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Focus: impulse, health key to premium in Thailand

After a period in the economic doldrums, Thailand looks set to be a potential opportunity for domestic and international food manufacturers...

The promise of fledgling Czech gluten-free market

Gluten-free has a well-established presence in the markets of western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, but the sector is rapidly g...

Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

Analysis: Poland's growth in gluten-free sales

It has been markets in western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, where gluten-free has taken hold but the sector is building in cou...

Latest Interviews

Interview: UK trade body on Brexit's policy impact 19 Oct 2016

Ben Cooper

In the second part of an extensive interview on the implications of Brexit for UK food companies, Ian Wright, director general of industry association the Food and Drink Federation, speaks with Ben Cooper about the longer-term implications of Brexit for UK food and farming policy and on the food industry's labour force. 

Interview: UK trade body on the impact of Brexit 19 Oct 2016

Ben Cooper

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the formal two-year process for the UK to leave the EU will begin in a little over five months. Ian Wright, director general of the Food and Drink Federation, the industry association representing food manufacturers operating in the UK, spoke with Ben Cooper about the immediate instability the vote for Brexit has caused and his longer-term outlook for the UK food sector.

Latest News

Mondelez focuses on margins as sales slip 26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Mondelez International stressed its objective to improve profit margins as the group posted another quarter of declining sales today (26 October). 

Pladis stepping up growth investments 26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Pladis, the snack business of Turkish conglomerate Yildiz Holding, is increasing its investment in order to grow sales in the global chocolate and biscuit categories, CEO Cem Karakas told just-food. 

UK's Little Dish plans US debut for kids meals 26 Oct 16

John Shepherd

UK children's ready meals maker Little Dish is developing plans to launch its range of products in the US.

Mondelez India launch Cadbury Bournvita "tiffin" 26 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Mondelez India Foods Private Limited has launched a new "tiffin pack" of its Cadbury Bournvita Biscuits to target the "morning snacking" market.

Vintage Italia secures US$3m investment  26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners (ACAP), along with Silas Capital and Emil Capital Partners, is investing US$3m Florida-based Vintage Italia, the maker of Pasta Chips snacks. 

Nomval expands distribution of GMO-free smoothies  26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

US start-up Nomval is ramping up distribution of its probiotic smoothie products, which have now secured GMO-free certified status. 

Latest blogs

Brexit blues for UK food manufacturers 12 Oct 16

Dean Best

Confidence in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector is becoming "more fragile", industry association The Food and Drink Federation has claimed after a survey of its members - and Brexit is said to be a major factor.

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free 6 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Hardly a day goes by when just-food is not reporting on the launch of a product that is gluten-free, a category that is now significant in markets like the US and the UK. But where could be the next major markets for gluten-free?

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