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Where do Trump and corporate America go from here?

Following the disbanding this week of two Presidential business advisory committees, Ben Cooper looks at Donald Trump’s relationship with bu...

Focus: Rise of 'professional shopper' in Greece

Last week, Greece's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, said the "worst" of the country's economic troubles were "clearly behind us". Two years...

Focus: McCormick's spicy move for Reckitt's sauces

McCormick & Co. this week emerged as the buyer of Reckitt Benckiser's food assets, which include French's mustard and Frank's RedHot sauce....

Column: Room for improvement at Brandless

With the rapid rise of digital-native, direct-to-consumer brands like Dollar Shave Company and The Honest Company, Keith Anderson, senior vi...

Latest Interviews

Erbology hoping to thrive in PepsiCo "incubator" 3 Jul 2017

Helen Arnold

PepsiCo is among the ranks of the world's largest food companies that are turning to the industry's start-ups and early-stage businesses for insight into tapping into the emerging consumer trends that are shaping the sector. The US snacks-to-cola giant has set up an "incubator" programme in Europe to support a select batch of businesses it says are providing "breakthrough nutrition". Helen Arnold spoke to Irina Turcan, the founder of one of the companies chosen, the UK-based Erbology.


Interview: Sir Kensington's on sale to Unilever 24 Apr 2017

Dean Best

After shedding a series of food assets – and announcing earlier this month plans to quit spreads – Unilever’s longer-term strategy for the sector is always the subject of debate within the industry. This week, however, the consumer goods giant has made what is for the business a rare move: adding to its foods division through M&A. The Hellmann’s mayonnaise owner has bought fledgling US condiments maker Sir Kensington’s. Dean Best caught up with Sir Kensington’s co-founder Scott Norton to find out more.

Latest News

Calories targeted in latest England obesity push 18 Aug 17

Dean Best

Calories in foods like burgers, pizza and ready meals are to be targeted in the UK government's next push to tackle childhood obesity in England.


Huegli H1 sales, earnings decline 18 Aug 17

Dean Best

Switzerland-based food and drinks group Hügli Holding today (18 August) reported lower first-half sales and earnings, with its domestic business, as well as its operations in Germany, Italy and the UK, weighing on the results.


Brexit - UK proposes "no hard border" with Ireland 16 Aug 17

Dean Best

The UK today (16 August) announced it wants to see "no hard border in the movement of goods" between the country and Ireland, setting out its position on one of the thorniest Brexit issues.


Napolina targets premium and health trends 16 Aug 17

Andy Coyne

Napolina, the Italian cooking brand owned by the UK-based food and drink group Princes, is launching a range of spray olive oils to align with market trends such as health, convenience and premiumisation.


US group Flagship to build new distribution centre 16 Aug 17

Andy Coyne

Flagship Food Group has announced it is to expand its manufacturing and distribution facilities in the Albuquerque area of New Mexico, creating a 76,000 sq ft frozen food distribution warehouse.


UK publishes post-Brexit customs proposals 15 Aug 17

Dean Best

The UK today (15 August) set out its ideas for the post-Brexit customs arrangements between the country and the EU, with London asserting the proposals would "avoid a cliff-edge" for businesses in both markets.

Latest blogs

Do you get just-food's newsletters? You need to do something 17 Aug 17

Dean Best

If you receive just-food's newsletters, we have a message.


Cyber attack - another wake-up call for business 28 Jun 17

Dean Best

A month after an international cyber attack hit entities including the UK's National Health Service and Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, another has caused havoc around the world, affecting businesses including shipping group Maersk and, in our industry, Mondelez International.

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