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Brexit and UK food market policymaking

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic turmoil and has long-term implications for UK food manuf...

Tesco, Amazon and Wal-Mart – retail round-up, June

Last month saw Tesco grow in the UK as it shed less profitable areas of the business to focus on rejuvenating the core. But the going could...

PepsiCo performance wows with surprising sparkle

As PepsiCo's leadership team presented the group's results yesterday (7 July) they could have summed up their core message to investors with...

How big data analytics will help food makers

Providing consumers with the best line-up of food products has always been a challenge for retailers who understand that choice is a key dri...

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

Wahaca's Soft Taco Kits launch spices up summer 22 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Mexican restaurant group Wahaca aims to spice up summer in the UK with the launch its "street food" range in 900 Tesco stores and online from 25 July.


India's ITC posts increased first-quarter profits 22 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Indian food and tobacco producer ITC has posted total pre-tax profits of INR3.67bn (US$552m) for the first quarter of the fiscal year ended 30 June compared to INR3.34bn crore in the corresponding period a year ago.


Food market quotes of the week – Danone, Arla 22 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Danone expanded its Indian presence, Arla detailed plans to boost its UK business and just-food examined the potential of healthy ageing products. Here is just-food's week in words. 


Arla Foods unveils strategy for growth up to 2020 21 Jul 16

John Shepherd

UK farmer-owned dairy company Arla Foods has unveiled plans to grow revenue by nearly a third and make the firm a GBP400m (US$529m) household brand by 2020, in what it said is its "most ambitious business strategy to date".


US demand for organic food exceeding supply 20 Jul 16

John Shepherd

"Huge consumer demand" for organic food products in the US is now exceeding domestic supply, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said.


CP Foods buys Sri Lankan processor Norfolk 20 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has acquired an 80% stake in Sri Lanka's ready-to-eat food manufacturer Norfolk Foods for US$4m.

Latest blogs

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.


Brexit – the just-food confidence survey 12 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Following last month's referendum in the UK on the country's membership of the European Union, the repercussions from the decision to leave have been felt far and wide.

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