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Amazon-Whole Foods one year on - what's changed?

A year since Amazon shook the grocery sector with its acquisition of upmarket US retailer Whole Foods Market, just-food's Stateside columnis...

Big Data and future of retail in China

The way consumers shop in China is changing. The country's Internet giants are using e-commerce data to blend on- and off-line experiences i...

Sainsbury's-Asda deal - the impact on suppliers

The news that Sainsbury's and Asda, two of the UK's 'big four' supermarkets, are to merge, creating a new entity with a 30%+ market share, i...

UK sports nutrition deep-dive part 2 - the future

In part two of our look at the UK sports nutrition category, Andy Coyne takes a close look at the opportunities in the market and at threats...

Latest Interviews

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.


Propercorn co-founder Ryan Kohn on UK popcorn firm's ambitions - interview 19 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Less than three months after securing investment from the founders of the Innocent Drinks smoothies, UK popcorn maker Propercorn has added to its list of export markets and is also expanding its portfolio. As Propercorn prepares to enter its sixth year of operations, John Shepherd caught up with Propercorn co-founder Ryan Kohn to find out what the next moves ahead for the company might be.

Latest News

Carbon dioxide shortage said to be impacting UK retailers 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

The European carbon dioxide shortage is starting to impact UK retailers, reports suggest.


Russian banks set for almost half of Agrokor 21 Jun 18

Dean Best

Two Russian banks could hold almost 50% of the embattled Croatia-based food manufacturer and retailer Agrokor, the largest business in the Balkans set to come under the ownership of its creditors.


Asda, Sainsbury's bosses grilled over potential for supply-chain squeeze 20 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's have confirmed synergies from their proposed merger are likely to come from re-negotiating deals with suppliers.


Meal-kit start-up Marley Spoon plans AUD70m IPO in Australia 8 Jun 18

Simon Harvey

Meal-kit start-up Marley Spoon plans a public offering in Australia to raise as much as AUD70m (US$53m) to support its continued growth.


Agrokor moves a step closer to debt deal, paving way to new company Aisle Dutch TopCo 1 Jun 18

Simon Harvey

Indebted Croatian consumer goods conglomerate Agrokor said it has reached an agreement with creditors that will see it restructured into a new Dutch-based company.


Jatenergy expands infant-formula presence in China with kids' retail outlet 30 May 18

Simon Harvey

Australia's Jatenergy, an exporter of infant formula, has secured a deal to open a retail outlet in China dedicated to children's products.

Latest blogs

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.


Asda and Sainsbury's - deal or no deal? 18 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

The proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury's - two of the UK's 'big four' supermarkets - is, as expected, getting people hot under the collar.



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