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Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

Becoming a B Corp

Here, just-food details the process a food company will have to go through in order to gain B Corp certification....

Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data

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

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...

Latest Interviews

The Marine Stewardship Council looks to 2030 - interview 30 May 2017

Ben Cooper

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has celebrated its 20th anniversary by unveiling a new strategy and setting bold targets up to 2030. Nicolas Guichoux, the seafood certification body's global commercial director, spoke with Ben Cooper about the MSC's plans for the future.


Adelie Foods CEO Martin Johnson on "turnaround" of UK food-to-go firm - interview 15 Mar 2017

Dean Best

On its fourth majority shareholder in five years, with contracts lost and won and a manufacturing network restructured, Adelie Foods, the UK sandwiches-to-salads supplier, is a business aiming for a period of growth - and stability. Dean Best caught up with CEO Martin Johnson as Adelie Foods set out its latest strategic move, the relaunch of Daily Bread, a brand it acquired from Hain Celestial in 2012.

Latest News

Brussels acts to prohibit 'dual quality' food 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The European Commission has acted to prohibit so-called dual quality food across the EU following pressure from central and eastern European member states.


Earnings summary - Fleury Michon starts 2018 with further pressure on sales; Valio FY growth led by export markets; Cerealto sales jump on M&A, EBITDA falls; Simply Good Foods in positive territory in H1 12 Apr 18

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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.


French sandwich maker Daunat hit by week-long strike  11 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Daunat, the French food-to-go manufacturer, has been hit by a seven-day strike at its factory in Chambry.


France's Pierre Martinet to open up 10% of capital to fund export drive 4 Apr 18

Stuart Todd

Pierre Martinet plans to open up around 10% of its capital base to investors as the family-owned French group seeks to raise funds to expand its export business, most notably in Spain.


US FDA chief Scott Gottlieb sets out stall on nutrition 4 Apr 18

Dean Best

The US plans to publish "updated" targets on sodium reduction and look at how - and what - products are labelled 'healthy' as part of a nutrition strategy outlined by the country's Food and Drug Administration.


New Barn to launch into plant-based products with $3.8m funding 28 Mar 18

Simon Harvey

US-based organic foods and drinks manufacturer New Barn has raised US$3.8m to fund its expansion into plant-based products.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Shadow of Palmer & Harvey hangs over Kerryfresh administration 27 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

Administrators have been appointed to UK food delivery business Fresh To Store, trading as Kerryfresh - and its demise has been linked to the collapse of food logistics business Palmer & Harvey.



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