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Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  25 Mar 2019

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


The age of disruption in an industry turned upside down 19 Mar 2019

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


What's the outlook for smart technology in food and drink - just-food FUTURES, volume 5 18 Mar 2019

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


How consumers are making sustainability a growth opportunity 14 Mar 2019

We examine the commercial opportunities conscious consumerism represents and the link between a company's sustainability profile and its ability to capitalise.


"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

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".

Latest News

Barilla invests in US by-products start-up Planetarians 25 Mar 2019

Barilla, the Italy-based sauces and pasta maker, has taken part in a US$750,000 investment round in a US ingredients start-up.


Pilgrim's Pride names Jayson Penn as CEO to succeed Bill Lovette 22 Mar 2019

US chicken heavyweight Pilgrim's Pride has appointed a new chief executive officer to replace Bill Lovette.


Mondelez partners with The Hatchery incubator 22 Mar 2019

US confectionery giant Mondelez International is teaming up with The Hatchery, an incubator business for the food industry.


New Products - Nomad Foods takes Birds Eye into meat-free with Green Cuisine; Unilever unveils dairy-free Breyers ice cream; Nestle-owned Sweet Earth plans meatless burger; Arla launches fruit & kernels skyr in Germany 21 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Nomad Foods taking its Birds Eye brand into the UK meat-free market and Bubs Australia entering a new category.


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Chobani unveils newest entrants for spring incubator programme 18 Mar 2019

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


CP Foods links up with restaurant group Legal Sea Foods in US co-packing deal 18 Mar 2019

Thailand-based food heavyweight Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has forged a co-packing deal with a US-based restaurant group.

Latest blogs

Bar brawl - US snack firms Clif and Kind joust over ingredients 11 Mar 2019

Clif Bar & Co. and US snack peer Kind have become involved in a public spat over the ingredients the companies use in their snack bars.


Amazon pulls plug on Dash buttons 4 Mar 2019

The retail behemoth has said shoppers will no longer be able to buy its Dash buttons, which had allowed consumers to re-order products with one push of a finger.


Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi gets seat on Amazon board 26 Feb 2019

Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has secured a high-profile directorship, with retail giant Amazon appointing the CPG veteran to its board of directors.