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Brexit - what would trading under WTO rules mean?

Andy Coyne looks at the possibility of a no-deal Brexit and at what food exporters and importers could expect from operating under Worl...

There is no secret formula to managing millennials

The key to managing millennials is remembering the fundamentals of managing and leading any employee, international executive coaching firm...

The imperative of direct-to-consumer

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino set outs why food companies should be looking to build a direct-to-consumer business....

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

Latest Interviews

Katjesgreenfood CEO Manon Littek on the "food revolution" and why the German confectioner has formed division to back upstarts - interview 18 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Katjes Group is a member of Big Food with a division to invest in fledgling businesses. Dean Best talks to the Germany-based confectioner about the strategy for its Katjesgreenfood fund.

"If Green & Black's consumers want a different brand, we hope we're that brand" - UK chocolate firm Seed and Bean sets out stall - the bitesize interview 12 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Seed and Bean is a fledgling but growing UK-based organic chocolate maker, building a presence at home and abroad. Dean Best spoke to co-owner Oliver Shorts about the company's ambitions.

Latest News

Ferrero 'in second round running for Campbell's international assets' 18 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Ferrero has reportedly been shortlisted to participate in the second auction round for the up-for-sale international business of Campbell Soup Co.

Yildiz-owned Godiva 'selects final bidders for Asia-Pacific assets' 18 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Godiva, the chocolate brand owned by Turkey's Yildiz Holdings, is potentially nearing a sale for its Asia assets.

Fazer to invest EUR40m in new Finland plant 15 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Finland's Fazer Group is investing in a new domestic production plant after announcing earlier this week it planned to close one of its facilities.

Food trade body flags up "dramatic economic consequences" of no-deal Brexit 11 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

FoodDrinkEurope, the European trade body, has outlined what it thinks may be the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the continent's food industry.

Nestle to close Romanian facility 11 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

Nestlé has issued a statement revealing its future plans for its Timisoara production facility in Romania.

New products - Tony's Chocolonely brings 'slave-free chocolate' to UK; Fazer changes chocolate recipe to become vegan-friendly; Danone-owned Horizon Organic unveils protein-enhanced milk; Califia Farms introduces new oatmilk products 10 Jan 19

This week's batch of new products includes Greek yogurt firm Chobani's debut in non-dairy and Mondelez targeting Nutella in France.

Latest blogs

The challenge of getting a "stealth small brand" to stick 12 Dec 18

Dean Best

Earlier this year, in a popular article on just-food, our US columnist Victor Martino coined the phrase "stealth small brand" - a product developed by Big Food but designed to look like it comes from a start-up. Mars has demonstrated how difficult it can be to get such a brand to stick.

London confirms transport ban on junk-food ads 23 Nov 18

Dean Best

London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed what his office is calling a "groundbreaking" ban on advertising 'junk food' on the UK capital's transport network.

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