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What's the outlook for CBD food in Europe?

Recent comments from regulators in Europe have left some in the food industry worried about what's ahead for the region's nascent CBD f...

Why big questions remain over Nestle plastics push

David Burrows offers qualified praise for Nestle on recycled plastics and argues major questions persist about whether the company - and ind...

Brexit - should UK change approach to novel foods?

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leav...

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....

Latest Interviews

"The old way doesn't work any more" – Del Monte Foods innovation chief Mario DiFalco on growing legacy brands and expanding US group's reach 10 Jan 2020

Dean Best

Mario DiFalco, Del Monte Foods' innovation chief, talks to just-food about the "transformation" in how the US group develops new products.

"It's important we're brave and focus on tailwinds" – Unilever’s food chief Hanneke Faber, the just-food interview 17 Dec 2019

Dean Best

Unilever's food operations, though global and with some strong brands, is a low-growth business – but that doesn't stop the FMCG giant believing it can improve its performance.

Latest News

New products - Nestle unveils Smarties Buttons in UK; Keytone Dairy launches SuperFood Frozen Purees in Australia; Just adds folded 'egg' product to plant-based range 24 Jan 20

More plant-based activity features in this week's wrap, rounding up the new products that have caught our eye.

UK-based Burts Snacks inks distribution deal with plant-based peer Native 23 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

Burts Snacks, the UK crisps and popcorn business, has signed a distribution deal and partnership with a local plant-based snacking firm.

Conagra Brands makes sustainable packaging pledge 23 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

US food group Conagra Brands has announced a new commitment to making its product packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable.

Surya Foods creates UK jobs with new production facility 23 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Surya Foods has opened a new production facility near London to manufacture its branded and private-label snacks. 

Kellogg to use Nutri-Score in France 23 Jan 20

Dean Best

Kellogg has become the latest major manufacturer to decide to use the Nutri-Score nutrition labels on products.

Western's Smokehouse joins hands with Thrushwood Farms 22 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Western's Smokehouse, a US-based meat-snacks manufacturer, is set to acquire local peer Thrushwood Farms.

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