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

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

Tesco packaging push puts suppliers on alert

Tesco's announcement on packaging should be a warning to manufacturers that sustainability is becoming a more important factor in deali...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

Using data from just-food.com and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged foo...

Latest Interviews

"Our biggest competition is cereal, ready meals and sandwiches" - Huel CEO James McMaster on his functional food brand's prospects 12 Aug 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to James McMaster, CEO of UK-based meal replacement brand Huel, about where the direct-to-consumer business is heading.


"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.

Latest News

UK government's worst-case scenario for no-deal Brexit reveals fresh food supply fears 12 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

The UK government has released a document outlining the worst-case scenario in the event of a no-deal Brexit, which includes assumptions relating to food supply.


India regulator postpones traffic-light labels implementation amid opposition 12 Sep 19

Raghavendra Verma

India's draft regulations for traffic-light labelling on packaged foods have been postponed amid industry opposition.


Nestle lays down target for zero net greenhouse gas emissions 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé, the Swiss food heavyweight with brands such a KitKat chocolate, has set out a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero. 


PepsiCo sells Danish oatmeal brand Ota Solgryn to Crispy Food 9 Sep 19

Dean Best

PepsiCo, the US food giant behind Quaker porridge, has sold another brand of breakfast cereal in Denmark.


TreeHouse Foods appoints former Hershey executive Amit Philip as chief strategy officer 9 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

TreeHouse Foods, the largest private-label manufacturer in the US, has appointed a former Hershey executive as chief strategy officer.


Bega Cheese invests in fledgling Aussie firm Hummingbird Superfoods 9 Sep 19

Dean Best

Bega Cheese, the Australian food major, has acquired a stake in a local subscription-based business focusing on breakfast products.

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.


Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi gets seat on Amazon board 26 Feb 19

Dean Best

Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has secured a high-profile directorship, with retail giant Amazon appointing the CPG veteran to its board of directors.



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