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How should SMEs expand overseas?

Export markets can be enticing for small- and medium-sized businesses in the food industry but how best should companies with limited resour...

M&A heats up in June leading to H1 high - data

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

Premier CEO may win vote but scrutiny will grow

It would be a surprise Premier Foods' under-fire CEO Gavin Darby is not re-elected at the UK group's AGM on 18 July but activist investor Oa...

Why are Millennials so miserable?

This year sees the last of the Millennial cohort reach adulthood. The world over they punch above their weight in terms of their influence a...

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

PepsiCo and Select Harvests target China with Lucky brand nut deal 19 Jul 18

Andy Coyne

PepsiCo has signed a deal with Select Harvests to distribute the Australian firm's Lucky brand nuts, seeds and blends in China.


Unilever shareholders to vote on new structure in October 19 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

Unilever said shareholders will vote in October on the Anglo-Dutch consumer-goods giant's proposal to abandon its long-standing dual listing and incorporate the company as a single-legal entity in the Netherlands.


Three-quarters of UK infants eat too much, officials say 18 Jul 18

Dean Best

Around three-quarters of children aged up to a year in the UK are over-fed, according to new guidelines from the country's public-health agency.


EU, Japan sign "economic partnership" 17 Jul 18

Dean Best

The EU and Japan today (17 July) announced they have formally signed a trade agreement between the two markets covering almost a third of the world's GDP.


French watchdog to deepen buying pacts probe 16 Jul 18

Dean Best

France's competition regulator is to "deepen" its investigations into two new purchasing tie-ups involving five of its largest food retailers.


Japan's Takara plots first Europe factory 13 Jul 18

Julian Ryall

Takara Sangyo Co. has announced plans to open its first European production facility, with the Japanese firm looking to tap into the continent's growing hunger for the country's cuisine and especially ramen noodles.

Latest blogs

Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.


just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.



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