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European retailers devoting more space to champion local products

Column: Europe's hunger for local food

In IRI's latest exclusive column, the industry researchers highlight how demand in Europe for local food is on the rise - and how it's small...

Canadian protein group Maple Leaf Foods now owns Field Roast

Guide: Big Meat eyeing alternatives

The rise of plant-based products as an alternative to meat and the arrival of lab-created - or 'clean' - products as a potentially sustainab...

Suppliers 'should see pacts as way to optimise costs', AlixPartners argues

Grocer buying pacts and their impact on suppliers

With Tesco and Carrefour seeking to become the latest major grocers in Europe to work together on purchasing, Simon Creasey looks at the imp...

Greencore - will concentrate on UK after exiting the US

Greencore's "singular focus" after US exit

Andy Coyne looks at the ramifications of Greencore's decision to quit the US after a decade of trying to build a successful own-label busine...

Canada's dairy market has been central to protracted negotiations - and home to negative reaction to deal

How might new NAFTA trade deal affect food sector?

Since President Trump's election, the future of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement has at various times looked uncertain bu...

Pirate's Booty biggest brand of Hershey's new Pirate Brands business

Analysis: Food M&A up in first nine months

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the internatio...

What could drive growth in India's instant-noodles market? - category deep dive, part two 8 Oct 18

Instant noodles have taken hold in India, which is now the fourth-largest market for the product, according to industry figures. But how could the category continue to grow? Raghavendra Verma reports.

Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  5 Oct 18

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

Thought Leaders

just-food FUTURES: Driverless cars and how we shop

Dean Best | 19 Oct 18 Kroger launched pilot with Nuro in Arizon in summer 2018

Driverless cars will disrupt the food and drinks industries in the next ten years, according to a new future-focused service from just-food and just-drinks.

Nestle nutrition looks healthy as frozen struggles

Simon Harvey | 19 Oct 18 Nestle rolled out its A2 Illuma formula in China this year

Nestlé's nutrition and health division outperformed the Swiss food giant's other business units in the first nine months of the fiscal year amid growth from infant nutrition.

Kirin confirms plan to sell off Lion's dairy arm

Andy Coyne | 19 Oct 18 Lion - its dairy arm is to be sold by parent Kirin.

Japan's Kirin Holdings is to sell the dairy division of Lion, its Australia-based food and beverage subsidiary.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:49pm 19 Oct 2018)

StarKist pleads guilty to US price-fixing

Australian poultry group Inghams appoints new CEO

Agropur hints at changes to goat cheese operation

Unilever faces Romanian assets sale

Two key markets weigh on Wessanen

South Africa's Clover in takeover talks

Marine Harvest inks supply deal with Alibaba

Fruits supplier Roger Descours secures investment

Katjesgreenfood CEO Manon Littek on the "food revolution" and why the German confectioner has formed division to back upstarts - interview 18 Oct 18

Dean BestFabaButter owner Fora among Katjesgreenfood's investments

Katjes Group is a member of Big Food with a division to invest in fledgling businesses. Dean Best talks to the Germany-based confectioner about the strategy for its Katjesgreenfood fund.

Seaweed & Co.'s Dr Craig Rose on launching Weed & Wonderful, selling ingredients to industry giants and why consumers are intrigued by seaweed - the bitesize interview 18 Oct 18

Dean BestRose: 'The oils are opening up a space that's perhaps quite stagnant'

Seaweed & Co. has added a range of consumer products under the brand Weed & Wonderful to its ingredients business. Dean Best met with majority shareholder Dr Craig Rose to hear his plans for the UK firm.

"If Green & Black's consumers want a different brand, we hope we're that brand" - UK chocolate firm Seed and Bean sets out stall - the bitesize interview 12 Oct 18

Dean BestSeed and Bean co-founder Oliver Shorts

Seed and Bean is a fledgling but growing UK-based organic chocolate maker, building a presence at home and abroad. Dean Best spoke to co-owner Oliver Shorts about the company's ambitions.

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.

Greencore quits US

Greencore quits US

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



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

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

The under-pressure US food group has decided against a sale of the business and instead intends to pursue the disposal of selected assets.

Brake Bros Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Brake Bros Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Brake Bros Limited (Brakes) supplies frozen, chilled and ambient foods in Europe. Its product portfolio includes fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables, chilled and frozen meat, poultry products, bakery products such as breads, cakes and pastries... Read more

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

J Sainsbury Plc (SBRY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

Disrupted or Distracted? Understanding Brand disruptors in Food

Published: September 2018 - ($1325.00)

Chilled Pasta (Pasta & Noodles) Market in Italy - Outlook to 2022: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Published: September 2018 - ($500.00)

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: September 2018 - ($125.00)

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