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Amazon-Whole Foods one year on - what's changed?

A year since Amazon shook the grocery sector with its acquisition of upmarket US retailer Whole Foods Market, just-food's Stateside columnis...

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Latest Interviews

Wian van Blommestein, co-founder of US-based biltong business Ayoba-Yo, on why South African staple can take on jerky in its own backyard - the bitesize interview 5 Jun 2018

Andy Coyne

A family of South Africans who moved to the US missed their beloved biltong meat snack so much that they started producing it for family and friends. It is now a full-time business called Ayoba-Yo - a term used to express excitement or amazement - which is attempting to compete with American favourite jerky and working with Kraft Heinz on its development. Andy Coyne talks to company co-owner Wian van Blommestein about its prospects.


Nimisha Raja, founder of UK healthy snack range Nim's Fruit Crisps, has always thought big and now it's paying off - the bitesize interview 1 May 2018

Andy Coyne

In 2012 Nimisha Raja pioneered the concept of air-dried fruit crisps, launching the first product to the UK market with her Nim's Fruit Crisps brand. Six years down the line - after claiming deals with the Co-op and Ocado - the company has just gained its first listing with supermarket giant Tesco. Andy Coyne talks to her about the company's growth and future plans.

Latest News

Asda, Sainsbury's bosses grilled over potential for supply-chain squeeze 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's have confirmed synergies from their proposed merger are likely to come from re-negotiating deals with suppliers.


Daiya Foods CEO Terry Tierney to step down 19 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Daiya Foods, the Canadian plant-based food manufacturer owned by Japan's Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, has announced its CEO, Terry Tierney, is to retire.


Canada's GreenSpace Brands appoints Greg Guyatt as CFO 18 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

Canadian food manufacturer GreenSpace Brands has appointed a new chief financial officer in the shape of Greg Guyatt.


UK's Moo Free appoints Ginette Higgs as managing director 14 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK-based dairy-free chocolate company Moo Free has appointed Ginette Higgs as managing director as the present incumbent, company co-founder Andrea Jessop, becomes CEO.


Ebro to invest in organic-food production 13 Jun 18

Dean Best

Ebro Foods is planning to build another factory to manufacture organic products, as the Spain-based group eyes rapid growth from that part of its business.


India plastic pledge "impractical", warns industry 11 Jun 18

Mini Pant Zachariah

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious plan to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022 is impractical, according to Indian food industry players.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 28 May 25 May 18

Dean Best

This coming Monday (28 May) is the second of the UK's two public holidays in May and just-food will be downing tools to dodge the rain showers and - hopefully - enjoy some sunshine.


Sainsbury's-Asda merger - UK watchdog sets wheels in motion 18 May 18

Dean Best

It was certain The UK's Competition and Markets Authority would look into the ramifications of the biggest corporate development in the country's grocery sector for more than a decade - and today (18 May) the watchdog sent out an invitation to comment.



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