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How's sustainability influencing food M&A?

Ben Cooper looks at how sustainability considerations are influencing food industry mergers and acquisitions....

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...

Latest Interviews

Why UK chocolate upstart Doisy & Dam focused on sustainability at outset - interview 26 Jul 2017

Ben Cooper

UK-based chocolate business Doisy & Dam recently announced it had gained B Corporation status. Ben Cooper spoke with co-founders, Ed Smith and Rich Wilkinson about the importance this young company places on sustainable growth.


UTZ and Rainforest Alliance look to build through merger - interview 19 Jun 2017

Ben Cooper

Earlier this month, ethical organisations the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to merge, with the two bodies to operate a single certification standard. Han de Groot, UTZ executive director and designated CEO of the merged organisation, spoke with Ben Cooper about the combination and its implications for food companies.

Latest News

UK chocolate maker Kinnerton expands to meet demand 21 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Kinnerton, the UK chocolate owned by German confectioner Zertus, is set to hire 300 new workers to meet increased demand in the run up to Christmas.


'No deal' Brexit could result in UK food price hike, warns retail body 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.


Nestle's moves to cut sugar reach India 18 Sep 17

Dean Best

Nestle's moves to lower the sugar in its chocolate products has taken in India.


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.


Cloetta issues EBIT warning for Q3 as volumes dip on fire impact 14 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

Swedish confectionery group Cloetta said operating profit is expected to drop by as much as 22% in the third quarter due to lower volumes, increased raw material costs and exchange-rate effects.


Orkla puts Candeco into majority-owned Orchard Valley Foods Group 12 Sep 17

Dean Best

Orkla has decided to combine Swedish ingredients subsidiary Candeco Confektyr with UK business Orchard Valley Foods Group, in which the Nordic FMCG giant owns a majority stake.

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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