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Who might be in the race for Grenade?

We weigh up the possible runners and riders for Grenade, the UK sports-nutrition business that could be set for fresh ownership....

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

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

Opinion: Campbell CEO exhibits necessary caution

Shares in Campbell Soup Co. bubbled on Friday when the company's announced its Q4 results and fiscal 2020 guidance - but CEO Mark Clouse rem...

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...

Latest Interviews

Livia's founder Olivia Wollenberg on the rise and ambitions of the UK free-from snacks brand - the bitesize interview 9 Sep 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Londoner Olivia Wollenberg, whose own food intolerances prompted her to set up UK better-for-you snack brand Livia's. 


Fulfil CEO Brian O'Sullivan on Hershey's investment, Brexit and the Irish snack-bar firm's ambitions - interview 2 Sep 2019

Simon Harvey

Ireland-based healthy snack bar brand Fulfil has just secured investment from US confectioner Hershey. Simon Harvey talks with chief executive Brian O'Sullivan.

Latest News

New products - Danone's Oikos dairy drinks; Clonakilty veg 'puddings'; Hershey's One Brands enters plant-based; Kraft Heinz's Primal Kitchen enters pasta sauces; Arla Explorers 13 Sep 19

just-food.com

This week's batch of notable new product launches includes plant-based sausages from Kerry Group's Richmond brand and a veg ketchup from Kraft Heinz.


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.


Conagra sells snacks assets to Utz Quality Foods 12 Sep 19

Dean Best

Conagra Brands has offloaded snacks assets the US manufacturer took on through its acquisition of local peer Pinnacle Foods last year.


Nestle lays down target for zero net greenhouse gas emissions 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé, the Swiss food heavyweight with brands such a KitKat chocolate, has set out a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero. 


Mike Barkley new CEO at US snacks firm Kind as founder Daniel Lubetzky moves upstairs 11 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

New York-based snacks business Kind has carried out a leadership level shake-up that sees the appointment of a new CEO.


Science in Sport names James Simpson as CFO to replace Elizabeth Lake 11 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Science in Sport, a London-based manufacturer of nutrition products for athletes and gym goers, has appointed a new finance chief to replace the departed Elizabeth Lake.

Latest blogs

The heat is on at Hobnobs HQ 13 May 19

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne visits snacks giant Pladis and hears about issues relating to football and sunny weather and learns of an admirable new initiative aimed at promoting positive mental health.


Hopping off for Easter 18 Apr 19

Dean Best

A point of admin: the dates we're closed for Easter.



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