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Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

Kraft Heinz's progress shows through

Kraft Heinz's latest batch of impairment charges spooked the market but, beyond the work on the balance sheet, the US giant's turnaround pro...

Sales growth slows but Mondelez still upbeat

As Mondelez predicted, its sales slowed in Q2 but the bullish US giant sees growth picking up and is making changes to its ranges and NPD to...

Hershey's H1 results – key takeaways

Hershey has reported first-half results with some interesting commentary around market share and e-commerce as Simon Harvey assesses the key...

Latest Interviews

"D2C helps us build a frictionless consumer experience" – Mars on entering the direct-to-consumer channel with Foodspring 5 Aug 2020

Simon Harvey

A year on from Mars' investment in D2C business Foodspring, we hear from both companies on their work together so far and the impact Covid-19 has had on interest in the channel.

Goodmylk Co. CEO Brooke Harris on less processing in plant-based and pivoting amid Covid-19 – the bitesize interview 17 Jun 2020

Dean Best

Goodmylk Co., a US supplier of plant-based dairy products formed in 2018, has had to pivot as Covid-19 hit foodservice, founder Brooke Harris tells just-food.

Latest News

Schwan's to expand "world's largest pizza plant" 11 Aug 2020

Andy Coyne

Schwan's Company, the US frozen foods business majority-owned by South Korea group CJ CheilJedang, is to expand one of its facilities.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Tuesday 11 August (free to read) 11 Aug 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

TreeHouse Foods resumes bid to sell cereal arm 10 Aug 2020

Dean Best

TreeHouse Foods has given investors an update on the future of its ready-to-eat cereal business, which the US private-label manufacturer tried to sell last year.

JBS-owned Plumrose USA to build new factory 10 Aug 2020

Andy Coyne

Packaged meat company Plumrose USA is to spend US$200m on an infrastructural project, it has announced.

Premium Brands Holdings on acquisition trail again 10 Aug 2020

Andy Coyne

Canada-based manufacturer Premium Brands Holdings, which temporarily suspended acquisition activity in May, has discussed future deals activity.

Canadian food bodies call for code of conduct following fees hike 7 Aug 2020

Andy Coyne

Food and beverage organisations in Canada have joined forces in a coordinated response after major grocers hiked their fees.

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