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What's the future for cannabis in the food sector?

The latest issue of just-food's FUTURES series of reports looks at the rapid rise of the use of cannabis in food and drinks products....

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

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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

Katjesgreenfood CEO Manon Littek on the "food revolution" and why the German confectioner has formed division to back upstarts - interview 18 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Katjes Group is a member of Big Food with a division to invest in fledgling businesses. Dean Best talks to the Germany-based confectioner about the strategy for its Katjesgreenfood fund.


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.

Latest News

South Africa's RCL Foods green-lighted for facility sale 14 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

A decision has been made by South Africa's Competition Commission on whether RCL Foods can sell its facility at Bronkhorstpruit to In2Food.


New products - US hemp extract specialist Weller launches CBD Coconut Bites; General Mills to debut Larabar in UK; Hood unveils vegan 'milk' line Planet Oat; US healthy snack firm NightFood moves into ice cream, cannabis-infused cookies 14 Dec 18

just-food.com

This week's new products include the first plant-based meat range from Japan's Otsuka Foods, a vegan product from US dairy HP Hood and General Mills adding to its UK range.


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. 


TreeHouse Foods confirms plan to sell US snack business 12 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

US-based private-label supplier TreeHouse Foods confirms plan for another business disposal under new chief executive.


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.


Egypt's Domty expands production capacity with new bakery line 10 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

Egypt-based cheese manufacturer Arabian Food Industries (Domty) is investing in a new production line.

Latest blogs

London confirms transport ban on junk-food ads 23 Nov 18

Dean Best

London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed what his office is calling a "groundbreaking" ban on advertising 'junk food' on the UK capital's transport network.


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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