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Sustainability Watch: Ceres' latest report on food

Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...

Opportunities for FMCG from Family Dollar sale

Customer consolidation, of course, can present challenges and US grocery manufacturers, so keen to up their presence in dollar stores, may h...

Shopper trends: World Cup - victory for retailers?

Now that the football World Cup has come and gone, Tim Eales, director of strategic insight at IRI, examines whether it provided a much-need...

Why whole sector should take heed of meat scrutiny

The meat supply chain is in the spotlight this week, with allegations in the UK and China of poor and potentially unsafe practices at firms...

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

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 1 Aug 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Tyson sold its Brazilian and Mexican operations to JBS in the deal of the week and Kellogg was forced to let staff back in at its Memphis plant after a nine-month lockout. Here is the week in quotes.


Industry dismisses Brussels' 'sin' tax claims 29 Jul 14

Alan Osborn

The EU trade association for the bloc's food and drink industries, FoodDrinkEurope, has shrugged off Brussels' claims sin taxes do reduce consumption of products high in salt, sugar and fat.


Greencore sales up amid "buoyant" food-to-go 29 Jul 14

Hannah Abdulla

Greencore has said it is confident it can deliver annual earnings in line with market expectations after posting higher sales for the third quarter of its financial year.


Cranswick Q1 "in line with expectations" 28 Jul 14

Dean Best

UK meat supplier Cranswick today (28 July) reported trading in its first quarter had been in line with the company's expectations.


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.

Latest blogs

Carlyle snaps up FMCG agency Acosta - but was the deal worth it? 30 Jul 14

Dean Best

Acosta Sales & Marketing, the US agency that works on in-store executions with US FMCG giants, has been snapped up by Carlyle. But was the multiple the private-equity firm is said to have paid too pricey?


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.

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