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

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. ...

FUTURES: Smart technology in food and drink

As consumers become more tech-savvy, smart technology in the home, shop and production facility will continue to change the way we manufactu...

What could drive India appetite for potato chips?

India's market for potato chips is buoyant - but what could drive further growth? The second part of Raghavendra Verma's deep dive into...

The state of play in India's potato chips market

India's appetite for potato chips is growing rapidly - with some major players building a nationwide presence to cater to rising demand, Rag...

Latest Interviews

"The idea is to embrace change" – Danone Manifesto Ventures chief Laurent Marcel on the French group’s investment strategy in an industry disrupted 22 Mar 2019

Dean Best

Danone talks to just-food about its investments in up-and-coming businesses the French giant believes are shaking up the food industry.

"We will see a large number of new brands emerging" - DSG Consumer Partners' Deepak Shahdadpuri on how India's FMCG market is opening up 7 Mar 2019

Dean Best

India is seeing similar changes to consumer habits as western countries. Investor Deepak Shahdadpuri talks about his deals in India and how he sees the market developing.

Latest News

Feihe International 'revisits plan for Hong Kong IPO' 21 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

Infant-formula manufacturer Feihe International is reportedly revisiting plans for a public share offering in Hong Kong.

South Africa's Sovereign Foods expands operation with hatchery deal 20 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

South African poultry processor Sovereign Foods has announced the acquisition of a facility in its domestic market.

Nestle enters UHT liquid milk market in Argentina with new production line 19 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé is entering the liquid milk market in Argentina with plans to produce value-added products from a new production line.

Vietnam's Vinamilk to buy stake in local dairy peer GTNFoods 15 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

Vinamilk, Vietnam's largest dairy group, is to acquire a 47% stake in a local peer, it has told the country's stock exchange.

Sodiaal seals deal with China's Synutra over infant-formula plant 14 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

French dairy group Sodiaal has agreed a deal over an infant-formula production plant with China's Synutra.

Patanjali Ayurved said to have upped bid for Ruchi Soya 14 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

Reports in the Indian media are suggesting the main suitor of bankrupt edible oil business Ruchi Soya has upped its bid.

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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