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Can a climate label for food work?

A decade ago, a few companies looked to label a product's carbon footprint. The concept never took off. If revisited, just-food asks, would...

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...

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

Some major food multinationals want to realise the benefits of getting closer to the consumer - but without losing the benefits of havi...

What trends will drive UK food in 2019?

The food industry trends that experts believe we will see in the UK in 2019 reflect concerns across a number of issues, writes Andy Coy...

Latest Interviews

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on navigating new wave of M&A and uncertainty of Brexit - the just-food interview, part two 14 Nov 2018

Dean Best

Greencore's exit from the US leaves the Ireland-based own-label supplier to focus on the UK. Speaking to Dean Best, CEO Patrick Coveney surveys a market he sees as in flux.


Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.

Latest News

France sets out timetable for new food pricing laws 17 Dec 18

Stuart Todd

France has signed off plans to implement legislation that will change how food products are priced and promoted.


The most-read opinion pieces on just-food in 2018 17 Dec 18

Dean Best

Which of the opinion pieces from just-food's team of industry experts gave you food for thought in 2018? Here are the top ten most-read.


Hundreds of jobs at risk as Adelie Foods announces factory closure 14 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

UK sandwich-to-salads supplier Adelie Foods is to close a UK factory with many job losses expected as a result.


Dole sells Scandinavian salad businesses to BAMA Group 14 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

US fruit and vegetables giant Dole Food Company is selling its Scandinavian salad businesses Saba Fresh Cuts AB and Saba Fresh Cuts OY for an undisclosed sum.


Food and drinks firms must consider a world without plastics - research 13 Dec 18

Lucy Britner

Find out what could happen to food and drinks producers who don't make the move towards producing more environmentally-friendly packaging in the latest issue of FUTURES. 


UK trade body warns manufacturers face potential potato shortage 12 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

A UK association is warning of a potential potato shortage in the country following this year's adverse weather conditions.

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?


Ready for departure? 3 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

At the Food & Drink Business Europe conference, held in Coventry in the English Midlands on Tuesday (2 October), one subject seemed to engage the attendees more than any other. You've guessed it: Brexit.



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