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"We are doing so many things differently" - CEO John Power on the upturn in fortunes at Symington's and its prospects 28 Feb 2018

Dean Best

Symington's, the UK-based branded and own-label manufacturer, is emerging from a difficult period with a new management team and a strategy for growth. Dean Best met with CEO John Power to hear how the company got back on a path to growth and where he sees the business heading.

South Africa's Pioneer Food Group adds brands in UK growth push - interview 3 Jan 2018

Simon Harvey

South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group last month moved again to expand its business in the UK, snapping up Lizi's granola owner The Good Carb Food Company. The deal was the first since Pioneer renamed its UK arm in September and announced "ambitious expansion plans" for the market. just-food’s Simon Harvey spoke with Jonathon Thorn, the chief executive of Pioneer’s UK unit, about the company’s plans in the country.

Latest News

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees subdued organic growth after Q3 result; Nomad Foods FY profits surge on debt repricing; Boparan Q2 sales rise despite ''tough conditions'' hitting profits; Produce Investments back in black in H1 22 Mar 18

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.

Noble Foods issues egg pledge as supplier comes under fire 22 Mar 18

Dean Best

UK food group Noble Foods has pledged to supply only cage-free eggs by 2025, a commitment announced as one supplier hit the headlines due to concerns over animal welfare.

WTO urges effort to avoid escalating trade tensions 21 Mar 18

Michelle Russell

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has said its members need to work together to "step back from the brink" of an escalation in trade tensions in response to new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, which enter force this week.

US co-packer Pegasus Foods gets investment from New Water Capital 21 Mar 18

Dean Best

Pegasus Foods, a US contract manufacturer of frozen appetisers and snacks, has secured investment from local private-equity firm New Water Capital.

Food sector bodies provide mixed response to Brexit transition deal 19 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

UK food-industry bodies today (19 March) gave a mixed response to the post-Brexit transition period struck between London and Brussels this morning.

UK food industry bodies issue warning on 'rules of origin' post-Brexit  16 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

The UK's Food and Drink Federation is warning businesses in the sector that they could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ once the country leaves the EU as a result of rules of origin.

Latest blogs

Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.

"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit 10 Jan 18

Dean Best

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in the industry.

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