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Focus: Scotland obesity offensive begs questions

With health a devolved policy area in the UK, Scotland has come forward with its own plans to tackle obesity in its country. David Burrows l...

Tyson Foods FY results and outlook: 7 takeaways

Tyson Foods this week issued a set of annual results that included rising sales, a record level of operating income and record earnings per...

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...

Brexit: Threat to or chance for UK food security?

Brexit has been said to constitute a clear and present danger to UK food security - but what does food security mean in this context and to...

Latest Interviews

Kellogg's Kashi supporting organics with certified transitional products – Expo West interview 30 Mar 2017

Katy Askew

Kashi Company, the US natural food business owned by Kellogg, is increasing its focus on organic products. With just 1% of US farmland dedicated to organic production, the group has come up with an innovative way of supporting farmers make the switch through its certified transitional programme. Katy Askew caught up with Tina Owens, senior manager of procurement and sustainability at Kashi, to find out more. 


Farmhouse Culture taps demand for gut-health products – Expo West interview 24 Mar 2017

Katy Askew

US firm Farmhouse Culture produces what – at first glance – might sound like a traditional product: fermented or pickled vegetables. But, in re-imagining the production method, first developed primarily as a preservation technique, Farmhouse Culture – which has recently secured investment from General Mills – has updated the concept in a way that is proving appealing to US consumers. Katy Askew spoke to Farmhouse Culture director of marketing Marc McCullagh to find out more. 

Latest News

Earnings summary - Post Holdings hit by impairment charge; J.M. Smucker sales down; MHP profits surge; Strauss sees "robustness''; Domty profits plummet 17 Nov 17

just-food.com

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Huel names James McMaster CEO 17 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

Former Gü and Ella's Kitchen executive James McMaster has joined UK firm Huel as its new CEO.


French food sector signs charter for "fairer" future 16 Nov 17

Stuart Todd

Farm co-operatives, industrial groups, retailers and trade bodies in France have signed a state-brokered charter pledging their commitment to a food sector that is more sustainable, equitable and safer.


French egg supplier Matines eyes "transformation" 16 Nov 17

Dean Best

Matines, the French egg supplier owned by local agri-food group Avril, is looking to switch more of its business to free-range and organic production, a move it says could lead to the closure of a packing facility and jobs being axed.


US nutrition bar start-up Phyter Food backed by angel investors 16 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

US-based Phyter Food, creator of vegetable-based nutrition bars, has received a US$1m investment, partly from a network of angel investors.


TPP11 nations move trade pact forward with new name 15 Nov 17

Michelle Russell

Trade ministers from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have agreed on core elements of the new trade pact that is moving forward despite the absence of the US from the agreement.

Latest blogs

US plant-based foods lobbyists get notable new member 30 Oct 17

Dean Best

More US trade-body news has caught the eye today (30 October). The Plant Based Foods Association, set up just 18 months ago to promote the growing category in the US, has attracted a major new member.


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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