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Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

6 mega-trends to shape US food in 2018

Operating in the US food market? If you thought 2017 was a heady mix of challenge and opportunity, wait for 2018, writes just-food's US colu...

Sustainability in '18: bolder aims, wider horizons

Food companies are being spurred by the UN Global Goals and heightened consumer expectations to increase the ambition and broaden the scope...

2018 outlook: navigating a UK market in spotlight

As we approach 2018, just-food deputy editor Andy Coyne outlines what companies operating in the UK should factor into their strategies in t...

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 'in price row with AgeCore buying group' 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Nestle is reportedly in embroiled in a pricing spat with members of the European retail buying group AgeCore.


Aldi buys Hungarian dairy brand Kokardas from Alfoldi Tej 22 Feb 18

Dean Best

Discount retail powerhouse Aldi has snapped up a dairy brand in Hungary, Kokárdás, from local manufacturer Alföldi Tej.


UK retailer Morrisons buys egg supplier Chippindale Foods 20 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

Morrisons, the UK 'big four' supermarket group, has acquired local free-range egg supplier Chippindale Foods for an undisclosed sum.


UK MPs call for urgent analysis on post-Brexit impact to food sector 19 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

Amid the uncertainty over the UK's trading relationship with the EU post-Brexit, a parliamentary committee has said it is imperative the country's government undertakes a comprehensive analysis to assess the impact on the food sector.


Croatia's debt-laden Agrokor 'to seek deadline extension' with creditors 16 Feb 18

Simon Harvey

Embattled Croatian food company Agrokor will reportedly ask a court for more time beyond an agreed deadline to reach a settlement with creditors over EUR5.5bn (US$6.8bn) in debt.


Spain to cut sugar, salt and fat in food items 6 Feb 18

Andy Coyne

The Spanish government and the country's food industry have announced plans to cut the content of sugar, salt and fat in more than 3,500 food and drink products over the next three years.

Latest blogs

Intermarche broke rules with Nutella promo, French watchdog says 23 Feb 18

Dean Best

The pandemonium in stores of Intermarché as shoppers scrambled to grab jars of cut-price Nutella went viral - but the country's competition watchdog has announced the French retailer broke rules on selling below cost.


Tesco-Booker deal gets green light as UK grocery landscape shifts 14 Nov 17

Dean Best

Here in the UK, we've had two significant pieces of M&A news in the grocery retail channel in the last 24 hours.



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