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'Users of social media platforms want to see authentic content that reflects their personal values'

Over the influence? The future of social media

In this latest edition of FUTURES, Lucy Britner explores what the next generation of social media platforms might look like – and what...

Kraft Heinz's Evolv Ventures has made two investments 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....

Amul among manufacturers looking at premium segments

What will drive growth of chocolate in India?

hIndia's chocolate sector is set to continue to enjoy solid growth and, in part two of a deep dive into the market, we look a...

'These days, everything has to be perfect for an M&A deal to go through'

Why food M&A activity has dried up

Data suggests pressure on deal-making in the packaged food industry in 2019. M&A advisor Stefan Kirk puts forward some possible rea...

Nestle eyeing trends for premiumisation and personalisation with Chocolatory launch

How should Big Food set up in direct-to-consumer?

How should Big Food companies go about setting up a direct-to-consumer service? Simon Harvey investigates....

Mondelez has paired Cadbury and Oreo in India, among other markets

How one brand dominates India's chocolate market

In a two-part look at India's chocolate market, Raghavendra Verma surveys the state of play in a growing industry....


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

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.


Chinese dairy giant Mengniu turns again to Australia

Why has Mengniu, one of China's largest dairy companies, moved to make another acquisition of an Australian business? We look at its deal for Lion Dairy & Drinks.

Thought Leaders


Nestle invests in Mexico venture-capital firm

Dean Best | 9 Dec 19 Nestle aiming to work work with start-ups in Latin America

Nestle has invested in a venture-capital firm based in Mexico backing start-ups operating in the countries of the Pacific Alliance.


Tropicale Foods gets PE investment

Simon Harvey | 9 Dec 19 Tropicale Foods owns Helados Mexico brand

Tropicale Foods, a California-based manufacturer of Mexican-style ice pops, has received an undisclosed investment from a US private-equity firm.


Hochdorf sells Pharmalys share holding

Simon Harvey | 9 Dec 19 Pharmalys stake has been sold for CHF100m

Swiss dairy and infant-formula maker Hochdorf has sold its stake in Pharmalys following a business review launched in May.

Recent News - (Updated: 3:48pm 9 Dec 2019)

Gay Lea Foods inks Canada cheese deal

Angel Camacho acquires stake in Greek peer

Meatless Farm exec reacts to plant-based scrutiny

Saudi group Almarai names new CEO

Canada's Clover Leaf files for bankruptcy

Meatable secures new funding for cultivated meat

US-based Little Leaf Farms reveals expansion plans

New products - Nestle, General Mills, Kellogg

Climate change, aquaculture and healthy diets - Thai Union's Dr Darian McBain on seafood giant's sustainability targets

Ben CooperThai Union's Dr Darian McBain

Ben Cooper speaks to Dr Darian McBain, global director of corporate affairs and sustainability at Thai Union, about attempts to put sustainability at the heart of the business.


Asian-cuisine brand Ocean's Halo eyes growth on both sides of Atlantic - the bitesize interview

Dean BestOcean's Halo products on sale in Tesco in UK, November 2019

With Asian-cuisine brand Ocean's Halo, US firm New Frontier Foods has built a domestic business with listings at major grocers. It speaks to just-food about its plans for growth.


HKScan CEO Tero Hemmila on managing the Nordic meat group’s turnaround programme while looking for growth – the just-food interview

Dean BestHemmilä: 'The turnaround is the key now, so we need to be patient'

After years of sales pressure, Nordic meat group HKScan is looking to bounce back. CEO Tero Hemmilä discusses how.

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.

UK food industry warns Brexit deal "backward step" ahead of crucial vote

UK food industry warns Brexit deal 'backward step' ahead of crucial vote

UK industry body The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has urged MPs to think carefully before casting their votes on the Brexit deal tomorrow.


EU agri-food chain welcomes new Brexit agreement


UK food industry body hopes PM Johnson's Brexit agreement "definitively" rules out no-deal exit


UK food industry body says new Brexit proposals "don't work"


UK sets out Brexit proposals

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.

The refocusing of Hain Celestial

The refocusing of Hain Celestial

In the face of growing competition in the US, Hain Celestial has, in recent years, increasingly talked of a need to "simplify" its portfolio.

Opportunities in the Americas Prepared Meals Sector

Opportunities in the Americas Prepared Meals Sector

The prepared meals sector in the Americas was the third largest market globally with a value share of 28.7% in 2018. It was valued at US$26,072.6 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% during 2018-2023. Ready meals was the largest category in the sector, accounting for 67.2% of overall value sales in the same year. The Americas prepared meals market was fairly consolidated with the top five companies accounting for just 49% of overall value sales in 2018. Hypermarkets & supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the region with a total value share of 74.2%, while rigid plastics was the most commonly used pack material in the sector... Read more

Published: September 2019 - ($2100.00)


US Prepared Meals

Published: September 2019 - ($875.00)


Opportunities in the Eastern Europe Bakery & Cereals Sector

Published: August 2019 - ($2100.00)


Cereal Crops in the United States

Published: October 2019 - ($350.00)


Global Cereal Crops

Published: October 2019 - ($350.00)


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