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Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

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

Age of disruption in industry turned upside down

just-food's US columnist surveys the rapid transformation in the sector Stateside and argues disruption is now the new normal....

FUTURES: Smart technology in food and drink

As consumers become more tech-savvy, smart technology in the home, shop and production facility will continue to change the way we manufactu...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

Latest Interviews

"The old innovation model is not working" – Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer on the snacks giant’s quest for agility 12 Mar 2019

Dean Best

Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer talks to just-food about how the SnackFutures hub will help the Cadbury owner "lead the future of snacking".

"We are revolutionising dairy products by making them from plants instead of cows" - Miyoko's Kitchen founder Miyoko Schinner, the bitesize interview 5 Feb 2019

Simon Harvey

Miyoko's Kitchen aims to take the traditional dairy industry by storm, offering plant-based alternatives. Simon Harvey speaks with founder Miyoko Schinner. 

Latest News

Starbucks sets up investment fund for food, retail start-ups 20 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

US-based coffee retailer Starbucks Corp. is setting up an investment fund for food and retail start-up enterprises.

Kroger confirms sale of Turkey Hill ice cream brand to Peak Rock Capital affiliate 20 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

US retail giant Kroger has reached an agreement to sell its ice cream business Turkey Hill to an affiliate of a private equity firm.

General Mills raises EPS guidance after "strong" third quarter 20 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

US consumer goods giant General Mills is confident it will meet or exceed its financial targets this year after reporting third-quarter results.

Blue Apron founder launches sustainable chicken business Cooks Venture 20 Mar 2019

Andy Coyne

The founder of US meal-kit firm Blue Apron has launched a "next generation" food business "rooted in regenerative agriculture".

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.

Chobani unveils newest entrants for spring incubator programme 18 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

Greek-style yogurt business Chobani has unveiled the newest eight entrants to its spring incubator programme.

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