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Plastic pledges: positive or time to panic?

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months and, in response, there has been a flurr...

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

Our guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses....

Brands can adapt to sea change in US food

As the US FMCG sector witnesses the biggest change in consumer habits in a generation, some argue brands are becoming less important. Howeve...

London Mayor's bold plan on ads should be welcomed

How the owners of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar advertise their products has long been a contentious issue in the UK, with campa...

Latest Interviews

"Agility puts you in the game" - PepsiCo on its European incubator Nutrition Greenhouse 4 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Amid the changes being seen in the types of food consumers are buying and in how they shop, the world's major food manufacturers are seeing their sales come under pressure and are looking at various ways to try to breathe fresh life into their top lines. Some have set up accelerator and incubator programmes to invest in fledgling companies. PepsiCo's European incubator, Nutrition Greenhouse, has returned for a second year and Dean Best spoke to the US giant's Juan Ignacio Amat to find out more.


US protein upstart Powerful wants to flex muscles further - interview 16 Jan 2018

Dean Best

As US-based, protein-centric upstart Powerful enters its fifth year in business, the company, which started in yogurt, is trying to build a "platform" of products across different categories. Founder and CEO Carlos Ramirez has secured investment from a local private-equity firm to help in his ambitions and Dean Best caught up with him to hear more about his plans.

Latest News

US authorities urge consumers to bin all Kellogg's Honey Smacks 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have advised consumers to throw out all Kellogg's Honey Smacks from their store cupboards - regardless of size and date - following the cereal being linked to a salmonella outbreak.


Asda, Sainsbury's bosses grilled over potential for supply-chain squeeze 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's have confirmed synergies from their proposed merger are likely to come from re-negotiating deals with suppliers.


Nestle to build robot-led warehouse in UK 19 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Food giant Nestle is to spend GBP55m (US$72.6m) on a new, highly-automated warehouse in the UK.


Kellogg in large-scale recall of Honey Smacks cereal amid salmonella scare 15 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Kellogg is recalling an estimated 1.3m cases of its Honey Smacks cereal, which has been linked to a salmonella outbreak.


India plastic pledge "impractical", warns industry 11 Jun 18

Mini Pant Zachariah

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious plan to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022 is impractical, according to Indian food industry players.


Kellogg makes senior executive changes in North America, Europe 11 Jun 18

Simon Harvey

US food manufacturer Kellogg has made two senior appointments at its North American and European operations.

Latest blogs

Food firms in the firing line in UK government's anti-obesity fight 30 May 18

Andy Coyne

UK manufacturers of food products containing high levels of sugar can't expect the government's focus to be turned away from them anytime soon.


just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.



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