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Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

Food firms weigh up China's fight against obesity

Jens Kastner looks at how international food businesses selling their products in China are responding to the country's plans to target obes...

How should food companies work with Alibaba?

Alibaba's online marketplace Tmall is soon mooted to overtake Walmart to become the world's largest B2C retailer. Naturally, food companies...

Latest Interviews

"I want to try to be optimistic. We've been let down before" - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil chief executive Darrel Webber exhorts food companies to buy sustainably 27 Mar 2019

Ben Cooper

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil speaks with Ben Cooper about its new standards and how food companies can promote the idea palm oil can be a sustainable commodity.


Russia's iFarm on whether vertical farming could herald a new era of urban agriculture - interview 25 Mar 2019

Joe Baker

iFarm, one of several start-ups seeking to get ahead in the urban farming stakes, explains to Joe Baker why the concept could revolutionise farming.

Latest News

Croatia meat group Braca Pivac plans takeover of confectioner Kras 13 Sep 19

Dean Best

Kras, the Croatia-listed confectionery group, is set to receive a takeover bid from its largest shareholder.


India regulator postpones traffic-light labels implementation amid opposition 12 Sep 19

Raghavendra Verma

India's draft regulations for traffic-light labelling on packaged foods have been postponed amid industry opposition.


Arla Foods to help further develop sustainable dairy industry in Nigeria 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has entered a commitment to help further develop a sustainable dairy industry in Nigeria. 


Germany's Mamminger opens vegetable processing plant in Serbia 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Germany-based vegetable processor Mamminger Konserven has opened a facility in Serbia following a multi-million euro investment. 


Trump delays October tariff hike by two weeks 12 Sep 19

Beth Wright

The ongoing tariff saga between the US and China continues, with Donald Trump agreeing to delay the next tariff increase on US$250bn worth of Chinese imports by two weeks.


Nestle lays down target for zero net greenhouse gas emissions 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé, the Swiss food heavyweight with brands such a KitKat chocolate, has set out a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero. 

Latest blogs

just-food closes for Christmas 21 Dec 18

Dean Best

Today (21 December) is our last day of reporting before Christmas. We re-open on Wednesday 2 January. Thanks for all your support this year.


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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