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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...

Long read: Does sustainability sell in the UK?

Consumer concern has long been an important reason for food companies to take sustainability seriously, not only for reasons of reputational...

Latest Interviews

"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".


How Danone's "manifesto" is shaping its corporate activity - just-food interview, part two 6 Jul 2017

Dean Best

Danone has, in recent years, underwhelmed parts of the investment community, with complaints about its margins or the performance of its fresh dairy business. Broadly, sentiment among analysts at least has improved in recent quarters, although there remain whispers Danone could be the next target of activist investors. Nevertheless, Danone’s recent corporate moves have highlighted the company’s interest in areas of health and sustainability. Dean Best spoke to Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber to find out more.

Latest News

ABP teams up with Men's Health on new meals range 21 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Ireland-based meat giant ABP Food Group has entered into a brand licensing agreement with Men's Health, the UK lifestyle magazine and website. 


Quorn extends into chilled aisle in US 21 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK meat substitute firm Quorn Foods is expanding its US business out of the frozen foods aisle and into the chilled foods section of supermarkets.


Schär claims UK firsts with new gluten-free products 19 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Gluten-free food specialist Dr Schär has launched seven more products into UK supermarkets, including what it claims are the first-to-market gluten-free waffles and the first all-purpose flour mix available in the category.


Nestle's moves to cut sugar reach India 18 Sep 17

Dean Best

Nestle's moves to lower the sugar in its chocolate products has taken in India.


UK's Streamline Foods launches Fruit Shoot snack bars through Britvic deal 18 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK jam and marmalade maker Streamline Foods is producing snack bars based on Fruit Shoots, the kids' soft drinks brand marketed by Britvic.


UK soup maker Baxters targets healthy eaters with new range 12 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Baxters Food Group, the UK soup maker, says it is focusing on goodness and well-being with its new product launch Super Good.

Latest blogs

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

Dean Best

If you receive just-food's newsletters, we have a message.


UK consumers to cut back on fruit and veg - and point to Brexit, study says 18 Jul 17

Dean Best

Whatever your view on Brexit, a piece of research issued today (18 July) in the UK on fruit and veg consumption will likely unite more of you than last year's divisive vote.

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