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Seeking growth in Germany's dairy sector

In the first part of a two-part feature looking at the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne focuses on the make-up of the market and the pre...

Can anything halt the march of vegan food in UK?

In part two of this feature, Andy Coyne asks whether anything can slow down the march of vegan food in the UK....

How does the UK vegan market look?

Andy Coyne takes an in-depth look at the UK vegan food category, which has grown rapidly in recent times....

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....

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

Montezuma names new senior management team with Bruce Alexander at the helm 10 Jun 19

Simon Harvey

Montezuma has made a trio of senior level appointments to head up the UK-based chocolate manufacturer.


Rebates under scrutiny in South Africa grocery inquiry 29 May 19

Dean Best

Rebates offered by FMCG companies operating in South Africa to retailers give national chains an "unfair" advantage over smaller rivals, the local competition watchdog has argued.


US meal-kit firm Purple Carrot acquired by Japanese grocer Oisix 22 May 19

Andy Coyne

Purple Carrot, the US plant-based meal-kit firm, has been acquired by an overseas online grocer for an initial US$12.8m.


Kroger creates investment vehicle in association with private-equity fund Lindsay Goldberg 17 May 19

Simon Harvey

Kroger has teamed up with a US-based private-equity fund to create a vehicle to invest in the "next generation" of upcoming consumer product brands.


UK's Samworth Brothers launches food-to-go distribution business 30 Apr 19

Andy Coyne

Samworth Brothers, the UK food manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new venture in the food-to-go space.


Greenyard forges frozen fruit and veg partnership with Tesco 30 Apr 19

Simon Harvey

Belgium-based Greenyard has entered a partnership with UK supermarket Tesco for frozen fruit, vegetables and herbs.

Latest blogs

Ocado branches into vertical farming 11 Jun 19

Dean Best

The UK-based online grocer - increasingly seen not just as a retailer but as a broader tech business - is to plough investment into indoor farming.


Now Aussie grocery giant Woolies invests in meal-kits 10 Jun 19

Dean Best

The growing consumer interest in - and demand for - buying food online has put meal-kit players in a number of western markets in the spotlight, even if it is still too early to judge how big the market could become or which products will be a long-term success.



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