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Plastic pledges: positive or time to panic?

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months and, in response, there has been a flurr...

Premier gives grounds for (cautious) optimism

What a difference twelve months makes as Premier Foods plc recorded its fastest pace of annual revenue growth in five years, a stark contras...

Brands can adapt to sea change in US food

As the US FMCG sector witnesses the biggest change in consumer habits in a generation, some argue brands are becoming less important. Howeve...

London Mayor's bold plan on ads should be welcomed

How the owners of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar advertise their products has long been a contentious issue in the UK, with campa...

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

Peru issues warning labels for foods high in fat, salt, sugar 22 Jun 18

Paula Krizanovic

Food manufacturers operating in Peru will have to include warning labels on the packaging of and adverts for products with high levels of salt, sugar and fats.


EU's retaliatory tariffs on US go live 22 Jun 18

Michelle Russell

The European Commission's higher duties on US products, including food, issued in response to the tariffs from the Trump administration on imports of steel and aluminium, go live today (22 June).


Asda, Sainsbury's bosses grilled over potential for supply-chain squeeze 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's have confirmed synergies from their proposed merger are likely to come from re-negotiating deals with suppliers.


De Cecco brings in former Nomad man Francesco Fattori as CEO 19 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Italian pasta maker De Cecco has appointed a former Nomad Foods top manager as its new chief executive ahead of a planned stock exchange listing.


NPD Tracker - ThinkKids' protein bar range; Grupo Bimbo rolls out organic bread in US; McCormick broadens Schwartz stable; Danone adds 15 new products to Cow & Gate baby food portfolio 15 Jun 18

just-food.com

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.


India plastic pledge "impractical", warns industry 11 Jun 18

Mini Pant Zachariah

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious plan to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022 is impractical, according to Indian food industry players.

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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