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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...

2018 outlook: navigating a UK market in spotlight

As we approach the New Year, food industry watchers are predicting what we are likely to see in the UK in 2018. Andy Coyne reports....

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...

The nine foodservice trends to follow in 2018

The foodservice channel continues to show growth, even in more mature markets, presenting an opportunity for food manufacturers to capture....

Latest Interviews

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.


Sustainability at heart of Ajinomoto's global ambitions 13 Oct 2017

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper looks at how Japan food and ingredients group Ajinomoto’s approach to sustainability ties in with its broader ambitions to become a leading force on the world food stage.

Latest News

Argentina's SanCor approves plan to exit Arla venture 15 Jan 18

Paula Krizanovic

The members of Argentinian dairy co-op SanCor have backed the company's plan to move to sell its stake in a local venture with Arla Foods to the European dairy giant.


Irish exporters enjoy another "record" year but Brexit remains "great unknown'' 11 Jan 18

Simon Harvey

Ireland's food and drink exporters enjoyed another unprecedented year in 2017, despite the uncertainty generated by Britain's vote to leave the European Union.


Kerry Group defends recruitment as ex-employee convicted over terrorism 9 Jan 18

Andy Coyne

Ireland's Kerry Group described its recruitment procedures as "robust" after one of its former workers in the UK was found guilty of plotting an Islamic State-style terrorist attack.


Agrokor creditors open doors to debt settlement plan 9 Jan 18

Simon Harvey

Creditors of Croatia's Agrokor, which was put into state administration last year, have lent their support to a draft plan for the settlement of the company's debt obligations.


Real Good Food seeks "substantial additional funding" 2 Jan 18

Andy Coyne

Embattled UK bakery and ingredients group Real Good Food has told the London Stock Exchange it needs more funds over the coming 12 months for working capital and investment purposes.


Arla Foods enters Indonesia joint venture to boost South East Asia growth strategy 22 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods is forming a joint venture with Indonesia's PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur (ICBP) as the company expands its operations in South East Asia.

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.

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