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Is Spain's healthy-eating push enough?

Spain has become the latest country to see government and industry jointly launch a plan to cut the levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat...

FMCG digital strategy in UK - hot topics

We know the digital sphere is having a profound impact on consumers but how can the food industry shape their businesses to capitalise? At t...

Why private-label has reached tipping point in US

The major, branded CPG operators in the US are not only facing a challenge from growing demand for products for upstart, agile competitors t...

General Mills' bid for growth - CAGNY 2018 focus

In General Mills' most recent financial year, the Cheerios-to-Yoplait owner saw its net sales tumble 4% on an organic basis - and that decli...

Latest Interviews

Colombia's Colombina targets $1bn sales from health drive, international expansion - interview 19 Oct 2017

Ivan Castano

Colombina, the Colombia-based food manufacturer, has enjoyed solid growth in the last decade and, to maintain its performance, it is looking towards its growing line of healthier products and its international businesses. Ivan Castano spoke to marketing vice president Jose Fernando Ochoa and CEO Cesar Caicedo to hear more about the company's plans.

Bonduelle "ready for more M&A" - interview with CFO Gregory Sanson 4 Oct 2017

Dean Best

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle this week reported its annual financial results, a year of rising sales and earnings and in which it struck a major acquisition - that of US produce group Ready Pac Foods. Dean Best spoke to Bonduelle CFO Grégory Sanson about the numbers, the company's outlook for the 2017/18 financial year and why it is ready for more M&A.

Latest News

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees subdued organic growth after Q3 result; Nomad Foods FY profits surge on debt repricing; Boparan Q2 sales rise despite ''tough conditions'' hitting profits; Produce Investments back in black in H1 22 Mar 18

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

General Mills issues profit warning 22 Mar 18

Dean Best

General Mills today (21 March) cut its forecast for a key profit metric, sending shares in the US food group tumbling in pre-market trading in New York.

WTO urges effort to avoid escalating trade tensions 21 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said its members need to work together to "step back from the brink" of an escalation in trade tensions in response to new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, which enter force this week.

Food sector bodies provide mixed response to Brexit transition deal 19 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

UK food-industry bodies today (19 March) gave a mixed response to the post-Brexit transition period struck between London and Brussels this morning.

UK food industry bodies issue warning on 'rules of origin' post-Brexit  16 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

The UK's Food and Drink Federation is warning businesses in the sector that they could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the country leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin.

Kraft Heinz's takeover of Cerebos Gregg conditionally cleared 12 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

The New Zealand Commerce Commission has given the green light to food giant Kraft Heinz's acquisition of Suntory food and coffee business Cerebos Gregg.

Latest blogs

Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.

"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit 10 Jan 18

Dean Best

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in the industry.

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