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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...

Column: UK Brexit realism will cheer food industry

The UK's position papers on its future customs arrangements with the EU and, more specifically, on the border with Ireland have seen London...

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...

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

Sky Valley Foods faces controlling stake bid 20 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

Sky Valley Foods, a US maker of organic and natural salad dressings, has become the acquisition target of a private-equity firm looking to buy up 51% of its shares.


'No deal' Brexit could see UK food price hike 18 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is warning UK consumers could pay nearly a third more for everyday food items in the event of the country not striking a Brexit trade deal with the EU.


Mondelez's German Kraft Heinz deal nears end 18 Sep 17

Dean Best

Mondelez International's licence to manufacture a range of condiments for Kraft Heinz in Germany is coming to an end.


India "a market no-one can ignore" - food minister 15 Sep 17

Dean Best

India and its growing demand for packaged food market is an opportunity "nobody can afford to ignore", a senior government minister has told just-food.


Strauss starts Obela hummus sales in Germany 14 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

Strauss Group and PepsiCo's international venture Obela is to start selling hummus products in Germany.


General Mills launches `free-from' tortillas in UK 14 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

General Mills is introducing white corn tortillas under its Old El Paso brand in the UK to cater to allergy-conscious consumers amid a growing market for Mexican food. 

Latest blogs

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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Dean Best

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