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What could drive evolution of India's food sector?

For a flavour of senior industry executives working in India see the country's food industry developing, Mini Pant Zachariah went to India F...

Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

Millennials key to Europe's health-food marketeers

In Europe, healthy food - or products marketed as healthier than their existing counterparts - are most popular, and showing the strongest g...

Why 2018 promises to be buoyant year for food M&A

The final days of 2017 saw a flurry of transactions in the international food sector, bringing to an end an active year of deal-making. This...

Latest Interviews

From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.


Colombia's Colombina targets $1bn sales from health drive, international expansion - interview 19 Oct 2017

Ivan Castano

Colombina, the Colombia-based food manufacturer, has enjoyed solid growth in the last decade and, to maintain its performance, it is looking towards its growing line of healthier products and its international businesses. Ivan Castano spoke to marketing vice president Jose Fernando Ochoa and CEO Cesar Caicedo to hear more about the company's plans.

Latest News

Singapore steps up campaign against sugar to tackle diabetes rates 20 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

Singapore is stepping up its campaign to reduce sugar in food and drink, seven months after launching a SGD20m (US$15.2m) healthier food scheme last year targeting ingredients suppliers.


Nim’s Fruit Crisps seals first UK 'big four' supermarket listing 16 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

UK challenger brand Nim’s Fruit & Veg Crisps has sealed its largest ever listing with a UK supermarket.


Earnings summary - Kraft Heinz FY sales fall; Campbell H1 sales drop on volumes in 'challenging' US; Danone boosted by WhiteWave synergies; J.M. Smucker Q3 food sales fall 16 Feb 18

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just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Celebrate Brands snaps up Green Plate Kitchen and appoints Lisa Pounds CEO 15 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

US food company Celebrate Brands is expanding its range of better-for-you products with the acquisition of healthy snacks business Green Plate Kitchen.


New French report links 'ultra-processed' foods to cancer 15 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

French researchers are claiming a direct causal link between highly processed foods and cancer.


Free'ist aims to double turnover with sugar-free snacks investment 14 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

Sugar-free snacking firm Free'ist is launching an investment drive as part of a strategy to double turnover for the UK business to GBP5m (US$7m) this year.

Latest blogs

Vegan tourist tales 15 Jan 18

Andy Coyne

I sampled some of the products launched in the UK in the New Year, aimed at those seeking to eat more healthily or cut down on their meat consumption.


A very helpful new year nudge for UK parents 2 Jan 18

Dean Best

It's the time of year when many of us who over-indulged during the festive period will at least try and take stock and change our eating habits. Will it work? Not for everyone. But, here in the UK, this morning parents were given a handy nudge to stay on top of what their children are eating.



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