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February saw Wal-Mart signal an acceleration of the price war brewing in the US grocery sector, while discounters Aldi and Lidl continued to...
January saw the shock announcement UK retailer Tesco wants to acquire the country's largest wholesaler, Booker, in a deal that looks set to...
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...
December saw an end to the wrangle over German supermarket chain Kaiser's, South African grocer Shoprite in talks over a possible combinatio...
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.
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.
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.
Asian foods maker Itsu Grocery is making its debut in the frozen food aisle in the UK with the launch of gyoza dumplings.
Associated British Foods' Silver Spoon Granulated Sugar has been delisted by Tesco stores in the UK in a spat over pricing.
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.
This week's highlights include speculation on a potential Unilever split after the failed Kraft Heinz takeover attempt; action on the nutrition front from Nestle as the company unveiled global sugar targets and opened a new gluten-free facility to serve the Asia Pacific region; and details of job cuts from PepsiCo and Hershey. Here are the top stories from just-food this week.
A new line of milk from UK pasture-based farms where cows are guaranteed 180 days and nights outdoor grazing a year has secured its first supermarket listing.
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.
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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- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Analysis: Chocolate sector's deforestation pledge
- UK own-label firm Park Cakes sold in MBO
- Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada
- Unilever 'lining up spreads sale'
- Immigration crackdown "risk" for US dairy industry
- Fonterra cuts earnings forecast