Commodities & ingredients: Latest news and analysis articles

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Latest Insights

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...

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...

6 mega-trends to shape US food in 2018

Operating in the US food market? If you thought 2017 was a heady mix of challenge and opportunity, wait for 2018, writes just-food's US colu...

Sustainability in '18: bolder aims, wider horizons

Food companies are being spurred by the UN Global Goals and heightened consumer expectations to increase the ambition and broaden the scope...

Latest Interviews

UK cheese maker Wyke Farms eyes more mature export business - interview 8 Feb 2018

Dean Best

Wyke Farms, the UK-based cheese supplier, is trying to navigate a tough domestic market while building a more focused export operation amid a volatile dairy sector and with Brexit on the horizon. For all that, managing director Richard Clothier, while cognisant of the challenges, sees opportunity. Dean Best caught up with Clothier to find out more about his plans for growth.

Building supply chain resilience at heart of McCormick’s 2025 vision - interview 4 Dec 2017

Ben Cooper

US flavourings firm McCormick puts supply chain goals front and centre in its new sustainability strategy. Michael Okoroafor, the company’s vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation, told Ben Cooper why.

Latest News

WTO urges effort to avoid escalating trade tensions 21 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said its members need to work together to "step back from the brink" of an escalation in trade tensions in response to new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, which enter force this week.

Greenpeace says Kraft Heinz among eight companies failing in palm oil initiative 20 Mar 18

Simon Harvey

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace International says some global food companies such as Kraft Heinz, Kellogg, Ferrero, PepsiCo and J.M. Smucker are refusing to disclose their sources of palm oil despite an initiative to clamp down on deforestation by producers before the end of the decade.

Danish Crown acquires pizza toppings maker DK-Foods 19 Mar 18

Simon Harvey

Danish Crown has purchased DK-Foods for an undisclosed sum, an acquisition the meat giant says will make it Europe's market leader in pepperoni toppings for pizzas.

Brussels issues draft list of US foods facing retaliatory duties 19 Mar 18

Keith Nuthall

The European Commission has released a draft list of products that could be subject to retaliatory EU safeguard duties, as a response to the erection of US import duties on aluminium and steel imports.

UK food industry bodies issue warning on 'rules of origin' post-Brexit  16 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

The UK's Food and Drink Federation is warning businesses in the sector that they could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the country leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin.

CPTPP countries sign Pacific trade pact 9 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have signed their revised version of the multilateral trade pact without the US, reviving a deal set to slash tariffs and foster trade in a marketplace worth close to around US$13.5trn.

Latest blogs

How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.

Brexit customs "could cost UK traders GBP4bn a year" 11 Sep 17

Dean Best

As the rain hammers on our windows this afternoon (11 September), a report in the UK offers companies doing international business some gloomy reading - post-Brexit customs could cost the country's traders GBP4bn a year.

Forgot your password?

Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days

Site Editor Dean Best
Access for $1 for 30 days

A Message From The Editor [x]

just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.

But only paid just-food members have full, unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 18 years of archives.

I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.

It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.

Editor's signature

Dean Best, editor of just-food

Get 30 days for $1
Risk-free, money-back guarantee