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Why US diet guidelines should consider environment

The possibility environmental criteria might form the latest version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has provoked intense debate in...

Comment: NZ drought could hit dairy sector

The possibility New Zealand could be facing another year of drought conditions is a serious concern for the country's massive dairy industry...

Comment: Why Gardein is Pinnacle's ideal fodder

Pinnacle Foods, owner of Wishbone dressings, has been shopping and has picked out a firm that is going to bulk out its presence in the froze...

Iglo looks to show lead on reducing food waste

A new Europe-wide initiative launched by leading frozen foods company Iglo Group seeks to promote how home freezing and ready-frozen food ca...

Latest Interviews

"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.


Sustainability Watch: WhiteWave Foods 17 Sep 2014

Ben Cooper

WhiteWave Foods, the US-based organic and natural foods specialist, was spun off from dairy giant Dean Foods last year. Deanna Bratter, senior manager of corporate sustainability at WhiteWave, spoke with Ben Cooper about the company's approach to sustainability as an independent operation.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of week: Unilever, Lifeway 23 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

Unilever revealed its 2014 results this week and revealed its food sales fell last year, prompting CEO Paul Polman to admitted the Flora and Becel maker had lagged the change in how consumers viewed spreads. Elsewhere, Lifeway Foods CEO, Julie Smolyansky, insisted the business is not for sale.


Tyson ordered to pay US$530,000 over waste water 21 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods has been ordered to pay out more than US$530,000 over a waste incident last May said to have resulted in the death of tens of thousands of fish.


Synlait plays down drought concerns 16 Jan 15

Katy Askew

Synlait, the New Zealand-based infant formula maker, has said that the current dry weather facing New Zealand farmers is expected to have "little impact" on its milk supply.


Food industry quotes of week: First Milk, Marfrig 16 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

UK dairy co-operative First Milk was this week forced to come out and calm fears over its financial position after announcing it would delay payments to farmers. Staying in the UK, Morrisons announced chief executive Dalton Philips would leave as the UK grocer battles to reignite sales. And Brazil-based food giant Marfrig revealed its CEO had resigned from the business.


Food industry quotes of week: Tesco, Chobani 9 Jan 15

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Chobani refuted claims its CEO Hamdi Ulukaya is being pushed out of his position. Elsewhere, Tesco outlined a new strategy expected to have a profound impact on the companies that supply the retailer. Findus acquired Nestle's Spanish frozen food business La Cocinera and HKScan announced it was axing 95 jobs across two of its sites in Denmark. Here is the week in quotes


Ethical Trading Initiative names new chairman 7 Jan 15

Leonie Barrie

The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) has named Philip Chamberlain, the head of sustainable business development at C&A Europe as its new chair.

Latest blogs

Wilmar International lifts lid on palm oil sourcing 22 Jan 15

Dean Best

Singapore-based agribusiness giant Wilmar International is to publish more information on how it sources its palm oil, a move welcomed by environmentalists.


What lies ahead this year? 2 Jan 15

Dean Best

just-food is open today after a fun festive break. As you ease yourselves into the new year, take a look at what our team of writers think will be the key issues facing your businesses in 2015.

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