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Can new Orkla CEO please investors?

With Orkla's organic growth just about ticking over, investors will be keen to see more concrete guidance from the incoming chief executive....

How should SMEs approach an export strategy?

For many small- and medium-sized enterprises, breaking into overseas markets is a Herculean task. Simon Harvey takes a look at the prio...

Why sustainability matters for every CPG company

After a study from NYU Stern and IRI, just-food's US columnist Victor Martino looks at the building business case for sustainability....

How food companies can make most of longer lives

The food industry has been ponderous in responding to the ageing global population. How can food companies effectively meet the needs of the...

Latest Interviews

"I want to try to be optimistic. We've been let down before" - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil chief executive Darrel Webber exhorts food companies to buy sustainably 27 Mar 2019

Ben Cooper

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil speaks with Ben Cooper about its new standards and how food companies can promote the idea palm oil can be a sustainable commodity.

"Food represents the best of consumer products" - private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital on its latest deal and wider M&A strategy 3 Jan 2019

Dean Best

US private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital has made another acquisition in the bakery sector. MD Heather Smith Thorne talks about the deal and the firm's broader M&A strategy.

Latest News

UK energy bar firm Wholebake buys Bounce snack brand 12 Jun 19

Andy Coyne

Wholebake, a UK manufacturer of branded and white label energy bars, has acquired a local snacks brand for an undisclosed sum.

Biscuit International snaps up Dutch peer Aviateur 10 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Private-label manufacturer Biscuit International is seeking to expand its presence across Europe with another acquisition.

Trump withdraws threat of tariffs on Mexico 10 Jun 19

Dean Best

President Trump has "indefinitely suspended" his threat to levy tariffs on goods from Mexico, after claiming a deal has been reached on immigration into the US.

Aryzta cuts outlook despite progress on turnaround 4 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

European bakery giant Aryzta has cuts its earnings outlook as the business continues to face "challenges" in North America.

UK chief medical officer mulls tax on unhealthy food 31 May 19

Dean Best

The top medical adviser to the UK government is weighing up whether to recommend a tax on unhealthy food as part of a fresh push to tackle obesity.

Premier Foods chair Keith Hamill to step down 30 May 19

Dean Best

Premier Foods, the UK manufacturer behind Bisto gravy and Mr Kipling cakes, today (30 May) announced change on its board of directors.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.

Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.

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