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Brexit: Threat to or chance for UK food security?

Brexit has been said to constitute a clear and present danger to UK food security - but what does food security mean in this context and to...

Ceres' dive into water gives food plenty to ponder

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companie...

Food in line for most pain from Brexit self-harm

There have been plenty of occasions since the early hours of 24 June 2016 when those in the UK who voted for the country to stay in the EU w...

How the food industry can reverse climate change

Climate change is widely viewed as one of the biggest threats facing humanity. The impact of global warming can be seen across the world and...

Latest Interviews

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.


"Fairtrade is all about change" - Fairtrade Foundation chief executive Michael Gidney on new partnership with Mondelez International 9 Mar 2017

Ben Cooper

As the annual Fairtrade Fortnight promotional period continues in the UK, Ben Cooper spoke with Michael Gidney, chief executive of the Fairtrade Foundation, about the new partnership it has struck with Mondelez International and the future for Fairtrade collaboration with major food companies.

Latest News

NAFTA negotiations to extend into 2018 amid US frustration 20 Oct 17

Hannah Abdulla

After four rounds and 22 days of talks squeezed into just over two months, negotiators working to modernise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have admitted to new challenges in the discussions, which are now expected to extend into the first quarter of next year.


Earnings summary - Nestle RIG climbs 1.8%, sees drop in operating profit margin; Unilever feels chill from ice cream 19 Oct 17

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just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


US meal-kit maker Blue Apron to cut 6% of jobs 19 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

US meal-kit maker Blue Apron will cut 6% of its global workforce as part of a "realignment'' to support its strategic priorities. 


Finnish dairy co-op Valio wins South Africa export licence 17 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Finnish dairy cooperative Valio has received approval to export to South Africa.


Ferrero to further expand Canada plant 12 Oct 17

Andy Coyne

Italian chocolate maker Ferrero has revealed plans to again expand a plant in Canada.


Unilever said to be planning to shift more than 100 UK jobs to Netherlands 11 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Consumer goods giant Unilever is said to be planning to shift more than a 100 UK jobs to the Netherlands as part of a move to create a new global headquarters for brands such as PG Tips and Magnum ice cream.

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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