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US cereal giant Kellogg's revealed plans to open a cafe in New York City, located at a prime location on Broadway.
Wow. Your correspondent is penning this blog following precious little sleep after the combination of a humid night in London and the emergence of the most significant event in UK history since 1945 made sleep tricky on Thursday night.
With a little over 24 hours before the UK's votes on its membership of the EU, a senior executive at a major food company with operations in the country has declared he favours leaving the bloc.
The last three Unilever CEOs have joined present chief executive Paul Polman in writing to the company's staff to warn the group's UK operations would be "negatively impacted" by the country leaving the EU.
With a little over two weeks to go before the UK decides whether to stay in or leave the EU, the debate over the country's membership is heating up, with news bulletins and evening TV schedules increasingly dominated by the issue. Last night, Unilever CEO Paul Polman outlined his stance in an interview with Channel 4 News.
Flour produced by the US food giant at a plant in Missouri is the likely source of an E. coli outbreak that made people ill across 20 states, food safety officials have announced.
The US food group's bid to get the regulatory green light for its bid to buy UK food and beverage group Orchard House Foods has been released by the competition watchdog in London.
The UK is enjoying its annual spring bank holiday on Monday (30 May).
The online retail behemoth is again causing chatter throughout the sector, this time amid speculation it is set to launch more private-label products.
Talking with our readers, a common problem among them is their battle to keep tabs on the changes to regulations in China. And the recent moves Beijing has made to revamp its rules around e-commerce have brought that concern into sharp relief.
Rumours Chinese pork giant WH Group is eyeing acquisitions, particularly in the US, have surfaced.
After reporting falling sales in North America as part of its most recent full-year numbers, driven in part by declining sales in its MorningStar Farms meat-free brand, it appears Kellogg is exploring new ways to drive the unit's sales - this time, by giving its consumers a choice; the choice to be responsible.
In the sustainability arena, objective endorsement by a third party, particularly an NGO with credibility levels among consumers that even Unilever can only dream of, is an extremely valuable commodity.
An eye-catching tech move from Tesco has been revealed this week - and one that has echoes of one of Amazon's latest initiatives in the US.
Danone has appointed a new executive to lead its early life nutrition business, which features brands including Aptamil and Nutrilon.
When McDonald's announced last September it would switch to using only cage-free eggs in its US and Canadian stores, the pledge from the fast-food giant was seen as a tipping point for the issue in North America. This week came another notable move on cage-free eggs but this time in the retail sector.
The conference calls companies hold with equity analysts can, on occasion, be relatively tame affairs, with businesses sometimes not pushed on issues and us in the media - allowed to listen only - sitting on the phone and wanting executives to be pressed on their initial answers. Yesterday (29 March), some stiff questions were put to McCormick & Co.'s management over its interest in Premier Foods.
The French giant - the world's number two dairy group by sales - has struck another deal in a promising emerging market for dairy.
just-food is closed tomorrow and on Monday for the Easter holidays but there's plenty of key news and insight from this week for you to digest.
The takeover interest in Premier Foods was a hot topic of conversation among delegates at the Consumer Analyst Group Europe conference today (23 March) - not least because the UK group pulled out of presenting at the event this afternoon.
In the UK food and drinks sector, there is one story on everybody’s lips – the country’s decision to tax sugar. And, during the first day of the Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference in London yesterday, McDonald’s was asked for its thoughts.
just-food (and sister site just-drinks) are the exclusive media partners for the three-day Consumer Analyst Group Europe investment conference, which starts today in London.
Growth prospects for the global packaged food sector were negatively revised today (17 March) on faltering emerging market demand - but India looks increasingly set to be a bright spot for the industry.
Shares in Mead Johnson jumped in the US yesterday after a fresh wave of takeover speculation about the US infant formula producer.
Exhibitors are gearing up for this year's Natural Products Expo West, one of the major dates in the US food industry calendar. Boxes are being unpacked in the massive halls and stands are being erected.
Unilever has reached a deal that will see the company compensate 591 workers at a plant in India after a YouTube video last year alleging it of dumping toxic waste near the site went viral.
Europe's food manufacturers have backed a voluntary initiative drawn up by the Netherlands - which holds the rotating presidency of the European Union - to make products healthier.
Mars Inc has grabbed mainstream headlines around the world today (23 February) after announcing a recall of chocolate products from over 50 markets after plastic was found in one product. It is comes just months after the US food giant pulled batches in the UK over fears of plastic could be found in products.
Kraft Heinz has won through in a court case over the rights to the Dip & Squeeze packets used for its Heinz tomato ketchup.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra hopes to use the know-how of its farmer owners in order to scale up in emerging dairy markets such as Sri Lanka.
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