Blog: Dean Bestjust-food closed - Monday 31 August

Dean Best | 30 August 2015

just-food is downing tools for the public holiday in England and Wales on Monday 31 August. We'll be back at our desks on Tuesday 1 September.

Take a chance to catch up on the insight we published last week, including a look at the prospects for General Mills' new US meal solutions brand, The Good Table; a discussion of why investors are becoming more concerned about water risk in the supply chain; IRI's analysis of the impact of the Greek economic crisis on shopper behaviour; and a run-down of the potential targets for frozen food group Nomad Foods.

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