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New products - Mars takes Juicy Fruit to India; Kraft Heinz debuts spoonable smoothie; Caulipower launches blended chicken-and-cauliflower line; Oatly dairy-free ice cream hits US

21 Jun 2019

This week's batch of new products includes the latest developments from companies including Quorn Foods, Danone and Dairy Crest.

Big Food teams up with advertisers, digital media to launch online safety alliance

19 Jun 2019

Some of the world's biggest food companies have joined forces to launch an alliance of global advertisers to tackle online safety issues.

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

13 Jun 2019

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

New products - Symington's Twistd meals, Mug Shot pots; Mondelez unveils Oreo Cadbury Coated; General Mills, Godiva team up in US; Danone rolls out new brand in Germany

6 Jun 2019

This week's batch of new product launches includes a tie-up between General Mills and Godiva in the US and Danone introducing a new dairy brand to the market in Germany.

New products - Danone's Alpro launches vegan ice cream; Calidad Pascual's Vivesoy Fusión dairy-free drinks; Mondelez adds to BelVita range; Sargento Foods targets morning snackers

31 May 2019

This week's batch of new product launches includes products from Mondelez International and Sargento Foods.

General Mills committed to divestitures in "more dynamic" food industry

30 May 2019

General Mills' chief executive Jeff Harmening said the US FMCG giant will focus on parts of the business offering the best opportunities for growth. 

New products - Nestle adds to US frozen stable; UK baby food firm Piccolo extends range; Yo Sushi launches sauces, condiments; Bells of Lazonby markets vegan brand

28 May 2019

This week's batch of new products includes news from companies including Nestle, Calbee, Ferrero, General Mills, Samworth Brothers and Jack Link's.

Danone, General Mills among signatories to China Food Tech Hub for start-ups

9 May 2019

Food manufacturers Danone and General Mills are among ten global corporations that have founded the China Food Tech Hub with a local venture fund.

Keeping it real amid rise of regenerative agriculture

23 Apr 2019

Amid the growing interest in regenerative agriculture, just-food's US columnist outlines which companies are leading the charge - and has advice for those mulling investment.

How to grow legacy brands

17 Apr 2019

Big Food still rules the roost in most product categories but legacy brand growth has stalled. Our US correspondent Victor Martino looks at how they can get their mojo back.

General Mills raises EPS guidance after "strong" third quarter

20 Mar 2019

US consumer goods giant General Mills is confident it will meet or exceed its financial targets this year after reporting third-quarter results.

The age of disruption in an industry turned upside down

19 Mar 2019

just-food's US columnist surveys the rapid transformation in the sector Stateside and argues disruption is now the new normal.

How consumers are making sustainability a growth opportunity

14 Mar 2019

We examine the commercial opportunities conscious consumerism represents and the link between a company's sustainability profile and its ability to capitalise.

General Mills commits to invest in regenerative agriculture

4 Mar 2019

US-based consumer goods giant General Mills is making a commitment to regenerative agricultural practices. 

General Mills invests again in Good Culture

27 Feb 2019

General Mills has again backed a fledgling US dairy company it first financed through investment arm 301 Inc. in 2016.

New products - Califia Farms launches Ubermilks oat drinks; Kashi expands Kashi by Kids line; The Jackfruit Company unveils Complete Jackfruit Meals; Cereal "straight from the box"

22 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Nestlé launching its KitKat Senses in a bar format and organic yogurts from Arla Foods.

General Mills to close California yogurt plant

15 Feb 2019

US food giant General Mills is to shut a yogurt manufacturing facility as part of "restructuring actions to drive efficiencies".

New products - General Mills' Häagen-Dazs ice-cream brand expands into gelato; Lactalis takes Siggi's skyr yogurts to UK; Unilever's Magnum vegan roll out in US

8 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a new Japanese noodle kit range from the Tazaki Foods-owned Yutaka brand and Pladis taking the Godiva chocolate brand into biscuits.

How your brand can win on Amazon in the UK

31 Jan 2019

What do brand owners - large and small - need to do to work successfully with Amazon in the UK? Simon Creasey takes a deep dive.

Molinos Rio de la Plata buys Argentina's La Saltena from General Mills

21 Jan 2019

General Mills, the US food giant, has offloaded a local business in the Latin American country of Argentina.

Why direct-to-consumer will become imperative for food companies

10 Jan 2019

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino set outs why food companies should be looking to build a direct-to-consumer business.

US soup maker Tio Gazpacho sold to importer Novamex

20 Dec 2018

Tio Gazpacho, the US maker of drinkable soups that had been backed by General Mills, has been acquired by another business.

New products - US hemp extract specialist Weller launches CBD Coconut Bites; General Mills to debut Larabar in UK; Hood unveils vegan 'milk' line Planet Oat; US healthy snack firm NightFood moves into ice cream, cannabis-infused cookies

14 Dec 2018

This week's new products include the first plant-based meat range from Japan's Otsuka Foods, a vegan product from US dairy HP Hood and General Mills adding to its UK range.

US meat snacks category deep-dive, part two - a healthy outlook

6 Dec 2018

In part two of this feature, Andy Coyne looks at how Big Food has reacted to disruption in the US beef jerky category and at the prospects for the wider meat snacks market.

New Products - US yogurt company Chobani introduces kids brand Gimmies; Huel enters new market with ready-to-drink meal alternative; Russia's Ekosem-Agrar launches new EkoNiva dairy brand; CPW rolls out Oat Cheerios in UK

30 Nov 2018

This week's new products include a new sweet potato frozen chip variant from Canada's McCain Foods in Australia and a ready-to-drink meal alternative from Huel.

Hero Group sells US food-decoration business

30 Oct 2018

Hero Group, the Switzerland-based manufacturer, has offloaded its food-decoration assets in the US amid declining growth forecasts for the division.

General Mills' Epic gets regenerative-agriculture certification

26 Oct 2018

Epic Provisions, the US meat-snacks business owned by General Mills, has launched the first product in its domestic market to carry a seal concerning regenerative agriculture.

Bidding for GSK's Horlicks India assets 'moves to round two'

1 Oct 2018

Food and beverage giants Unilever, Nestle and Coca-Cola have all made it through to the second stage of bidding for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, according to reports from the country.

Nestle, Kellogg among signatories to Saudi Arabia's push on healthy foods

26 Sep 2018

A clutch of international food giants have signed a voluntary pledge with authorities in Saudi Arabia to cut the sugar, salt and fat content in their products.

New Products - Unilever brings Ben & Jerry's Moo-phoria ice cream to UK; Nestle breakfast cereals go organic; Quirch Foods unveils frozen brand Mambo; PepsiCo launches Kurkure sub-brand in India

21 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

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