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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...

Is Spain's healthy-eating push enough?

Spain has become the latest country to see government and industry jointly launch a plan to cut the levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat...

FMCG digital strategy in UK - hot topics

We know the digital sphere is having a profound impact on consumers but how can the food industry shape their businesses to capitalise? At t...

Why private-label has reached tipping point in US

The major, branded CPG operators in the US are not only facing a challenge from growing demand for products from upstart, agile competitors...

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

Nestle pricing row with retailers 'nearing compromise' 17 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Food giant Nestle's row with retailers over pricing is approaching a compromise, according to a report by news agency Reuters.


Brussels acts to prohibit 'dual quality' food 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The European Commission has acted to prohibit so-called dual quality food across the EU following pressure from central and eastern European member states.


Croatia's Agrokor agrees draft settlement terms with creditors to avoid bankruptcy 11 Apr 18

Simon Harvey

Creditors of Croatia-based Agrokor have agreed draft debt-settlement terms that provide a framework for the food group to avoid bankruptcy.


German retailer Edeka 'raises ante on Nestle in price row' 6 Apr 18

Simon Harvey

German supermarket Edeka is escalating a pricing conflict with Nestle after reportedly urging its stores to drop more of the Swiss food giant's products.


Nutrition & Santé invests in new production line to expand biscuits business 29 Mar 18

Stuart Todd

Nutrition & Santé, the French dietary food specialist, is adding a production line at its flagship plant in Revel, in south-west France, as it expands its biscuit-making activities.


French food industry body ANIA says retail margins lowest in 40 years 23 Mar 18

Stuart Todd

French food industry federation, the Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (ANIA), says retail margins are at their lowest point in 40 years amid a backdrop of a decline in production and falling prices.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Amazon strikes deal with French retailer Casino 28 Mar 18

Dean Best

Amazon has announced another deal in the grocery sector, with the e-commerce titan teaming up with French retail giant Casino in and around Paris.



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