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India instant noodles - what could drive growth?

Instant noodles have taken hold in India, which is now the fourth-largest market for the product, according to industry figures. But how cou...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses....

How instant noodles have won over India

Instant noodles - a product born in Japan - have reached into south-east Asia and are spreading further across the continent, with India a m...

Column: China, final frontier for cheese sellers

When I arrived in China as a student in 1975, I knew that most Chinese didn’t like dairy products in general and particularly disliked chees...

Latest Interviews

"We want to create disruption" - Good Catch's Chad Sarno on the rise of plant-based seafood, the bitesize interview 27 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Until now the plant-based food phenomenon has centred on replacing meat and dairy products but New York's Good Catch is among the upstarts to have created vegan 'seafood'. One of its founders, Chad Sarno, tells Andy Coyne of the challenges it has faced and its hopes for the future.


The ice-cream maker who turned down Dragons' Den investment - Coconuts Naturally's Cecily Mills, the bitesize interview 21 Sep 2018

Andy Coyne

Cecily Mills, the founder of UK vegan ice-cream brand Coconuts Naturally, won investment on the business pitch TV programme Dragons' Den only to turn it down after the show aired. She explains her thinking to Andy Coyne and tells him about dealing with growing pains.

Latest News

Alibaba's Tmall eyes faster product innovation in market research deal 17 Oct 18

Lucy Britner

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba's e-commerce platform has partnered with a range of market research groups as it looks to help companies speed up their new product development process.


New Products - Unilever rolls out Culture Republick ice cream pints in US; Lactalis launches Seriously Melting Pot; Nestle reduces salt and fat in Maggi brand; Nestle expands markets for A2 formula 17 Oct 18

just-food.com

This week's product news includes Nestle's plan to take its A2 infant formula into more markets and Tesco doubling the size of its Wicked Kitchen vegan range in the UK.


New products - Symington's takes Mug Shot into soups; Mars Milk Snacks chilled desserts roll out; Hershey's puts namesake bar with Reese's candy; HKScan launches Kariniemen poultry products 12 Oct 18

just-food.com

This week's most eye-catching product news features sweet gyoza in the UK, a range of Sara Lee frozen desserts in Australia, a "super-hot" lifrom Seabrook Crisps, and meat-free meals from Pinnacle Foods' Gardein.


Kraft Heinz targets food-tech companies with new $100m VC fund 5 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

US food giant Kraft Heinz has launched a venture fund that will invest in emerging tech companies that are aiming to transform the food industry.


New Products - Vivera launches plant-based 'hamburger' in UK; Bel debuts Boursin Velvety in the UK; Jack Link's rolls out new on-the-go snacks; Genius adds to range in UK 5 Oct 18

just-food.com

This week's most eye-catching product news features Mars' plans to shake up some of its chocolate ranges in the UK and Nestle's move to roll out a line of organic Herta products in France.


Nestle-backed US accelerator Terra reveals latest cohort 4 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

US-based accelerator Terra has revealed the latest cohort of start-ups to take place in the programme.

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Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.


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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.



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