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Tesco packaging push puts suppliers on alert

Tesco's announcement on packaging should be a warning to manufacturers that sustainability is becoming a more important factor in deali...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

Using data from just-food.com and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged foo...

Why baby boomers shouldn't be overlooked

Younger cohorts like millennials and Gen Z are often the focus of product development and marketing strategies in the US but, Victor Martino...

Latest Interviews

"It's given me investment to get Meatsnacks Group to the next level" - James Newitt on the sale of the UK jerky business 9 Apr 2019

Dean Best

UK-based Meatsnacks Group has sold to the owner of a rival jerky and biltong supplier. Dean Best catches up with Meatsnacks MD James Newitt to discuss the future for the company.


"I want to try to be optimistic. We've been let down before" - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil chief executive Darrel Webber exhorts food companies to buy sustainably 27 Mar 2019

Ben Cooper

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil speaks with Ben Cooper about its new standards and how food companies can promote the idea palm oil can be a sustainable commodity.

Latest News

UK government's worst-case scenario for no-deal Brexit reveals fresh food supply fears 12 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

The UK government has released a document outlining the worst-case scenario in the event of a no-deal Brexit, which includes assumptions relating to food supply.


StarKist ordered to pay $100m fine in price-fixing case 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

StarKist Co., the US-based seafood unit of South Korea's Dungwon Group, has been ordered to pay a US$100m fine for its role in a price-fixing conspiracy. 


Trump delays October tariff hike by two weeks 12 Sep 19

Beth Wright

The ongoing tariff saga between the US and China continues, with Donald Trump agreeing to delay the next tariff increase on US$250bn worth of Chinese imports by two weeks.


Parlevliet & Van der Plas nets stake in Dutch seafood peer Platvis Holland 11 Sep 19

Dean Best

Netherlands-based seafood processor Parlevliet & Van der Plas has scooped up a shareholding in a fellow Dutch business.


G. Willi-Food's proposed acquisitions fall through 9 Sep 19

Dean Best

Israel-based, US-listed food group G. Willi-Food has issued another update on two proposed investments into companies in its home market.


France's Agromousquetaires names Nathalie Florent as new CEO 6 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

Agromousquetaires, the food and drink manufacturing division of French food-to-retail conglomerate Groupement des Mousquetaires, has named its new CEO.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.


Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.



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