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Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Cost-cutting regime paying off for Mondelez

Mondelez International's work on costs looks to be paying off with the snacks giant seeing its margins improve and lifting its forecast for...

On the money: Spreads, ice cream top Unilever woes

Unilever's third quarter underlying sales growth missed analyst expectations as the Hellmann's maker reported its spreads segment was still...

Latest Interviews

"Transparency" vital in popcorn's growth 2 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Americans consume 16bn quarts of popcorn annually, with 70% of popcorn eaten at home. Capturing a share of this is all about keeping it simple and being honest with consumers, Angie Bastian, co-founder of popcorn firm Angie's Artisan Treats tells just-food's Hannah Abdulla.


Bitesize interview: Cricketer Farm MD Greg Parsons 28 Nov 2014

Dean Best

UK cheese maker Cricketer Farm supplies the country's major retailers with low-fat cheese, a category growing amid the rising consumer interest in health. However, in the last 18 months, the business has added a new brand - Cheeky Cow - to its portfolio, with half the fat of mature cheddar. MD Greg Parsons talks to Dean Best about the brand's early performance, the competition and how there are plans for "evolution" in 2015.

Latest News

McCormick in US winter NPD push 18 Dec 14

Dean Best

McCormick & Co. has unveiled a slew of new products targeted at consumers in the US making "winter meals".


General Mills outlines "aggressive" NPD drive 16 Dec 14

Katy Askew

General Mills has said it will be rolling out more than 50 new products in the second half of its financial year, ending in May, as part of its "aggressive" focus on NPD.


Thai Union opens innovation centre 16 Dec 14

Katy Askew

Seafood group Thai Union Frozen Products has opened its first innovation centre as it works to grow its business and develop value-added products.


Protein bar maker ThinkThin names Kessler CEO 16 Dec 14

Katy Askew

US protein bar company ThinkThin has promoted Michele Kessler to the post of CEO and signalled it is eyeing expansion into complementary food categories.


2014's most-read news stories on just-food 15 Dec 14

Dean Best

The takeover battles for Chiquita Brands International and for Hillshire Brands were among the stories that grabbed your interest in 2014.


Wrigley re-brands Orbit lines as Extra 12 Dec 14

Dean Best

Wrigley is to re-brand its Orbit gums in the UK and switch the products to its Extra brand.

Latest blogs

McCain, Leclerc team up on veg soup from food waste 26 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Global food waste is a mounting problem. In France, McCain Foods and local retailer E. Leclerc have come up with an initiative to eat into that mountain.


PepsiCo's Dewitos: A bridge too far? 11 Nov 14

Katy Askew

PepsiCo has continued to develop its strategy of trying to benefit from linking its Mountain Dew and Doritos brands. This time by combining the two. Literally.

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