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Top ten on-trend products at IFE 2015

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Latest Interviews

Sustainability Watch: Dave Stangis, Campbell Soup 30 Jan 2015

Ben Cooper

In the first Sustainability Watch of 2015, Dave Stangis, vice president of public affairs and CSR at Campbell Soup Co., speaks with Ben Cooper about the company's approach to sustainability and the recognition it has brought.


"Transparency" vital in popcorn's growth 2 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Americans consume 16bn quarts of popcorn annually, with 70% of popcorn eaten at home. Capturing a share of this is all about keeping it simple and being honest with consumers, Angie Bastian, co-founder of popcorn firm Angie's Artisan Treats tells just-food's Hannah Abdulla.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of week: ABF, Hershey, Iglo 24 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Associated British Foods reported its annual results and revealed it struggled with competition in the UK and Australian bakery sectors. US consumer goods rookie acquired Birds Eye owner Iglo Group. Hershey had its first quarter results out which demonstrated troubles in uptake of chocolate in China. And Blue Bell announced it was pulling all its products off US shelves after fresh tests found more listeria-ridden products. Here is the week in quotes.


UN warns of pressure on food, water supplies 15 Apr 15

Dean Best

Over-consumption and climate change will put pressure on food and water supplies in more of the world's regions, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization has warned, in a report looking at food and water security in 2050.


Orkla pulls palm oil from Smash chocolate 14 Apr 15

Dean Best

Orkla has removed the palm oil from its Smash chocolate on sale in Norway and Finland as part of ongoing plans to reduce its use of the ingredient.


Food industry quotes of week: Wrigley, Mondelez 10 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Wrigley confirmed it is building a new gum plant in Kenya to help expand in a number of African markets. US confectioner BBX Sweet Holdings announced the acquisition of local peer Kencraft Candy, while FrieslandCampina revealed plans to close its cheese packing plant in Lochem. We also interviewed the general manager of Al-Rawabi, Dr Ahmed El Tigani, who told us about the UAE dairy company's recent move into functional dairy. Here is the week in quotes.


Artisan Bistro launches MSC certified product 9 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

Organic frozen food maker, Artisan Bistro, has launched Seafood Bowls - its first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified line.


Food industry quotes of week: Aryzta, Mondelez 2 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, bakery business Aryzta announced it was in talks to invest in French frozen food retailer Picard while the M&A rumour mill span with reports Mondelez International is considering selling its rights to the Philadelphia brand. Elsewhere, The Real Good Food Co. said it was exploring options for its under-performing sugar business Napier Brown.

Latest blogs

Cargill unveils first landfill-free facility 15 Apr 15

Katy Askew

The Cargill meat processing facility in Hazleton, Pa., has become the company's first certified landfill-free production site.


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.

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