'It will likely have to be business leaders who extend olive branch to Trump. And, in due time they will.'

Where do Trump and corporate America go from here?

Following the disbanding this week of two Presidential business advisory committees, Ben Cooper looks at Donald Trump’s relationship with bu...

General Mills' latest attempt to revive its US yogurt sales is Oui by Yoplait

What's the next chapter for yogurt in the US?

In a US packaged food market that has struggled for growth for much of the last decade, the yogurt category has been a success story, driven...

UK have issued new rules on advertising online to children

Opinion: Marketeers, fret not when markets go dark

The UK has recently further tightened restrictions on the advertising of foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS). Neil Davidson, the managin...

Corn Flakes gained share in the UK in Q2, Kellogg said

Kellogg H1: five things to learn

Second-quarter profits that beat Wall Street forecasts gave Kellogg's shares a boost yesterday (3 August), closing up more than 4% after the...

Van de Put joins Cadbury maker in November

Plenty to ponder as Mondelez changes CEO

One of the longest tenures at the top of a major food multinational is set to come to an end, with Irene Rosenfeld, the chairman and CEO of...

Greece's economy 'on the up', Tsipras said last week

Focus: Rise of 'professional shopper' in Greece

Last week, Greece's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, said the "worst" of the country's economic troubles were "clearly behind us". Two years...

How the food industry can help reverse climate change 25 Jul 17

Climate change is widely viewed as one of the biggest threats facing humanity. The impact of global warming can be seen across the world and it is already causing insecurity and uncertainty in food industry supply chains. As a significant CO2 emitter, the food industry is uniquely positioned to tackle the issue through innovation. Katy Askew looks at how food makers can help mitigate – and even reverse – global warming by using their supply chains to rejuvenate farmlands and forests.

McCormick hot on Reckitt sauces deal despite fiery multiple 21 Jul 17

McCormick & Co. this week emerged as the buyer of Reckitt Benckiser's food assets, which include French's mustard and Frank's RedHot sauce. The brands look a good fit with McCormick's own basket of sauces and spices but the US group has paid what appears to be a rich multiple for the assets and its shares cooled on Wednesday when the deal was announced. Can McCormick extract value? Dean Best reports.

Thought Leaders

Chinese chicken giant linked to Moy Park bid

Andy Coyne | 21 Aug 17 Moy Park said to be attracting interest from Chinese suitor

China's richest chicken farmer, New Hope, has been linked to a GBP1bn (US$1.28bn) takeover of UK poultry giant Moy Park, owned by Brazil-based meat processor JBS.

B&G Foods buy US snack firm Back to Nature

Andy Coyne | 21 Aug 17 Brynwood and Mondelez have owned Back to Nature through venture since 2012

Green Giant brand owner B&G Foods is to acquire Back to Nature Foods Company, the US snack maker owned in a venture between private-equity firm Brynwood Partners and Mondelez International.

US gets meat export boosts from Argentina, S Korea

Andy Coyne | 18 Aug 17 US pork - available in Argentina for the first time since 1992

US meat exporters have had a double dose of good news, with Argentina agreeing to allow the importation of American pork and South Korea lifting its ban on the country's exports of poultry products.

Recent News - (Updated: 9:50am 21 Aug 2017)

Lotus Bakeries notes Brexit impact as sales rise

J&J Snack Foods buys Labriola Baking Company

US surimi specialists Aquamar and LM Foods combine

Conagra plans fresh investment at Arkansas plant

Pladis hires GSK's Luigi La Corte as CFO

Schwan's invests in shrimp supplier Tru Shrimp

Calories targeted in latest England obesity push

New consortium linked to Unilever spreads bid

Weetabix's UK chief Sally Abbott sets out stall in tough market and under new owner - interview 10 Aug 17

Dean BestAbbott: 'The market category is pretty flat but consumers are looking for healthier solutions that are easy to get to'

After almost five years under the ownership of China's Bright Food, Weetabix is a month into life as part of US-based Post Holdings, which acquired the UK breakfast cereal business in July in a deal worth GBP1.4bn (US$1.83bn). Weetabix's UK and Irish division also has a new managing director, Sally Abbott, previously the group's global marketing director. Dean Best caught up with Abbott as she gets to grip with running Weetabix's largest unit under a new owner.

Nestle's baby food arm Gerber on adapting to grow - interview 1 Aug 17

Dean BestPartyka: 'Some industries see millennials as nuisance. We see them as opportunity'

Gerber, one of the most-established names in the baby food sector, is marking its 90th anniversary. In some markets, a company can trade on that longevity; in others, it can turn some consumers off. Bill Partyka, Gerber's president and CEO, talks to Dean Best about how the Nestle-owned company is emphasising its heritage in China but seeking to adapt to changing consumer tastes in the US.

Why UK chocolate upstart Doisy & Dam focused on sustainability at outset - interview 26 Jul 17

Ben CooperSmith (left) sees B Corp status as 'gold standard of sustainability accreditation'

UK-based chocolate business Doisy & Dam recently announced it had gained B Corporation status. Ben Cooper spoke with co-founders, Ed Smith and Rich Wilkinson about the importance this young company places on sustainable growth.

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UK consumers to cut back on fruit and veg - and point to Brexit, study says

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 18 Jul 17

Whatever your view on Brexit, a piece of research issued today (18 July) in the UK on fruit and veg consumption will likely unite more of you than last year's divisive vote.

Cyber attack - another wake-up call for business

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 28 Jun 17

A month after an international cyber attack hit entities including the UK's National Health Service and Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, another has caused havoc around the world, affecting businesses including shipping group Maersk and, in our industry, Mondelez International.

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.

Fipronil contamination rocks Europe egg sector

Fipronil contamination rocks Europe egg sector

The contamination of eggs in the Netherlands with the insecticide fipronil has led to recalls in three European markets.

Mondelez names new CEO

Mondelez names new CEO

The snacks giant has hired McCain Foods chief Dirk van de Put to lead the Oreo owner.

The alleged 'dual quality' of food sold in the EU

The alleged 'dual quality' of food sold in the EU

Four central European countries - the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia - have led claims some multinationals are selling identically-branded food of different quality in the EU.

Packaged Vegan Foods Market in the US 2017-2021

Packaged Vegan Foods Market in the US 2017-2021

About Packaged Vegan Foods Packaged vegan foods are plant-based packaged food products prepared without the use of any ingredients or products derived from animals, including but not limited to meat, fish, and poultry products, dairy products, and honey... Read more

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Halal Food Market in the US 2017-2021

Published: August 2017 - ($4067.00)

The Impact of the 2017 Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Packaged Food Industry in India

Published: July 2017 - ($1325.00)

Certified Organic: Opportunities in Food and Beverages

Published: July 2017 - ($1325.00)

Global Chocolate Syrup Market 2017-2021

Published: July 2017 - ($4067.00)

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