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A truckload of plastic waste goes into the oceans each minute

Are we heading for a plastic-free world?

What should food companies do to align themselves with the growing concern over plastic? Will the industry ever do away with plastic complet...

Brexit - no-deal will means UK and EU trade defaults to WTO rules

Brexit - what would trading under WTO rules mean?

Andy Coyne looks at the possibility of a no-deal Brexit and at what food exporters and importers could expect from operating under Worl...

'Do the fundamentals well at every level of the organisation irrespective of employee age'

There is no secret formula to managing millennials

The key to managing millennials is remembering the fundamentals of managing and leading any employee, international executive coaching firm...

Canadian protein group Maple Leaf Foods now owns Field Roast

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...

Hälsa among firms in which Danone has invested

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

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. ...

'Direct relationships open up treasure trove of consumer insight'

The imperative of direct-to-consumer

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino set outs why food companies should be looking to build a direct-to-consumer business....


Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes 9 Jan 19

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.


Food M&A rises again in 2018, albeit at slower pace - data 9 Jan 19

just-food's index of M&A in the packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to gain an edge on their competition.

Thought Leaders


Ferrero 'joins group for Campbell Soup assets'

Simon Harvey | 18 Jan 19 Campbell brands including Tim Tam on block

Ferrero has reportedly been shortlisted to participate in the second auction round for the up-for-sale international business of Campbell Soup Co.


Brazil planning changes to meat sector regulation

Andy Coyne | 18 Jan 19 Brazil is planning to change its system of regulating meatpackers

The Brazilian government is planning to change the monitoring system for its key meat industry following a recent scandal which was based around meat plant inspections.


Kellogg to expand Poland operation

Simon Harvey | 18 Jan 19 Kellogg is seeing growing demand for its Pringles snacks across Europe

US food manufacturer Kellogg is expanding operations in Poland to meet growing demand for snacks across Europe.

Recent News - (Updated: 6:31pm 18 Jan 2019)

Godiva's 'planned asset sale gather momentum'

Distributor FoodMaven makes first acquisition

New owners for Swiss manufacturer Kadi

Don Lee Farms announces plant-based burger plans

Smithfield Foods makes COO appointment

New products: Mondelez, McCoy's, Pladis, Parag

Equistone's Group of Butchers in new German move

Seafood body MSC under microscope

"The timing for edible insects could not be better" - Eat Grub co-founder Shami Radia, the bitesize interview 15 Jan 19

Simon HarveyEat Grub crickets snacks - 'It's all about behavioural change, getting people to shift their behaviour and that's no easy process'

Eat Grub co-founder Shami Radia outlines why the UK firm believes the prospects for edible insects are strong and the business' plans for growth.


"We are looking for very new and distinctive ideas we haven't seen before" - PepsiCo's Karen Scott talks about Nutrition Greenhouse incubator 14 Jan 19

Simon HarveyPepsiCo wanted to work with other firms to find out more about nutrition trends, Scott says

Karen Scott, the co-leader of PepsiCo's European Nutrition Greenhouse incubator, discusses identifying potential investment partners in on-trend or obscure brand propositions.


"Food represents the best of consumer products" - private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital on its latest deal and wider M&A strategy 3 Jan 19

Dean BestBäckerhaus Veit range focuses on European-style products like ciabatta

US private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital has made another acquisition in the bakery sector. MD Heather Smith Thorne talks about the deal and the firm's broader M&A strategy.

Amazon button Dashed in Germany

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 11 Jan 19

In a bid to eat into sales of FMCG products, Amazon has developed and launched the Dash service, allowing consumers to re-order products at the touch of a button. A judge's pen in Germany has rendered those buttons illegal in that market.


Seeing the palm oil for the trees

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 10 Jan 19

Ocado has set up an ‘aisle’ on its website displaying products that do not contain palm oil, in response, the UK online grocer says, to growing interest from consumers in the ingredient.


The march of the vegans

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 4 Jan 19

As many of us contemplate joining the Veganuary craze, Andy Coyne considers the fast-growing vegan food market in the UK.

What might a 'no-deal' Brexit mean?

What might a 'no-deal' Brexit mean?

What could be the impact on the food industry if the UK and EU fail to reach a deal on Brexit?

What to monitor in 2019

What to monitor in 2019

just-food presents a series of articles setting out the issues and trends to watch next year.

Greencore quits US

Greencore quits US

London-listed private-label supplier exits after a decade trying to build business Stateside.

From NAFTA to USMCA

From NAFTA to USMCA

The US, Canada and Mexico - members of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - have struck a deal to replace the pact with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Panera Bread Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Panera Bread Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Panera Bread Company (Panera Bread) is a bakery company that owns and franchises chain of bakery-cafes. It offers daily baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches, soups, prepared and hand-tossed salads, pasta dishes, and custom roasted coffees and cafe beverages... Read more

Published: December 2018 - ($125.00)


Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: December 2018 - ($125.00)


Opportunities in the Eastern Europe Prepared Meals Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High Growth Economies

Published: November 2018 - ($2100.00)


United Arab Emirates - ISA Country Report

Published: January 2019 - ($99.00)


North America Report Package

Published: January 2019 - ($699.00)


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