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UK food's obesity kudos - but might politics move?

The annual Food Matters Live conference and exhibition has been held in London this week, with industry, politicians, campaigners and academ...

6 mega-trends to shape US food in 2018

Operating in the US food market? If you thought 2017 was a heady mix of challenge and opportunity, wait for 2018, writes just-food's US colu...

Suppliers mull Booker and Nisa takeovers

Two prospective takeovers in the UK grocery retail channel have shaken the sector, with food manufacturers weighing up the consequences. Sim...

Premier - cautious optimism or false promises?

Shares in Premier Foods rose on Wednesday (15 November) after the UK group posted second-quarter numbers that cheered the market. However, w...

Latest Interviews

UTZ and Rainforest Alliance look to build through merger - interview 19 Jun 2017

Ben Cooper

Earlier this month, ethical organisations the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to merge, with the two bodies to operate a single certification standard. Han de Groot, UTZ executive director and designated CEO of the merged organisation, spoke with Ben Cooper about the combination and its implications for food companies.


The Marine Stewardship Council looks to 2030 - interview 30 May 2017

Ben Cooper

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has celebrated its 20th anniversary by unveiling a new strategy and setting bold targets up to 2030. Nicolas Guichoux, the seafood certification body's global commercial director, spoke with Ben Cooper about the MSC's plans for the future.

Latest News

Dutch group Izico buys UK vegetarian foods maker Goodlife 24 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

Dutch frozen snack company Izico Food Group has added to its business in the UK with the acquisition of vegetarian foods supplier Goodlife Foods.


Earnings summary - Danish Crown books 'record' annual revenue 24 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.


Rogers Sugar consolidates Canada's maple syrup sector with Decacer acquisition 22 Nov 17

Simon Harvey

Canada's Rogers Sugar has paid CAD40m (US$31.3m) to acquire Decacer, a Québec-based distributor of branded and private label maple syrup products.


Cargill-Faccenda JV over one hurdle with Brussels approval 17 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

The planned merger between US agri-food giant Cargill's UK chicken business and British meat producer Faccenda has been given the all-clear by the European Commission.


Chocolate giants sign up to deforestation accord 16 Nov 17

Andy Coyne

Top cocoa-producing nations Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and major confectionery companies have agreed to take action to help eliminate deforestation.


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.

Latest blogs

Tesco-Booker deal gets green light as UK grocery landscape shifts 14 Nov 17

Dean Best

Here in the UK, we've had two significant pieces of M&A news in the grocery retail channel in the last 24 hours.


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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