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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...

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...

General Mills' profit warning - 5 things to learn

General Mills caused grumbles on Wall Street last week with another downward revision to its forecast for a key profit metric - the second c...

Latest Interviews

"We are doing so many things differently" - CEO John Power on the upturn in fortunes at Symington's and its prospects 28 Feb 2018

Dean Best

Symington's, the UK-based branded and own-label manufacturer, is emerging from a difficult period with a new management team and a strategy for growth. Dean Best met with CEO John Power to hear how the company got back on a path to growth and where he sees the business heading.


Building supply chain resilience at heart of McCormick’s 2025 vision - interview 4 Dec 2017

Ben Cooper

US flavourings firm McCormick puts supply chain goals front and centre in its new sustainability strategy. Michael Okoroafor, the company’s vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation, told Ben Cooper why.

Latest News

Brazil's M. Dias Branco sets up internal investigation after police raid 20 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Brazilian pasta and biscuits maker M. Dias Branco has created an internal investigation committee after being targeted by the country's Federal Police (FP).


South Korea’s Nongshim Co., Ajinomoto to build soup plant 20 Apr 18

Dean Best

South Korean food group Nongshim Co. and Japanese group Ajinomoto are to build a soup-powder factory near Seoul through their new joint venture.


Murray River Organics names Valentina Tripp to succeed CEO George Haggar 16 Apr 18

Simon Harvey

Murray River Organics has appointed Valentina Tripp as chief executive and managing director of the Australia-based dried fruits manufacturer.


Brussels acts to prohibit 'dual quality' food 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The European Commission has acted to prohibit so-called dual quality food across the EU following pressure from central and eastern European member states.


Earnings summary - Fleury Michon starts 2018 with further pressure on sales; Valio FY growth led by export markets; Cerealto sales jump on M&A, EBITDA falls; Simply Good Foods in positive territory in H1 12 Apr 18

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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.


India's Narendra takes controlling stake in local food firms Fudkor and Vegico 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Delhi-based Narendra Investments has confirmed  it has taken a 100% stake in local business Vegico Foods and a 51% holding in Fudkor India.

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.


Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.



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