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PepsiCo evokes small-batch and artisan with Maker Overnight Oats

Analysis: The rise of 'stealth small brands'

just-food's incisive US columnist Victor Martino is introducing a new term to the CPG lexicon - stealth small brands....

Smartphone apps may fill gap for simple information, IRI argues

Nutrition labels: opportunity for Europe's brands

As Europeans' interest in health and well-being rises, the way nutritional values are communicated on-pack are growing in importance - and c...

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....

Mondelez moving away from margin guidance

Mondelez ignites new growth engine - key takeaways

Mondelez International chief executive Dirk Van de Put revealed a new strategic framework for the snacks giant on Friday as he hosted his fi...

Germany's Katjes Group has backed FabaButter owner Fora Foods

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....

Tyson bought and sold in August

August adds to M&A volume growth in 2018

Tyson Foods' move for US protein supplier Keystone Foods was the pick of the M&A transactions announced in August, which saw a year-on-year...

How chilli is spicing up parts of China's food sector 5 Sep 18

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines how chilli flavours has made inroads in the country's packaged food industry as the palates of local consumers get used to - and embrace - some heat in their food.

What will it take to pacify investors in Campbell Soup Co? 31 Aug 18

Judging by the drop in the stock price of Campbell Soup Co., investors are not convinced that a plan to sell off the US food giant's international and fresh foods businesses will generate the desired pick-up in returns for shareholders, at least not in the short term. Were markets anticipating more than a disposal of assets from the 150-year-old company, which just reported a three-fold decline in annual profits? Simon Harvey investigates.

Thought Leaders

Nestle explores strategic options for skin health

Simon Harvey | 20 Sep 18 Nestle still committed to health science division

Nestlé is exploring strategic options for its skin health division as the Swiss food giant "sharpens" its focus on food, beverage and nutritional health products.

Danone, Sonoma join financing round for Yumble

Simon Harvey | 20 Sep 18 Yumble was started by husband and wife team Joanna and David Parker

The investment arm of Danone has teamed up with US investor and food incubator Sonoma Brands to provide funding for kids' meal delivery start-up Yumble.

Chobani founder adamant will never sell

Simon Harvey | 20 Sep 18 “We are going into an era of power brands' - Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya, the entrepreneur behind the innovative Greek-style yogurt business Chobani, says he would never consider selling the US company he founded more than a decade ago to a global food heavyweight after a number of approaches in recent years.

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"Micro-influencers" can drive brand awareness

NPD Tracker - Nestle, Dang Foods, Hain, Sonoma

Ferrero ads banned by UK advertising body

Fairtrade issues no-deal Brexit warning

Halloren names Ralf Wilfer CEO after asset sale

Lactalis criticised for re-opening Craon plant

More investment at US jerky firm Country Archer

Burton's, Barry Callebaut strike chocolate deal

"We've got to be part of a wider ecosystem to succeed" - PepsiCo's Daniel Grubbs on why the Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator is hitting North America 18 Sep 18

Dean BestGrubb says PepsiCo interested in products 'that are more natural and organic, clean label'

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.

Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 18

Dean BestKeith Barr: 'Processes are ripe for improvements'

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.

"It's a really exciting time for challenger brands" - The Foraging Fox co-founder Desiree Parker on the UK condiments upstart's international ambitions 6 Sep 18

Dean BestParker also eyeing foodservice channel

UK condiments maker The Foraging Fox, set up three years ago, has secured notable listings at home and abroad for its beetroot ketchup. Dean Best met co-founder Desiree Parker at The Speciality & Fine Food Fair in London to hear about the investment the fledgling firm has recently secured and its plans for further growth.

General Mills trials new way of buying Haagen-Dazs

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 11 Sep 18

On Friday (7 September), ice-cream lovers in part of central London were able to order Häagen-Dazs on their phones - and have it delivered directly to them, wherever they were.

As US and Mexico set out bilateral deal, eyes turn to Canada - and dairy

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 29 Aug 18

After months of talks over the future of the NAFTA trade agreement, two of the signatories - the US and Mexico -have outlined plans for a new deal, with the third, Canada, so far outside the process.

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Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 26 Aug 18

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.

Brexit and the food industry

Brexit and the food industry

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

Campbell outlines results of strategic review

The under-pressure US food group has decided against a sale of the business and instead intends to pursue the disposal of selected assets.

You've bought a challenger brand - now what?

You've bought a challenger brand - now what?

Big Food is regularly acquiring challenger brands - but what should major food companies do with their new asset to ensure they maintain growth rates and not suffocate the new kid on the block?

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi steps aside

After 12 years at the top of the US food and beverage giant, Nooyi hands over to fellow PepsiCo veteran Ramon Laguarta.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc (MFI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT An

Maple Leaf Foods Inc (MFI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (Maple Leaf) produces and processes meat, pork and poultry products... Read more

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Savory Snacks Global Industry Almanac 2013-2022

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Savory Snacks Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

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Dairy North America (NAFTA) Industry Guide 2013-2022

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