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Asda, Couche-Tard, Aeon - August retail round-up

August saw the announcement of an eighth consecutive quarter of declining sales at Asda, the UK arm of Wal-Mart. Across the Atlantic, Canada...

Why Jet.com purchase could boost Wal-Mart online

Wal-Mart Stores' online business in the US has been growing but industry watchers believe the retail giant's expansion has been slower than...

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...

Woolworths, Poundland - retail in July

In July, Woolworths, Australia's largest retailer, saw its shares jump the most in a single day for 20 years after it announced more initiat...

Latest Interviews

"Heavenly" baby food firm targets Asian markets 5 Jul 2016

John Shepherd

Since setting up their baby food business from their home in Northern Ireland in 2009, husband-and-wife founders of Heavenly Tasty Organics James Blair and Shauna McCarney-Blair have seen the firm go from strength to strength. Now the firm is about to launch its range of snack products in Asia. James Blair, operations director, tells John Shepherd about the firms latest expansion plans.


Should food exporters target Iran? 9 Jun 2016

Hannah Abdulla

The easing of decade-long trade sanctions against Iran by the developed world offers packaged food makers an opportunity to access the country's 80m strong consumer base. At the end of April, Ireland's Bord Bia embarked on a trade mission with 17 Irish food producers to explore the potential of the market. just-food caught up with representatives from the mission, including the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to find out more.

Latest News

NZ King Salmon sets market price at US$113m 23 Sep 16

John Shepherd

New Zealand's King Salmon confirmed today (23 September) it has set a share price that gives the company a market value of NZD154.5m (US$113m) ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) if the offer is fully subscribed.


WWF calls for more accountability on palm oil 22 Sep 16

John Shepherd

Food companies that fall short of commitments to supporting certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) production should be "called to account by their competitors and customers", the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) has said in a new report.


Ahold Delhaize resolves Kraft Heinz delisting spat 20 Sep 16

John Shepherd

A breakdown in talks that led to a number of Kraft Heinz products being temporarily delisted in the Netherlands by newly-merged supermarket operators Ahold and Delhaize, has been resolved, just-food was told today (20 September).


New CEO restructures Danish Crown's Tulip 16 Sep 16

John Shepherd

The new CEO of Denmark-based meat cooperative Danish Crown's troubled UK subsidiary, Tulip, has announced a major shake-up of the firm, just days after his appointment, to help Tulip regain its "mojo".


Arla targets foodservice with "Professional" brand 16 Sep 16

John Shepherd

Arla Foods, the European dairy co-operative, has launched Arla Professional as its new brand name to target business growth for its foodservice products in the UK.


Robert Ehrlich launches Vegan Rob's snacks line 16 Sep 16

John Shepherd

US snack food entrepreneur Robert Ehrlich has launched a new product line – Vegan Rob's – to "take the stigma away from vegan and bring it to mainstream American life".

Latest blogs

UK food prices buck Brexit inflation fears 13 Sep 16

Katy Askew

Low food prices continue to hold back inflation rates in the UK as the supermarket price war continues in the face of rising import costs.


UK report examines "risks and challenges" to food system from climate change 18 Jul 16

John Shepherd

The impact on the global food system is one of "six key priority areas" highlighted in the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 report, which sets out "the most urgent risks and opportunities" arising for the UK.

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