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Challenges for General Mills with The Good Table

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Why Kellogg believes it is on the road to recovery

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Foodservice focus July 2015: innovation, expansion

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BRICs and beyond: Kam Tai's Chinese growth story

Last year, more than 400 local companies in Dongguan, a major manufacturing city in China's southerly Guangdong province, went bankrupt as C...

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

Ghee launch marks ITC's entry into dairy 2 Sep 15

Jagdish Kumar

ITC, the Indian FMCG giant, has confirmed it will enter the country's dairy sector with the launch of ghee, or clarified butter.


India's FSSAI embarks on new product approval syst 2 Sep 15

Jagdish Kumar

India’s food safety body, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), is hoping to have set up a new process for product approvals in six months after it scrapped the previous system following a legal challenge.


Bimbo's New York Bakery Co. UK pretzel launch 2 Sep 15

Hannah Abdulla

Grupo Bimbo is adding a pretzel range to its New York Bakery Co. portfolio in the UK.


Little Dish claims "healthy pizza" first in UK 2 Sep 15

Dean Best

Little Dish, a UK business that makes meals designed for children, has developed what it says is the first "healthy pizza" for toddlers to go on sale in its home market.


Premier Foods adds to Mr Kipling range 1 Sep 15

Dean Best

Premier Foods is hoping to "reinforce the craftmanship" it claims is behind its cake brand with Mr Kipling with the addition of new products to its range.


Quotes of week - Just Mayo, Mengniu, VSI 1 Sep 15

Hannah Abdulla

US egg-free spread Just Mayo hit the headlines this week after the country's food watchdog said it had broken labelling rules. Among a number of M&A deals, European nutrition bar maker VSI was sold to US group Hearthside Food Solutions and Mengniu Dairy, one of China's largest dairy processors, insisted the prospects for the sector in the country remained strong.

Latest blogs

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.


Hain Celestial highlights Earth's Best GMO-free status 2 Jun 15

Katy Askew

News that Abbott Laboratories launched a GMO-free version of its Similac infant formula caused quite a stir in the US over the past week. Not to be overlooked, Hain Celestial was quick to point out that it too offers an infant formula that is GMO-free under its Earth's Best Organic brand.

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