World foods: Latest news and analysis articles
Improving the diet of employees can boost productivity, morale and staff retention, making workplace nutrition an increasing priority for an...
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...
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...
Providing consumers with the best line-up of food products has always been a challenge for retailers who understand that choice is a key dri...
The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market.
Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.
We released the results of our post EU referendum confidence survey this week, with findings pointing to nervousness over the medium term impact on the food sector. This is in no small part due to uncertainty over the potential trade deals that will emerge. We also ran an in-depth analysis of the various scenarios UK food makers could face in their trade with Europe. Mondelez International revealed sales are coming under pressure and detailed plans to expand in the Chinese chocolate sector. Danone updated on its progress in fresh dairy. Here are the top headlines from just-food this week.
Pinnacle Foods has raised its earnings forecast for the year thanks to the "strength of the base business" and the recently-acquired Boulder Brands unit, which the US company said is "tracking ahead of expectations".
UK food companies are more downbeat on the medium-term prospects for the global food industry than their European neighbours in the wake of the country's decision to exit the European Union, according to a new survey carried out by just-food.
European natural food group Wessanen grew sales and earnings in the first half of the year, with sales of its own brands accelerating in the second quarter as the group benefited from growing demand for its offering of "sustainable, healthy" foods.
Belgian food investment firm ARC Food Invest has acquired Ansolive, the country's Alleur-based importer, processor and distributor of olives across northern Europe.
Mexican restaurant group Wahaca aims to spice up summer in the UK with the launch its "street food" range in 900 Tesco stores and online from 25 July.
The impact on the global food system is one of "six key priority areas" highlighted in the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 report, which sets out "the most urgent risks and opportunities" arising for the UK.
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.
- What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like
- Nestle catering for an ageing global population
- Mondelez on China, Hershey and Q2 results
- Unilever is "working harder" in tough environment
- Food companies can lead on workplace nutrition
- Kar's gets Non-GMO verification for Second Nature
- Kerry Foods sets its sights on C-sector
- Tesco drops John West products over sustainability
- Greencore pays GBP15m for Cranswick sandwich unit
- Mondelez less certain on 2016 revenue growth