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Why are Millennials so miserable?

This year sees the last of the Millennial cohort reach adulthood. The world over they punch above their weight in terms of their influence a...

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...

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

French watchdog to deepen buying pacts probe 16 Jul 18

Dean Best

France's competition regulator is to "deepen" its investigations into two new purchasing tie-ups involving five of its largest food retailers.


Avondale Foods to add jobs after securing Asda salad deal 10 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

UK-based Avondale Foods plans to create 60 jobs after winning a contract to supply Asda's own-label range of salad products.


BRC warns UK faces "lose-lose scenario" in event of no Brexit deal 5 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

The British Retail Consortium has warned of the consequences on the UK food supply chain in the event of no deal being reached with the EU on Brexit, the so-called cliff-edge scenario.


Agrokor creditors unanimously vote in favour of debt-settlement plan 5 Jul 18

Simon Harvey

Creditors of Croatia's indebted consumer goods conglomerate Agrokor have voted more than 80% in favour of a debt-settlement plan, paving the way for a takeover by the previously announced Aisle Dutch TopCo.


Tesco, Carrefour eye lower prices with buying pact 2 Jul 18

Dean Best

Tesco and Carrefour have become the latest major retailers to team up on purchasing, today (2 July) announcing "a long-term, strategic alliance".


UK baker Warburtons becomes latest victim of CO2 shortage 29 Jun 18

Simon Harvey

UK baker Warburtons has been forced to halt production of its crumpets at two of its four plants due to the on-going European carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage that has hit other food and drinks manufacturers.

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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