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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...

Suppliers mull Booker and Nisa takeovers

Two prospective takeovers in the UK grocery retail channel have shaken the sector, with food manufacturers weighing up the consequences. Sim...

Premier - cautious optimism or false promises?

Shares in Premier Foods rose on Wednesday (15 November) after the UK group posted second-quarter numbers that cheered the market. However, w...

Focus: Scotland obesity offensive begs questions

With health a devolved policy area in the UK, Scotland has come forward with its own plans to tackle obesity in its country. David Burrows l...

Latest Interviews

From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.


Colombia's Colombina targets $1bn sales from health drive, international expansion - interview 19 Oct 2017

Ivan Castano

Colombina, the Colombia-based food manufacturer, has enjoyed solid growth in the last decade and, to maintain its performance, it is looking towards its growing line of healthier products and its international businesses. Ivan Castano spoke to marketing vice president Jose Fernando Ochoa and CEO Cesar Caicedo to hear more about the company's plans.

Latest News

Earnings summary - Finsbury Food sales rise; Scandi Standard sees pick up; Scottish Salmon's "record" quarter 22 Nov 17

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just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


B&G Foods creates COO role for Kenneth Romanzi from Danone 22 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

US-based B&G Foods has created a new management position of chief operating officer and will bring Kenneth Romanzi in from Danone to fill the role.


Nestle linked with takeover bid for Hain Celestial 21 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

Nestle is being linked with a possible takeover of US natural and organic products group Hain Celestial.


Hormel Foods combines grocery products, speciality food arms 21 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

US-based Hormel Foods has announced the merger of its grocery products and speciality foods divisions.


NPD Tracker - Yoplait Liberte Excellence yogurts; Doritos Crunch Nuts 21 Nov 17

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just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Orkla acquisition trail lengthens with Agrimex in Czech Republic 20 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

Norway's Orkla has signed an agreement to buy Czech frozen vegetable producer Agrimex.

Latest blogs

US trade body GMA loses another high-profile member 25 Oct 17

Dean Best

Just months after Campbell Soup Co. decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association, the US lobby group is to see another major member leave.


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.

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