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General Mills on Q1, innovation, margins

General Mills booked a 7% drop in first-quarter net sales last week, with sales down 4% on an organic basis. The US company has repeatedly i...

Why food manufacturers are failing to innovate

The rate at which food products are launched in the UK has been declining. Tim Eales, director of strategic insight at IRI, suggests why man...

What lies ahead for Tyrrells and Amplify?

Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp f...

Future trends in natural food to go mainstream

Consumer demand for natural and organic foods is ballooning in developed markets and the sector is expanding its appeal to mainstream consum...

Latest Interviews

Why skyr could be the next big thing in US yoghurt 5 Jul 2016

Katy Askew

Icelandic Provisions is a company formed by investors from the US and Iceland to bring traditional skyr yoghurt to the US. Icelandic Provisions chairman Einar Sigurðsson believes that skyr has the potential to be the next growth area in US yoghurt, in much the same was that Greek yoghurt brought explosive growth to the category in the 2000s. Sigurdsson speaks to just-food about what he believes skyr brings to the category. 


Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

Nestle launches Nesquik Protein Plus for adults 27 Sep 16

John Shepherd

Nestle has launched Nesquik Protein Plus in the US, a drink aimed at "young-at-heart adults" with a taste for chocolate milk and more protein in their diets.


Alpro enters frozen aisle in UK and Ireland 26 Sep 16

Dean Best

The Alpro brand is being taken into the frozen category in the UK and Ireland with the launch of a range of dairy-free ice creams.


Annabel Karmel enters UK frozen sector 26 Sep 16

Dean Best

UK-based children's food business Annabel Karmel has launched its first frozen products in the country in a bid to tap into what it said is growing demand among families for frozen options.


Lifeway Foods launches on-the-go range 23 Sep 16

John Shepherd

US kefir maker Lifeway Foods has launched a line of Single-Serve Farmer Cheese and Kefir Cups, Do-It-Yourself Kefir Starter and Probiotic Supplements.


PepsiCo launches gluten-free Quaker in UK 23 Sep 16

Dean Best

PepsiCo is taking its Quaker Oats porridge brand in the UK into the gluten-free category in a bid to tap into rising demand in the country for free-from food.


Gen Mills uses NPD, renovation to heat soup sales 22 Sep 16

Dean Best

General Mills has added to its under-pressure soup range in the US with the launch of Good Natured, which the company says will help boost vegetable consumption among shoppers.

Latest blogs

Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.


Kellogg's opens Broadway cafe 30 Jun 16

Katy Askew

US cereal giant Kellogg's revealed plans to open a cafe in New York City, located at a prime location on Broadway.

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