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Trend Hunter report: The future is omnichannel

These days, omni-channel is the latest buzzword in retail circles, with Alibaba's 'new retail' concept in China, Hema, one of the leading pl...

Analysis: The rise of 'stealth small brands'

just-food's incisive US columnist Victor Martino is introducing a new term to the CPG lexicon - stealth small brands....

Creating a challenger brand playbook for big food

Acquiring challenger brands is one thing but how do big food businesses make a success of them when they are integrated into a very differen...

Smaller can be beautiful amid changing face of NPD

Sjanny van Beekveld, the business insights director for the Netherlands arm of IRI, crunches the market researcher's local data and looks at...

Latest Interviews

Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.


"It's taken five years to properly get started" - Nom Noms World Food founder Lisa Sohanpal on UK ethnic-cuisine firm's ambitions - the bitesize interview 27 Jun 2018

Dean Best

UK-based ethnic-cuisine business Nom Nom World Foods has had its ups and downs since forming five years ago. Dean Best caught up with founder and CEO Lisa Sohanpal, now based in Toronto, to discuss her plans for growth, including some notable new contracts in North America - but also hear about the challenges that can beset an SME.

Latest News

No-deal Brexit will result in changes to food labelling, UK government warns 25 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

The labelling of food products in the UK would face significant change if the country's government fails to secure a deal on Brexit.


UK food industry commits to halving food waste 25 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

Some 90 UK food industry organisations - including producers, manufacturers and retailers - have committed to halving food waste.


UK outlines no-deal Brexit plans for geographical indications 24 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

The UK government plans to set up its own scheme for protecting the names of products from the nation's food and drink manufacturers in the event of a so-called no-deal Brexit when the country officially leaves the European Union in March.


Leveraging supply chain finance to fuel M&A - webinar 24 Sep 18

just-food.com

just-food is teaming up with supply chain finance specialist PrimeRevenue to stage a webinar exploring how packaged food manufacturers and grocers have used supply chain finance to fuel mergers and acquisitions.


Seachill growth leads to new jobs at UK site 21 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

UK-based seafood business Seachill, a subsidiary of food manufacturer Hilton Food Group, is creating 120 jobs at its plant in the north-east fishing town of Grimsby.


New Products - Unilever brings Ben & Jerry's Moo-phoria ice cream to UK; Nestle breakfast cereals go organic; Quirch Foods unveils frozen brand Mambo; PepsiCo launches Kurkure sub-brand in India 21 Sep 18

just-food.com

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

Latest blogs

Fleury Michon quits French meats trade body 24 Sep 18

Dean Best

Fleury Michon, the France-based supplier of ready meals and cooked meats, has quit the trade body representing the charcuterie industry in the country.


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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