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What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like

Branded food manufacturers based in the UK face a risk that their exports to the European Union will attract duties now the UK government ha...

What next for Nestle under new CEO Schneider?

Nestle appointed Ulf Mark Schneider, currently CEO of healthcare company Fresenius, as its chief executive officer last month. just-food tak...

Brexit and UK food market policymaking

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

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...

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.


Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

Inventure details "strategic and financial" review 27 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Inventure Foods, the US food maker, booked higher sales in the second quarter of the year but this was not enough to shrug off decreases in the first quarter and the company's year-to-date revenue remained down. 


Mondelez launches Milka chocolate in China 27 Jul 16

Dean Best

Mondelez International is to make a move to build its presence in China's chocolate market with the launch of its European brand Milka in September.


Mondelez less certain on 2016 revenue growth 27 Jul 16

Dean Best

Mondelez International has revised its forecast for how much the US snacks giant's revenues will grow on an organic basis in 2016.


Hormel's Justin's arm adds to range 27 Jul 16

Katy Askew

Hormel Foods' US nut butter and snack business Justin's has extended its snack pack product line with the launch of Justin's peanut butter and banana chip snack pack.


Wrigley launching Juicy Fruit gum in Russia 27 Jul 16

John Shepherd

Mars Inc subsidiary Wrigley is investing RUB600m (US$10m) in modernising its manufacturing facility in St Petersburg, Russia, to support the launch of a "Russian-developed" Juicy Fruit chewing gum product.


Kar's gets Non-GMO verification for Second Nature 27 Jul 16

Katy Askew

US snack maker Kar's Nuts has secured Non-GMO Project verified status for 12 snack medleys sold under its Second Nature brand.

Latest blogs

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.


Is PepsiCo's Nooyi eyeing a White House post? 8 Jul 16

John Shepherd and Katy Askew

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has proven an outspoken chief at the snacks-to-soft drinks giant.

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