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What's the future for cannabis in the food sector?

The latest issue of just-food's FUTURES series of reports looks at the rapid rise of the use of cannabis in food and drinks products....

Focus: Europe's confectioners struggle for sales

Confectionery sales are under pressure in Europe. How, IRI's Olly Abotorabi asks, can manufacturers revitalise the category?...

China's instant noodle makers try to bounce back

China may be the world's largest market for instant noodles but sales have stuttered in recent years. How have manufacturers reacted and wha...

Riding US frozen food's "fourth wave"

In the US, frozen food is back – and it's riding on a new wave of innovation. Victor Martino documents what he calls the "fourth wave"...

Latest Interviews

Slendier MD Erica Hughes on how konjac foods supplier tapping into consumer demand for healthier products - the bitesize interview 30 Oct 2018

Andy Coyne

Slendier, a "healthy pasta substitute" from Australia, has become a brand available in 20 countries, touting its better-for-you credentials. Andy Coyne speaks to MD and owner Erica Hughes.


Seaweed & Co.'s Dr Craig Rose on launching Weed & Wonderful, selling ingredients to industry giants and why consumers are intrigued by seaweed - the bitesize interview 18 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Seaweed & Co. has added a range of consumer products under the brand Weed & Wonderful to its ingredients business. Dean Best met with majority shareholder Dr Craig Rose to hear his plans for the UK firm.

Latest News

New products - US hemp extract specialist Weller launches CBD Coconut Bites; General Mills to debut Larabar in UK; Hood unveils vegan 'milk' line Planet Oat; US healthy snack firm NightFood moves into ice cream, cannabis-infused cookies 14 Dec 18

just-food.com

This week's new products include the first plant-based meat range from Japan's Otsuka Foods, a vegan product from US dairy HP Hood and General Mills adding to its UK range.


Plant-based firm Just to explore "cultured" Wagyu 11 Dec 18

Dean Best

Just, the US plant-based firm formerly known as Hampton Creek, is looking to add another lab-grown or "cultured" food to its portfolio.


The future of cannabis in food and drinks - why you need to act 11 Dec 18

Dean Best

The future of cannabis in the food and beverage industries will be worth billions, according to the latest report from FUTURES - the new insights service from just-food and sister site just-drinks.


New Products - Kellogg introduces Rice Krispies, Pringles snacks; Barilla rolls out much-anticipated chocolate-hazelnut spread; Mondelez adds to biscuit portfolio in India; Healthy by Nature's sugar-free baking mixes to hit UK multiples 7 Dec 18

just-food.com

This week's new products include two yogurts from French dairy giant Danone in the US and an addition to Mondelez's biscuit range in India.


Germany's Katjes invests in local 'superfood' start-up The Rainforest Company 5 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

German confectionery manufacturer Katjes has invested in a Berlin-based start-up via its investment arm Katjesfreenfood.


Danone invests in urban farming business Agricool 5 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

French dairy giant Danone has taken part in a US$28m investment round in a local pesticide-free fruits and vegetable business.

Latest blogs

The challenge of getting a "stealth small brand" to stick 12 Dec 18

Dean Best

Earlier this year, in a popular article on just-food, our US columnist Victor Martino coined the phrase "stealth small brand" - a product developed by Big Food but designed to look like it comes from a start-up. Mars has demonstrated how difficult it can be to get such a brand to stick.


A price point that is infinity and beyond 30 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne road tests the eagerly-awaited Beyond Burger, a US plant-based product that has recently arrived in the UK.



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