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How will brands engage in post-trust era?

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer found levels of trust in the US general population have declined by the largest margin the survey has eve...

Nestle '17 results and outlook – takeaways

The climb just got steeper for Nestle chief executive Mark Schneider after only 12 months at the helm of the world's largest food company. T...

Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

Food M&A volumes hit index high in January - data

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as c...

Latest Interviews

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.


South Africa's Pioneer Food Group adds brands in UK growth push - interview 3 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group last month moved again to expand its business in the UK, snapping up Lizi's granola owner The Good Carb Food Company. The deal was the first since Pioneer renamed its UK arm in September and announced "ambitious expansion plans" for the market. just-food’s Simon Harvey spoke with Jonathon Thorn, the chief executive of Pioneer’s UK unit, about the company’s plans in the country.

Latest News

Nestle set to launch first organic products in Brazil  22 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

Global food giant Nestle will launch its first organic food line in Brazil in the coming weeks.


ABF chairman Charles Sinclair to step down 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Charles Sinclair, the chairman of Kingsmill, Patak's and Ryvita owner Associated British Foods, is to step down from the role in April.


CAGNY 2018 - New Kellogg CEO sets out "relentless focus on growth" 21 Feb 18

Dean Best

Recently-installed Kellogg CEO Steve Cahillane has said the priority for the US cereal and snacks giant is to get its sales growing again.


CAGNY 2018 - General Mills eyes more M&A ... and disposals 20 Feb 18

Dean Best

General Mills chairman and CEO Jeff Harmening today (20 February) indicated the US food giant will continue to revamp its portfolio through M&A and the sale of more of its own assets.


Brighter sales forecast but General Mills gloomier on profits 20 Feb 18

Dean Best

General Mills today (20 February) narrowed upwards a target for annual sales but raised the possibility a key operating profit metric could fall year-on-year.


UK MPs call for urgent analysis on post-Brexit impact to food sector 19 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

Amid the uncertainty over the UK's trading relationship with the EU post-Brexit, a parliamentary committee has said it is imperative the country's government undertakes a comprehensive analysis to assess the impact on the food sector.

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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