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How one yogurt giant has found a new target

A relaunch from Japanese dairy giant Meiji Holdings highlights how some manufacturers targeting health concerns are now making their product...

How food companies can make most of longer lives

The food industry has been ponderous in responding to the ageing global population. How can food companies effectively meet the needs of the...

How can SME food businesses attract a buyer?

Big Food is increasingly looking to acquire innovative SMEs operating in fast-growth categories but what does a small business need to do to...

Connecting with Generation Z - FUTURES

just-food's FUTURES service presents its latest free-to-read analysis, with Lucy Britner setting out how food companies should best market a...

Latest Interviews

Trichomia chief marketing officer Georgia Branch touts health and sustainability benefits of hemp-based foods - the bitesize interview 14 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with hemp-food maker Trichomia's chief marketing officer, Georgia Branch, on the Sydney-based company's plans for the year ahead. 

"The old innovation model is not working" – Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer on the snacks giant’s quest for agility 12 Mar 2019

Dean Best

Mondelez International chief growth officer Tim Cofer talks to just-food about how the SnackFutures hub will help the Cadbury owner "lead the future of snacking".

Latest News

New products - Lotus Bakeries to take ice cream to more markets; Perdue's Chicken Plus range with veg; Unilever trials wrapper-less Solero packs; Mars' Galaxy, Bounty biscuits 13 Jun 19

This week's batch of new products includes Mondelez launching a lower-in-sugar Cadbury product in India and Premier Foods rolling out baking mixes in the UK.

Muller unveils sugar reduction target for UK yogurt brands 11 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

German dairy giant Müller has revealed sugar reduction targets for its branded yogurt portfolio in the UK.

UK chief medical officer mulls tax on unhealthy food 31 May 19

Dean Best

The top medical adviser to the UK government is weighing up whether to recommend a tax on unhealthy food as part of a fresh push to tackle obesity.

General Mills committed to divestitures in "more dynamic" food industry 30 May 19

Simon Harvey

General Mills' chief executive Jeff Harmening said the US FMCG giant will focus on parts of the business offering the best opportunities for growth. 

Dutch retailer Albert Heijn to introduce Nutri-Score food labels 29 May 19

Andy Coyne

Albert Heijn, the largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands, has revealed the food labelling system it plans to use in its stores.

US investment firm S CAP backs healthy snack maker Libre Naturals via food sector fund 20 May 19

Andy Coyne

New York-based S CAP has made the debut investments from its Food & Beverage Fund, backing a Canadian allergen-free snack company and a US smoothie maker.

Latest blogs

Bar brawl - US snack firms Clif and Kind joust over ingredients 11 Mar 19

Dean Best

Clif Bar & Co. and US snack peer Kind have become involved in a public spat over the ingredients the companies use in their snack bars.

Amazon button Dashed in Germany 11 Jan 19

Dean Best

In a bid to eat into sales of FMCG products, Amazon has developed and launched the Dash service, allowing consumers to re-order products at the touch of a button. A judge's pen in Germany has rendered those buttons illegal in that market.

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