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Ben Cooper | 5 Jun 2017

Ben Cooper examines the implications of the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.


Katy Askew | 9 Nov 2016

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of America. His eleventh-hour election success defied the pollsters as first the key swing state of Florida fell, followed by North Carolina, Ohio and finally Pennsylvania. With big business largely backing Clinton, pundits are framing Trump's win as further evidence of disillusionment with the so-called political and business classes. just-food examines the implications of the election result for the global food sector. 


Liz Newmark | 14 Jun 2016

The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a source of fierce debate, with supporters seeking to emphasise the economic benefits of a deal but critics claiming it would favour big business, endanger food safety and the environment - and even undermine democracy. In recent weeks, opposition has emerged in political circles, with France's President Hollande insisting he would veto the agreement in its current form. Food and agriculture is at the centre of Hollande's concerns and the sector is among the main points of contention. But what could be the impact of TTIP on food manufacturers? Liz Newmark reports.


Katy Askew | 28 May 2014

The hunter became the hunted yesterday (27 May) as Pilgrim's Pride made a hostile bid for Hillshire Brands. The news comes just days after Hillshire announced its own plans to acquire a third US food group, Pinnacle Foods. Pilgrim's play for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages leaves that deal looking shaky and has set the market alight with rumours that further takeover bids for Hillshire could follow. Katy Askew reports.

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Ben Cooper | 27 Nov 2013

As one of the largest traders of agricultural raw materials in the world, Archer Daniels Midland is probably a direct or indirect link in more food supply chains than it is possible to quantify. Global sustainability director Timothy Venverloh explains how ADM is setting about making its business and those of the companies it supplies more sustainable.


Dean Best | 27 Sep 2013

Cargill this week opened its first animal protein plant in China. With demand for protein soaring in the country, the move looks a sound one from the US agribusiness giant. However, the poultry sector in China can be a challenging place to do business.

Latest News

just-food.com | 8 Nov 2018

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.


just-food.com | 26 Oct 2018

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.


Simon Harvey | 23 Oct 2018

UK chicken processing business Avara Foods has hired 150 staff at its plant in Telford.


Simon Harvey | 14 Sep 2018

US-based agri-food business Cargill is buying up Poland's Konspol, a manufacturer of fresh chicken and associated value-added products.


Simon Harvey | 15 Aug 2018

US agri-food business Cargill is recruiting 80 workers in the UK following a GBP35m (US$44.5m) investment at its poultry plant in the city of Wolverhampton.


Andy Coyne | 15 May 2018

US agri-food giant Cargill has expressed fears about an escalating trade war between the US and China.


Andy Coyne | 9 May 2018

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has been linked with a possible acquisition of Marfrig's subsidiary Keystone Foods.


Simon Harvey | 12 Apr 2018

US-based agri-food company Cargill is investing US$20m to expand a facility in Big Lake, Minnesota, to meet increasing consumer demand for a greater variety of cooked egg products.


Simon Harvey | 5 Apr 2018

US-based agri-food company Cargill is investing CAD22m (US$17.2m) to instal a new technology slaughtering system at its poultry plant in Ontario, Canada.


Simon Harvey | 1 Feb 2018

US agri-food business Cargill is investing US$4.2m to expand production of ground beef at its plant in Columbia, South Carolina.


Andy Coyne | 29 Jan 2018

The joint venture between US agri-food heavyweight Cargill's UK chicken division and local poultry business Faccenda Foods has resulted in the formation of a new entity, Avara Foods.


Dean Best | 5 Jan 2018

Cargill is to expand a poultry processing site in China.


Andy Coyne | 19 Dec 2017

Cargill, the US agri-food business, has joined forces with Techstars, a network for entrepreneurs, and water-to-energy services provider Ecolab to work on "some of the industry's biggest challenges, including food security and food safety".


Simon Harvey | 7 Dec 2017

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has given the green light to a merger between Cargill's fresh chicken business in the country and local meat producer Faccenda Foods.


Andy Coyne | 17 Nov 2017

The planned merger between US agri-food giant Cargill's UK chicken business and British meat producer Faccenda has been given the all-clear by the European Commission.


Andy Coyne | 17 Nov 2017

US agri-food giant Cargill is investing US$146m in the protein side of its business via the expansion of its facility in Nashville.


Andy Coyne | 16 Nov 2017

Top cocoa-producing nations Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and major confectionery companies have agreed to take action to help eliminate deforestation.


Dean Best | 9 Nov 2017

US agri-food behemoth Cargill has outlined plans to invest US$240m in India over the next five years.


Simon Harvey | 25 Sep 2017

US agribusiness giant Cargill is forming a 50-50 joint venture with the UK's Faccenda Foods to supply chicken, turkey and duck.


Andy Coyne | 23 Aug 2017

A US$17m fundraising round has brought backing for US 'clean' meat company Memphis Meats from investors including Bill Gates, Richard Branson and meat giant Cargill.


Dean Best | 13 Jun 2017

US agribusiness giant Cargill has confirmed plans to follow up its recent move into Colombia through M&A with investment of up to US$500m.


John Shepherd | 2 Jun 2017

US agribusiness and food giant Cargill has acquired Colombia-based chicken and processed meats products firm Pollos El Bucanero.

Latest blogs

Dean Best | 10 Jan 2018

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in the industry.


Dean Best | 20 Jul 2015

Cargill's move to buy Archer Daniels Midland's chocolate business has cleared its last regulatory hurdle after clearance from the European Commission. But Brussels has asked Cargill to offload part of the assets.

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