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Column: Europe's hunger for local food

In IRI's latest exclusive column, the industry researchers highlight how demand in Europe for local food is on the rise - and how it's small...

Grocer buying pacts and their impact on suppliers

With Tesco and Carrefour seeking to become the latest major grocers in Europe to work together on purchasing, Simon Creasey looks at the imp...

India instant noodles - what could drive growth?

Instant noodles have taken hold in India, which is now the fourth-largest market for the product, according to industry figures. But how cou...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses....

Latest Interviews

Seaweed & Co.'s Dr Craig Rose on launching Weed & Wonderful, selling ingredients to industry giants and why consumers are intrigued by seaweed - the bitesize interview 18 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Seaweed & Co. has added a range of consumer products under the brand Weed & Wonderful to its ingredients business. Dean Best met with majority shareholder Dr Craig Rose to hear his plans for the UK firm.


"We've got to be part of a wider ecosystem to succeed" - PepsiCo's Daniel Grubbs on why the Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator is hitting North America 18 Sep 2018

Dean Best

PepsiCo is to take its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator programme to North America after launching the initiative in Europe, where it is in its second year. Dean Best spoke to PepsiCo executive Daniel Grubbs about why the US food and drinks giant is bringing the scheme to its domestic market, what it has learnt so far and why such programmes are important strategically to one of the largest players in the sector.

Latest News

Danone not interested in Horlicks India assets 22 Oct 18

Dean Best

Danone is not in the running to buy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, the chief executive of the French giant said today (22 October).


Aryzta cash-raising plans backed by key advisory groups 22 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

Swiss-Irish bakery group Aryzta has received the backing of three corporate guidance advisory groups for its plan to raise EUR800m to revitalise the loss-making business and cut billions of euros in debt.


New products - Atlantic Natural Foods to bring Loma Linda range to UK; Stryve claims biltong market first in US; Nestle's Maggi brand introduces soups for kids; Conagra launches microwaveable Angie's Boomchickapop 22 Oct 18

just-food.com

This week's product news includes Atlantic Natural Foods launching its plant-based Loma Linda range in the UK and a new trail mix with beef biltong from US meat snacks firm Stryve.


Driverless cars will change how people shop, how food is packaged - just-food FUTURES 22 Oct 18

Dean Best

Driverless cars will disrupt the food and drinks industries in the next ten years, according to a new future-focused service from just-food and just-drinks.


Wessanen lowers sales forecast again amid pressure in two markets 19 Oct 18

Dean Best

Wessanen is looking to for improvements in key markets after lower third-quarter revenue led the Netherlands-based food manufacturer to revise its forecast for annual sales.


Nestle's infant formula division buoyant as frozen foods struggles 19 Oct 18

Simon Harvey

Nestlé's nutrition and health division outperformed the Swiss food giant's other business units in the first nine months of the fiscal year amid growth from infant nutrition.

Latest blogs

Crisp maker embraces change after snack attack 5 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

PepsiCo-owned UK crisp maker Walkers has introduced a new recycling scheme after pressure from environmental campaigners.


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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