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China breakfast cereal - how to tap future growth

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Weste...

What could be next for PepsiCo under new CEO?

Indra Nooyi is stepping down as PepsiCo CEO, to be replaced by another 20-year company veteran, group president Ramon Laguarta. What could l...

Timeline - PepsiCo under outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi is to step down as PepsiCo CEO in October after more than a decade at the helm of the US food and beverage giant. just-food look...

Nestle results provide food for thought

Nestlé revealed a generally positive set of first-half results on Thursday that were received favourably by the stock market, despite a twea...

Latest Interviews

"We've got to be part of a wider ecosystem to succeed" - PepsiCo's Daniel Grubbs on why the Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator is hitting North America 18 Sep 2018

Dean Best

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.


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.

Latest News

Eroski plans Nutri-Score labels for own-label suppliers 18 Sep 18

Dean Best

Eroski, the Spain-based grocer, has announced proposals for its suppliers of own-label products to use the Nutri-Score nutrition labels placed on-pack by some manufacturers and retailers in France and Belgium.


PepsiCo to launch Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme in North America 6 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo is duplicating its European start-up incubator programme Nutrition Greenhouse in the US and Canada.


Nutritional foods maker Gabriella's Kitchen to make debut on Canada exchange 3 Sep 18

Simon Harvey

Nutritional foods manufacturer Gabriella's Kitchen will make its debut on the Canadian Stock Exchange on Wednesday (5 September).


Belgium adopts 'voluntary' use of Nutri-Score labelling system 28 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Belgium is adopting the Nutri-Score nutrition labelling system introduced by France in 2017 following consultations with industry bodies.


General Mills to change Nature Valley labelling after pesticide claim in lawsuit 28 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

US food giant General Mills is to change the labels on its Nature Valley granola bars following a lawsuit from consumer groups.


Kraft Heinz Australia unit ordered to pay penalty over misleading health claim 24 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered a local Kraft Heinz unit to pay penalties totalling AUD2.25m (US$1.64m) for making a misleading health claim that its Little Kids Shredz products were beneficial for young children.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.


Food firms in the firing line in UK government's anti-obesity fight 30 May 18

Andy Coyne

UK manufacturers of food products containing high levels of sugar can't expect the government's focus to be turned away from them anytime soon.



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