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

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

Age of disruption in industry turned upside down

just-food's US columnist surveys the rapid transformation in the sector Stateside and argues disruption is now the new normal....

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...

FUTURES: Smart technology in food and drink

As consumers become more tech-savvy, smart technology in the home, shop and production facility will continue to change the way we manufactu...

Latest Interviews

"The idea is to embrace change" – Danone Manifesto Ventures chief Laurent Marcel on the French group’s investment strategy in an industry disrupted 22 Mar 2019

Dean Best

Danone talks to just-food about its investments in up-and-coming businesses the French giant believes are shaking up the food industry.

Trichomia chief marketing officer Georgia Branch touts health and sustainability benefits of hemp-based foods - the bitesize interview 14 Mar 2019

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with hemp-food maker Trichomia's chief marketing officer, Georgia Branch, on the Sydney-based company's plans for the year ahead. 

Latest News

Nim’s Fruit Crisps targets trebling of turnover 26 Mar 19

Dean Best

Nim's Fruit Crisps, the fledgling UK snacks firm, is targeting a step-up in sales this year, boosted by increased distribution and product development.

Nestle, Unilever co-found Africa plastic waste initiative 26 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

Food giants Nestle and Unilever have joined forces in an attempt to tackle plastic pollution in Africa.

New products - Upfield moves Flora spreads range to 100% plant-based; Natural Balance Foods expands Trek range with Protein Nut Bar; PepsiCo's Off the Eaten Path snacks roll out in Australia; Conagra Brands expands Bird Eye range with Oven Roasters 26 Mar 19

This week's batch of new products includes PepsiCo's plant-based snacks brand Off the Eaten Path making its Australia debut and Conagra Brands extending its Birds Eye range.

Nestle seeks further innovation in China with new facilities 25 Mar 19

Andy Coyne

Food and beverage giant Nestlé is backing product innovation in China with the launch of two facilities.

EU says ready for 'no-deal' Brexit scenario 25 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

The European Commission says its has completed preparations for the eventuality that the UK leaves the trading bloc without a Brexit deal.

Mondelez partners with The Hatchery incubator 22 Mar 19

Simon Harvey

US confectionery giant Mondelez International is teaming up with The Hatchery, an incubator business for the food industry.

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.

Bar brawl - US snack firms Clif and Kind joust over ingredients 11 Mar 19

Dean Best

Clif Bar & Co. and US snack peer Kind have become involved in a public spat over the ingredients the companies use in their snack bars.

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