Perkier – a challenger brand in UK snack-bar category

Where is UK snack-bar market headed?

In the second part of his deep dive into the UK snack-bar market, Andy Coyne solicits expert opinion about where the category is headed...

Kind - among those launching multi-packs to adapt to changing UK consumer habits

The UK snack-bar market during Covid-19

Andy Coyne takes a close look at the UK snack bar category and at how it has adapted to the unique trading conditions created by Covid...

New Singularity’s shrimp-style plant-based seafood. Credit: New Singularity

Alt-seafood minnows eyeing big catch of Asia

A huge market for seafood, Asia could be a lucrative opportunity for companies offering plant-based alternatives – but challenges face...

Good Planet Foods says key to NPD is 'being patient'

Can plant-based cheese come of age?

Concerns over quality and taste have held back the market for plant-based cheese. How are suppliers trying to improve their products while c...

Charlie Bigham's has pointed to recent growth in sales of its ready meals

What will Covid-19 mean for the ready meal?

With more people cooking at home and spending time making recipes, Lucy Britner asks what this means for ready-meal and convenience food mak...

Rule Breaker Snacks has secured investment from Grupo Bimbo

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the in-house venture-capital funds operated by the world's major packaged-food companies....


"Premium and convenience are the areas where we operate best" – St Pierre Groupe's Paul Baker on offering indulgence in the bakery aisle

Paul Baker, co-founder of St Pierre Groupe, tells Andy Coyne about the UK bakery business' US strategy, how it has coped with Covid and how convenience is shaping its future.


Will Danone's growth predictions placate grumbling investors?

French dairy giant Danone has released its 2020 results and made performance predictions for 2021. Andy Coyne looks at whether either will placate critical investors.

Thought Leaders


Danone makes change at top amid investor pressure

Andy Coyne | 2 Mar 21 Emmanuel Faber - stepping down from CEO role

French dairy major Danone has announced a major change at the top of the organisation following recent pressure from investors.


Saputo to expand production after investment win

Andy Coyne | 2 Mar 21 Saputo's Cathedral City cheddar cheese brand

Canadian dairy major Saputo is to expand a production facility in a major European market after receiving investment backing.


Beyond Meat unruffled by Impossible price cuts

Dean Best | 1 Mar 21 Beyond Meat has sought to emphasise value of products with SKUs such as Cookout Classic

The US meat-free group has seen its rival slash prices in the retail and foodservice channels in recent weeks.

Recent News - (Updated: 6:18pm 2 Mar 2021)

US snacks firm Clif Bar to cut jobs

MamaMancini's outlines growth strategy

Australia's Select Harvests mulling brands sale

G. Willi-Food International top executive resigns

Orkla snaps up Polish sales and distribution firm

Morrisons serves up acquisition in Cornwall

Australia's Freedom Foods talks up "potential"

Trading through Covid-19 – Tuesday 2 March

Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh on retaining dairy giant's new "modus operandi" – the just-food interview

Dean BestTuborgh believes Arla has benefited from more local decision-making

The dairy giant developed a new "modus operandi" in response to Covid and managed to grow sales and profits. CEO Peder Tuborgh talks about his desire to retain some of that change.


"Taste, texture and price will be critical" – Novish's Maiko Van Der Meer on outlook for plant-based seafood

Dean BestVan Der Meer has worked for meat group Vion and seafood major Mowi

Ex-seafood exec Maiko Van Der Meer runs plant-based firm Novish. He discusses the seafood sector's view of plant-based alternatives and how the emerging industry can grow.


Amy's Kitchen CEO Xavier Unkovic looks to build on Covid-19 boost – the just-food interview

Dean BestAmy's Kitchen CEO Unkovic joined from Mars in 2017

Xavier Unkovic, the recently-promoted CEO of Amy's Kitchen, talks about the US group's performance during Covid-19 and the company's plans for further growth.

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.

Delays at the UK/EU border "getting worse"

Delays at the UK/EU border 'getting worse'

A new survey has asked supply chain managers to provide an update on problems at UK/European Union border posts.


Warning over UK meat jobs as Brexit export delays continue


German confectionery exporters lambast post-Brexit controls as shipments suffer


UK asks for grace period extension for Northern Ireland customs checks


UK pressing European Commission on live shellfish exports ban

What might 'beyond Covid-19' look like?

What might 'beyond Covid-19' look like?

Boardrooms are trying to figure out how the food industry might take shape post-Covid-19. We're here to help.

Big Food and direct-to-consumer

Big Food and direct-to-consumer

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted more packaged-food majors to invest in direct-to-consumer services. What's their longer-term future?

What could lie ahead in 2021?

What could lie ahead in 2021?

How could 2021 shape up for the packaged-food industry? In a series of features, industry experts get out their crystal balls.

Brands in spotlight for 'racial stereotyping'

Brands in spotlight for 'racial stereotyping'

Food companies are announcing the withdrawal - or review - of brands amid concerns over their imagery.

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook t

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact) is a broad level market review of Meal Kits market in South Korea... Read more

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Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream (Ice Cream) Market in Chile - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

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Pizza (Prepared Meals) Market in South Africa - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

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