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Tackling the plastic peril through dialogue and data 19 Nov 18

Olly Abotorabi, IRI

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.


Kroger has teamed up with US robotics company Nuro to pilot serviceWhat is the future of autonomous delivery in food? 16 Nov 18

Lucy Britner

just-food's new FUTURES service looks in-depth at how the fledgling area of autonomous delivery of food products could take shape.


Premier has now enjoyed five consecutive quarters of sales growthHow Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby is leaving to mixed reaction 15 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Gavin Darby has proved a controversial chief executive and some in the investment community will cheer his exit from Premier Foods. Others will argue progress was made at the UK firm during his tenure.


We present four product trends to monitor in China in 2019Four product trends to watch in China in 2019 15 Nov 18

Peter Peverelli

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.


Coveney sees sourcing labour as "long-term issue" for UK food post-BrexitGreencore CEO Patrick Coveney on navigating new wave of M&A and uncertainty of Brexit - the just-food interview, part two 14 Nov 18

Dean Best

Greencore's exit from the US leaves the Ireland-based own-label supplier to focus on the UK. Speaking to Dean Best, CEO Patrick Coveney surveys a market he sees as in flux.


Coveney: "We have very exciting things we can do in the UK"Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on leaving US market and focusing on UK - the just-food interview, part one 13 Nov 18

Dean Best

In the first of a two-part interview, Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney talks to Dean Best about the private-label manufacturer's decision to quit the US and focus on the UK market.


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