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Europe's appetite for healthier food on rise

The number of consumers buying healthy food in Europe is growing. Global research firm IRI has conducted a survey on the healthy-eating habi...

Opinion: Marketeers, fret not when markets go dark

The UK has recently further tightened restrictions on the advertising of foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS). Neil Davidson, the managin...

Focus: Rise of 'professional shopper' in Greece

Last week, Greece's Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, said the "worst" of the country's economic troubles were "clearly behind us". Two years...

Sustainability still leaves some investors cold

There are increasing signs more investors are becoming interested in the corporate sustainability practices of food companies, with some int...

Latest Interviews

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.


"We can really make a dent in the food industry" - Chris Laidlaw, CEO of Sanitarium's Life Health Foods UK, on new growth strategy 29 Aug 2017

Dean Best

Life Health Foods UK, a venture part-owned by Australian major Sanitarium, is embarking on a new strategy that has M&A at its centre and could see the business broaden its breakfast-portfolio into other categories. Dean Best spoke to Chris Laidlaw, the ex-Diageo executive recently-appointed to take the helm at Life Health Foods UK about the venture’s plans to be a European "house of foods".

Latest News

Poland weighs up ways to combat obesity 18 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Poland's health ministry is looking at a series of "comprehensive actions" to tackle rising obesity in the country, including the use of pricing measures.


Graham's the Family Dairy wins Protein 22 supermarket listing in England 17 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Scotland-based Graham's the Family Dairy has secured listings in England for its quark-based Protein 22 product.


BV Dairy moves into kefir cultured milk drinks 16 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

The UK's BV Dairy is moving into contract packaging after winning a long-term contract to supply bottled kefir cultured milk drinks, which is a new product for the Dorset-based company.


2 Sisters owner Ranjit Boparan called to UK parliamentary enquiry 12 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Ranjit Singh Boparan, the owner of UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, has been summoned to appear before a parliamentary enquiry after an undercover investigation revealed poor hygiene standards at its plant in the West Midlands.


UK's Higgidy enters pastry-free market with new product launch  11 Oct 17

Andy Coyne

UK pie and quiche maker Higgidy has gone pastry-free for the first time with the launch of three frittatas.


Finsbury Food reformulates Disney cake range with 40% less sugar 9 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

UK bakery business Finsbury Food Group has reformulated its Disney celebration cake range to contain 40% less sugar.

Latest blogs

How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.


Do you get just-food's newsletters? You need to do something 17 Aug 17

Dean Best

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