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Premier has enjoyed five consecutive quarters of sales growth

How Premier CEO Darby leaving to mixed reaction

Gavin Darby has proved a controversial chief executive and some in the investment community will cheer his exit from Premier Foods. Others&n...

We present four product trends to monitor in China in 2019

Four product trends to watch in China in 2019

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines four product trends food companies doing business in the country - or wanting to do bus...

US allergen-free baker Partake Foods joined Chobani incubator

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

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

Pipers focuses on smaller UK stores and foodservice

PepsiCo's best hope for Pipers outside UK grocery

PepsiCo's third acquisition in five months has seen the US group snap up UK firm Pipers Crisps, a business in its core category &n...

Trade wars - could have a big impact on the US food industry in 2019.

What will be the US food mega-trends of 2019?

2018 was a year of dynamism and change in the US food industry and 2019 looks like being no different, writes Victor Martino....

GSK expects to conclude review by end of 2018

Where could GSK's Horlicks assets end up?

Some major names in the food and drinks industries are said to have eyed up the GlaxoSmithKline assets under review - at the centre of...


Amid pressure on sales, Mondelez is rolling up its sleeves 2 Nov 18

With sales in the doldrums, Mondelez International is looking to grow its top-line again through a business revamp and a new future-fcoused unit.


October matches 2018 high for food M&A - data 2 Nov 18

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector outlines the volume of deals being announced each month.

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Post Holdings to spin-off nutrition business

Simon Harvey | 16 Nov 18 Post's Active Nutrition brands include PowerBar, Dymatize

US food manufacturer Post Holdings, the company behind Weetabix and Grape-Nuts cereal, plans to separate one of its business units into a new publically-listed company.


N. Ireland food regs may change under Brexit deal

Keith Nuthall | 15 Nov 18 UK PM May (left) has seen ministers quit in wake of publication of draft deal

The draft withdrawal agreement drawn up by the UK and the EU to cover how the country departs the bloc could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland based in a remaining EU member state.


The future of cannabis in food - act now

Dean Best | 15 Nov 18 Report on cannabis latest launch from just-food's FUTURES service

The future of cannabis in the food and beverage industries will be worth billions, according to the latest report from FUTURES - the new insights service from just-food and sister site just-drinks.

Recent News - (Updated: 10:52am 16 Nov 2018)

Swander Pace Capital snaps up bakery firm

Revisions to major palm-oil standard agreed

Europastry becomes sole owner of US firm

NPD - Nestle, Kellogg, Conagra, School of Wok

Spanish companies set to merge operations

French bakery group to cut more jobs

US meal kit firm Blue Apron reveals major changes

Lifeway Foods sets out stall for sales recovery

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on navigating new wave of M&A and uncertainty of Brexit - the just-food interview, part two 14 Nov 18

Dean BestCoveney sees sourcing labour as 'long-term issue' for UK food post-Brexit

Greencore's exit from the US leaves the Ireland-based own-label supplier to focus on the UK. Speaking to Dean Best, CEO Patrick Coveney surveys a market he sees as in flux.


Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on leaving US market and focusing on UK - the just-food interview, part one 13 Nov 18

Dean BestCoveney: 'We have very exciting things we can do in the UK'

In the first of a two-part interview, Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney talks to Dean Best about the private-label manufacturer's decision to quit the US and focus on the UK market.


"The opportunity is so big" - Nestle and new asset Terrafertil eye Latin America's fledgling markets for plant-based foods 7 Nov 18

Dean BestNestle 'wants to push' goldenberry products

After a deal finalised in August, Nestle owns a majority stake in Latin American organic and plant-based business Terrafertil. Dean Best spoke to both companies to ask what lies ahead.

Will Fox be on the run over post-Brexit food standards?

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 18 Oct 18

UK international trade secretary Dr. Liam Fox was talking tough this week, insisting there will be no lowering of the country's food standards when negotiating free trade agreements post-Brexit. But is that a promise he will be able to keep?


Crisp maker embraces change after snack attack

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 5 Oct 18

PepsiCo-owned UK crisp maker Walkers has introduced a new recycling scheme after pressure from environmental campaigners.


Ready for departure?

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 3 Oct 18

At the Food & Drink Business Europe conference, held in Coventry in the English Midlands on Tuesday (2 October), one subject seemed to engage the attendees more than any other. You've guessed it: Brexit.

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby to step down

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby to step down

Gavin Darby to stand down as boss of the UK manufacturer in January 2019 after six - often fractious - years at the helm.

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.

Dispatches from 2018 Trend Hunter Future Festival

Dispatches from 2018 Trend Hunter Future Festival

Lucy Britner reports back from Toronto, where the latest consumer trends were unpicked

Vitamins in Germany

Vitamins in Germany

Health awareness in Germany is steadily increasing as consumers become more knowledgeable about how to avoid common ailments, particularly during the winter. As a result, Germans are especially concerned about a potential lack of vitamins which are crucial for good health. Therefore, advertising has a strong influence on purchasing decisions as it highlights the need for a healthy immune system. At the same time, these products also benefit from being widely available in discounters, supermarket..... Read more

Published: September 2018 - ($990.00)


Palm Oil: From Controversial to Sustainable Commodity

Published: September 2018 - ($1325.00)


Sports Nutrition in the US

Published: October 2018 - ($990.00)


West Europe - ISA Region Report

Published: November 2018 - ($199.00)


Central and South Asia - ISA Economic Forecasts

Published: November 2018 - ($199.00)


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