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The potential for blockchain in the food industry

Blockchain and how to harness the technology is one of the hot topics in boardrooms. A number of the world's largest food manufacturers and...

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

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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...

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

Update - UK not affected by Lactalis salmonella scare, FSA says 11 Dec 17

Andy Coyne

The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) says the country is unaffected by the international recall of certain baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of salmonella bacteria.


Lactalis faces worldwide recall of products in salmonella scare 11 Dec 17

Andy Coyne

French officials have ordered the global recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by the country's dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of salmonella bacteria.


Acrylamide legislation to take effect in EU from April 1 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Under new legislation to be introduced in the European Union early next year food companies will be required to put in place measures to manage the formation of the chemical compound acrylamide.


Nestle India fined over ash in Maggi noodles 29 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

The Indian unit of Swiss food giant Nestle has been fined INR4.5m (US$69,946) by a court in Shahjahanpur over ash content in its Maggi noodles that was higher than the permissible limit.


New labelling guidance issued to tackle UK food waste 29 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

The UK government, the country's Food Standards Agency and anti-waste charity WRAP have joined forces to issue new food labelling guidelines.


Russia enforces temporary block on Brazil meat after finding banned feed additive 22 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

Russia has temporarily blocked beef and pork imports from Brazil after finding the banned feed additive ractopamine in cattle breeding products this year.

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.


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Dean Best

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