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How will brands engage in post-trust era?

The latest Edelman Trust Barometer found levels of trust in the US general population have declined by the largest margin the survey has eve...

Nestle '17 results and outlook – takeaways

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Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

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Latest Interviews

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group adds brands in UK growth push - interview 3 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group last month moved again to expand its business in the UK, snapping up Lizi's granola owner The Good Carb Food Company. The deal was the first since Pioneer renamed its UK arm in September and announced "ambitious expansion plans" for the market. just-food’s Simon Harvey spoke with Jonathon Thorn, the chief executive of Pioneer’s UK unit, about the company’s plans in the country.


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

NPD Tracker - Nestle launches KitKat Senses in UK; General Mills to take Oui yogurt concept across pond; Danone launches Mmmh! puddings in Spain; Orkla unveils Superpasta 23 Feb 18

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Nestle 'in price row with AgeCore buying group' 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Nestle is reportedly in embroiled in a pricing spat with members of the European retail buying group AgeCore.


J.P. Bilbrey to step down as Hershey chairman 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Hershey veteran J.P. Bilbrey is to retire as the US confectionery giant's chairman.


CAGNY 2018 - Mondelez to increase healthier snacking exposure 21 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

The new CEO of Mondelez International said the snacks giant needs to "grab some of the growth" being seen in demand for healthier products.


Michael Gove hints at new post-Brexit seasonal workers policy 21 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has told an industry conference British farmers will need to access workers from around the world post-Brexit and said there is a "compelling case" for a new seasonal agricultural workers scheme (SAWS).


Japan's Ezaki Glico to buy US chocolate firm Tcho Ventures 20 Feb 18

Dean Best

Japanese group Ezaki Glico, the owner of the Pocky confectionery brand, has struck a deal to buy US chocolate maker Tcho Ventures.

Latest blogs

Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.


"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit 10 Jan 18

Dean Best

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in the industry.



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