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"The growth is going to be from brands" – Vivera CEO Willem van Weede on prospects for meat-free in Europe

7 December 2020 | Simon Harvey

Vivera is emerging as one of the major players in Europe's plant-based meat market. Simon Harvey speaks with the Dutch firm's CEO to discuss the targets ahead. ... read more


"We want to be a global brand for vegan food" – Jordan Lellouche, co-founder of The Good Spoon, outlines France vegan mayo firm's ambitions

19 October 2020 | Andy Coyne

The Good Spoon co-founder and chairman Jordan Lellouche tells Andy Coyne about his plans to grow the vegan mayonnaise brand. ... read more


Bonduelle deputy CEO Gregory Sanson on long-term impacts of Covid-19, resilience and M&A – the just-food interview part 2

1 October 2020 | Dean Best

Bonduelle's deputy CEO Gregory Sanson weighs up Covid could affect working practices in the longer term, sets out his thinking on foodservice and talks M&A plans. ... read more


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

17 June 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. ... read more


"This industry is so nascent" – Dao Foods investor Tao Zhang on taking plant-based meat mainstream in China

10 June 2020 | Dean Best

Can a real, mainstream market for plant-based meat develop in China? Dao Foods investor Tao Zhang thinks so – but he knows there's a long way to go. ... read more


Prepared-veg supplier Mash Direct on the agility needed to adapt to Covid-19 – the bitesize interview

3 June 2020 | Dean Best

Mash Direct COO Jack Hamilton on adapting to Covid-19, with the SME prepared-veg supplier seeing the pandemic affect parts of the business in different ways. ... read more


Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on how the UK food-to-go supplier will bounce back - the just-food interview

26 May 2020 | Dean Best

UK supplier Greencore, with its major food-to-go business, has seen Covid-19 hammer sales in recent weeks. Chief executive Patrick Coveney believes the company can emerge stronger. ... read more


"Foodservice is the most exciting part of our outlook when Covid-19 clears" – Andy Shovel, co-founder of UK meat-free brand This, the bitesize interview

20 May 2020 | Dean Best

UK brand This, one of a flurry of firms looking to ride rising consumer interest in meat alternatives, talks adapting to Covid-19 hit, competition and optimism for foodservice. ... read more


"We're fortunate to be in operation, unlike a lot of businesses" – US packaged food firms on coronavirus

14 April 2020 | just-food.com

We asked a number of US packaged food companies for their input on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting day-to-day business operations. ... read more


"We're all in the same boat. Stay level-headed and positive" - UK and Irish food SMEs on coping with coronavirus

25 March 2020 | Andy Coyne and Simon Harvey

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


"This could be the tipping point for the plant-based industry" - Califia Farms CEO Greg Steltenpohl on the Covid-19 implications

20 March 2020 | Simon Harvey

Califia Farms chief executive Greg Steltenpohl speaks to just-food on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on the US-based dairy-free business. ... read more


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

10 February 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. ... read more


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

11 December 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. ... read more


HKScan CEO Tero Hemmila on managing the Nordic meat group’s turnaround programme while looking for growth – the just-food interview

13 November 2019 | Dean Best

After years of sales pressure, Nordic meat group HKScan is looking to bounce back. CEO Tero Hemmilä discusses how. ... read more


Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on African swine fever crisis and UK group's ambitions in poultry – the just-food interview, part 1

4 October 2019 | Dean Best

In the first of a two-part interview with Cranswick CEO Adam Couch, the UK food group's boss talks African swine fever, ambitions in poultry and international M&A. ... read more


Burts Snacks MD David Nairn on how UK firm plans to double sales - interview

17 July 2019 | Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with Burts Snacks chairman and managing director David Nairn as the UK business seeks to double revenues in the next few years. ... read more


"Intense competition drives us to be ahead of the curve" - Rich Products Europe MD David Hunt on frozen food giant's desire to innovate

5 July 2019 | Andy Coyne

We talk to David Hunt, MD of US baked goods giant Rich Products' operations in Europe and the Middle East, to hear about strategic plans linked to investment and innovation. ... read more


What are the biggest challenges facing casual dining in the UK?

5 March 2019 | Joe Baker

With a report pointing to a decline in casual-dining restaurants in the UK, suppliers, tech providers and foodservice companies highlight the challenges the sector faces. ... read more


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

5 February 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.  ... read more


"Food represents the best of consumer products" - private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital on its latest deal and wider M&A strategy

3 January 2019 | Dean Best

US private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital has made another acquisition in the bakery sector. MD Heather Smith Thorne talks about the deal and the firm's broader M&A strategy. ... read more


Aunt Bessie's seeing shift in frozen dynamics among younger generation - interview

25 October 2018 | Simon Harvey

Nomad Foods' UK frozen food brand Aunt Bessie's is launching a marketing push to seize upon the appetite for mid-week roast dinners among young consumers. Simon Harvey talks to marketing director Hannah Haas. ... read more


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

27 September 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.... read more