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New Products - Nestle-owned Sweet Earth plans meatless burger launch; Arla launches fruit & kernels skyr yogurts in Germany; Halo Top launches ice cream sticks; Bubs Australia enters toddler snacks category

19 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice cream sticks for the UK market from Halo Top Creamery of the US and a dairy-free Vitalite brand Baking Block from Dairy Crest.

Nestle enters UHT liquid milk market in Argentina with new production line

19 Mar 2019

Nestlé is entering the liquid milk market in Argentina with plans to produce value-added products from a new production line.

New products - PepsiCo debuts poppable Flavor Shots snacks under Cheetos and Doritos brands; Nestle launches Milkybar Mix Ups; Joe & Seph's enters confectionery with Popcorn Bites; Kerry Foods' Cheeshapes

8 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a ketchup under Orkla's Felix brand with no added sugar or sweeteners and US snacks business Blue Diamond launching Almonds & Fruit.

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

8 Mar 2019

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

Nestle to speed up plans to promote women to executive roles

6 Mar 2019

Nestlé has revealed details of a new plan to increase the number of women in senior executive positions by 2022.

Nestle 'hires bankers at Rothschild to undertake Herta meats sale'

26 Feb 2019

Swiss food giant Nestlé has reportedly hired bankers to sell its Herta packaged meat business recently put up for review.

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.

Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

22 Feb 2019

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

Nestle-owned Osem opens new factory in Israel for Bamba snacks

21 Feb 2019

Nestlé-owned Israel-based food group Osem is opening a new factory in the country to increase the production of snacks.

New products - Froneri launches Nuii ice-cream brand; Fazer debuts Froosh smoothie bowls; Smorgasbord wins UK listings; Mondelez launches Cadbury spread in India

15 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice-cream supplier Froneri launching a brand internationally and Mondelez International entering the spreads category in India.

Nestle's new strategy pays dividends as organic growth bucks trend

15 Feb 2019

Nestlé announced a positive set of annual results on Thursday (14 February) as the company refocuses its business. Simon Harvey takes a look. 

Nestle puts Herta meats unit under review

14 Feb 2019

Nestlé, the world's largest food maker, today (14 February) announced it has put one of its business units in Europe under review.

Mondelez vows to fight on to protect Cadbury's purple packaging 

5 Feb 2019

Confectionery giant Mondelez International has responded to a UK Court of Appeal ruling over its attempts to stop rivals from copying Cadbury's distinctive purple packaging.

Nestle plans disclosure of commodity sourcing in an effort to boost transparency

1 Feb 2019

Consumer goods giant Nestlé said today (1 February) it plans to publish a list of its commodity sources later in the year.

Nestle, Mondelez, Unilever, Danone among signatories to Loop environmental initiative

24 Jan 2019

A raft of global food and drinks companies have signed up to a new environmental initiative to combat the use of plastics in packaging.

Nestle steps up plan to tackle plastic waste

21 Jan 2019

Food giant Nestlé has outlined plans to eliminate plastics which are harmful to the environment from its products.

Nestle to close Romanian facility

11 Jan 2019

Nestlé has issued a statement revealing its future plans for its Timisoara production facility in Romania.

French supermarket sales of vegan and vegetarian products surge

9 Jan 2019

French supermarkets saw a drastic change in the sale of vegan and vegetarian products in 2018, according to new research.

Nestle said to be planning plant-based food launch with the Incredible Burger

2 Jan 2019

Nestlé plans to extend its reach in the plant-based food category this year as demand for meat-free alternatives continues to grow.

With Brexit looming, what trends will drive UK food in 2019?

2 Jan 2019

The food industry trends that experts believe we will see in the UK in 2019 reflect concerns across a number of issues, writes Andy Coyne.

Germany embarks on project to cut sugars, salts and fats in food

21 Dec 2018

Germany is embarking on a project to cut the content of sugar, salts and fats in food products following consultations with industry players.

Nestle names Vesco Foods as new Lean Cuisine partner in Australia, New Zealand

20 Dec 2018

Nestlé has signed a manufacturing and marketing agreement for its Lean Cuisine brand in Australia and New Zealand. 

They said what? The most-read interviews on just-food in 2018

18 Dec 2018

Our most-read interviews featured giants of the industry like Nestle, PepsiCo and Danone, as well as SMEs focusing on some of the fast-growing trends shaping the sector.

The most-read analysis on just-food in 2018

17 Dec 2018

just-food's most-read analysis of 2018 took in company strategy, financial results, the foodservice market, NPD and sustainability.

Nestle 'announces hundreds of job cuts in Germany' 

17 Dec 2018

Swiss food giant Nestle is to cut around 380 jobs in one of its key European markets, it has been reported.

Can food multinationals enjoy benefits of scale and be more local?

4 Dec 2018

Some major food multinationals want to realise the benefits of getting closer to the consumer - but without losing the benefits of having scale. Can that be achieved?

UK local authorities told to prepare for Brexit food issues

3 Dec 2018

Local authorities have been given advice on what they should do to prepare for Brexit by an organisation made up of food experts and environmental health specialists.

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.

Unilever and Nestle both declared the winner in Horlicks takeover battle

28 Nov 2018

Confusion surrounds the likely destination of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s up-for-sale Indian nutrition business which contains the Horlicks bedtime malt drink brand.

Nestle admits stockpiling products and warns of 'very severe' consequences of 'no-deal' Brexit

27 Nov 2018

European food giant Nestle has told a hearing of UK politicians about the action it is taking ahead of Brexit next March.





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