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How's sustainability influencing food M&A?

Ben Cooper looks at how sustainability considerations are influencing food industry mergers and acquisitions....

Potential of certified transitional organic in US

Sales of organic food in the US continue to be robust but a limit to the growth of the industry is the gap between demand and the supply of...

Ceres' dive into water gives food plenty to ponder

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companie...

Food in line for most pain from Brexit self-harm

There have been plenty of occasions since the early hours of 24 June 2016 when those in the UK who voted for the country to stay in the EU w...

Latest Interviews

Intersnack bags Butterkist to broaden UK offer - interview 25 Jul 2017

Andy Coyne

Germany's Intersnack, already the second-largest savoury snacks supplier in the UK, has sought once again to expand its position in its largest market outside its own backyard through M&A. Last week, Intersnack, which owns UK crisp and nut business KP Snacks, announced a deal to buy the Butterkist popcorn brand from the private-equity-backed Tangerine Confectionery. just-food's Andy Coyne caught up with KP Snacks sales director Andy Riddle to find out more about the rationale for the company's move for Butterkist.


UTZ and Rainforest Alliance look to build through merger - interview 19 Jun 2017

Ben Cooper

Earlier this month, ethical organisations the Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to merge, with the two bodies to operate a single certification standard. Han de Groot, UTZ executive director and designated CEO of the merged organisation, spoke with Ben Cooper about the combination and its implications for food companies.

Latest News

Yumsh Snacks takes Ten Acre to Canada 21 Sep 17

Dean Best

UK firm Yumsh Snacks has launched flagship brand Ten Acre in Canada.


Schär claims UK firsts with new gluten-free products 19 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Gluten-free food specialist Dr Schär has launched seven more products into UK supermarkets, including what it claims are the first-to-market gluten-free waffles and the first all-purpose flour mix available in the category.


'No deal' Brexit could result in UK food price hike, warns retail body 18 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is warning UK consumers could pay nearly a third more for everyday food items in the event of the country not striking a Brexit trade deal with the EU.


UK's Streamline Foods launches Fruit Shoot snack bars through Britvic deal 18 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK jam and marmalade maker Streamline Foods is producing snack bars based on Fruit Shoots, the kids' soft drinks brand marketed by Britvic.


India's Prataap Snacks said to start US$74.8m share offer this week 18 Sep 17

Simon Harvey

India's Prataap Snacks will start the process of offering shares on 22 September as it seeks to raise funds for expansion.


India "a market no-one can ignore" - food minister 15 Sep 17

Dean Best

India and its growing demand for packaged food market is an opportunity "nobody can afford to ignore", a senior government minister has told just-food.

Latest blogs

Brexit customs "could cost UK traders GBP4bn a year" 11 Sep 17

Dean Best

As the rain hammers on our windows this afternoon (11 September), a report in the UK offers companies doing international business some gloomy reading - post-Brexit customs could cost the country's traders GBP4bn a year.


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Dean Best

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