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Column: UK Brexit realism will cheer food industry

The UK's position papers on its future customs arrangements with the EU and, more specifically, on the border with Ireland have seen London...

UK election raises food hopes of better Brexit

The result of the UK's General Election has stunned much of the country and many observers worldwide. The poll produced a hung parliament, w...

Column: All eyes on N Ireland after UK election

Cor Blimey! exclaimed one Labour-leaning UK tabloid this morning (9 June) as the country awoke to another election result that confounded po...

Opinion: Brexit tension to be expected

Over the Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, the country's headlines were dominated about last week's meeting between Theresa May and European C...

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

Meat processed without the use of antibiotics has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the sector in the US. Fears over antibiotic resistance in humans, as well as the expanding underlying demand for food perceived to be cleaner or simpler, has driven a number of the country's processors to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One company that is so far refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is poultry processor Sanderson Farms. Dean Best spoke to Sanderson Farms' CFO, Mike Cockrell, to find out more.


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

US completes import risk assessment on Paraguay beef 20 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

The US has completed a risk assessment on Paraguay beef, the first among a series of measures to approve imports from the South American nation.


2 Sisters owner Ranjit Boparan called to UK parliamentary enquiry 12 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Ranjit Singh Boparan, the owner of UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, has been summoned to appear before a parliamentary enquiry after an undercover investigation revealed poor hygiene standards at its plant in the West Midlands.


UK regulator widens 2 Sisters investigation to 13 plants 6 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

The UK's Food Standards Agency has widened its investigation into poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group to encompass 13 plants, including the West Bromwich site in the Midlands that has come under scrutiny over hygiene.


2 Sisters reveals "other areas of concern'' at suspended poultry plant 4 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

The UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, at the centre of a chicken hygiene investigation over date labels, has revealed it has found "other areas of concern'' at its poultry production plant in the West Midlands.


2 Sisters suspends operations at UK poultry plant 2 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

2 Sisters Food Group has suspended operations at its West Bromwich poultry plant in the Midlands due to some "isolated instances of non-compliance'' with its own quality management systems.


Update - Aldi, Lidl suspend supplies from 2 Sisters plant 29 Sep 17

Dean Best

Aldi and Lidl have joined Marks and Spencer in suspending accepting supplies from the 2 Sisters Food Group plant alleged to have broken labelling rules and followed poor sanitary conditions.

Latest blogs

How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.


Do you get just-food's newsletters? You need to do something 17 Aug 17

Dean Best

If you receive just-food's newsletters, we have a message.

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