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Focus: Scotland obesity offensive begs questions

With health a devolved policy area in the UK, Scotland has come forward with its own plans to tackle obesity in its country. David Burrows l...

Tyson Foods FY results and outlook: 7 takeaways

Tyson Foods this week issued a set of annual results that included rising sales, a record level of operating income and record earnings per...

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...

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

MPs question UK food inspection processes following 2 Sisters hygiene failings 17 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

UK Members of Parliament have questioned the processes of the nation's food standards agencies following an enquiry into hygiene and safety at a 2 Sisters Food Group poultry processing plant in the West Midlands.


Huel names James McMaster CEO 17 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

Former Gü and Ella's Kitchen executive James McMaster has joined UK firm Huel as its new CEO.


US nutrition bar start-up Phyter Food backed by angel investors 16 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

US-based Phyter Food, creator of vegetable-based nutrition bars, has received a US$1m investment, partly from a network of angel investors.


Ajinomoto buys US medical foods firm Cambrooke Therapeutics 10 Nov 17

Dean Best

Japan-based food and ingredients group Ajinomoto has snapped up US medical foods supplier Cambrooke Therapeutics from investors Galen Partners and Seventure Partners.


What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals? 10 Nov 17

Ben Cooper

Officially coming into force on 1 January 2016, the 17 UN SDGs can justifiably be described as the most significant set of shared goals the world has ever seen. Forming the framework of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, they aim to build on the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) but are more comprehensive, wide-ranging and ambitious.


WHO urges end to "routine" use of antibiotics in healthy animals 9 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on farmers and the food industry to stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.

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.


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Dean Best

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