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Local production needed to carve out foothold in China

French fries in China: the sizzle, the sogginess

The market for French fries in China is growing rapidly but barriers to entry exist for foreign providers, as Peter Peverelli explains....

Kraft Heinz planning to focus media spend on fewer brands

Kraft Heinz FYs, guidance - what you need to know

Kraft Heinz is preaching patience after a set of "disappointing" 2019 financial results and long-term investors will need a healthy dos...

Schneider expects similar level of M&A and disposals to come [Photo credit:]

Nestle's annual results - key takeaways

Market reaction to Nestlé's annual results was less than positive after a key target was pushed back. Simon Harvey takes a look at th...

The technology Nestle developed had impressed some experts

Nestle may see positives in low-sugar choc failure

Nestle may have pulled low-sugar chocolate product Milkybar Wowsomes from the market but the company might be able to still take some p...

Danone made 'minority investment' in Forager Project in 2019

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

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

Kellogg-owned Incogmeato burgers poised to hit markets

Kellogg's annual earnings - key takeaways

Kellogg reported an impressive turnaround in organic growth for the year through December but then spooked markets with a less inspirin...

Why Yofix backing highlights dairy-free shift

The backing for Israeli dairy-free start-up Yofix Investments by two major European dairy companies shows a key macro trend could become a competitive flank in dairy alternatives.

How might Argentina's emergency economic measures affect the food industry?

just-food's Latin America correspondent Paula Krizanovic analyses how Argentina's recent packaged of emergency economic measures could impact the food sector.

Thought Leaders

US food major Conagra Brands cuts outlook

Simon Harvey | 17 Feb 20 Organic growth now seen flat to up 0.5%

US food major Conagra Brands has cut its full-year sales growth outlook due to a "softer-than-expected" third quarter.

Dean Foods, Borden Dairy 'merger discounted'

Simon Harvey | 17 Feb 20 Dean Foods declined to comment

US dairy firms Dean Foods and Borden Dairy Company have both recently field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but Bloomberg reports no potential merger is on the cards.

BRF plants face Middle Eastern export ban

Simon Harvey | 17 Feb 20 Suspension linked to 'alleged violations'

Meat giant BRF said a Middle Eastern country has temporarily blocked chicken imports from two of its sites in Brazil.

Recent News - (Updated: 4:23pm 17 Feb 2020)

Biscuit International gets new owner

Brexit- retail body issues trade talks warning

Little Moons opens new production facility

Nigeria's Best Foods acquired by trading platform

NPD - Upfield, James White Drinks

New plant-based investor nears first deal

Mexico's Grupo Bimbo enters Kazakhstan

Indofood mulls move for noodle production partner

"It’s too bad we have to go through pain to see the truth" – TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky on why we need to cut waste

Thomas ParkerCompanies including PepsiCo and Mondelez International are working with Szaky's TerraCycle [Photo copyright: Christopher Crane for Terra Cycle]

TerraCycle has grown to become one of the most well-known names in recycling. We speak to CEO Tom Szaky on how he's reshaping the way consumers use and dispose of packaging.

Mr Crumb co-founder Jason Coyle on reinventing stuffing - the bitesize interview

Andy CoyneMr Crumb's Jason Coyle

Andy Coyne talks to Jason Coyle, co-founder of Ireland-based stuffing business Mr Crumb, about export opportunities and the appeal of the foodservice category.

"I don't think anyone's debating now the meat-free category is going to be very, very large" - the exit interview with Quorn Foods' Kevin Brennan

Dean BestLeading Quorn 'probably been most meaningful ten years of my career'

Stepping down after a near-decade at the helm of Quorn Foods, Kevin Brennan reflects on the growth of the UK meat-free firm and what it needs to do to continue to prosper.

How will the UK’s departure from the EU affect the food industry? Here we bring together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

Brexit talks - UK retail body BRC warns of higher costs, reduced availability

Brexit talks - UK retail body BRC warns of higher costs, reduced availability

The body representing UK retailers has issued a warning to the country's government over the forthcoming post-Brexit trade talks with the EU.

Scottish salmon industry body warns of "huge, unnecessary burdens" of Brexit

UK confirms barriers to be introduced on EU goods, including food

US predicts "real contention" over UK food talks

UK immigration recommendations need to go further, argue food industry bodies

The budding area of vertical farming

The budding area of vertical farming

Vertical farming is taking root - but how far could it blossom?

Food for thought for 2020

Food for thought for 2020

We present a series of articles looking at trends in the UK, the US and China, as well as the hot issues in M&A and sustainability.

Dean Foods' slide into Chapter 11

Dean Foods' slide into Chapter 11

The US dairy giant has found the going tough for much of the last decade.

What's the outlook for cell-based food?

What's the outlook for cell-based food?

Seen as a sustainable and animal-friendly way of feeding the world, the nascent area of cell-based is attracting a lot of attention from investors.

UK: Food & Grocery 2019-2024

UK: Food & Grocery 2019-2024

The UK Food & Grocery report offers a comprehensive insight into the food & grocery market in the UK, analysing the sector, the major players, the main trends, and consumer attitudes; as well as providing forecasts out to 2024. Consumer data is based on our 2019 UK How Britain Shops survey, using a panel of 10,000 nationally representative consumers... Read more

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Opportunities in the Global Savory Snacks Sector

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Opportunities in the Americas Savory & Deli Sector

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