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Plastic pledges: positive or time to panic?

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months and, in response, there has been a flurr...

Column: Morrison exits with Campbell still in soup

In her seven years at the helm of Campbell Soup Co., there has been plenty to admire about the work done by outgoing president and CEO Denis...

Brands can adapt to sea change in US food

As the US FMCG sector witnesses the biggest change in consumer habits in a generation, some argue brands are becoming less important. Howeve...

London Mayor's bold plan on ads should be welcomed

How the owners of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar advertise their products has long been a contentious issue in the UK, with campa...

Latest Interviews

Irish meats firm Clonakilty invests under shadow of Brexit - interview 12 Dec 2017

Simon Harvey

Irish savoury meat company Clonakilty has returned to its home-town roots following a EUR7m (US$8.2m) investment in a new, self-contained site. However, the move comes with Brexit hanging over Ireland’s exporters. Simon Harvey catches up with CEO Colette Twomey.


Bonduelle "ready for more M&A" - interview with CFO Gregory Sanson 4 Oct 2017

Dean Best

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle this week reported its annual financial results, a year of rising sales and earnings and in which it struck a major acquisition - that of US produce group Ready Pac Foods. Dean Best spoke to Bonduelle CFO Grégory Sanson about the numbers, the company's outlook for the 2017/18 financial year and why it is ready for more M&A.

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.


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.


US food producers to be hit by Chinese retaliatory tariffs 18 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

China has listed 545 US products on which it will impose new tariffs - including many food items - in response to the US announcement on Friday (15 June) it will impose additional tariffs on US$50bn worth of Chinese goods.


Food machinery on Trump's list of tariffs for China 15 Jun 18

Dean Best

A range of food manufacturing equipment features on the list of products from China on which the US today (15 June) imposed tariffs.


India plastic pledge "impractical", warns industry 11 Jun 18

Mini Pant Zachariah

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious plan to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022 is impractical, according to Indian food industry players.


Fruit groups San Miguel, La Calera in North America tie-up 11 Jun 18

Dean Best

Argentina-headquartered fresh fruit supplier San Miguel and Peruvian peer La Calera are to work together to target sales in North America.

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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