Nestle has rolled out Milkybar Wowsomes into UK and Ireland

Is Nestle's work on sugar a game-changer?

Nestle has launched an addition to its Milkybar range containing 30% less sugar than a comparable ordinary chocolate bar. Ben Cooper looks a...

Gardein owner Pinnacle Foods has new activist investor

New activist investor may put Pinnacle in play

Pinnacle Foods has often been touted as a possible acquisition target - and now activist investor Jana Partners has taken a position in the...

Nestle said trading conditions in Brazil remained challenging

Nestle Q1 commentary - top takeaways

On an organic basis, Nestle's first-quarter sales beat analyst expectations as volumes offset the company's weakest pricing since 2000. The...

Organic food - what will feed its future growth in the US?

Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

Innocent wading into UK dairy-free drinks

Analysis: Innocent eyes UK appetite for dairy-free

Coca-Cola Co.'s decision to take UK smoothie and juice brand Innocent into the dairy alternatives market raised eyebrows but the move has ga...

Products such as SCI-MX's are increasingly appealing to a broader consumer base.

UK sports nutrition deep-dive part 2 - the future

In part two of our look at the UK sports nutrition category, Andy Coyne takes a close look at the opportunities in the market and at threats...


UK sports nutrition deep-dive part one - what's fuelling the growth? 11 Apr 18

In part one of a two part feature, Andy Coyne takes a close look at the drivers behind the rapid growth of the UK sports nutrition market.


Becoming a B Corp 9 Apr 18

Here, just-food details the process a food company will have to go through in order to gain B Corp certification.

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'UK plans more stringent crackdown on obesity'

Simon Harvey | 25 Apr 18 The UK is launching a crackdown on obesity.

The UK government reportedly plans to announce stringent measures to combat unhealthy lifestyles within a matter of weeks and they may include a ban on promotional deals for junk foods.


Frostkrone takes control of peer Piz'wich

Andy Coyne | 25 Apr 18 Piz'wich - now under Frostkrone's control.

German frozen food company Frostkrone has bought the minority stake in French peer Piz'wich held by private equity business Ardian to take full control of the business.


Meat firm Tilly-Sabco goes into liquidation

Andy Coyne | 24 Apr 18 Tilly-Sabco - has been put into liquidation. Ftrench media reports say.

French poultry firm Tilly-Sabco has gone into liquidation.

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Yo Sushi buys UK supplier Taiko Foods

Bell Food Group acquires salad firm Sylvain & Co.

Nestle opens Cameroon production facility

Yogurt firm Ellenos eyes growth after cash boost

Pladis brings in marketing veteran Dmitry Ivanov

Linwoods to cut 90 jobs as business restructures

Troubles mount at BRF as CEO resigns

Food For Progress co-founder Anna-Kajsa Lidell on vegan supplier's rise, ambitions and Big Meat eyeing alternatives - interview 24 Apr 18

Dean BestOumph has hit Tesco stores in UK

Sweden-based vegan supplier Food For Progress has made inroads in the Nordic region and, after entering the UK last autumn with a listing at Whole Foods Market, has struck a deal to supply Tesco. Dean Best caught up with Food For Progress co-founder Anna-Kajsa Lidell to discuss the company’s UK expansion, its ambitions and its unusual history.


"B Corp is very relevant for the food industry today" - Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber on French giant's work on the certification 12 Apr 18

Ben CooperFaber: 'Danone's investment story will be more compelling'

Danone has been one of the major food corporations looking seriously at B Corp certification, which takes into account all stakeholders, rather than holding as pre-eminent the return to a company's shareholders. The French giant today (12 April) announced its North America arm is now B Corp-certified and just-food's Ben Cooper spoke to group chairman and CEO Emmanuel Faber about his support for that way of codifying a food business.


"E-commerce is impossible to ignore" - Arla's Steve Millard on how the dairy giant is looking to grow online 3 Apr 18

Dean BestMillard eyeing direct-to-consumer play

How can food manufacturers tap into the growth of the online channel? It is a question on the minds of many a boardroom, even in markets like the UK where the channel is relatively developed. Moreover, in such a fast-growing part of the market, how will shopper behaviour develop? How will technology evolve? Doing business online is a challenging mix of adapting to the present and being ready for the future. Dean Best met Steve Millard, the head of Arla Foods' e-commerce and digital unit in the UK, to find out more about how the dairy co-op is faring online.

Another buying partnership on cards in France

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 25 Apr 18

Yet more news of a potential purchasing alliance between France's largest grocers.


Food part of Nestle's investment in consumer healthcare in China

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 24 Apr 18

Nestle has announced the opening of two consumer healthcare in China and one of which will be supplying foods "for special medical purposes".


What does Gen Z want from brands? IRI presents its view

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

Industry watchers IRI has published the findings of two studies in the US they claim can give an insight into the shopping patterns of those aged 21 and under - Gen Z.

The growing interest in B Corp certification

The growing interest in B Corp certification

Food manufacturers, from the very small to just about as large as they come, have found themselves drawn to the B Corp ideals of sustainable business.

The ups and downs at French poultry firm Doux

The ups and downs at French poultry firm Doux

Groupe Doux, the French poultry processor, has had a turbulent decade. After going into administration in 2012, Doux filed for liquidation in March 2018.

The UK's approach to tackling obesity

The UK's approach to tackling obesity

The UK government has launched a series of measures to try to tackle rising obesity, largely taking a voluntary approach over regulation.

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At a key date on conference calendar, investors hear how companies from Kellogg to Tyson Foods are navigating some of the most challenging conditions seen in the sector for a generation.

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