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Gove wins UK exporter praise but Brexit looms

For all the qualified optimism about the UK government's renewed pledges to work "in partnership" with the country's food industry to grow t...

just-food Confidence Survey – Trump and Brexit

The second part of just-food's 2018 Confidence Survey asked our readers for their thoughts about Trump and Brexit - and how they saw these g...

just-food Confidence Survey - sales, profits

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we asked a series of questions about how you plan to co...

The nine foodservice trends to follow in 2018

The foodservice channel continues to show growth, even in more mature markets, presenting an opportunity for food manufacturers to capture....

Latest Interviews

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.


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.

Latest News

Earnings summary - Prataap Snacks shakes off GST as profits triple; Sanderson Farms profits surge on "record" sales 15 Dec 17

just-food.com

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.


Ferrero - vital for UK to avoid "cliff-edge'' Brexit 12 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Ferrero has painted a bleak picture for its business in the UK should the country fail to reach a suitable trade agreement upon leaving the EU, with a potential increase in import tariffs and a divergence in labelling among the key risks to higher costs.


Nestle launches new food waste initiative in the UK 12 Dec 17

Andy Coyne

Nestle has joined forces with anti-waste charity WRAP and surplus food and household goods redistributor Company Shop in a new initiative in the UK aimed at tackling food waste at source.


EU, Japan finalise trade deal 8 Dec 17

Dean Best

The EU and Japan today (7 December) announced they had finalised a deal on trade between the two markets, an agreement that looks set to open the Asian country to European agricultural exports.


More signatories to 2025 UK industry waste pledge 7 Dec 17

Dean Best

Meat supplier ABP Food Group and bakery business Hovis are among the latest organisations to sign up to to cut food and drink waste in the country by a fifth by 2025.


NPD Tracker - Hampton Creek's Just Scramble; Oh My Good Nosh ready meals; Rachel's Organic natural yogurt range 4 Dec 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.

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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