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UK and Irish food SMEs - coping with coronavirus

UK and Irish SMEs working in the food sector tell us about the impact coronavirus has had on their day-to-day business lives....

Califia Farms on Covid-19 - interview

Califia Farms chief executive Greg Steltenpohl speaks to just-food on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on the US-based dair...

Young Foodies on how challenger brands can compete

Andy Coyne met Young Foodies founders Theadora Alexander and Chris Green to find out how the UK consultancy is helping challenger brands&nbs...

How automation came to the aid of US sweets firm

Matt Rogerson discusses with US confectionery firm Just Born how putting the right automation system in place helped solve a...


"You needed a crazy guy who was prepared to disrupt" - Finnebrogue founder Denis Lynn on shaking up the bacon category 20 Feb 2020

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Denis Lynn, the founder of Northern Ireland-based food group Finnebrogue Artisan, about disruption in the bacon category and his meat-free ambitions.


"It’s too bad we have to go through pain to see the truth" – TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky on why we need to cut waste 13 Feb 2020

Thomas Parker

TerraCycle has grown to become one of the most well-known names in recycling. We speak to CEO Tom Szaky on how he's reshaping the way consumers use and dispose of packaging.


Mr Crumb co-founder Jason Coyle on reinventing stuffing - the bitesize interview 10 Feb 2020

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne talks to Jason Coyle, co-founder of Ireland-based stuffing business Mr Crumb, about export opportunities and the appeal of the foodservice category.


"I don't think anyone's debating now the meat-free category is going to be very, very large" - the exit interview with Quorn Foods' Kevin Brennan 5 Feb 2020

Dean Best

Stepping down after a near-decade at the helm of Quorn Foods, Kevin Brennan reflects on the growth of the UK meat-free firm and what it needs to do to continue to prosper.


"In Italy, nobody knows what plant-based meat analogues are" - Italian plant-based start-up Joy Food on domestic challenge, overseas goals 22 Jan 2020

Dean Best

Joy Food is an ambitious plant-based start-up, even though demand for meat alternatives in its home market of Italy lags other countries in Europe. 


"The old way doesn't work any more" – Del Monte Foods innovation chief Mario DiFalco on growing legacy brands and expanding US group's reach 10 Jan 2020

Dean Best

Mario DiFalco, Del Monte Foods' innovation chief, talks to just-food about the "transformation" in how the US group develops new products.


Oppo Brothers co-founder Harry Thuillier on UK ice-cream firm riding wave of interest in healthy indulgence - the bitesize interview 8 Jan 2020

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with Oppo Brothers co-founder Harry Thuillier on the UK ice-cream firm's plans for 2020.


"It's important we're brave and focus on tailwinds" – Unilever’s food chief Hanneke Faber, the just-food interview 17 Dec 2019

Dean Best

Unilever's food operations, though global and with some strong brands, is a low-growth business – but that doesn't stop the FMCG giant believing it can improve its performance.


Moving Mountains' Simeon Van der Molen on UK plant-based firm's roots in foodservice and push into retail - the bitesize interview 11 Dec 2019

Dean Best

Moving Mountains owner Simeon Van der Molen talks about the UK company's growth in foodservice, ambitions in retail and why press scrutiny of plant-based products is over-cooked.


Climate change, aquaculture and healthy diets - Thai Union's Dr Darian McBain on seafood giant's sustainability targets 6 Dec 2019

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper speaks to Dr Darian McBain, global director of corporate affairs and sustainability at Thai Union, about attempts to put sustainability at the heart of the business.




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