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How should SMEs approach an export strategy?

For many small- and medium-sized enterprises, breaking into overseas markets is a Herculean task. Simon Harvey takes a look at the prio...

Why sustainability matters for every CPG company

After a study from NYU Stern and IRI, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino looks at the building business case for sustainability....

How food companies can make most of longer lives

The food industry has been ponderous in responding to the ageing global population. How can food companies effectively meet the needs of the...

Is the tide already turning for Kraft Heinz?

With the surprise announcement of a new chief at US food major Kraft Heinz, Simon Harvey looks at what Miguel Patricio might bring to t...

Latest Interviews

"We will see a large number of new brands emerging" - DSG Consumer Partners' Deepak Shahdadpuri on how India's FMCG market is opening up 7 Mar 2019

Dean Best

India is seeing similar changes to consumer habits as western countries. Investor Deepak Shahdadpuri talks about his deals in India and how he sees the market developing.

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

Hormel Foods eyes expansion in plant-based product field 13 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

US-based Hormel Foods, which specialises in branded meat products, has spoken about its plans in the plant-based product area.

Nestle upbeat on organic growth outlook for EMENA region amid shield from Brexit 11 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé is optimistic it can achieve organic growth of 2% or more for the Swiss food giant's EMENA operations.

Greece's Vivartia to close milk plant 10 Jun 19

Dean Best

Vivartia Group, the Greece-based food manufacturer, is to shut a dairy factory, citing changes in consumption habits.

Trump withdraws threat of tariffs on Mexico 10 Jun 19

Dean Best

President Trump has "indefinitely suspended" his threat to levy tariffs on goods from Mexico, after claiming a deal has been reached on immigration into the US.

Campbell Soup shares bubble after Q3 numbers 5 Jun 19

Dean Best

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. rose in early trading today (5 June) after the US manufacturer increased its forecast for annual earnings.

Coca-Cola Amatil sells SPC unit to investor group Shepparton Partners Collective 4 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Coca-Cola Amatil has finally found a buyer for the Australia-based firm's fruit and vegetable business SPC Ardmona.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.

Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.

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