Gove: 'It's in EU interests to secure trade deal with UK'

Gove wins UK exporter praise but Brexit looms

For all the qualified optimism about the UK government's renewed pledges to work "in partnership" with the country's food industry to grow t...

Reckitt Benckiser's food division was sold for US$4.2bn in 2017.

2017 - the year in food industry M&A

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector du...

President Trump and vocal Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage

just-food Confidence Survey – Trump and Brexit

The second part of just-food's 2018 Confidence Survey asked our readers for their thoughts about Trump and Brexit - and how they saw these g...

'The proportion of respondents forecasting deterioration in consumer confidence in key markets is up sharply'

just-food Confidence Survey - sales, profits

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we asked a series of questions about how you plan to co...

'Authenticity can be around an item, ingredient or concept/process - and is highly valued by consumers'

The nine foodservice trends to follow in 2018

The foodservice channel continues to show growth, even in more mature markets, presenting an opportunity for food manufacturers to capture....

Optimising products for voice search becoming more important

Food industry in 2018 - e-commerce trends to watch

Taking advantage of the rise of the e-commerce channel will be a priority of an increasing number of food company strategists in 2018. Andre...


The food industry in 2018 - the challenges and opportunities of navigating a UK market in spotlight 7 Dec 17

As we approach the New Year, food industry watchers are predicting what we are likely to see in the UK in 2018. Andy Coyne reports.


Food companies seek boost from revenue growth management 6 Dec 17

In mature markets like North America and western Europe, packaged food manufacturers have in recent years found top-line growth hard to come by. Some have turned to revenue growth management - moves to optimise their prices, promotions and product range - to try to revitalise sales. Simon Creasey analyses the benefits and challenges of implementing the practices.

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Unilever accepts KKR offer for spreads unit

Dean Best | 15 Dec 17 KKR set to take on range including Flora

Unilever has accepted an offer for its spreads arm from private-equity firm KKR.


Snyder's-Lance said to be on Campbell's radar

Simon Harvey | 15 Dec 17 Talks said to be ongoing, along with another potential buyer

US snacks firm Snyder's-Lance is said to have hired an investment bank to look into an offer to buy the company from food peer Campbell Soup Co.


Sanderson Farms to double capital spending

Simon Harvey | 15 Dec 17 Sanderson Farms eyeing further capital expenditure

US poultry company Sanderson Farms plans to more than double capital expenditure next year as it invests in new plants and equipment to ramp up production.

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EU, Mercosur trade deal stalls

Sanderson Farms faces pressure on antibiotic use

Murray Goulburn to pay penalty after price probe

Liquidators appointed at Huishan Dairy

Earnings - Prataap Snacks, Sanderson Farms

Kraft Heinz offers disposals for Cerebos deal OK

US custom sauces firm Illes Foods expands in Texas

Ajinomoto to make changes to Japan R&D function

Irish meats firm Clonakilty invests under shadow of Brexit - interview 12 Dec 17

Simon HarveyClonakilty owner Colette Twomey

Irish savoury meat company Clonakilty has returned to its home-town roots following a EUR7m (US$8.2m) investment in a new, self-contained site. However, the move comes with Brexit hanging over Ireland’s exporters. Simon Harvey catches up with CEO Colette Twomey.


Building supply chain resilience at heart of McCormick’s 2025 vision - interview 4 Dec 17

Ben CooperMcCormick - committed to sustainable ingredient sourcing.

US flavourings firm McCormick puts supply chain goals front and centre in its new sustainability strategy. Michael Okoroafor, the company’s vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation, told Ben Cooper why.


UK breakfast firm Moma Foods adds overseas push to growth plans - interview 23 Nov 17

Dean BestMoma Foods 'more strategic' with overseas markets

UK-based, oats-focused business Moma Foods is more than a decade old and, after carving out a foothold domestically, is starting to strategically look at growing its fledgling positions in its overseas markets. Dean Best spoke to Moma Foods managing director Pete Joubert to find out more.

Ethical Trading Initiative's suspension of Fyffes rumbles on

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 11 Dec 17

Fyffes' suspension from The Ethical Trading Initiative, sparked over disquiet about conditions for the produce giant's workers in Honduras, continues after the UK-based organisation said the fruit and vegetable supplier had not done enough to assuage the concerns.


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.

The food industry in 2018

The food industry in 2018

We present the industry issues and trends to watch next year.

Nestle linked with Hain Celestial

Nestle linked with Hain Celestial

The world's largest food maker has reportedly had preliminary talks about buying part or all of the US group.

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.

Is Sugar the next Tobacco?

Is Sugar the next Tobacco?

Pressure to reduce sugar in food is growing. On the back of effective campaigning and the publication of new dietary advice by influential health bodies, sugar reduction has risen to the top of the dietary health agenda during the past three years... Read more

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Global Provisionally Preserved Vegetable Market to 2021 - Market Size, Development, Top 10 Countries, and Forecasts

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Weight Management and Wellbeing in China

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Global Database of the Top 1000 Food Producers

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