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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...

Can a climate label for food work?

A decade ago, a few companies looked to label a product's carbon footprint. The concept never took off. If revisited, just-food asks, would...

November deal volumes dip but still fuel 2018 rise

As strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on the competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packag...

How to be ‘local’ - but still benefit from scale

Some major food multinationals want to realise the benefits of getting closer to the consumer - but without losing the benefits of havi...

Latest Interviews

Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.


"I've never seen this pace of change in the industry" - Nestle US strategy chief on trying to grow again in its largest market 2 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Nestlé this week (31 July) officially opened the new headquarters for its operations in the US, proclaiming the move a "catalyst" for its "transformation" in its largest market by sales. In 2017, the Lean Cuisine and Gerber maker saw its growth stall in the US. How is the food giant looking to kick-start its business in a market going through profound change? Dean Best caught up with Rui Barbas, chief strategy officer for Nestlé's US arm, to find out more.

Latest News

Nestle 'announces hundreds of job cuts in Germany'  17 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

Swiss food giant Nestle is to cut around 380 jobs in one of its key European markets, it has been reported.


France sets out timetable for new food pricing laws 17 Dec 18

Stuart Todd

France has signed off plans to implement legislation that will change how food products are priced and promoted.


The most-read opinion pieces on just-food in 2018 17 Dec 18

Dean Best

Which of the opinion pieces from just-food's team of industry experts gave you food for thought in 2018? Here are the top ten most-read.


Food and drinks firms must consider a world without plastics - research 13 Dec 18

Lucy Britner

Find out what could happen to food and drinks producers who don't make the move towards producing more environmentally-friendly packaging in the latest issue of FUTURES. 


Sainsbury's and Asda ask for more time to respond to merger plan probe 12 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

UK supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda have made a request to the organisation investigating their proposed merger.


Hochdorf lowers guidance for second time in four months 10 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has once again revised key financial forecasts.

Latest blogs

The need to win hearts and minds as well as votes 16 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

The only word I have written more than Brexit over the last few weeks is Campbell, writes Andy Coyne.


Unilever and Danone continue B Corp push 21 Sep 18

Dean Best

Unilever and Danone are two of the largest food companies to have embraced the B Corp certification and over the last 24 hours both have made fresh announcements.



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