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Aleph Farms has attracted investment from meat giant Cargill

What are the prospects for cultured meat?

Cultured meat – also known as 'clean meat' or 'slaughter-free meat' – is gaining traction. But challenges remain on sc...

'More consumers want brands that have meaning to them'

Why sustainability matters for every CPG company

After a study from NYU Stern and IRI, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino looks at the building business case for sustainability....

Ireland's ABP has launched Equals meat-free brand

Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

Nutrition can be an area where older consumers can be resistant to new thinking

How food companies can make most of longer lives

The food industry has been ponderous in responding to the ageing global population. How can food companies effectively meet the needs of the...

China - growing appetite for biscuits such as Oreo cookies

What drives China's growing appetite for biscuits?

In his latest dispatch from China, just-food columnist Peter Peverelli unpicks the growing demand for biscuits in the country....

“Often the bigger food and drink companies are a bit more cumbersome'

M&A as shortcut for Big Food's innovation

Large players are buying niche brands, short-cutting R&D and buying immediate share. We discuss why and how M&A is part of Big Food'...


The preparation game - how can SME food businesses attract a buyer? 25 Apr 19

Big Food is increasingly looking to acquire innovative SMEs operating in fast-growth categories but what does a small business need to do to attract a buyer? Andy Coyne reports.


Is the tide already turning for Kraft Heinz before new chief Miguel Patricio sails in? 24 Apr 19

With the surprise announcement of a new chief at US food major Kraft Heinz, Simon Harvey looks at what Miguel Patricio might bring to the table.

Thought Leaders


Food giants issue new pledge on trans fat

Dean Best | 20 May 19 Pledge in line with WHO recommendation

Twelve of the world's largest food and drinks companies are to "enhance their commitment" to reduce the level of trans fat in the global food supply.


Job cuts on cards at Nestle facility

Andy Coyne | 20 May 19 Thomy brand mayonnaise - one of core products made at Basel site

Switzerland-based food giant Nestlé has announced plans to "reorient" a factory in its domestic market.


UK snacks group Cofresh in facility announcement

Andy Coyne | 17 May 19 Cofresh - increasing production through new facility

Cofresh, a UK-based snacks manufacturer, has announced it has bought a production facility in the English Midlands.

Recent News - (Updated: 1:11pm 20 May 2019)

Aussie confectioner Yowie responds to latest bid

UK fruit supplier Jupiter acquires Dutch peer

Investment firm S CAP makes first forays into food

Confectioner Yowie subject of new takeover offer

US firm Pretzels invests in production

Aussie honey firm Australian Rainforest Honey sold

NPD - Hershey, Kind, Blue Diamond, Meatless Farm

Egg-free group Just 'indicates IPO ambition'

"Parents are really struggling" – Yumble co-founders Joanna and David Parker on the opportunity in selling meals for kids on subscription 17 May 19

Dean BestParkers pushing for nationwide presence in US

Yumble, the US direct-to-consumer firm selling meals for children, talks to just-food about why it's "excited" about the future - and receiving investment from Danone.


"There will be a shakedown of brands in UK meat-free" - The Meatless Farm Co.'s new CEO Robert Woodall on looking for an edge 16 Apr 19

Dean BestWoodall: 'You need a brand to come across the retailers to drive up the story'

We talk to Robert Woodall, the ex-Kellogg exec now at the helm of The Meatless Farm Co., the UK meat-free firm battling to carve out a foothold in a competitive market.


Arla Foods' Tomi Siren on how blockchain is helping the dairy giant's sustainability drive - interview 12 Apr 19

Dean BestSirén: 'I would hope we could push the new norm for traceability'

Blockchain is one of a bunch of emerging technologies catching the attention of FMCG companies. We talk to dairy giant Arla Foods about a pilot they have launched.

Amazon tries again in UK food delivery

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 17 May 19

Perhaps today's most eye-catching corporate food story here in the UK is Amazon's decision to invest in food-delivery business Deliveroo.


The heat is on at Hobnobs HQ

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 13 May 19

Andy Coyne visits snacks giant Pladis and hears about issues relating to football and sunny weather and learns of an admirable new initiative aimed at promoting positive mental health.


Everything's gone green

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 3 May 19

After a field trip to a Unilever base in the UK, Andy Coyne muses on the sustainability of taking a sustainable approach.

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz in spotlight

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz in spotlight

The US-based food giant is finding the going tough, squeezed by private label and more agile, on-trend brands.

The rise of Beyond Meat

The rise of Beyond Meat

The US vegan business is among those leading the charge as demand for plant-based food rises - and investors are betting big on the company's growth, too.

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

A one-stop shop featuring our interviews with Big Food execs at the forefront of reshaping their innovation processes and portfolios.

Food industry M&A in 2018

Food industry M&A in 2018

A run-down of the major transactions that shaped the global packaged food sector in 2018.

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc (FDP) - Financial and Strategic

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc (FDP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc (Fresh Del Monte) is a global food company that manufactures, markets, and distributes bananas, fresh produce, prepared food, and vegetables... Read more

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Opportunities in the Global Meat Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High Growth Economies

Published: April 2019 - ($3450.00)


Global Bakery & Cereals

Published: April 2019 - ($350.00)


Bakery & Cereals in China

Published: April 2019 - ($350.00)


Breakfast Cereals in Europe

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