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November deal volumes dip but still fuel 2018 rise

As strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on the competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packag...

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

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How to be ‘local’ - but still benefit from scale

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What could be on to-do list of new Unilever CEO?

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Latest Interviews

"The opportunity is so big" - Nestle and new asset Terrafertil eye Latin America's fledgling markets for plant-based foods 7 Nov 2018

Dean Best

After a deal finalised in August, Nestle owns a majority stake in Latin American organic and plant-based business Terrafertil. Dean Best spoke to both companies to ask what lies ahead.


Slendier MD Erica Hughes on how konjac foods supplier tapping into consumer demand for healthier products - the bitesize interview 30 Oct 2018

Andy Coyne

Slendier, a "healthy pasta substitute" from Australia, has become a brand available in 20 countries, touting its better-for-you credentials. Andy Coyne speaks to MD and owner Erica Hughes.

Latest News

New products - Japan's Otsuka Foods enters plant-based category with Zero Meat burgers; UK's Munchy Seeds targets health-conscious consumers with Shaker Pots 10 Dec 18

just-food.com

This week's new products include the first plant-based meat range from Japan's Otsuka Foods - Zero Meat burgers - and UK healthy snacks firm Munchy Seeds launching Shaker Pots.


Tesco, Morrisons question logic of Sainsbury's, Asda deal 5 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons have questioned the logic behind the proposed merger of rivals Sainsbury's and Asda.


Unilever's new CEO Alan Jope sticks to sales, margin targets 4 Dec 18

Dean Best

Unilever's incoming CEO, Alan Jope, is to maintain two key financial targets introduced by predecessor Paul Polman.


Raisio sets out sales target 4 Dec 18

Dean Best

Finland's Raisio, the manufacturer behind brands including Benecol and Elovena, has outlined the level of sales it expects to hit in 2021.


UK local authorities told to prepare for Brexit food issues 3 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

Local authorities have been given advice on what they should do to prepare for Brexit by an organisation made up of food experts and environmental health specialists.


Indian food manufacturers unhappy with new food label restrictions 3 Dec 18

Raghavendra Verma

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued new regulations controlling advertising and label claims for food products.

Latest blogs

A price point that is infinity and beyond 30 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne road tests the eagerly-awaited Beyond Burger, a US plant-based product that has recently arrived in the UK.


London confirms transport ban on junk-food ads 23 Nov 18

Dean Best

London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed what his office is calling a "groundbreaking" ban on advertising 'junk food' on the UK capital's transport network.



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