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Brexit - should UK change approach to novel foods?

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leav...

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

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

US food companies need to do more on obesity

US columnist Victor Martino kicks off 2020 digging into new forecasts on the rate of obesity in the country. And he has a message for indust...

Who fared well (and not so well) in 2019?

just-food looks back at the companies who made the headlines for the right – and wrong – reasons in 2019....

Latest Interviews

"The old way doesn't work any more" – Del Monte Foods innovation chief Mario DiFalco on growing legacy brands and expanding US group's reach 10 Jan 2020

Dean Best

Mario DiFalco, Del Monte Foods' innovation chief, talks to just-food about the "transformation" in how the US group develops new products.


Russia's iFarm on whether vertical farming could herald a new era of urban agriculture - interview 25 Mar 2019

Joe Baker

iFarm, one of several start-ups seeking to get ahead in the urban farming stakes, explains to Joe Baker why the concept could revolutionise farming.

Latest News

Calavo Growers to buy US peer Simply Fresh Fruit 22 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

US fresh produce supplier Calavo Growers has announced it is to acquire a local peer for an undisclosed sum.


UK government attracts food industry ire over EU regulations stance 20 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

UK food industry organisations have responded to Chancellor Sajid Javid's comments about future trading relations with the European Union.


New UK agricultural bill aims to protect farmers, food security and environment post-Brexit 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

A new landmark agricultural bill for the UK was brought before the country's Parliament today (16 January).


Progress made on ending trade war as US, China sign "phase-one" deal 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

The US and China have signed "phase one" of a trade deal in which both countries have made concessions to bring an end to a long-running trade war.


US 'unlikely to reduce tariffs on all Chinese imports' until after presidential election 15 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

The fate of tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods entering the US is unlikely to be resolved imminently, reports suggest.


Dutch firms Plukon, Staay team up to takeover Fresh Care Convenience 13 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Dutch firms Plukon Food Group and Staay Food Group are teaming up to takeover a local fruit and vegetable business.



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