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Column: Morrison exits with Campbell still in soup

In her seven years at the helm of Campbell Soup Co., there has been plenty to admire about the work done by outgoing president and CEO Denis...

Premier gives grounds for (cautious) optimism

What a difference twelve months makes as Premier Foods plc recorded its fastest pace of annual revenue growth in five years, a stark contras...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main food sector incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers....

Brands can adapt to sea change in US food

As the US FMCG sector witnesses the biggest change in consumer habits in a generation, some argue brands are becoming less important. Howeve...

Latest Interviews

Lower-sugar spreads firm JimJams eyes growing sweet spot - interview 17 May 2018

Dean Best

With more consumers taking notice of the sugar in food, there are opportunities for products with lower levels of the nutrient to grab the attention of retail buyers – even in categories with huge, entrenched brands. One example is the UK spreads aisle, where fledgling chocolate spread brand JimJams has gained listings with two of the country’s largest grocers. Dean Best caught up with company founder Kevin Bath to talk about the development of JimJams and his ambitions for the business.

"India is a big country with big opportunities to grow" - just-food meets Dr Oetker's Oliver Mirza 23 Mar 2018

Mini Pant Zachariah

German giant Dr Oetker is looking to grow the sales its business in India generates five-fold in just three years. Oliver Mirza, the managing director and chief executive, of Dr Oetker's business in the country spoke to just-food about the company's goal.

Latest News

Campbell Soup Co. CEO Denise Morrison stands down as huge loss announced 18 May 18

Andy Coyne

US food giant Campbell Soup Co. has announced its president and chief executive officer Denise Morrison has chosen to retire, effective from today (18 May).

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.

Russia plots launch of traffic-light nutrition labels 15 May 18

Eugene Vorotnikov

Food products with colour-coded packaging about the sugar, salt and fat content could soon appear on the shelves of Russian retail stores, according to draft voluntary regulations written by the country's consumer watchdog.

France's Solina acquires UK-based Essential Cuisine 14 May 18

Simon Harvey

France-based food company Solina Group said it has acquired Essential Cuisine in the UK, a supplier of stocks, jus and gravies to the foodservice sector.

US firm New Frontier Foods mulling European plant 14 May 18

Dean Best

New Frontier Foods, the US firm behind the seaweed-based food brand Ocean's Halo, is looking to set up a factory in Europe as part of a bid to drive its business in the region.

Peru's Alicorp moves towards acquisitions 11 May 18

Paula Krizanovic

Peru-based multinational Alicorp has announced its board of directors has approved plans to buy Fino and ADM-SAO, two oil processing companies in Bolivia.

Latest blogs

Sainsbury's-Asda merger - UK watchdog sets wheels in motion 18 May 18

Dean Best

It was certain The UK's Competition and Markets Authority would look into the ramifications of the biggest corporate development in the country's grocery sector for more than a decade - and today (18 May) the watchdog sent out an invitation to comment.

just-food closed on Monday 7 May 7 May 18

Dean Best

A quick note to say just-food is closed today, Monday 7 May, as the UK observes its early May bank holiday.

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