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Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

What's fuelling growth of sports nutrition in UK?

In part one of a two part feature, Andy Coyne takes a close look at the drivers behind the rapid growth of the UK sports nutrition market....

Becoming a B Corp

Here, just-food details the process a food company will have to go through in order to gain B Corp certification....

Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as c...

Latest Interviews

"B Corp is very relevant for the food industry today" - Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber on French giant's work on the certification 12 Apr 2018

Ben Cooper

Danone has been one of the major food corporations looking seriously at B Corp certification, which takes into account all stakeholders, rather than holding as pre-eminent the return to a company's shareholders. The French giant today (12 April) announced its North America arm is now B Corp-certified and just-food's Ben Cooper spoke to group chairman and CEO Emmanuel Faber about his support for that way of codifying a food business.


"E-commerce is impossible to ignore" - Arla's Steve Millard on how the dairy giant is looking to grow online 3 Apr 2018

Dean Best

How can food manufacturers tap into the growth of the online channel? It is a question on the minds of many a boardroom, even in markets like the UK where the channel is relatively developed. Moreover, in such a fast-growing part of the market, how will shopper behaviour develop? How will technology evolve? Doing business online is a challenging mix of adapting to the present and being ready for the future. Dean Best met Steve Millard, the head of Arla Foods' e-commerce and digital unit in the UK, to find out more about how the dairy co-op is faring online.

Latest News

Ireland's LacPatrick Dairies to consider options 19 Apr 18

Dean Best

Irish milk processor LacPatrick Dairies is mulling its "strategic options" after recent interest from unnamed companies in the sector.


Parag Milk Foods buys Danone India plant 19 Apr 18

Dean Best

Parag Milk Foods, the India-based dairy business, has acquired a factory from Danone as the French giant reshapes its own business in the country.


Murray Goulburn CEO Ari Mervis to stand down when Saputo deal completed 19 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Australian dairy giant Murray Goulburn has announced chief executive Ari Mervis is to leave his role following the company being sold to Canadian peer Saputo.


UK dairy firm First Milk to sell Scottish creameries 18 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

First Milk, a UK dairy cooperative, has said it is planning to sell off two Scottish creameries.


Earnings summary - Danone keeps 2018 guidance as Q1 sales rise 4.9%; Abbott infant nutrition sales up in Q1; ABF H1 profits drop due to disposals; meat group Toennies sees sales rise 18 Apr 18

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.


Jobs at risk as Muller reviews UK foodservice delivery operation 17 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Some 250 jobs are at risk at German dairy giant Muller's UK operation following news that the company is to review its foodservice delivery arm.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Shadow of Palmer & Harvey hangs over Kerryfresh administration 27 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

Administrators have been appointed to UK food delivery business Fresh To Store, trading as Kerryfresh - and its demise has been linked to the collapse of food logistics business Palmer & Harvey.



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