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Can industry eliminate trans fats by 2023?

The World Health Organization's REPLACE initiative aims to eliminate industrially-produced trans fats from the global food supply by 2023. M...

UK government shows resolve on child obesity

The food industry will engage in consultations on key pillars of the UK childhood obesity strategy's second phase, launched earlier this wee...

Premier gives grounds for (cautious) optimism

What a difference twelve months makes as Premier Foods plc recorded its fastest pace of annual revenue growth in five years, a stark contras...

Brands can adapt to sea change in US food

As the US FMCG sector witnesses the biggest change in consumer habits in a generation, some argue brands are becoming less important. Howeve...

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

Three-quarters of UK infants eat too much, officials say 18 Jul 18

Dean Best

Around three-quarters of children aged up to a year in the UK are over-fed, according to new guidelines from the country's public-health agency.


PepsiCo unveils newest entrants for Europe-wide incubator programme 16 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

PepsiCo has revealed the ten companies that are the second intake for its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator programme in Europe.


French dairy business Laita rolls out new ESI Nutrition division 12 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

France-based dairy cooperative Laïta is launching a nutrition division to supply pre-packaged "solutions" to companies in the health and nutrition market including infant formula and UHT milk.


India launches voluntary push with industry to cut sugar, salt 11 Jul 18

Raghavendra Verma

Major food manufacturers operating in India, including Nestlé and Unilever as well as domestic players like Britannia Industries and ITC, have pledged to reformulate their products to help tackle diet-related illness.


Australia, New Zealand invite industry input on sugar labelling 11 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

The governments of Australia and New Zealand are inviting input on a consultation paper on sugar content labelling on packaged food and drinks.


Mondelez succumbs to new UK junk-food ad rules 4 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an online advert for Mondelez International's Cadbury Easter eggs, becoming the first company to succumb to new rules targeting junk food promotions for children.

Latest blogs

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.


just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.



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