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Ayoba-Yo signed up to Kraft Heinz's Springboard Brands programme

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main food sector incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers....

Kroger using shelf-edge tech to send pricing and promos to phones

Trend Hunter report: The future is omnichannel

These days, omni-channel is the latest buzzword in retail circles, with Alibaba's 'new retail' concept in China, Hema, one of the leading pl...

Danone and food incubator Sonoma Brands investors in Yumble

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses....

PepsiCo evokes small-batch and artisan with Maker Overnight Oats

Analysis: The rise of 'stealth small brands'

just-food's incisive US columnist Victor Martino is introducing a new term to the CPG lexicon - stealth small brands....

Smartphone apps may fill gap for simple information, IRI argues

Nutrition labels: opportunity for Europe's brands

As Europeans' interest in health and well-being rises, the way nutritional values are communicated on-pack are growing in importance - and c...

Mondelez moving away from margin guidance

Mondelez ignites new growth engine - key takeaways

Mondelez International chief executive Dirk Van de Put revealed a new strategic framework for the snacks giant on Friday as he hosted his fi...

August adds to M&A volume growth in 2018 - data 7 Sep 18

Tyson Foods' move for US protein supplier Keystone Foods was the pick of the M&A transactions announced in August, which saw a year-on-year growth in deals and contributed to the rise in activity seen in 2018 so far.

How chilli is spicing up parts of China's food sector 5 Sep 18

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines how chilli flavours has made inroads in the country's packaged food industry as the palates of local consumers get used to - and embrace - some heat in their food.

Thought Leaders

Coke on-track to buy Nigerian dairy firm Chi

Andy Morton | 21 Sep 18 Coca-Cola set to buy Chi outright

The Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed it is set to complete a 100% takeover of Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi within the next six months.

Snacks group Pladis sees CEO step down

Dean Best | 21 Sep 18 Karakas to leave position as Pladis CEO

Pladis, the international snacks arm of Turkey's Yildiz Holding and home to brands including McVitie's and Godiva, said today (21 September) CEO Cem Karakas has decided to step down with immediate effect.

Danone, Sonoma join financing round for Yumble

Simon Harvey | 20 Sep 18 Yumble was started by husband and wife team Joanna and David Parker

The investment arm of Danone has teamed up with US investor and food incubator Sonoma Brands to provide funding for kids' meal delivery start-up Yumble.

Recent News - (Updated: 4:39pm 24 Sep 2018)

Meat snacks firm Monogram to invest $30m in plant

Alt-protein firm Just in food accelerator push

Greenyard sells horticulture arm for EUR120m

Divine Chocolate buys Swedish fair trade firm

SILL extends goat milk plant in south-west France

SPC completes sale of IXL Jam, Taylor's assets

Using supply chain finance to fuel M&A - webinar

Canada's Agropur to shut Quebec plant

The ice-cream maker who turned down Dragons' Den investment - Coconuts Naturally's Cecily Mills, the bitesize interview 21 Sep 18

Andy CoyneCoconuts Naturally founder Cecily Mills.

Cecily Mills, the founder of UK vegan ice-cream brand Coconuts Naturally, won investment on the business pitch TV programme Dragons' Den only to turn it down after the show aired. She explains her thinking to Andy Coyne and tells him about dealing with growing pains.

"We've got to be part of a wider ecosystem to succeed" - PepsiCo's Daniel Grubbs on why the Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator is hitting North America 18 Sep 18

Dean BestGrubb says PepsiCo interested in products 'that are more natural and organic, clean label'

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.

Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 18

Dean BestKeith Barr: 'Processes are ripe for improvements'

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.

Fleury Michon quits French meats trade body

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 24 Sep 18

Fleury Michon, the France-based supplier of ready meals and cooked meats, has quit the trade body representing the charcuterie industry in the country.

Unilever and Danone continue B Corp push

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 21 Sep 18

Unilever and Danone are two of the largest food companies to have embraced the B Corp certification and over the last 24 hours both have made fresh announcements.

General Mills trials new way of buying Haagen-Dazs

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 11 Sep 18

On Friday (7 September), ice-cream lovers in part of central London were able to order Häagen-Dazs on their phones - and have it delivered directly to them, wherever they were.

Brexit and the food industry

Brexit and the food industry

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

The under-pressure US food group has decided against a sale of the business and instead intends to pursue the disposal of selected assets.

You've bought a challenger brand - now what?

You've bought a challenger brand - now what?

Big Food is regularly acquiring challenger brands - but what should major food companies do with their new asset to ensure they maintain growth rates and not suffocate the new kid on the block?

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

After 12 years at the top of the US food and beverage giant, Nooyi hands over to fellow PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta.

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT A

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Calavo Growers, Inc. (Calavo) procures, markets and distributes avocados, prepared and other perishable food products. The company also offers sorting, packing, and ripening of avocados, tomatoes and Hawaiian grown papayas. Additionally it creates, processes and packages a portfolio of healthy fresh foods including fresh-cut fruit, fresh-cut vegetables and prepared foods along with processing and packaging guacamole and salsa. It distributes products to retail grocer, food-service, club stores, mass merchandisers, food distributors and wholesalers under its Calavo family of brand labels, as well as private labels. The company procures avocados from California, Mexico and Chile. Calavo is headquartered in Santa Paula, California, the US... Read more

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

Fast Food in Western Europe

Published: August 2018 - ($1325.00)

Snack Bars through the Lens of Emerging Markets : A focus on Asia Pacific

Published: August 2018 - ($1325.00)

Seaboard Corp (SEB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

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