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Can new Orkla CEO please investors?

With Orkla's organic growth just about ticking over, investors will be keen to see more concrete guidance from the incoming chief executive....

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...

How should SMEs approach an export strategy?

For many small- and medium-sized enterprises, breaking into overseas markets is a Herculean task. Simon Harvey takes a look at the prio...

Why sustainability matters for every CPG company

After a study from NYU Stern and IRI, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino looks at the building business case for sustainability....

Latest Interviews

"I want to try to be optimistic. We've been let down before" - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil chief executive Darrel Webber exhorts food companies to buy sustainably 27 Mar 2019

Ben Cooper

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil speaks with Ben Cooper about its new standards and how food companies can promote the idea palm oil can be a sustainable commodity.

"The old innovation model is not working" – Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer on the snacks giant’s quest for agility 12 Mar 2019

Dean Best

Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer talks to just-food about how the SnackFutures hub will help the Cadbury owner "lead the future of snacking".

Latest News

Cannabis-infused snacks maker Coda Signature secures funding 17 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Cannabis-infused snacks maker Coda Signature has secured investment to expand into "emerging" North American markets.

Aroma acquires Dals Konfektyr in all-Swedish confectionery deal 17 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

Swedish confectionery company Aroma has acquired local peer Dals Konfektyr for an undisclosed sum, it has revealed.

Mondelez International invests in UK technical centre 13 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

Confectionery giant Mondelez International is to invest in one of its 11 technical centres, it has revealed.

New products - Lotus Bakeries to take ice cream to more markets; Perdue's Chicken Plus range with veg; Unilever trials wrapper-less Solero packs; Mars' Galaxy, Bounty biscuits 13 Jun 19

This week's batch of new products includes Mondelez launching a lower-in-sugar Cadbury product in India and Premier Foods rolling out baking mixes in the UK.

Nestle upbeat on organic growth outlook for EMENA region amid shield from Brexit 11 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé is optimistic it can achieve organic growth of 2% or more for the Swiss food giant's EMENA operations.

Montezuma names new senior management team with Bruce Alexander at the helm 10 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Montezuma has made a trio of senior level appointments to head up the UK-based chocolate manufacturer.

Latest blogs

The heat is on at Hobnobs HQ 13 May 19

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne visits snacks giant Pladis and hears about issues relating to football and sunny weather and learns of an admirable new initiative aimed at promoting positive mental health.

Hopping off for Easter 18 Apr 19

Dean Best

A point of admin: the dates we're closed for Easter.

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