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What could drive food M&A in 2019?

2018 looks set to be a year in which M&A activity in the food industry intensified. What could shape the sector's deal-making in 2019? D...

What's the future for cannabis in the food sector?

The latest issue of just-food's FUTURES series of reports looks at the rapid rise of the use of cannabis in food and drinks products....

Will Campbell Soup Co.'s growth strategy pay off?

Andy Coyne looks at Campbell Soup Co.'s future growth strategy and asks whether it is a plan of counter-intuitive genius or simply wrong-hea...

Riding US frozen food's "fourth wave"

In the US, frozen food is back – and it's riding on a new wave of innovation. Victor Martino documents what he calls the "fourth wave"...

Latest Interviews

"We want to create disruption" - Good Catch's Chad Sarno on the rise of plant-based seafood, the bitesize interview 27 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Until now the plant-based food phenomenon has centred on replacing meat and dairy products but New York's Good Catch is among the upstarts to have created vegan 'seafood'. One of its founders, Chad Sarno, tells Andy Coyne of the challenges it has faced and its hopes for the future.


"We've got to be part of a wider ecosystem to succeed" - PepsiCo's Daniel Grubbs on why the Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator is hitting North America 18 Sep 2018

Dean Best

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.

Latest News

Lakeview Firms snaps up US peer Simply Fresh Foods 14 Dec 2018

Dean Best

US-based dips and desserts manufacturer Lakeview Farms has announced its second acquisition in a week, snapping up another business in the country.


Lakeview Farms acquires US hummus dips maker Tribe 13 Dec 2018

Simon Harvey

US-based food manufacturer Lakeview Farms has acquired a local producer of dips for an undisclosed sum.


TreeHouse Foods confirms plan to sell US snack business 12 Dec 2018

Simon Harvey

US-based private-label supplier TreeHouse Foods confirms plan for another business disposal under new chief executive.


The future of cannabis in food and drinks - why you need to act 11 Dec 2018

Dean Best

The future of cannabis in the food and beverage industries will be worth billions, according to the latest report from FUTURES - the new insights service from just-food and sister site just-drinks.


Bunge chief Soren Schroder to step down in wake of strategic review 10 Dec 2018

Simon Harvey

Bunge has announced chief executive officer Soren Schroder will step down as search for successor begins.


Smithfield Foods eyes export growth through $45m domestic investment 7 Dec 2018

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Smithfield Foods has announced it is to make a near-US$45m investment in its domestic operations.



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