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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....

Where could US meat snacks head?

In part two of this feature, Andy Coyne looks at how Big Food has reacted to disruption in the US beef jerky category and at the prospects f...

What is the future of autonomous delivery in food?

just-food's new FUTURES service looks in-depth at how the fledgling area of autonomous delivery of food products could take shape....

The impact on suppliers of grocers' buying pacts

With Tesco and Carrefour seeking to become the latest major grocers in Europe to work together on purchasing, Simon Creasey looks at the imp...

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

UK retailers stockpiling food ahead of Brexit 11 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

The UK's largest grocer, Tesco, and fellow retailer Marks and Spencer have revealed the action they are taking to deal with the Brexit-related threat to food supplies.


French supermarket sales of vegan and vegetarian products surge 9 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

French supermarkets saw a drastic change in the sale of vegan and vegetarian products in 2018, according to new research.


EU rules to rein in unfair trading practices agreed 3 Jan 19

Simon Harvey

European officials have agreed new rules to protect food-industry players from unfair trading practices.


Kaufland's Unilever spat escalates 21 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

German supermarket chain Kaufland said it plans to cease stocking several Unilever products from next year. 


Sainsbury's and Asda win more time to respond to merger probe 17 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's request to have more time to respond to a probe into their merger plans has been ruled on by a UK court.


UK competition watchdog to contest Sainsbury's, Asda probe extension in court Friday 13 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

The UK's competition watchdog pushes back timeline for the "provisional" findings of its review into proposed Sainsbury's and Asda merger. 

Latest blogs

The march of the vegans 4 Jan 19

Andy Coyne

As many of us contemplate joining the Veganuary craze, Andy Coyne considers the fast-growing vegan food market in the UK.


The possible hit to competition from Sainsbury's-Asda merger 27 Sep 18

Andy Coyne

The UK's supermarket landscape is in a state of flux. The question is whether that is a good thing or bad thing for consumers, suppliers and the grocers themselves.



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