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Premier CEO Darby leaving to mixed reaction

Gavin Darby has proved a controversial chief executive and some in the investment community will cheer his exit from Premier Foods. Others&n...

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...

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....

The impact on suppliers of grocers' buying pacts

With Tesco and Carrefour seeking to become the latest major grocers in Europe to work together on purchasing, Simon Creasey looks at the imp...

Latest Interviews

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.


Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.

Latest News

Tesco joins forces with WWF in sustainability push 19 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarket Tesco has announced a four-year partnership aimed at making it easier for shoppers to buy "affordable, healthy, sustainable food".


PepsiCo invests in Ukraine plant for Lay's crisps production line 16 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Global food and drinks manufacturer PepsiCo is investing in an existing manufacturing plant in Ukraine for the production of crisps.


France targets palm oil, cocoa and beef in deforestation pledge 16 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

France has taken action to end the deforestation caused by industries linked to the production of palm oil, cocoa, beef and soybeans.


RSPO palm-oil certification unveils changes 16 Nov 18

Dean Best

A major - and at times controversial - certification for palm oil has announced changes to the standards the underpin the programme.


UK-EU draft Brexit agreement proposes changes to Northern Ireland food regulation 15 Nov 18

Keith Nuthall

The draft withdrawal agreement drawn up by the UK and the EU to cover how the country departs the bloc could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland based in a remaining EU member state.


Capilano Honey shareholders vote in favour of takeover deal 15 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Shareholders in Australia's Capilano Honey have voted by a majority in favour of a takeover by a China-led consortium at its annual general meeting.

Latest blogs

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.


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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