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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...

What are the options for incoming 2 Sisters CEO?

After 25 years at the helm of 2 Sisters Food Group, one of the UK's largest food companies, multi-millionaire founder Ranjit Singh Boparan i...

Campbell Q3, profit warning, CEO exit - takeaways

Friday (18 May) proved a notable day in the recent history of Campbell Soup Co., with the US giant reporting a third-quarter loss, a profit...

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...

Latest Interviews

Charlie Bigham's CEO Patrick Cairns on how UK ready-meals maker plans to serve up more growth - interview 20 Jun 2018

Dean Best

After a decade at Unilever, a stint in charge of UK baby-food firm Plum Baby and seven years leading Wessanen’s UK division, Patrick Cairns has, since March last year, been chief executive of Charlie Bigham’s, the London-based manufacturer of upmarket ready meals. Dean Best met Cairns to discuss his plans for the business.


"We will take plant-based to the next level" - Naturli' Foods CEO Henrik Lund on Danish firm's push into meat-free 15 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Denmark-based Naturli' Foods has become the latest meat-free supplier from Europe to cross the English Channel to try to tap into the UK's growing interest in plant-based food. Dean Best spoke to Naturli' CEO Henrik Lund in London as the company marked its debut in the market.

Latest News

Peru issues warning labels for foods high in fat, salt, sugar 22 Jun 18

Paula Krizanovic

Food manufacturers operating in Peru will have to include warning labels on the packaging of and adverts for products with high levels of salt, sugar and fats.


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.


French government to weigh in on William Saurin takeover 14 Jun 18

Dean Best

The French government is to examine the possible impact the takeover of a clutch of ready-meals assets - including the William Saurin brand - by rival manufacturer Cofigeo could have on jobs and the sector.


Denmark's Naturli' Foods enters UK meat-free market 13 Jun 18

Dean Best

Naturli' Foods, the Denmark-based supplier of plant-based foods, has entered the UK meat-free market.


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.


Post Holdings moves Chris Neugent to strategy role 11 Jun 18

Dean Best

Post Holdings has appointed Chris Neugent, the executive heading the US-based food manufacturer's breakfast-cereal brands, to the role of vice president, strategy.

Latest blogs

Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.


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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