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Trend Hunter report: The future is omnichannel

These days, omni-channel is the latest buzzword in retail circles, with Alibaba's 'new retail' concept in China, Hema, one of the leading pl...

Analysis: The rise of 'stealth small brands'

just-food's incisive US columnist Victor Martino is introducing a new term to the CPG lexicon - stealth small brands....

Chilli is spicing up parts of China's food sector

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines how chilli flavours has made inroads in the country's packaged food industry as the pal...

How to pacify Campbell Soup investors?

Judging by the drop in the stock price of Campbell Soup Co., investors are not convinced that a plan to sell off the US food giant's interna...

Latest Interviews

The ice-cream maker who turned down Dragons' Den investment - Coconuts Naturally's Cecily Mills, the bitesize interview 21 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Cecily Mills, the founder of UK vegan ice-cream brand Coconuts Naturally, won investment on the business pitch TV programme Dragons' Den only to turn it down after the show aired. She explains her thinking to Andy Coyne and tells him about dealing with growing pains.


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

UK food industry commits to halving food waste 25 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

Some 90 UK food industry organisations - including producers, manufacturers and retailers - have committed to halving food waste.


Bounty Fresh deal for New Zealand's Tegel gets green light 25 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

A bid for Tegel Group, New Zealand's largest poultry processor, by Bounty Fresh Food of the Philippines has been given the all-clear by the country's Overseas Investment Office.


US private-equity fund Kainos Capital acquires frozen soup business of Norpac Foods 25 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

US private-equity fund Kainos Capital has acquired the frozen soup business of Norpac Foods, an Oregon-based farmer cooperative, for an undisclosed sum.


Leveraging supply chain finance to fuel M&A - webinar 24 Sep 18

just-food.com

just-food is teaming up with supply chain finance specialist PrimeRevenue to stage a webinar exploring how packaged food manufacturers and grocers have used supply chain finance to fuel mergers and acquisitions.


Greenyard focusing on profits, M&A off near-term agenda 21 Sep 18

Dean Best

Greenyard has struck new banking deals as the Belgium-based vegetables supplier focuses on improving its balance sheet and profitability in the wake of a listeria recall that hit the business this summer.


New Products - Unilever brings Ben & Jerry's Moo-phoria ice cream to UK; Nestle breakfast cereals go organic; Quirch Foods unveils frozen brand Mambo; PepsiCo launches Kurkure sub-brand in India 21 Sep 18

just-food.com

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

Latest blogs

Unilever and Danone continue B Corp push 21 Sep 18

Dean Best

Unilever and Danone are two of the largest food companies to have embraced the B Corp certification and over the last 24 hours both have made fresh announcements.


General Mills trials new way of buying Haagen-Dazs 11 Sep 18

Dean Best

On Friday (7 September), ice-cream lovers in part of central London were able to order Häagen-Dazs on their phones - and have it delivered directly to them, wherever they were.



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