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How can UK SMEs prepare for life after Brexit?

When it comes to Brexit, almost everything is uncertain and unclear. As entrepreneurs and leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

Data - M&A sizzles in July, pushing 2018 to high

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on their competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international...

How might no-deal Brexit affect UK, EU food?

The prospect of the UK and the EU not reaching a deal on the country's departure from the bloc has risen in recent weeks amid close votes at...

Nestle results provide food for thought

Nestlé revealed a generally positive set of first-half results on Thursday that were received favourably by the stock market, despite a twea...

Latest Interviews

Wian van Blommestein, co-founder of US-based biltong business Ayoba-Yo, on why South African staple can take on jerky in its own backyard - the bitesize interview 5 Jun 2018

Andy Coyne

A family of South Africans who moved to the US missed their beloved biltong meat snack so much that they started producing it for family and friends. It is now a full-time business called Ayoba-Yo - a term used to express excitement or amazement - which is attempting to compete with American favourite jerky and working with Kraft Heinz on its development. Andy Coyne talks to company co-owner Wian van Blommestein about its prospects.


The Black Farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, explains his ethos and reveals expansion plans - the bitesize interview 13 Feb 2018

Andy Coyne

UK food firm The Black Farmer does not manufacture or process its owns products - which include sausages, bacon, cheese and eggs - but has built a business based on a successful brand and staying ahead of the curve on food trends, such as gluten-free. Andy Coyne spoke to the Black Farmer himself, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, about the company's strategy thus far and his plans to build the brand further.

Latest News

New Products - General Mills extends Fibre One, Nature Valley ranges in UK; Stonyfield Organic dips into Snack Packs; PepsiCo's Quaker moves into chilled section with Morning-Go kits; Aldi's innovation push in US 15 Aug 18

just-food.com

This week's round-up of the most notable product development from the international food sector includes PepsiCo taking Quaker into the chilled aisle in the US and Aldi's latest NPD offensive in the country.


Cargill poultry plant investment creates 80 UK jobs 15 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

US agri-food business Cargill is recruiting 80 workers in the UK following a GBP35m (US$44.5m) investment at its poultry plant in the city of Wolverhampton.


Premium Brands poised for sales milestone as acquisitions stack up 14 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Canada's Premium Brands Holdings is set to surpass management expectations for the business with revenues predicted to break the CAD3bn (US$2.3bn) mark this year for the first time aided by a flurry of recent acquisitions.


Meat giant WH Group names new deputy chairman 14 Aug 18

Dean Best

WH Group, the Chinese meat processor, has appointed company executive Wan Hongjian as vice chairman.


Philippines group San Miguel to sell 20% stake in food & beverages unit 14 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

Philippines-based conglomerate San Miguel Corp. has revealed it is to sell a 20% stake in its recently restructured food and drinks business to meet regulatory requirements.


Canada's Premium Brands buys Select Food Products unit 13 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

Canada-based foods producer Premium Brands Holdings has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of the sandwich business of Select Food Products, taking the number of deals this year to eight.

Latest blogs

Maybe Trump is finding trade wars aren’t so easy to win 25 Jul 18

Dean Best

In March, a day after issuing stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, Donald Trump took to Twitter to give his verdict on trade disputes. Four months later, it looks as though Trump's confidence may have been more hubris.


Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.



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