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Comment: ConAgra failing to address core issues

ConAgra Foods believes its latest acquisition - Chinese potato group TaiMei - will help further unlock the growth potential in its Lamb West...

Comment: No candy-coated arguments at sugar summit

Last week, medical professionals, industry representatives, policy advisors and others gathered in London to discuss the health impacts of s...

TreeHouse well-placed after Flagstone move

Since the inception of TreeHouse Foods in 2005, the US private-label group has snapped up businesses supplying the centre of the store. Now,...

Comment: Industry must rethink promo strategy

Across Europe, the level of promotions in grocery stores continued to increase in 2013 - but without boosting sales volumes. IRI's Tim Eales...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Adams Foods' rise as force in UK cheese 23 May 2014

Dean Best

From a "sleeping giant" losing money to a "sustainable, good business", Adams Foods CEO Ian Toal says the UK arm of The Irish Dairy Board has made significant progress since he joined the business in 2011. What has driven the business? And how does it plan to grow further? Dean Best met Toal to find out.


just-food interview: Cranswick's export ambitions 21 May 2014

Katy Askew

UK pork processor Cranswick processes one-quarter of pigs reared in the country - and the company has ambitions to increase its throughput further still. As we heard in part one of the just-food interview, Cranswick is driving domestic growth through a focus on innovation. It also has an eye on overseas expansion with strong export growth helping to propel sales expansion. Chief executive Adam Couch spoke to just-food about Cranswick's drive to raise production levels and increase exports.

Latest News

French bakery firm Bridor to expand US plant 22 Jul 14

Stuart Todd

French industrial baker Bridor, which supplies products to the supermarket and foodservice channels, is planning to expand its plant in the US.


S&A Foods announces restructure, 55 jobs to go 22 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

UK ready-meals supplier S&A Foods has announced a restructure that is expected to see 55 jobs axed.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 21 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Lindt & Sprungli announced it was stepping up its presence in the US with the acquisition of Russell Stover Candies. Hain Celestial bought the remaining share of the Hain Pure Protein joint venture and Grupo Bimbo revealed its plan to grow its presence in Ecuador with the acquisition of Supan. Elsewhere Mondelez announced it was splitting its cheese and grocery unit from the rest of the business. Here is the week in quotes.


Research: functional foods; bakery in UK 18 Jul 14

just-food Research Team

This week's featured reports from the just-food store includes research into the development of the functional foods sector, forecasts for the UK bakery industry and a briefing on the Middle East.


Hilton shares slide on FX worries 17 Jul 14

Katy Askew

Hilton Food Group said its first-half performance was "in line" with expectations but warnings over currency exchange and "challenging" consumer sentiment prompted shares i the UK meat packer to slide.


Finsbury sees H2 sales rebound boost FY profit 17 Jul 14

Katy Askew

Finsbury Food Group expects to beat City expectations for annual profits thanks to an improvement in sales in the second half of the year and the impact of cost cuts.

Latest blogs

Bitesize: just-food's new SME interview section 16 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

just-food has launched a section on its website dedicated to interviewing internationally-ambitious small- and medium-sized enterprises.


just-food closed for public holiday - but catch up with our top content here 26 May 14

Dean Best

We have downed tools today for the spring public holiday in England and Wales. However, while we are dodging the showers, those of you at work can catch up with some of our top content from the last seven days.

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