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Who may gain from China's ASF crisis?

China's farming industry has seen African swine fever sweep across the country, with mass culling of pigs and rising prices. But which count...

How to use packaging to beat FMCG's counterfeiters

Identifying the right pack to beat counterfeiting is vital for FMCG. We identify weaknesses in the packaging supply chain and how tech can s...

How might Brazil's president affect food sector?

Latin America correspondent Ivan Castano looks at how the administration of Brazil's new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro could impac...

How might no-deal Brexit affect UK, EU food?

As food-industry concerns mount, Rose Pengally surveys what could be the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the sector on both sides of the Chann...

Latest Interviews

"We haven't had a customer ask for antibiotic-free" - The just-food interview with Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell, part one 22 Feb 2017

Dean Best

Fears over resistance in humans, as well as demand for "cleaner" or "simpler" food, has driven meat firms to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is Sanderson Farms.


Luis Cantarell on Nestle's drive into food for health - the just-food interview part 2 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

Arla to change UK product labels after research reveals consumer ignorance 5 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

Arla Foods is planning to make changes to its product labels in the UK after carrying out consumer research, it has revealed.


Tyson Foods recalls 40,000 pounds of chicken in foreign objects scare 19 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Tyson Foods has announced details of a large-scale frozen chicken product recall, following contamination concerns.


France issues no-deal Brexit guidelines on phytosanitary controls for UK exporters 16 Aug 19

Simon Harvey

France has issued guidelines for UK exporters of animal and plant-based products related to border controls and certification.


Kazakhstan commits to dairy industry roadmap to improve standards 16 Aug 19

Simon Harvey

Kazakhstan is committed to improving the safety of its dairy industry to bring standards in line with those of other global players.


UK manufacturer The Good Food Chain confirms liquidation move following listeria probe 2 Jul 19

Andy Coyne

A UK manufacturer of products for the foodservice channel has confirmed it has gone into liquidation despite being cleared by an investigation into a recent listeria outbreak.


Indian regulator plots labelling overhaul for packaged foods 27 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

India's food safety regulator has issued draft regulations that it hopes will lead to a change in the way packaged food products are labelled.

Latest blogs

Will Fox be on the run over post-Brexit food standards? 18 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

UK international trade secretary Dr. Liam Fox was talking tough this week, insisting there will be no lowering of the country's food standards when negotiating free trade agreements post-Brexit. But is that a promise he will be able to keep?


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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