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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....

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector du...

Why food M&A activity has dried up

Data suggests pressure on deal-making in the packaged food industry in 2019. M&A advisor Stefan Kirk puts forward some possible rea...

Climate to define sustainability agenda in 2020

Ben Cooper looks at how climate concerns will not only top the sustainability agenda in 2020 but pervade many other areas of concern....

Latest Interviews

Asian-cuisine brand Ocean's Halo eyes growth on both sides of Atlantic - the bitesize interview 27 Nov 2019

Dean Best

With Asian-cuisine brand Ocean's Halo, US firm New Frontier Foods has built a domestic business with listings at major grocers. It speaks to just-food about its plans for growth.


"Our biggest competition is cereal, ready meals and sandwiches" - Huel CEO James McMaster on his functional food brand's prospects 12 Aug 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to James McMaster, CEO of UK-based meal replacement brand Huel, about where the direct-to-consumer business is heading.

Latest News

Post-Brexit trading for Northern Ireland "still uncertain" 12 Dec 19

Andy Coyne

A specialist in the supply chain and logistics area has expressed concern about a lack of clarity surrounding post-Brexit trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


"Climate neutral" aim as EU unveils European Green Deal 11 Dec 19

Dean Best

The EU has set a target of net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050, a goal that will be enshrined in law to be put on the table next March.


US, Mexico, Canada create long-awaited trade deal to replace NAFTA 11 Dec 19

Simon Harvey

The US, Mexico and Canada have finally created a new trade deal to replace the historic North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).


Murray River Organics seeks additional equity funding 11 Dec 19

Simon Harvey

Loss-making Murray River Organics, an Australia-based dried fruit snacks producer, is in talks with creditors and its owners to raise additional capital.


New Zealand takes fresh aim at single-use plastics 10 Dec 19

Dean Best

New Zealand is set to introduce a series of measures in a bid to further cut single-use packaging for food and beverage products.


Nestle invests in Mexico venture-capital firm 9 Dec 19

Dean Best

Nestle has invested in a venture-capital firm based in Mexico backing start-ups operating in the countries of the Pacific Alliance.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.


Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.



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