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Popchips - VSBSeeking brands that "solve a pain point" - Amit Pandhi on Velocity Snack Brands' acquisition targets 21 Oct 19

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Amit Pandhi, the man charged with building up a better-for-you snacking portfolio at new, private-equity-owned, US snacks group Velocity Snack Brands.


Cereal - innovation and focused marketing could boost salesCereal isn’t dead - it just needs better strategy and some ‘snap, crackle and pop’ 17 Oct 19

Victor Martino

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino takes a close look at the US cereal category and suggests ways in which product providers might up their game.


Kraft HeinzBig Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  17 Oct 19

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.


A1 advances are likely to have a major impact on the retailers operateAI technology advances in retail - what it might mean for suppliers 16 Oct 19

Dan Robinson

Dan Robinson finds out how major UK retailers are using the latest AI technology and the impact that could have on the supply chain.


Becker: "I wish I could say that I saw the growth. But I didnFrom pizza to chicken but with cauliflower – Gail Becker on rise of US frozen-food firm Caulipower 16 Oct 19

Dean Best

Gail Becker gave up a lucrative career in PR to run her own food business. She talks to us about the growth of US frozen-food firm Caulipower.


Jenny-O in need of some tender loving carePlant-based foods and M&A in play for Hormel - investor day takeaways 16 Oct 19

Simon Harvey

Hormel Foods outlined its growth plans at an investor day held at the New York Stock Exchange last week. Simon Harvey looks at the talking points.


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