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The Magic Candy Factory's 3D printing machine

How could 3D printing shape food innovation?

3D printing could prove a transformative technology, from meal customisation to aiding with dietary requirements. We explore the current tec...

Mondelez invested in Uplift Foods in 2019

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. ...

Oreo Thins - an example of legacy brand innovation

How to grow your legacy food brands

Big Food still rules the roost in most product categories but legacy brand growth has stalled. Our US correspondent Victor Martino look...

Wessanen's most-recent acquisition was Abbot Kinney's

Analysis: What does future hold for Wessanen?

European food business Wessanen has opted to go private after accepting a takeover offer from a consortium of investors. Simon Harvey speaks...

Snack-bar Blake's Seed Based joined Kraft Heinz incubator in 2019

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...

Geramn producers are promoting the healthy aspects of dairy

Focus: Germany's dairy sector plots future

In the second part of a two-part feature examining the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne looks at the strategies companies there are empl...


Why a good leader is not a believer in innate talent 11 Apr 19

When looking to develop the capabilities of their workforce, leaders need to eschew any belief in 'innate' talent, executive coaching firm The Preston Associates argues.


German dairy sector deep-dive, part one - seeking green shoots in mature market 10 Apr 19

In the first part of a two-part feature looking at the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne focuses on the make-up of the market and the pressures weighing on its growth prospects.

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Mondelez makes another minority investment

Simon Harvey | 18 Apr 19 Hu makes vegan and paleo-friendly chocolate snacks

US snacking giant Mondelez International has made a second investment under its newly-launched SnackFutures enterprise.


Nestle reveals advances as Q1 sales rise

Dean Best | 18 Apr 19 Nestle stuck to 2019 guidance given in February

Nestle booked first-quarter sales that beat market expectations, describing the period as a "solid start" and calling out particular areas of growth.


Danone raises stake in French biscuits maker

Simon Harvey | 18 Apr 19 Danone's find took 40% stake in 2016

French dairy giant Danone has increased its stake in local biscuits-to-beverages maker via its venture capital fund.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:15pm 18 Apr 2019)

Meat supplier OSI Group acquires local peer

Premier Foods 'may break-up assets'

Takeover details for Canada's AGT revealed

Bubs Australia forges alliance with local retailer

Hershey appoints new CFO in leadership shake-up

MHP's poultry expansion plans on track

NPD tracker - Granarolo, Perfetti van Melle, Dole

EU tariffs threat in on-going trade spat with US

"There will be a shakedown of brands in UK meat-free" - The Meatless Farm Co.'s new CEO Robert Woodall on looking for an edge 16 Apr 19

Dean BestWoodall: 'You need a brand to come across the retailers to drive up the story'

We talk to Robert Woodall, the ex-Kellogg exec now at the helm of The Meatless Farm Co., the UK meat-free firm battling to carve out a foothold in a competitive market.


Arla Foods' Tomi Siren on how blockchain is helping the dairy giant's sustainability drive - interview 12 Apr 19

Dean BestSirén: 'I would hope we could push the new norm for traceability'

Blockchain is one of a bunch of emerging technologies catching the attention of FMCG companies. We talk to dairy giant Arla Foods about a pilot they have launched.


"There are a lot of areas we haven't tapped into" - Clarence Mak on why Mars has set up Seeds of Change accelerator 11 Apr 19

Dean BestMak: 'There's a lot of potential in evolving or emerging world flavours'

Mars has joined the ranks of Big Food companies using accelerators to help their innovation and tap into emerging trends. Dean Best discussed the move with Mars exec Clarence Mak.

Hopping off for Easter

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

A point of admin: the dates we're closed for Easter.


UK online grocer Ocado forms another overseas partnership

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 26 Mar 19

Ocado, the UK-based pure-play online grocer, is to team up with another major overseas food retailer.


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.

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

Big Food talks VC arms, accelerators and incubators

A one-stop shop featuring our interviews with Big Food execs at the forefront of reshaping their innovation processes and portfolios.

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.

Food industry M&A in 2018

Food industry M&A in 2018

A run-down of the major transactions that shaped the global packaged food sector in 2018.

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?

Meat Global Industry Guide 2013-2022

Meat Global Industry Guide 2013-2022

Global Meat industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market... Read more

Published: March 2019 - ($1495.00)


Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Meat Sector: Analysis of Opportunities Offered by High-Growth Economies

Published: March 2019 - ($2100.00)


TrendSights Analysis 2019: Connoisseurship - Keeping up with consumer "experts"

Published: March 2019 - ($3450.00)


Top Growth Opportunities: Meat in Canada

Published: March 2019 - ($2995.00)


The Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: April 2019 - ($125.00)


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