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Epigamia among brands in which Danone has invested

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. ...

Kraft Heinz's Oscar Mayer brand featured in write-down

Age of disruption in industry turned upside down

just-food's US columnist surveys the rapid transformation in the sector Stateside and argues disruption is now the new normal....

Yofix won PepsiCo's second European incubator programme

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...

Inviting smart tech into homes comes with questions around privacy

FUTURES: Smart technology in food and drink

As consumers become more tech-savvy, smart technology in the home, shop and production facility will continue to change the way we manufactu...

Kellogg has been busy developing new Pringles variants in India

What could drive India appetite for potato chips?

India's market for potato chips is buoyant - but what could drive further growth? The second part of Raghavendra Verma's deep dive into...

Unilever: 'We know purpose-driven brands do better'

Consumers and sustainability: a growth opportunity

We examine the commercial opportunities conscious consumerism represents and the link between a company's sustainability profile and its abi...


What's the state of play in India's potato chips market? - just-food deep-dive, part one 13 Mar 19

India's appetite for potato chips is growing rapidly - with some major players building a nationwide presence to cater to rising demand, Raghavendra Verma reports.


The move towards branded agricultural produce in China 5 Mar 19

Branded agricultural produce is becoming increasingly sought after in China, as Peter Peverelli reports.

Thought Leaders


EU "completes preparations" for 'no-deal' Brexit

Simon Harvey | 25 Mar 19 The Commission has issued 19 legislative proposals in the event of no deal

The European Commission says its has completed preparations for the eventuality that the UK leaves the trading bloc without a Brexit deal.


Nestle reveals innovation initiative in China

Andy Coyne | 25 Mar 19 China - key market for Nestle

Food and beverage giant Nestlé is backing product innovation in China with the launch of two facilities.


Freedom Foods goes public on Lion Dairy bid

Andy Coyne | 25 Mar 19 The field has thinned out in the race to buy Lion Drinks and Dairy

Australia's Freedom Foods has made an announcement following speculation it might make a bid for Kirin's locally-based food and beverage unit Lion Drinks and Dairy (LDD).

Recent News - (Updated: 4:29pm 25 Mar 2019)

France's Pierre Martinet sells minority stake

Fane Valley Group buys up Ireland duck specialist

Italian giant Barilla invests in US start-up

NPD - PepsiCo, Conagra, Unilever, Bite UK

Sainsbury's, Asda offer counter merger proposals

Pilgrim's Pride names new chief executive officer

Finland's Valio to cut jobs following review

Mondelez joins Chicago incubator

Russia's iFarm on whether vertical farming could herald a new era of urban agriculture - interview 25 Mar 19

Joe BakeriFarm eyeing Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Spain

iFarm, one of several start-ups seeking to get ahead in the urban farming stakes, explains to Joe Baker why the concept could revolutionise farming.


"The idea is to embrace change" – Danone Manifesto Ventures chief Laurent Marcel on the French group’s investment strategy in an industry disrupted 22 Mar 19

Dean BestMarcel wants to 'enrich the Danone ecosystem with new brands, new categories and new business models'

Danone talks to just-food about its investments in up-and-coming businesses the French giant believes are shaking up the food industry.


Trichomia chief marketing officer Georgia Branch touts health and sustainability benefits of hemp-based foods - the bitesize interview 14 Mar 19

Simon HarveyTrichomia's marketing chief Georgia Branch inspects a hemp field

Simon Harvey speaks with hemp-food maker Trichomia's chief marketing officer, Georgia Branch, on the Sydney-based company's plans for the year ahead. 

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling?

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 13 Mar 19

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.


Bar brawl - US snack firms Clif and Kind joust over ingredients

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 11 Mar 19

Clif Bar & Co. and US snack peer Kind have become involved in a public spat over the ingredients the companies use in their snack bars.


Amazon pulls plug on Dash buttons

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 4 Mar 19

The retail behemoth has said shoppers will no longer be able to buy its Dash buttons, which had allowed consumers to re-order products with one push of a finger.

Sainsbury's/Asda marks latest consolidation in UK grocery

Sainsbury's/Asda marks latest consolidation in UK grocery

The potential combination between the UK's second- and third-largest food retailers represents another piece of consolidation in the sector.

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz stuns market

Under-pressure Kraft Heinz stuns market

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

The rise of vegan food in the UK - and what could happen next

The rise of vegan food in the UK - and what could happen next

The UK is said to have launched more vegan products than any other nation in 2018. What is the outlook for a buoyant category?

What might a 'no-deal' Brexit mean?

What might a 'no-deal' Brexit mean?

What could be the impact on the food industry if the UK and EU fail to reach a deal on Brexit?

Food & Grocery Retail Global Industry Guide 2018-2022

Food & Grocery Retail Global Industry Guide 2018-2022

Global Food & Grocery Retail industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022).. Read more

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Country Profile: Meat in the US

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Failure Case Study: Dunkin' Donuts & More - Misaligned positioning kept the brand from forging a deeper connection with consumers

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Opportunities in the Americas Prepared Meals Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High-Growth Economies

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