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Why new deforestation coalition could be positive

With an emphasis on stakeholder engagement and information sharing, the new Forest Positive Coalition of Action could be an effective driver...

India food groups talk trading in Covid-19

India is among the countries worst hit and, in a market where retail is dominated by traditional outlets, trading can remain tough....

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

Minerva 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. Here's o...

How sustainable is non-plastic packaging?

When it comes to packaging, the focus of policy-makers, businesses and campaign groups has been on disposable plastic. But are the 'pla...

Latest Interviews

Bonduelle deputy CEO Gregory Sanson on long-term impacts of Covid-19, resilience and M&A – the just-food interview part 2 1 Oct 2020

Dean Best

Bonduelle's deputy CEO Gregory Sanson weighs up Covid could affect working practices in the longer term, sets out his thinking on foodservice and talks M&A plans.

"We don't see foodservice recovering over next year" – Bonduelle's Gregory Sanson on French group's FY results and outlook 30 Sep 2020

Dean Best

Bonduelle saw sales rise but profits fall in the 12 months to the end of June. Deputy CEO Grégory Sanson talks to just-food about the French veg group's numbers and outlook.

Latest News

Canada grocer Sobeys hits out at rivals' fee hikes 30 Oct 20

Dean Best

The chief executive of Sobeys has waded into the debate over moves by some of the Canadian grocer's rivals to hike fees charged to manufacturers.

Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates – Friday 30 October (free to read) 30 Oct 20

Daily updates on how Covid-19 is affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market and consumer behaviour taking shape in the months ahead.

Fresh Del Monte targets $100m from planned asset sales 29 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

Fresh Del Monte Produce has said it plans to sell "non-strategic and under-utilised assets" across its geographical reach following a strategic review of its business.

Swiss agri-food co-op Fenaco invests in vertical farming 28 Oct 20

Dean Best

One of Switzerland's major domestic suppliers of fruit and vegetables is to take part in a pilot project on vertical farming.

France urges Middle Eastern countries not to boycott French products 26 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

France has urged countries in the Middle East not to boycott the country's goods following comments from President Emmanuel Macron in relation to a school teacher's beheading.

French group LSDH snaps up foodservice suppliers 21 Oct 20

Dean Best

French food group Laiterie de Saint-Denis-de-l'Hôtel (LSDH) has acquired two local businesses supplying the foodservice market.

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