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Brexit - should UK change approach to novel foods?

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leav...

Oat-based dairy in the US - deep-dive part two

In part two of our look at the oat-based dairy alternatives market in the US, Andy Coyne asks looks at what could lie ahead for the cat...

Oat-based dairy in the US - deep-dive part one

In the first of a two-part feature, Andy Coyne charts the emergence of the market for oat-based dairy alternatives in the US....

Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...


Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 15 Jan 2020

Andy Coyne

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.


What’s next after Post, TreeHouse rip up cereal deal plan? 15 Jan 2020

Dean Best

Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods have called time on their proposed breakfast-cereal transaction amid opposition from US competition officials. What are their options now?


Plant-based priorities - dairy companies with a stake in dairy-free 15 Jan 2020

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-free product area.


just the facts – ice cream in the Philippines 9 Jan 2020

just-food.com

just-food and GlobalData outlines ten facts you need to know about the ice cream sector in the Philippines.


What could be the drivers behind food M&A in 2020? 20 Dec 2019

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey looks at what potentially might drive M&A activity in the packaged food industry in 2020.


Good year, bad year – who fared well (and not so well) in food in 2019 19 Dec 2019

Dean Best

just-food looks back at the companies who made the headlines for the right – and wrong – reasons in 2019.


Cracking China - tapping into UK food companies' experiences in the world's largest import market 13 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne

China remains a massive draw for food exporters. Andy Coyne sets the scene and rounds up the experiences of UK food businesses targeting the market.


2019 - The year in food industry M&A 11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.


Over the influence? The future of social media 9 Dec 2019

Lucy Britner

In this latest edition of FUTURES, Lucy Britner explores what the next generation of social media platforms might look like – and what it means for  food and drinks companies.


What will drive growth of chocolate in India? - deep dive, part two 3 Dec 2019

Raghavendra Verma

hIndia's chocolate sector is set to continue to enjoy solid growth and, in part two of a deep dive into the market, we look at which parts could offer rich pickings.


How should Big Food set up in direct-to-consumer? 3 Dec 2019

Simon Harvey

How should Big Food companies go about setting up a direct-to-consumer service? Simon Harvey investigates.


How one brand dominates India's chocolate market - deep dive, part one 2 Dec 2019

Raghavendra Verma

In a two-part look at India's chocolate market, Raghavendra Verma surveys the state of play in a growing industry.


Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes 29 Nov 2019

Andy Coyne

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.


Chinese dairy giant Mengniu turns again to Australia 27 Nov 2019

Dean Best

Why has Mengniu, one of China's largest dairy companies, moved to make another acquisition of an Australian business? We look at its deal for Lion Dairy & Drinks.


Climate change set to define sustainability agenda in 2020 26 Nov 2019

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper looks at how climate concerns will not only top the sustainability agenda in 2020 but pervade many other areas of concern.


M&A, innovation and "purpose" - top takeaways from Unilever's 2019 investor summit 19 Nov 2019

Dean Best

From Unilever's thinking on areas from M&A to innovation, we present the five things you need to know from the FMCG giant's investor event.


How meat and dairy are countering criticism on climate 18 Nov 2019

David Burrows

In the past 12 months the meat and dairy industries have been under fierce scrutiny for their roles in climate change. David Burrows reports on how they are trying to counter.


What next for ailing US dairy giant Dean Foods? 15 Nov 2019

Dean Best

Dean Foods, the under-pressure dairy major, hopes filing for Chapter 11 and a possible takeover offers the best route forward for the business – but questions still remain.


Is Premier Foods leaning toward maintaining the status quo? 13 Nov 2019

Simon Harvey

Premier Foods is nearing completion of a long-awaited strategic review. Simon Harvey takes a look at the latest developments, including a new management team and its earnings.


Keeping it real – plotting the likely UK food industry trends of 2020 12 Nov 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne asks key UK food industry influencers and analysts for their predictions of what we are likely to see in the sector in 2020.




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