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Sally Preston, founder of Kiddylicious - its sale was 'exhausting' and a 'rollercoaster' she says

How can SME food businesses attract a buyer?

Big Food is increasingly looking to acquire innovative SMEs operating in fast-growth categories but what does a small business need to do to...

Patricio faces big decisions when he takes Kraft Heinz helm in July

Is the tide already turning for Kraft Heinz?

With the surprise announcement of a new chief at US food major Kraft Heinz, Simon Harvey looks at what Miguel Patricio might bring to t...

General Mills' Epic received regenerative-agriculture certification in 2018

Keep it real on regenerative agriculture

Amid the growing interest in regenerative agriculture, just-food's US columnist outlines which companies are leading the charge - and has ad...

This latest report from just-food FUTURES explores Generation Z

Connecting with Generation Z - FUTURES

just-food's FUTURES service presents its latest free-to-read analysis, with Lucy Britner setting out how food companies should best market a...

The Magic Candy Factory's 3D printing machine

How could 3D printing shape food innovation?

3D printing could prove a transformative technology, from meal customisation to aiding with dietary requirements. We explore the current tec...

Mondelez invested in Uplift Foods in 2019

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. ...

How to grow legacy brands 17 Apr 19

Big Food still rules the roost in most product categories but legacy brand growth has stalled. Our US correspondent Victor Martino looks at how they can get their mojo back.

What does the future hold for Wessanen under private ownership? 12 Apr 19

European food business Wessanen has opted to go private after accepting a takeover offer from a consortium of investors. Simon Harvey speaks with analysts to gauge the reaction. 

Thought Leaders

UK food gives verdict on Sainsbury's-Asda ruling

Simon Harvey | 25 Apr 19 FDF says the Sainsbury's-Asda merger was a 'bad deal' before it started

An industry body representing the UK's food manufacturers has issued its verdict on the decision to block a proposed merger between supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda. 

Mondelez partners with Israeli food-tech incubator

Simon Harvey | 25 Apr 19 Mondelez teams up with incubator

US snacking giant Mondelez International is partnering with an Israeli food-tech incubator as part of an internal venture to expand global opportunities in snacks.

ABF loses major private-label contract

Dean Best | 24 Apr 19 ABF disclosed loss of major UK bread contract

Associated British Foods, the UK-based bread-to-ethnic-cuisine supplier, has disclosed it has lost a notable own-label contract within its domestic business.

Recent News - (Updated: 4:40pm 25 Apr 2019)

Tyson, JBS hit with beef prices lawsuit

Commodities giant to take part in poultry IPO

German court blocks Iglo from using Nutri-Score

India's Haldiram's to back start-ups

Tyson exits Beyond Meat roster ahead of IPO

Wessanen announces plan for CFO

Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked by watchdog

Norwegian fund calls for annual Kellogg elections

"There will be a shakedown of brands in UK meat-free" - The Meatless Farm Co.'s new CEO Robert Woodall on looking for an edge 16 Apr 19

Dean BestWoodall: 'You need a brand to come across the retailers to drive up the story'

We talk to Robert Woodall, the ex-Kellogg exec now at the helm of The Meatless Farm Co., the UK meat-free firm battling to carve out a foothold in a competitive market.

Arla Foods' Tomi Siren on how blockchain is helping the dairy giant's sustainability drive - interview 12 Apr 19

Dean BestSirén: 'I would hope we could push the new norm for traceability'

Blockchain is one of a bunch of emerging technologies catching the attention of FMCG companies. We talk to dairy giant Arla Foods about a pilot they have launched.

"There are a lot of areas we haven't tapped into" - Clarence Mak on why Mars has set up Seeds of Change accelerator 11 Apr 19

Dean BestMak: 'There's a lot of potential in evolving or emerging world flavours'

Mars has joined the ranks of Big Food companies using accelerators to help their innovation and tap into emerging trends. Dean Best discussed the move with Mars exec Clarence Mak.

Amazon and France's Casino announce latest project

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 24 Apr 19

A year after first joining forces, the US e-commerce titan and the French grocer have set out fresh ways they are to work together.

Hopping off for Easter

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 18 Apr 19

A point of admin: the dates we're closed for Easter.

UK online grocer Ocado forms another overseas partnership

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 26 Mar 19

Ocado, the UK-based pure-play online grocer, is to team up with another major overseas food retailer.

Competition watchdog blocks Sainsbury's, Asda merger

Competition watchdog blocks Sainsbury's, Asda merger

The potential combination between the UK's second- and third-largest food retailers has been thrown out.

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

A one-stop shop featuring our interviews with Big Food execs at the forefront of reshaping their innovation processes and portfolios.

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz in spotlight

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz in spotlight

The US-based food giant is finding the going tough, squeezed by private label and more agile, on-trend brands.

Food industry M&A in 2018

Food industry M&A in 2018

A run-down of the major transactions that shaped the global packaged food sector in 2018.

Meat Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

Meat Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

The Emerging 5 Meat industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market... Read more

Published: March 2019 - ($995.00)

Meat North America (NAFTA) Industry Guide 2013-2022

Published: March 2019 - ($795.00)

Opportunities in the Global Meat Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High Growth Economies

Published: April 2019 - ($3450.00)

Success Case Study: Halo Top - How a low-calorie, gluten-free brand became the fastest-growing ice cream in the US

Published: April 2019 - ($995.00)

The Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: April 2019 - ($125.00)

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