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just-food 2017 Survey - your thoughts on growth

In November and December, we ran our annual Confidence Survey to see how our international food industry readership saw 2017 unfolding. Here...

2017 - what will shape the UK food sector?

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Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends

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Key issues for suppliers, retailers in 2017 - IRI

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Latest Interviews

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.


St Mamet CEO on French fruit firm's growth plans 16 Nov 2016

John Shepherd

It has been a year since Conserve Italia, a group of Italian co-operatives, sold France-based packaged fruit supplier St Mamet to French private-equity firm Florac. Matthieu Lambeaux, the former Findus executive, had joined Florac in May 2015 to help the family-owned Florac buy branded food companies in France and became the CEO of St Mamet after the takeover. John Shepherd met Lambeaux at the SIAL trade show last month to discuss his plans to grow the business.

Latest News

Danone launches Aptamil infant formula in India 17 Jan 17

John Shepherd

French dairy giant Danone has launched its Aptamil infant formula brand in India as part of what it said are "aggressive plans" to grow its nutrition business in the country.


PepsiCo launches Walkers Mediterranean in UK 13 Jan 17

John Shepherd

PepsiCo is launching a range of "premium" crisps in the UK, Walkers Mediterranean, cooked in "100% Spanish olive oil".


Lundberg Family Farms first Thai rice product 13 Jan 17

John Shepherd

US-based rice products maker Lundberg Family Farms has launched Thai Hom Mali Jasmine Rice in the US, its first Thai rice product.


Warburtons plans R&D facility and test bakery 12 Jan 17

John Shepherd

UK-based bakery group Warburtons has unveiled proposals to build a research and development centre and test bakery adjoining its Bolton headquarters in north-west England.


Kraft Heinz takes aim again at salt in UK ketchup 12 Jan 17

John Shepherd

Kraft Heinz has furthered cut the salt in the Heinz tomato ketchup on sale in the UK that contains lower levels of salt and sugar than the standard variant.


Kraft Heinz unveils Velveeta frozen snacks line 12 Jan 17

John Shepherd

Kraft Heinz is expanding its Velveeta cheese brand into the frozen aisles in the US with the launch of two snack 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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