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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

US FDA to meet to discuss rules on 'lab' meat 18 Jun 18

Dean Best

The US Food and Drug Administration is to convene a public meeting next month to discuss the possible regulation of "cultured" protein products.


Canada's GreenSpace Brands appoints Greg Guyatt as CFO 18 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Canadian food manufacturer GreenSpace Brands has appointed a new chief financial officer in the shape of Greg Guyatt.


US food producers to be hit by Chinese retaliatory tariffs 18 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

China has listed 545 US products on which it will impose new tariffs - including many food items - in response to the US announcement on Friday (15 June) it will impose additional tariffs on US$50bn worth of Chinese goods.


Food machinery on Trump's list of tariffs for China 15 Jun 18

Dean Best

A range of food manufacturing equipment features on the list of products from China on which the US today (15 June) imposed tariffs.


Industrial dispute sees workers walk out at HKScan facility 15 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Nordic meat processor HKScan has become embroiled in an industrial dispute, with 34 employees at one of its Finnish facilities downing tools.


Brazil's BRF confirms turkey production line closure 15 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Embattled Brazilian meat giant BRF has said that it is to shut down its turkey meat production line in Mineiros, Goiás, next month.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.


One in, one out at Moy Park 23 May 18

Andy Coyne

Interesting news crossed our desk this morning about former Greencore Group US head Chris Kirke becoming the new president of Northern Ireland-based poultry and prepared food group Moy Park.



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