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Tackling the plastic peril through dialogue and data 19 Nov 2018

Column: IRI's inside track

IRI's Olly Abotorabi argues manufacturers and retailers need to work together - through analysing sales and product data - to try and solve one of the biggest sustainability issues facing the sector.


New Products - Tine's UK subsidiary Norseland launches vegan smoked cheese; Kabuto Noodles bringing out range for kids 19 Nov 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's product news includes vegan cheese from Tine's UK subsidiary Norseland and a new range for kids from the UK's Kabuto Noodles.


New Products - Nomadic unveils on-the-go Lovely Live Yogurt range; Nestle launches Nesquik Alphabet cereal in Spain; Kellogg introduces Hi Happy Inside cereal; Conagra Brands rolls out on-the-go Evol meal bowls 16 Nov 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's news includes new products from companies including Nestle, Kellogg, Saputo and Hormel, taking in markets in North America, Europe and Asia.


Four product trends to watch in China in 2019 15 Nov 2018

Column: BRICs and beyond

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines four product trends food companies doing business in the country - or wanting to do business there - should bear in mind as we enter 2019.


Why PepsiCo may get best tune out of Pipers away from UK grocery 11 Nov 2018

Column: Editor's viewpoint

PepsiCo's third acquisition in five months has seen the US group snap up UK firm Pipers Crisps, a business in its core category – but the snacks giant will have to think carefully about how to grow the business.


Flowers Foods cuts earnings guidance again 9 Nov 2018

Column: On the money

US-based bakery business Flowers Foods has acted to ease inflationary pressures following a "challenging" third quarter.


New Products - Mission launches 'better for you' wraps in the UK; Cargill joins forces with TGI Fridays on frozen burger line; UK retailer Tesco launches own-label baby food range; Zwanenberg Food Group launches vegan range 8 Nov 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's product news includes a new vegan range from Holland's Zwanenberg Food Group, "better-for-you" wraps from Gruma's Mission brand and an own-label baby-food line from Tesco.


Why Nestle is seen at front of pack in Horlicks race 6 Nov 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Some major names in the food and drinks industries are said to have eyed up the GlaxoSmithKline assets under review - at the centre of which is the Horlicks brand in India. Which suitor could win out? 


Why Nestle is seen at front of pack in Horlicks race 6 Nov 2018

Column: BRICs and beyond

Some major names in the food and drinks industries are said to have eyed up the GlaxoSmithKline assets under review - at the centre of which is the Horlicks brand in India. Which suitor could win out? 


Why Nestle is seen at front of pack in Horlicks race 6 Nov 2018

Column: Deal or no deal

Some major names in the food and drinks industries are said to have eyed up the GlaxoSmithKline assets under review - at the centre of which is the Horlicks brand in India. Which suitor could win out? 


TreeHouse Foods expects profit margin acceleration 5 Nov 2018

Column: On the money

TreeHouse Foods expects an improvement in profit margins to accelerate next year as the largest private-label supplier in the US makes further progress toward achieving its end-of-decade targets.


New Products - The Happy Egg Co. debuts on-the-go products; PepsiCo rolls out new snack brand in US; Kellogg takes granola to India; Heck launches plant-based sausages 2 Nov 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's product news includes a new snacks brand from PepsiCo in the US and Kellogg adding to its portfolio of products on sale in India.


Amid pressure on sales, Mondelez is rolling up its sleeves 2 Nov 2018

Column: Editor's viewpoint

With sales in the doldrums, Mondelez International is looking to grow its top-line again through a business revamp and a new future-fcoused unit.


New products - Foster Farms launches convenience line; UK's Pukka Pies debuts on-the-go range; Nomad Foods extends Birds Eye range in the UK; PepsiCo set for dairy-alternatives push 26 Oct 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's product news includes PepsiCo preparing plans to launch into dairy-alternatives in the US and Atlantic Natural Foods set to take its plant-based Loma Linda range into the UK.


Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  24 Oct 2018

Column: In the spotlight

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


From plant-based push to bullishness on baby – top takeaways from Danone's investor day 23 Oct 2018

Column: On the money

Danone's senior management met analysts in London on 22 October to discuss the French food giant's plans for growth. Dean Best outlines what you need to know.


