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How to tap China functional-food opportunity

Covid-19 has increased interest among China's consumers for functional food and the country's domestic manufacturers have reacted. How can i...

EU vote highlights dairy industry insecurity

The European Parliament's curbs on plant-based naming conventions says a lot about the dairy industry's political influence but the tide can...

Hatching new ideas – incubators, accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

How to keep the heat under US frozen-food sales

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino looks at how frozen-food manufacturers and brand-owners can continue to drive sales in the wake of t...

Latest Interviews

Covid-19 – US manufacturers talk trading, the economy and consumers 15 Sep 2020

Dean Best

US grocery suppliers may largely have a got a Covid boost but, with the health and economic impacts of the virus still being felt, we asked four for their thoughts on trading.

"We are preparing ourselves for a long, slow, trek out of Covid" – UK food groups and their latest thoughts on Covid-19 1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 is still presenting challenges to the industry and just-food spoke to a number of packaged-food manufacturers operating in the UK for their latest views on trading.

Latest News

Sanderson Farms rejects takeover approach from investor Durational Capital 30 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

Sanderson Farms, the third-largest poultry processor in the US, has had an approach from a party interested in taking over the business.

Kraft Heinz to reduce SKUs by 20% with sharper focus on innovation 30 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

Kraft Heinz has revealed more details on its SKU plans and innovation after reporting a robust performance in the third quarter.

Canada grocer Sobeys hits out at rivals' fee hikes 30 Oct 20

Dean Best

The chief executive of Sobeys has waded into the debate over moves by some of the Canadian grocer's rivals to hike fees charged to manufacturers.

Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates – Friday 30 October (free to read) 30 Oct 20

Daily updates on how Covid-19 is affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market and consumer behaviour taking shape in the months ahead.

US meat groups Quirch Foods, Colorado Boxed Beef combine 30 Oct 20

Dean Best

Two US companies offering a range of protein products, predominantly meat, have finalised a deal to merge.

Kraft Heinz tweaks up profit guidance as "strong growth" maintained 29 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

US food major Kraft Heinz has tweaked its profit guidance for the year and provided an outlook for sales on the back of its third-quarter results.

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