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How to win in Australian gluten-free cereal

Australia has been one of the countries at the forefront of the rise of the gluten-free sector and, as the market has expanded, so more comp...

New food waste standard will help monitor progress

The launch of the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard has been described by its founding partner as a "breakthrough" in th...

How discounters unsettling Australia's food sector

The rise of Aldi and Costco in Australia in recent years has shaken up the country's grocery retail sector. Brian Cook, group director for s...

Wal-Mart, Kroger, Casino - retail round-up

April saw Wal-Mart continue the expansion of its click-and-collect service in the US, while Kroger invested in a local retailer focused on n...

Latest Interviews

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.


What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market. 

Latest News

Bi-partisan Senate bill backs US GMO standard 24 Jun 16

John Shepherd

A US Senate committee has agreed a bi-partisan bill for a proposed national standard on the mandatory disclosure of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients – commonly known as GMOs – in most foods.


Canada's Olymel to expand pork plant 22 Jun 16

John Shepherd

Canadian pork and poultry processor Olymel is to invest more than CAD25m (US$19.5m) to expand its hog slaughterhouse and butchering facility at St-Esprit in the Lanaudiere region of central Quebec.


UK exporters urged to target "food-curious" India 22 Jun 16

John Shepherd

The head of a leading Indian imports firm has urged UK food exporters to help satisfy India's growing appetite for speciality foods, including gourmet, health and organic, in a country where consumers are increasingly "food-loving and food-curious".


New McCain meals pack protein punch for Australia 22 Jun 16

John Shepherd

McCain Foods has launched a frozen meal range in Australia in response to what it said is rising consumer demand for more protein-dense prepared meals.


UK scorn over talk of industry pressure on obesity 20 Jun 16

Katy Askew

The UK government has insisted it is "ridiculous" to suggest pressure from the country's food sector has "severely eroded" its upcoming strategy to tackle child obesity.


Campaigners attack UK child obesity plan 20 Jun 16

Katy Askew

The UK government has been accused of bowing to "strong lobbying" from the food sector to "erode" the Department of Health's strategy to tackle childhood obesity.

Latest blogs

Tesco turns to IFTTT to automate grocery shopping 14 Apr 16

Dean Best

An eye-catching tech move from Tesco has been revealed this week - and one that has echoes of one of Amazon's latest initiatives in the US.


Outgoing Waitrose chief Mark Price gets UK government role 10 Feb 16

Dean Best

Mark Price, the outgoing managing director of UK grocer Waitrose, has been named the country's new trade minister.

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