JD.com eyeing international growth through Google deal

Google and JD.com - another e-commerce powerplay

There was another e-commerce powerplay this week, with Google investing in and setting out plans to work with Chinese e-commerce retailer JD...

General Mills and Tyson Foods among early investors in Beyond Meat

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

Our guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses....

Ayoba-Yo signed up to Kraft Heinz's Springboard Brands programme

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main food sector incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers....

Ambient or planned purchases are best examples in sector

Should food majors develop subscription services?

There are a growing number of fledgling companies developing subscription-box businesses across the consumer goods sector - but, so far, maj...

Brexit was top of agenda at UK food industry convention on 13 June

Column: UK food frustration at Brexit blind date

With nine months to go until the UK is set to officially leave the EU, politicians are still battling it out to resolve complex trade and re...

UK led the way in growing category

Mixed picture in Europe's growing own-label market

Private label across Europe continues to grow, and is making its presence felt right across the FMCG spectrum. No longer just dominant in th...

Amazon-Whole Foods one year on - what's changed? 13 Jun 18

A year since Amazon shook the grocery sector with its acquisition of upmarket US retailer Whole Foods Market, just-food's Stateside columnist Victor Martino weighs up what the deal has meant for the two businesses - and for the wider industry.

Food industry M&A volumes hold steady so far in 2018 - data 5 Jun 18

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition.

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US groups Conagra, Pinnacle 'resume deal talks'

Dean Best | 22 Jun 18 Conagra talking to Pinnacle, reports suggest

Major US manufacturers Conagra Brands and Pinnacle Foods have reportedly kick-started discussions over combining their businesses.

Premier Foods shareholder calls for CEO change

Andy Coyne | 22 Jun 18 Premier Foods - CEO under pressure from activist investor.

The UK's Premier Foods has told the London Stock Exchange that one of its major shareholders, activist investor Oasis Management, is to vote against the re-election of Gavin Darby as CEO.

Peru issues warning labels for HFSS foods

Paula Krizanovic | 22 Jun 18 Peru set to bring in warning labels on foods high in certain nutrients

Food manufacturers operating in Peru will have to include warning labels on the packaging of and adverts for products with high levels of salt, sugar and fats.

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McCain plays down talk of US expansion project

CO2 shortage said to be impacting UK retailers

EU's retaliatory tariffs on US go live

Nutropia plans chicken operation in Ethiopia

Goodman Fielder seeks NZ rights to Yoplait

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Field Roast signs Australasian distribution deal

Russian banks set for almost half of Agrokor

Charlie Bigham's CEO Patrick Cairns on how UK ready-meals maker plans to serve up more growth - interview 20 Jun 18

Dean BestCairns: 'We're focusing on brand. A lot of people know the product but don't necessarily know the brand'

After a decade at Unilever, a stint in charge of UK baby-food firm Plum Baby and seven years leading Wessanen’s UK division, Patrick Cairns has, since March last year, been chief executive of Charlie Bigham’s, the London-based manufacturer of upmarket ready meals. Dean Best met Cairns to discuss his plans for the business.

"We will take plant-based to the next level" - Naturli' Foods CEO Henrik Lund on Danish firm's push into meat-free 15 Jun 18

Dean BestLund: 'We're actually for the mainstream consumers'

Denmark-based Naturli' Foods has become the latest meat-free supplier from Europe to cross the English Channel to try to tap into the UK's growing interest in plant-based food. Dean Best spoke to Naturli' CEO Henrik Lund in London as the company marked its debut in the market.

Pip & Nut founder Pippa Murray prepares for next push after fresh investment - the bitesize interview 13 Jun 18

Dean BestMurray: 'I have a lot of unfinished business still to do'

Fledgling UK nut-butter and nut milks supplier Pip & Nut has secured another wave of investment. Dean Best spoke to founder Pippa Murray about her plans for the business, which has major listings in its domestic market and has carved out footholds in a group of selected, overseas territories.

Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 22 Jun 18

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.

Asda and Sainsbury's - deal or no deal?

Andy Coyne, just-food editorial team Andy Coyne | 18 Jun 18

The proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury's - two of the UK's 'big four' supermarkets - is, as expected, getting people hot under the collar.

Carrefour, Google team up as France's online grocery shake-up continues

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 12 Jun 18

France's largest food retailers have made a number of moves in recent quarters to try to tap into the growth of the country's online grocery market - and this week another notable venture has been announced.

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.

Plastics rise up consumer agenda

Plastics rise up consumer agenda

Plastic has become perhaps the hottest sustainability topic and food companies are reacting with pledges - but are they enough?

Campbell Soup Co. CEO departs

Campbell Soup Co. CEO departs

Denise Morrison exits after seven years at the helm after trying to reshape the US food giant but the company still facing problems.

Tyrrells gets third owner in two years

Tyrrells gets third owner in two years

The UK-based savoury snacks business is set to move to Germany's Intersnack.

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