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How might Covid impact food company strategy?

Simon Harvey assesses what food manufacturers can take forward from their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic....

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the in-house venture-capital funds operated by the world's major packaged-food companies....

How might UK food-to-go adjust post-Covid?

We review the outlook for the UK food-to-go market, with pain still to endure until the Government's gradual easing of restrictions bec...

China's booming home-baking market

China's locked-down consumers, like others elsewhere, turned to home-baking to keep occupied and feed families during the pandemic. It is, t...

Latest Interviews

Flourishing in food – four female founders share their start-up stories 11 Mar 2021

Dean Best

just-food speaks to four female entrepreneurs to hear what they've learnt on their journeys so far and what advice they have to others wanting to start their own food businesses. 


The women shaping the future of food 8 Mar 2021

Lucy Britner

Lucy Britner speaks to key players at in-house VC and innovation units about the food trends driving change and what the industry can do to encourage more female entrepreneurs.

Latest News

Italian baker Dolciaria Acquaviva buys local firms Unigel, Dolce Milano  7 Apr 21

Andy Coyne

Dolciaria Acquaviva, an Italy-based manufacturer of frozen baked goods, has acquired a local peer, it has announced.


US firm Carolina Foods lures private-equity investment 6 Apr 21

Simon Harvey

Carolina Foods, a baked goods manufacturer in the US state of North Carolina, has attracted private-equity investment.


US pancake maker De Wafelbakkers snapped up by PE firm Brynwood 6 Apr 21

Andy Coyne

US-based pancake, waffle and French toast manufacturer De Wafelbakkers has been acquired by an investment firm for an undisclosed sum.


Bell Food Group buys Aryzta assets in Switzerland 31 Mar 21

Simon Harvey

Switzerland's Bell Food Group said one of its local business units has acquired sandwich assets in the country.


French baker Cerelia hits US M&A trail with double deal announcement 31 Mar 21

Andy Coyne

French bakery company Cérélia has revealed it has made two acquisitions in the US, whilst also selling a stake in the business to an American investor.


Lotus Bakeries takes full control of Italian joint venture 30 Mar 21

Simon Harvey

Belgium-headquartered Lotus Bakeries has taken full control of a joint venture in Europe set up a few years ago.



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