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What will be the US food mega-trends of 2019?

2018 was a year of dynamism and change in the US food industry and 2019 looks like being no different, writes Victor Martino....

What trends will drive UK food in 2019?

The food industry trends that experts believe we will see in the UK in 2019 reflect concerns across a number of issues, writes Andy Coy...

Four product trends to watch in China in 2019

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines four product trends food companies doing business in the country - or wanting to do bus...

What's the future for cannabis in the food sector?

The latest issue of just-food's FUTURES series of reports looks at the rapid rise of the use of cannabis in food and drinks products....

Latest Interviews

"We are looking for very new and distinctive ideas we haven't seen before" - PepsiCo's Karen Scott talks about Nutrition Greenhouse incubator 14 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

Karen Scott, the co-leader of PepsiCo's European Nutrition Greenhouse incubator, discusses identifying potential investment partners in on-trend or obscure brand propositions.


Raisio CEO Pekka Kuusniemi sets out stall to grow Benecol maker - interview 2 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Finland-based Raisio has had a challenging couple of years but, under recently-installed CEO Pekka Kuusniemi, the company has a new strategy for growth. Dean Best found out more.

Latest News

Consumer goods market facing revolution, says new Unilever CEO Alan Jope 23 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

Unilever's new chief executive officer Alan Jope has spoken to an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the future of brands in a fast-changing world.


Mars 'eyes health, wellness space with Mars Edge incubator' 23 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

US food giant Mars has reportedly become the latest major global food manufacturer to launch an incubator programme. 


Gabriella's Kitchen brings in former Hain Celestial executive Jamie Fay as COO 21 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Gabriella's Kitchen has appointed a former Hain Celestial executive as president and chief operating officer. 


Food companies must invest in research to fuel personalisation - just-food FUTURES 16 Jan 19

Dean Best

A lack of solid scientific evidence will hold back the development of personalised nutrition and companies must invest in research, the just-food FUTURES service argues.


Reckitt Benckiser chief Rakesh Kapoor to retire from Mead Johnson owner 16 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

Reckitt Benckiser has announced the chief executive of the UK-based consumer goods giant is set to retire by year-end.


WHO report deals blow to low-carb product providers 11 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

A report commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) has made a link between high-fibre diets and coronary health.

Latest blogs

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.


The march of the vegans 4 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

As many of us contemplate joining the Veganuary craze, Andy Coyne considers the fast-growing vegan food market in the UK.



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