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DATA: The just-food international basket - Q3 2014

Compiled exclusively for just-food by IRI, the data shows the cost of a typical basket of goods in eight markets every quarter. The numbers...

Shopper trends: Promos can mean higher prices

A focus throughout Europe on offering high volumes of products on promotion is not making the average shopping basket any cheaper, and consu...

Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

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

Scottish Salmon Co. posts 9M profit 26 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

The Scottish Salmon Co. has reported a profit for the first nine months of the year, despite third-quarter income being hit by downward pressure on salmon prices.


Apetit to close fish plant 25 Nov 14

Dean Best

Finland-based food group Apetit is to close a domestic fish products facility as it looks to improve the profitability of that part of its business.


US duties on Vietnam shrimp broke trade laws - WTO 18 Nov 14

Kitty So

The World Trade Organization has ruled aspects of US anti-dumping measures on frozen warmwater shrimp from Vietnam break world trade laws


Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Unilever 14 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Unilever filed a lawsuit against egg-free "mayo" maker Hampton Creek, alleging the US firm's Just-Mayo product is a fraud. In France, a food major was on the receiving end of legal action after French ice cream maker Dagniaux started proceedings against Danone.


Aldi, Icelandic Seachill settle in Saucy Fish war 13 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Aldi and Icelandic Seachill have reached an out-of-court settlement in a copyright battle over the seafood group's The Saucy Fish Co. product.


S.Africa seafood firms get Russia export go-ahead 12 Nov 14

Hannah Abdulla

Russia has given its approval for 12 South African seafood processors to export to the country as Moscow looks for other trade partners after its embargo on food from markets including the EU.

Latest blogs

SIAL opens in Paris 19 Oct 14

Dean Best

It is an unseasonably mild and bright morning here in Paris as this year's SIAL expo gets under away. Will the mood of exhibitors match the sunnier weather?


Last call: win an iPad mini on just-food 13 Oct 14

Dean Best

There is still time to contribute to just-food's readership survey and, in doing so, put yourself in with a chance to win an iPad mini on us.

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