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What are the prospects for insect-based food?

Two major European retailers have started to stock edible, insect-based food, a sign a growing number of consumers are starting to accept th...

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...

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

US ''trade war'' with China put on hold amid tentative agreement on deficits 21 May 18

Simon Harvey

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a ''trade war'' with China has been put on hold after the economic powerhouses reached a tentative agreement on cutting deficits between the two countries.


Comvita says potential acquisition deal from unnamed third party called off 21 May 18

Simon Harvey

Comvita said a potential acquisition of the New Zealand-based manuka honey supplier from an unnamed party has been called off due to differences over price.


BDO industry survey finds eroding confidence amid Brexit fears 21 May 18

Andy Coyne

Confidence in the UK food and drink sector is declining, with Brexit a major concern, a survey by advisory firm BDO has found.


J.R. Simplot names Garrett Lofto as CEO to replace Bill Whitacre 17 May 18

Simon Harvey

US agri-food group J.R. Simplot has named Garrett Lofto as its new president and chief executive.


Valio sets up new China units 16 May 18

Andy Coyne

Finnish dairy company Valio has established new retail and foodservice business units in China.


France's Avril acquires Italian oilve oil business Costa d'Oro 15 May 18

Andy Coyne

French agri-food firm Avril Group has acquired a majority stake in Italian olive oil company Costa d'Oro for an undisclosed sum.

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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