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2017 - what will shape the UK food sector?

Concerns about the potential impact on the UK's food industry in 2017 over the impending "divorce" from the EU are looming large for supplie...

Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends

A seismic shift in the US consumer landscape has redefined the country's food market in recent years, challenging so-called Big Food and mak...

Mondelez goes beyond certified cocoa - analysis

Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on co...

How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

Latest Interviews

St Mamet CEO on French fruit firm's growth plans 16 Nov 2016

John Shepherd

It has been a year since Conserve Italia, a group of Italian co-operatives, sold France-based packaged fruit supplier St Mamet to French private-equity firm Florac. Matthieu Lambeaux, the former Findus executive, had joined Florac in May 2015 to help the family-owned Florac buy branded food companies in France and became the CEO of St Mamet after the takeover. John Shepherd met Lambeaux at the SIAL trade show last month to discuss his plans to grow the business.


How PepsiCo is taking action on palm oil 13 Sep 2016

Ben Cooper

Today (13 September), PepsiCo publishes the first update on its "palm oil action plan". Ben Cooper spoke with Andrew Aulisi, senior director for global environmental policy at PepsiCo, about the progress to date and how the company's initial actions and achievements are likely to be received by environmental campaigners.

Latest News

Denmark plans new push for organic food sales 17 Jan 17

John Shepherd

Denmark's organic food sector has said it plans to use a cash boost from the European Union to launch a campaign aimed at increasing sales in the country by 50% up to 2019.


Lundberg Family Farms first Thai rice product 13 Jan 17

John Shepherd

US-based rice products maker Lundberg Family Farms has launched Thai Hom Mali Jasmine Rice in the US, its first Thai rice product.


2016's top news stories - 3G, Lactalis, Justin's 2 Jan 17

Dean Best

The year's most-read news stories included speculation of 3G Capital's intentions to make more acquisitions in packaged food, Lactalis snapping Indian dairy Anik Industries and Hormel Foods buying US nut butter firm Justin's.


The most-read interviews on just-food in 2016 2 Jan 17

Dean Best

2016 was another year in which just-food and its team of international writers spoke to the food industry's leading executives. Here's a rundown of the most popular among our readership over the last 12 months.


Tyson, Brexit, obesity: just-food's top columns 2 Jan 17

Dean Best

This year, just-food writers scrutinised a range of issues, with Tyson Foods' need to invest in plant protein (it eventually did), Unilever's Brexit price hike request likely presaging more (it did) and why the UK government's move to tackle child obesity in England being positive for industry among the topics in the spotlight.


News of week: Mondelez, Bellamy's, ethical seafood 16 Dec 16

Dean Best

The speculation over where 3G Capital could look next intensified this week with a report in Switzerland that said a bid was being prepared for Mondelez International. Our M&A pages carried news of notable deals signed in Canada and New Zealand, while our sustainability section ran the latest pledge from a clutch from the world's largest companies in the seafood sector. And, in France, food holdings group Financière Turenne Lafayette was in the spotlight after it revealed an the preliminary conclusions of an audit into its finances.

Latest blogs

Unilever - consumers in emerging markets care more about sustainability 5 Jan 17

Dean Best

Unilever, one of the consumer goods companies seen in the vanguard of sustainable business, has issued data it claims shows the issue is a bigger driver of shopper behaviour in emerging markets than in the developed world.


We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.

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