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Brexit - should UK change approach to novel foods?

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leav...

Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

US food companies need to do more on obesity

US columnist Victor Martino kicks off 2020 digging into new forecasts on the rate of obesity in the country. And he has a message for indust...

Latest Interviews

HKScan CEO Tero Hemmila on managing the Nordic meat group’s turnaround programme while looking for growth – the just-food interview 13 Nov 2019

Dean Best

After years of sales pressure, Nordic meat group HKScan is looking to bounce back. CEO Tero Hemmilä discusses how.


Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on M&A in the UK, sustainability and the rise of the market for alternatives to meat – the just-food interview, part 2 8 Oct 2019

Dean Best

In part two of our exclusive interview, Cranswick CEO Adam Couch chews the fat on how the UK meat group views issues from plant-based to Brexit.

Latest News

Conagra Brands makes sustainable packaging pledge 23 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

US food group Conagra Brands has announced a new commitment to making its product packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable.


Memphis Meats secures multi-million funding to accelerate cell-based meat launch 22 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Cell-based meat start-up Memphis Meats of the US has secured new funding to bring its products to market.


HKScan to invest in Finnish poultry plant to meet increased demand 22 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

Finnish meat processor HKScan has announced plans for its domestic poultry unit at Rauma where job losses were threatened three months ago.


Western's Smokehouse joins hands with Thrushwood Farms 22 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Western's Smokehouse, a US-based meat-snacks manufacturer, is set to acquire local peer Thrushwood Farms.


China data shows African swine fever impact on domestic pork sector 21 Jan 20

Dean Best

Newly-released data from China's National Bureau of Statistics has illustrated the impact African swine fever had on domestic pork output in 2019.


Tyson forms "coalition" in push for "sustainable protein" 21 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Tyson Foods is setting up a "coalition" for the meat industry to work together on environmental and societal issues.



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