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Retail focus: Sprouts, Souq.com, Tesco/Booker

March saw rumours of what called be a significant piece of M&A in the US grocery retail sector, one deal done in the Middle East e-commerce...

Wal-Mart, Aldi, Tesco - February retail round-up

February saw Wal-Mart signal an acceleration of the price war brewing in the US grocery sector, while discounters Aldi and Lidl continued to...

Tesco/Booker, Carrefour CEO talk - retail round-up

January saw the shock announcement UK retailer Tesco wants to acquire the country's largest wholesaler, Booker, in a deal that looks set to...

Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends

A seismic shift in the US consumer landscape has redefined the country's food market in recent years, challenging so-called Big Food and mak...

Latest Interviews

Co-founder Ryan Kohn on Propercorn's ambitions 19 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Less than three months after securing investment from the founders of the Innocent Drinks smoothies, UK popcorn maker Propercorn has added to its list of export markets and is also expanding its portfolio. As Propercorn prepares to enter its sixth year of operations, John Shepherd caught up with Propercorn co-founder Ryan Kohn to find out what the next moves ahead for the company might be.


"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.

Latest News

UK "faces 22% food price hike post-Brexit" 21 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The UK faces a 22% price hike in food prices if it fails to negotiate continued tariff-free trade with the European Union post-Brexit, according to the country's retailers.


Zespri launches online China store on JD.com 20 Apr 17

John Shepherd

New Zealand kiwifruit group Zespri is expanding its presence in China with the launch of its own e-commerce store in collaboration with Chinese online retailer JD.com.


Dia, Eroski launch own-label purchasing tie-up 16 Mar 17

John Shepherd

Spanish retail groups Dia and Eroski have signed an agreement aimed at creating supply chain efficiencies in sourcing materials for their respective own-label products.


Itsu Grocery enters UK frozen aisle with Gyoza 16 Mar 17

John Shepherd

Asian foods maker Itsu Grocery is making its debut in the frozen food aisle in the UK with the launch of gyoza dumplings.


Tesco destocks ABF's Silver Spoon Granulated Sugar 6 Mar 17

John Shepherd

Associated British Foods' Silver Spoon Granulated Sugar has been delisted by Tesco stores in the UK in a spat over pricing.


Food market quotes of the week - Nestle, Hershey 3 Mar 17

Katy Askew

Commenting on topics as diverse as sugar reduction, job cuts and M&A, here is a summary of the food industry's week in its own words. 

Latest blogs

The list of UK's top five grocers has a new member 7 Feb 17

Dean Best

Kantar Worldpanel issued its monthly supermarket share data in the UK this morning - and the numbers showed a change in the identity of the country's top five food retailers.


We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.

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