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Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

Becoming a B Corp

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Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as c...

Is Spain's healthy-eating push enough?

Spain has become the latest country to see government and industry jointly launch a plan to cut the levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat...

Latest Interviews

Why Meatsnacks Group is confident about growth prospects 18 Oct 2017

Dean Best

UK-based Meatsnacks Group has built a business with a leadership position in the country's growing jerky and biltong categories - but is looking to flex its muscles with new products and further geographic expansion. Dean Best met Meatsnacks Group managing director James Newitt at the Anuga trade show to find out more.


The Marine Stewardship Council looks to 2030 - interview 30 May 2017

Ben Cooper

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has celebrated its 20th anniversary by unveiling a new strategy and setting bold targets up to 2030. Nicolas Guichoux, the seafood certification body's global commercial director, spoke with Ben Cooper about the MSC's plans for the future.

Latest News

Spanish seafood firm Union Martin gets PE investment 20 Apr 18

Dean Best

Unión Martín, the Spain-based seafood supplier, has attracted investment from Alantra Private Equity.


Young's Seafood up for sale, owners confirm 19 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The private-equity owners of the UK's Young's Seafood have put the company up for sale, they have confirmed in a statement.


Thailand's CPF takes stake in Brazilian shrimp producer Camanor 18 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Thailand-based food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has acquired 40% of the shares of Brazilian shrimp farmer and processor Camanor Produtos Marinhos for US$17.5m.


Brussels acts to prohibit 'dual quality' food 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The European Commission has acted to prohibit so-called dual quality food across the EU following pressure from central and eastern European member states.


Portobello Capital 'eyeing Iberconsa sale' 10 Apr 18

Dean Best

Spanish seafood supplier Iberconsa could soon be the subject of a takeover, with local reports claiming the business' owners are looking to sell.


US FDA chief Scott Gottlieb sets out stall on nutrition 4 Apr 18

Dean Best

The US plans to publish "updated" targets on sodium reduction and look at how - and what - products are labelled 'healthy' as part of a nutrition strategy outlined by the country's Food and Drug Administration.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.



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