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Brexit - what would trading under WTO rules mean?

Andy Coyne looks at the possibility of a no-deal Brexit and at what food exporters and importers could expect from operating under Worl...

What will be the US food mega-trends of 2019?

2018 was a year of dynamism and change in the US food industry and 2019 looks like being no different, writes Victor Martino....

Four product trends to watch in China in 2019

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines four product trends food companies doing business in the country - or wanting to do bus...

2018 - The year in food industry M&A

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector du...

Latest Interviews

"The timing for edible insects could not be better" - Eat Grub co-founder Shami Radia, the bitesize interview 15 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

Eat Grub co-founder Shami Radia outlines why the UK firm believes the prospects for edible insects are strong and the business' plans for growth.


Seaweed & Co.'s Dr Craig Rose on launching Weed & Wonderful, selling ingredients to industry giants and why consumers are intrigued by seaweed - the bitesize interview 18 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Seaweed & Co. has added a range of consumer products under the brand Weed & Wonderful to its ingredients business. Dean Best met with majority shareholder Dr Craig Rose to hear his plans for the UK firm.

Latest News

'Two in race for Australia's Allied Pinnacle' 17 Jan 19

Dean Best

Two bids are reportedly on the table for Allied Pinnacle, the Australian bakery business owned by private-equity firm Pacific Equity Partners.


Fazer to invest EUR40m in new Finland plant 15 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Finland's Fazer Group is investing in a new domestic production plant after announcing earlier this week it planned to close one of its facilities.


Food trade body flags up "dramatic economic consequences" of no-deal Brexit 11 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

FoodDrinkEurope, the European trade body, has outlined what it thinks may be the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the continent's food industry.


Braegate Produce emerges from management buyout of Ibbotsons 8 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

UK-based fresh food supplier Braegate Produce has emerged as the new entity following a management buyout of Ibbotsons Produce.


Unilever again invests in meal-kit firm Gousto 7 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

UK meal-kit company Gousto has received another round of external funding including a portion from a venture capital fund owned by a European consumer goods giant.


UK food secretary Michael Gove issues new warning over no-deal Brexit  3 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

Michael Gove, the UK's environment secretary, has outlined the implications for the food industry of a no-deal Brexit at a farming conference.

Latest blogs

Seeing the palm oil for the trees 10 Jan 19

Dean Best

Ocado has set up an ‘aisle’ on its website displaying products that do not contain palm oil, in response, the UK online grocer says, to growing interest from consumers in the ingredient.


Unilever and Danone continue B Corp push 21 Sep 18

Dean Best

Unilever and Danone are two of the largest food companies to have embraced the B Corp certification and over the last 24 hours both have made fresh announcements.



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