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The potential for blockchain in the food industry

Blockchain and how to harness the technology is one of the hot topics in boardrooms. A number of the world's largest food manufacturers and...

What lies ahead for FrieslandCampina's new CEO?

FrieslandCampina, the world's fifth-largest dairy business, has announced the departure of CEO Roelof Joosten, with CFO Hein Schumacher to t...

Nestle 2017 Investor Day - 5 things to learn

Nestle’s 2017 investor day had been much anticipated – and it did not disappoint. The event in London was the first of Nestle's annual inves...

What does Generation Z want from food?

Move over Millennials. There's a new consumer cohort in town and food manufacturers should stay paying them more attention. Simon Creasey ta...

Latest Interviews

Nestle growing in India through global, digital innovations – the just-food interview with local MD, Suresh Narayanan, part 1 26 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

The demand for processed and packaged food is growing among India's young, often aspirational and fast-expanding population. Nestle is targeting double-digit annual growth in the country in the coming years. Suresh Narayanan, the chairman and MD of Nestle's operations in India, speaks to just-food about how the company intends to reach that goal, using innovation and an advanced digital strategy. 


What is Mondelez International's outlook for China? - the just-food interview, part two 26 Sep 2016

Dean Best

Mondelez International's top-line performance in China has been patchy since the US snacks giant was established four years ago. Biscuits has been Mondelez's main business in China and challenges in the category meant, for example, the Oreo maker saw its sales in the country fall in 2014. A recovery from Mondelez's biscuit arm in China, plus growth from its chewing gum stable, helped the company's sales grow in 2015 - but sales fell in the first six months of this year. Speaking to just-food after announcing a significant push into China's chocolate market, Stephen Maher, the president of Mondelez's business in the country, discusses how he sees the prospects for the company in the market.

Latest News

Danone to expand plant-based beverage site in US 26 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Danone plans to invest as much as US$60m to expand its plant-based beverage facility in Rockingham County in the US state of Virginia.


Smithfield Foods signs deal to sell US pork on Chinese e-commerce platform 25 Oct 17

Andy Coyne

US pork giant Smithfield Foods has signed a deal to sell its pork products online in China, exclusively via the country's second largest e-commerce site JD Fresh.


Bubs Australia takes goat milk formula to China via Chemist Warehouse e-commerce 24 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

Bubs Australia is targeting Chinese consumers with the launch of its goat's milk infant formula and a range of baby organic cereals through retailer Chemist Warehouse.


US meal-kit maker Blue Apron to cut 6% of jobs 19 Oct 17

Simon Harvey

US meal-kit maker Blue Apron will cut 6% of its global workforce as part of a "realignment'' to support its strategic priorities. 


Walmart's Jet.com to launch its own grocery brand 3 Oct 17

Andy Coyne

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores' Jet.com site is to launch its own grocery brand in a move that is being interpreted as an attempt to help it compete with the Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market's 365 offering.


Changes to China cross-border e-commerce rules on hold 29 Sep 17

Jens Kastner

A revised tariff for cross-border e-commerce has been extended by China’s State Council for an extra year enabling food and supplement importers to save on duty.

Latest blogs

Getting the basics right online 8 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

Failed launches cost grocery brands operating in the UK over GBP30m per year - but ironing out mistakes made in listing new products online could help improve marketeers' chances of success, according to new research.


How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.

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