'As policy, it is strong, weak and evasive in one document'

Focus: Scotland obesity offensive begs questions

With health a devolved policy area in the UK, Scotland has come forward with its own plans to tackle obesity in its country. David Burrows l...

Tyson Foods - buoyant on back of positive results

Tyson Foods FY results and outlook: 7 takeaways

Tyson Foods this week issued a set of annual results that included rising sales, a record level of operating income and record earnings per...

More companies are expected to align sustainability strategies with SDGs

In-depth: Why align with UN sustainability goals?

Over the two years since the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) were launched, increasing numbers of food companies have...

Pietrangeli: 'We are facing an existential threat to our industry and we need to act fast'

IDF World Dairy Summit - the highlights

The volatility in commodity prices, the rise of plant-based alternatives, Brexit, Trump - there was plenty for delegates who headed to Belfa...

TreeHouse's shares tumbled on Thursday (2 November)

Column: It's not child's play for TreeHouse

After a largely smooth decade for TreeHouse Foods since its inception in 2005, the largest private-label supplier in the US has found it tou...

IRI analysed butter sales in six major European markets

How Europe's butter category melted this summer

Butter has grabbed the headlines in Europe in 2017. Falling milk production, a poor yield in 2016 and demand from emerging markets has led t...

Eyeing Asia, Saputo moves for Murray Goulburn - editor's viewpoint 30 Oct 17

Dean Best weighs up why Saputo has moved to buy the embattled Australian dairy group.

The potential for blockchain in the food industry 24 Oct 17

Blockchain and how to harness the technology is one of the hot topics in boardrooms. A number of the world's largest food manufacturers and grocers are looking closely at the concept and its applications. Simon Creasey analyses the potential uses, benefits and challenges of using blockchain in the sector.

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MPs question safety processes in wake of 2 Sisters

Simon Harvey | 17 Nov 17 2 Sisters - investigation into its practices led to MPs; report.

UK Members of Parliament have questioned the processes of the nation's food standards agencies following an enquiry into hygiene and safety at a 2 Sisters Food Group poultry processing plant in the West Midlands.

Earnings: Post Holdings, J.M. Smucker, MHP

just-food.com | 17 Nov 17 Post Holdings has reassessed the prospects of its Dymatize sports nutrition brand.

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Ornua takes Kerrygold to South Korea

Andy Coyne | 17 Nov 17 Kerrygold - now available in South Korea.

Ornua, the Irish dairy group, has launched its Kerrygold butter brand into the South Korean market.

Recent News - (Updated: 7:24pm 17 Nov 2017)

Cargill-Faccenda JV over hurdle with Brussels OK

Cargill to invest in meat plant in Nashville

MG reaches settlement over milk-price claims

Huishan Dairy eyes provisional liquidation

NPD News - Hostess Brands and Nestle USA

Huel names James McMaster CEO

Croatia's Atlantic Grupa signs US production deal

Chocolate giants sign up to deforestation accord

From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 17

Dean BestAllied Bakeries, home to Kingsmill, could post another loss in FY17/18, Bason says

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.

Lee Kum Kee targets European demand for "authentic" Chinese cuisine - interview 8 Nov 17

Dean BestLee Kum Kee's European business yet to turn profit

Over more than a century, Lee Kum Kee, the Hong Kong-based supplier of Chinese sauces, had grown into a multinational supplying more than 120 markets. The privately-owned Lee Kum Kee rarely gives interviews but, at the Anuga trade expo in Germany, Dean Best sat down with Maria Chong, the general manager of the business’ operations in Europe, to hear about the company’s ambitions in the region.

Danone's Alpro aims to milk its emerging markets - interview 26 Oct 17

Dean BestAlpro describes Middle East as region of 'big, big potential'

Danone's blockbuster move for US-based WhiteWave Foods has been one of the most significant food-industry acquisitions of the last 18 months. Struck in July 2016, the US$12.5bn deal was sealed this April and doubled Danone’s sales in the US – but it also gave the French giant the European dairy-alternative brand Alpro. Dean Best caught up with Alain De Bruyn, commercial director for Alpro’s business in a swathe of countries from Slovakia to South Africa, to find out more about the plans for the brand in some of its more early-stage markets.

Tesco-Booker deal gets green light as UK grocery landscape shifts

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 14 Nov 17

Here in the UK, we've had two significant pieces of M&A news in the grocery retail channel in the last 24 hours.

Getting the basics right online

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 8 Nov 17

Failed launches cost grocery brands operating in the UK over GBP30m per year - but ironing out mistakes made in listing new products online could help improve marketeers' chances of success, according to new research.

US plant-based foods lobbyists get notable new member

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 30 Oct 17

More US trade-body news has caught the eye today (30 October). The Plant Based Foods Association, set up just 18 months ago to promote the growing category in the US, has attracted a major new member.

The food industry and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

The food industry and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Food manufacturers have been prominent in the first wave of corporations aligning with the UN SDGs and the goals are becoming a focal point for industry sustainability strategies.

The sale of US snack maker Inventure Foods

The sale of US snack maker Inventure Foods

A year after announcing a review of its options, Inventure Foods has agreed to a sale to fellow US savoury snacks business Utz Quality Foods.

UK meatpacker Hilton moves into seafood

UK meatpacker Hilton moves into seafood

Hilton Food Group, the UK meat supplier serving retailers in Europe and Australasia, has branched out into seafood via M&A.

2 Sisters Food Group faces poultry allegations

2 Sisters Food Group faces poultry allegations

One of the UK food giant's domestic poultry plants is at the centre of labelling and hygiene regulations.

Chocolate, Cocoa and Sugar Confectionery Markets in the Top

Chocolate, Cocoa and Sugar Confectionery Markets in the Top 5 European Countries to 2021

The report package Chocolate, Cocoa and Sugar Confectionery Markets in the Top 5 European Countries to 2021 offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for chocolate, cocoa and sugar confectionery in the top 5 European countries... Read more

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Sugar Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2021

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Chilled Raw Packaged Meat - Processed (Meat) Market in China - Outlook to 2021: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

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Top Growth Opportunities: Confectionery in China

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Sports Nutrition in China

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