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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....

What will be the US food mega-trends of 2019?

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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...

Is UK business sleepwalking towards Brexit?

There are signs UK business - including the food industry - are not prepared enough for what Brexit might bring. And the UK government isn'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

Tesco joins forces with WWF in sustainability push 19 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

UK big four supermarket Tesco has announced a four-year partnership aimed at making it easier for shoppers to buy "affordable, healthy, sustainable food".


UK's Sainsbury's to start selling edible insects 19 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

British supermarket Sainsbury's, the country's second-largest grocer, has launched an initiative linked to edible insects, claiming a UK first.


UK-EU draft Brexit agreement proposes changes to Northern Ireland food regulation 15 Nov 18

Keith Nuthall

The draft withdrawal agreement drawn up by the UK and the EU to cover how the country departs the bloc could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland based in a remaining EU member state.


Impossible Foods plans meat-free burger retail launch next year 9 Nov 18

Simon Harvey

US plant-based meat manufacturer Impossible Foods said it will launch its flagship burger in domestic retailers next year.


Croatian court approves Agrokor's debt-settlement plan 29 Oct 18

Simon Harvey

Croatia's High Commercial Court has approved a long-awaited debt-settlement plan for financially embattled consumer goods conglomerate Agrokor.


EU talks on "unfair trading practices" begin after MEPs vote 26 Oct 18

Dean Best

Talks between EU member states, the European Commission and the European Parliament have started on moves to curb so-called "unfair trading practices" in the supply chain.

Latest blogs

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.


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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