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What will be the US food mega-trends of 2019?

2018 was a year of dynamism and change in the US food industry and 2019 looks like being no different, writes Victor Martino....

October matches 2018 high for food M&A - data

As company strategists look to M&A to gain an edge, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged foo...

How marketeers must adapt to the new consumer

All that's historically been solid in CPG brand marketing is melting into air amid changes in consumer demand, argues just-food's US co...

The drivers behind Germany's vegan market

In the first part of a two-part feature, Andy Coyne looks at the German packaged vegan food market and at how the country's culture and its...

Latest Interviews

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on leaving US market and focusing on UK - the just-food interview, part one 13 Nov 2018

Dean Best

In the first of a two-part interview, Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney talks to Dean Best about the private-label manufacturer's decision to quit the US and focus on the UK market.


Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr on why humans are central to Industry 4.0 - and what food industry can do 13 Sep 2018

Dean Best

Industry 4.0 is of growing interest among food manufacturers eyeing efficiency gains in production and the supply chain. However, with the movement centred on automation, there are concerns about employment in manufacturing. Dean Best spoke to Keith Barr, the CEO of Leading2Lean, a US company selling software for use in production and a business that claims to have a differentiated approach to Industry 4.0 that puts humans front and centre.

Latest News

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby to step down 13 Nov 18

Dean Best

Gavin Darby, the chief executive of Premier Foods, is to step down from the helm of the UK manufacturer after almost six years in the job.


Premium Brands Holdings lowers earnings outlook 13 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

Canada-based food producer Premium Brands Holdings has cut its full-year revenue and profit guidance following a number of acquisitions.


New Hain Celestial CEO Mark Schiller sets out stall after disappointing results 9 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

Mark Schiller, the new CEO of US food group Hain Celestial, has told analysts how he intends to improve the company's fortunes.


High Liner slashes jobs under new CEO's efficiency drive 9 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

High Liner Foods is slashing its workforce as part of a cost-savings programme started by the Canadian firm's chief executive.


New Products - Mission launches 'better for you' wraps in the UK; Cargill joins forces with TGI Fridays on frozen burger line; UK retailer Tesco launches own-label baby food range; Zwanenberg Food Group launches vegan range 8 Nov 18

just-food.com

This week's product news includes a new vegan range from Holland's Zwanenberg Food Group, "better-for-you" wraps from Gruma's Mission brand and an own-label baby-food line from Tesco.


Industry report highlights forced labour in palm oil 6 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

A report commissioned by industry body The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has revealed concerns about the palm-oil industry.

Latest blogs

just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

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.


Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.



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