ahead for the company might be.

Latest News

Wales boosts food and drink sector ahead of Brexit 24 Mar 17

John Shepherd

The Welsh government has launched a GBP21m (US$26.2m) programme to "strengthen" the food and drink sector in Wales as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.


US firm Bare Snacks claims "double-digit" growth 24 Mar 17

Katy Askew

The CEO of Bare Snacks has claimed the US natural snack maker is seeing "double-digit" sales growth, supported by distribution gains and innovation.


Nestle targets India kids with Milo NPD 24 Mar 17

Dean Best

Nestle is targeting children in India with its new cocoa-malt milk beverage Milo Ready To Drink.


UK crisps firm Yumsh moves into chocolate 23 Mar 17

Dean Best

Yumsh Snacks, the UK savoury snacks maker and owner of the Ten Acre brand, plans to launch a range of chocolate products.


PepsiCo launches Quaker Nutri Foods range in India 23 Mar 17

John Shepherd

PepsiCo has expanded its portfolio in India with a line of breakfast dishes under the Quaker brand based on local, traditional delicacies.


Valio gets EIB loan for dairy product development 22 Mar 17

John Shepherd

Finnish dairy group Valio has been awarded a loan of up to EUR30m (US$32.4m) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the development of dairy products.

Latest blogs

We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.


UK food associations come together on Brexit 9 Dec 16

Dean Best

The plethora of food manufacturing associations in the UK has been argued by some to be an impediment to the industry coming to a coherent position on the aftermath of Brexit and on what the sector should be demanding from the country's government now and ahead of talks with the EU. This week, more than 30 bodies published an open letter on the subject of labour, one of the critical issues facing the sector.

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