From plant-based push to bullishness on baby – top takeaways from Danone's investor day 23 Oct 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Danone's senior management met analysts in London on 22 October to discuss the French food giant's plans for growth. Dean Best outlines what you need to know.


Nestle's infant formula division buoyant as frozen foods struggles 19 Oct 2018

Column: On the money

Nestlé's nutrition and health division outperformed the Swiss food giant's other business units in the first nine months of the fiscal year amid growth from infant nutrition.


New Products - Coca-Cola milk JV Fairlife launches snack-sized beverages; Oatly takes oatmeal drinks to Spain; Unilever rolls out Culture Republick ice cream pints in US; Nomad-Foods owned Aunt Bessie's Melt in the Middle desserts 19 Oct 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's product news includes Nestle's plan to take its A2 infant formula into more markets and Tesco doubling the size of its Wicked Kitchen vegan range in the UK.


How small brands are riding Europe's demand for local food 18 Oct 2018

Column: IRI's inside track

In IRI's latest exclusive column, the industry researchers highlight how demand in Europe for local food is on the rise - and how it's smaller brands capitalising.


Greencore switches to "singular focus" after US exit - analysis 15 Oct 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Andy Coyne looks at the ramifications of Greencore's decision to quit the US after a decade of trying to build a successful own-label business in the market.


New products - Symington's takes Mug Shot into soups; Mars Milk Snacks chilled desserts roll out; Hershey's puts namesake bar with Reese's candy; HKScan launches Kariniemen poultry products 12 Oct 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's most eye-catching product news features sweet gyoza in the UK, a range of Sara Lee frozen desserts in Australia, a "super-hot" lifrom Seabrook Crisps, and meat-free meals from Pinnacle Foods' Gardein.


How might move from NAFTA to USMCA affect food industry? 11 Oct 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Since President Trump's election, the future of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement has at various times looked uncertain but the US, Canada and Mexico have struck a revised deal. Ed Zwirn, Keith Nuthall and Diana Yordanova look at what the prospective USA-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) could mean for the food industry.


September adds to M&A deals growth in first nine months of 2018 - data 10 Oct 2018

Column: M&A Watch

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


How instant noodles have won over India - category deep-dive, part one 5 Oct 2018

Column: BRICs and beyond

Instant noodles - a product born in Japan - have reached into south-east Asia and are spreading further across the continent, with India a major market. Per capita consumption in India is lower than the likes of Indonesia and Vietnam but Raghavendra Verma looks at how instant noodles have found a place in the diets of a growing number of Indians.


New Products - Vivera launches plant-based 'hamburger' in UK; Bel debuts Boursin Velvety in the UK; Jack Link's rolls out new on-the-go snacks; Genius adds to range in UK 5 Oct 2018

Column: NPD Tracker

This week's most eye-catching product news features Mars' plans to shake up some of its chocolate ranges in the UK and Nestle's move to roll out a line of organic Herta products in France.


Has Aryzta found right mix to grease recovery wheels? 4 Oct 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Despite another year of losses, Aryzta chief Kevin Toland is adamant he can return the business to growth after offloading a number of assets - with potentially more to come. But success hinges on a shareholder vote on a capital-raising exercise. Simon Harvey assesses the outlook.


What are the opportunities for cheese suppliers in China? 4 Oct 2018

Column: BRICs and beyond

When I arrived in China as a student in 1975, I knew that most Chinese didn’t like dairy products in general and particularly disliked cheese because of its smell. I was surprised to find small amounts of domestic Chinese cheese from Heilongjiang, the province bordering Russia, in a special store for foreigners.


Is UK business sleepwalking towards Brexit? 28 Sep 2018

Column: Editor's viewpoint

There are signs UK business - including the food industry - are not prepared enough for what Brexit might bring. And the UK government isn't helping, writes Dean Best.


What might Tesco's new Jack's format mean for suppliers? 27 Sep 2018

Column: In the spotlight

Tesco is fighting back in the UK against Aldi and Lidl with the opening of its own discount chain, Jack's. Simon Creasey outlines what the move could mean for manufacturers.

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