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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...
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...
Seven years ago, Cadbury announced one of the more notable sustainability initiatives of recent times when it teamed up with Fairtrade on co...
Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...
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.
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.
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.
US-based rice products maker Lundberg Family Farms has launched Thai Hom Mali Jasmine Rice in the US, its first Thai rice product.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- just-food 2017 Survey - your thoughts on growth
- 2017 - what will shape the UK food sector?
- Food market in 2017: big foodservice trends
- Could BRF's Turkey move pave way for OneFoods IPO?
- Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends
- Ferrero insists Nutella not pulled from shelves
- UK's Bakkavor plays down IPO "speculation"
- PepsiCo launches Walkers Mediterranean in UK
- Mondelez plans "selective" UK price hikes
- Kellogg names Fareed Khan as incoming CFO