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Why US Dietary Guidelines report deserves praise

With a call for nutrient taxes and linking the impact of diet on the environment, the advisory committee's recommendations for the 2015 Diet...

What could be implications of Tesco probe?

The Grocery Code Adjudicator launched a probe into Tesco's supplier payments today (5 February). Given Tesco has already taken moves to addr...

Comment: Tread carefully over payment terms

Food manufacturers are catching some flack for extending payment terms to their suppliers. The growing tension in the supply chain points to...

How will Tesco's strategy affect suppliers?

Contained in Tesco's trading update yesterday (8 January) were some key strategic initiatives that will have a profound impact on the compan...

Latest Interviews

Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.


just the answer: Birds Eye UK Margaret Jobling 17 Jul 2014

Katy Askew

European frozen food maker Iglo Group, the owner of brands like Birds Eye, is working to change the way people think about frozen food in a bid to double its size by 2020. The strategy, which was announced last year, puts innovation and a "new approach" to marketing front and centre. Katy Askew spoke to Birds Eye UK marketing director Margaret Jobling to find out more.

Latest News

Australia to introduce grocery code 3 Mar 15

Katy Askew

The Australian federal government has created a food and grocery code of conduct that, it said, will help ensure "fair and transparent" dealings between the country's largest supermarkets and their suppliers.


TUF lifted by acquisitions, margins 27 Feb 15

Katy Askew

Thai Union Frozen Products revealed a jump in full-year earnings today (27 February) lifted by improved margins and higher sales.


Food industry quotes of week: Bega, Kerry, Post 27 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Kerry Group CEO Stan McCarthy advised the market to expect a number of M&A deals from the Irish group in 2015. We caught up with the CEO of Australian dairy Bega Cheese, who talked about last year's much talked about takeover battle for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory. Elsewhere, Podravka and Billy Sims China-Food Group advised of developments in China, and Mondelez International announced the closure of a plant in Ireland.


Podravka set for China entry 26 Feb 15

Dean Best

Croatian food-to-pharma group Podravka is looking to start selling products in China through new local offices by the third quarter of the year.


Scottish Salmon Co. posts FY profit jump 26 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

The Scottish Salmon Co. has posted an increase in full year profit, despite posting a loss in the fourth quarter.


Clearwater ends 2014 with "record" Q4 25 Feb 15

Dean Best

Canada-based seafood group Clearwater rounded off 2014 with "record" fourth-quarter sales and adjusted EBITDA, the company said today (25 February).

Latest blogs

just-food all set for Gulfood 6 Feb 15

Hannah Abdulla

Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.


UK grocery adjudicator could receive power to fine 2 Feb 15

Dean Best

The UK grocery watchdog may be handed the ability to fine supermarkets that breach the code that governs their relationship with suppliers.

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