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Why did Unilever buy GSK's Horlicks-led assets?

Some question the future of Unilever's presence in food and drinks. Why did the FMCG giant snap up GSK's consumer-nutrition assets, at...

Where could US meat snacks head?

In part two of this feature, Andy Coyne looks at how Big Food has reacted to disruption in the US beef jerky category and at the prospects f...

November deal volumes dip but still fuel 2018 rise

As strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on the competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packag...

What trends are shaping US meat-snacks market?

With a reputation as a gas station snack beloved by truckers, beef jerky has enjoyed a certain rugged, masculine, blue-collar image but thin...

Latest Interviews

"The opportunity is so big" - Nestle and new asset Terrafertil eye Latin America's fledgling markets for plant-based foods 7 Nov 2018

Dean Best

After a deal finalised in August, Nestle owns a majority stake in Latin American organic and plant-based business Terrafertil. Dean Best spoke to both companies to ask what lies ahead.

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.

Latest News

Italy's Ferrero linked to bid for Campbell's international unit 10 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

A Europe-based confectionery business has been linked with a takeover bid for the international arm of US food giant Campbell Soup Co.

Bunge chief Soren Schroder to step down in wake of strategic review 10 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

Bunge has announced chief executive officer Soren Schroder will step down as search for successor begins.

Pladis commits to 2025 UK plastics pact 7 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

Pladis, the international snacks arm of Turkey's Yildiz Holding, commits to make packaging recyclable.

UK competition watchdog invites feedback on PepsiCo's deal for Pipers 7 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

The UK's competition watchdog is inviting feedback over a recently-announced deal involving US-based food and beverage giant PepsiCo.

New Products - Kellogg introduces Rice Krispies, Pringles snacks; Barilla rolls out much-anticipated chocolate-hazelnut spread; Mondelez adds to biscuit portfolio in India; Healthy by Nature's sugar-free baking mixes to hit UK multiples 7 Dec 18

This week's new products include two yogurts from French dairy giant Danone in the US and an addition to Mondelez's biscuit range in India.

Tesco, Morrisons question logic of Sainsbury's, Asda deal 5 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons have questioned the logic behind the proposed merger of rivals Sainsbury's and Asda.

Latest blogs

London confirms transport ban on junk-food ads 23 Nov 18

Dean Best

London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed what his office is calling a "groundbreaking" ban on advertising 'junk food' on the UK capital's transport network.

The need to win hearts and minds as well as votes 16 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

The only word I have written more than Brexit over the last few weeks is Campbell, writes Andy Coyne.

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