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"We will take plant-based to the next level" - Naturli' Foods CEO Henrik Lund on Danish firm's push into meat-free 15 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Denmark-based Naturli' Foods has become the latest meat-free supplier from Europe to cross the English Channel to try to tap into the UK's growing interest in plant-based food. Dean Best spoke to Naturli' CEO Henrik Lund in London as the company marked its debut in the market.


Pip & Nut founder Pippa Murray prepares for next push after fresh investment - the bitesize interview 13 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Fledgling UK nut-butter and nut milks supplier Pip & Nut has secured another wave of investment. Dean Best spoke to founder Pippa Murray about her plans for the business, which has major listings in its domestic market and has carved out footholds in a group of selected, overseas territories.

Latest News

Asda, Sainsbury's bosses grilled over potential for supply-chain squeeze 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's have confirmed synergies from their proposed merger are likely to come from re-negotiating deals with suppliers.


Mondelez International names Luca Zaramella as new CFO 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Confectionery heavyweight Mondelez International has announced Luca Zaramella will become its CFO from August.


Norwegian food group Scandza sold 20 Jun 18

Dean Best

Nordic food company Scandza, the group behind businesses including Norway's Synnøve Finden and Sweden's Royal Confectionery, has seen a change in ownership.


Apetit invests in Finnish peer Foodwest 20 Jun 18

Dean Best

Finland-based food group Apetit has invested in local contract manufacturer and product developer Foodwest.


Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney to step down 19 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Daiya Foods, the Canadian plant-based food manufacturer owned by Japan's Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, has announced its CEO, Terry Tierney, is to retire.


Nestle to build robot-led warehouse in UK 19 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Food giant Nestle is to spend GBP55m (US$72.6m) on a new, highly-automated warehouse in the UK.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.


Sainsbury's-Asda merger - UK watchdog sets wheels in motion 18 May 18

Dean Best

It was certain The UK's Competition and Markets Authority would look into the ramifications of the biggest corporate development in the country's grocery sector for more than a decade - and today (18 May) the watchdog sent out an invitation to comment.



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