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Covid-19's snacking consumers spark D2C flurry

How consumers shop for food has changed in some very noticeable ways over the last three months or so – and D2C is one area to have gr...

Innovating during Covid-19 and beyond

Simon Creasey looks at how Covid-19 could change the way packaged-food majors approach new product development....

Hatching new ideas: incubators, 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...

Tiger Brands earnings slump - key takeaways

South African FMCG major Tiger Brands reported a poor set of first-half results this week amid price pressures and Covid-19. Simon Harv...

Latest Interviews

"Covid-19 is reinforcing the need for wellbeing snacks" - Mondelez International's SnackFutures on demand now - and beyond coronavirus - for snacks 17 Apr 2020

Dean Best

We talk to Mondelez's SnackFutures hub to hear what the US giant has learnt one year since launch, how it sees snacking evolving – and how Covid-19 is affecting the unit's plans.


"We're fortunate to be in operation, unlike a lot of businesses" – US packaged food firms on coronavirus 14 Apr 2020

just-food.com

We asked a number of US packaged food companies for their input on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting day-to-day business operations.

Latest News

Coronavirus live news - Covid-19 and the global food sector, Monday 1 June (free to read) 1 Jun 20

just-food.com

just-food's coronavirus live feed is your one-stop shop for news on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting the world's packaged food sector.


New products - Spangler puts Necco Wafers back on US shelves; Australia's Murray River enters breakfast category 1 Jun 20

just-food.com

Our pick of the new products this week includes the return of Necco Wafers to US grocery shelves and Australia's Murray River Organics moving into the breakfast category.


Orkla Indian subsidiary MTR linked with deal for local peer Eastern Condiments 29 May 20

Andy Coyne

MTR Foods, an India-based business owned by Norway's Orkla, has been linked in media reports to the acquisition of a controlling stake in a local peer.


Nestle partners with Deliveroo platform for confectionery 28 May 20

Simon Harvey

Nestlé has partnered with Deliveroo to provide a range of its confectionery directly to customer's doors.


Hershey launches online store in India with Swiggy, Dunzo 27 May 20

Simon Harvey

US-based confectionery maker Hershey has partnered with two delivery firms in India to launch an online store.


Germany's Ritter to acquire Mars assets in Austria 27 May 20

Andy Coyne

Germany-based chocolate maker Alfred Ritter is to buy Austrian assets from a US confectionery giant, it has announced.



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