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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....

US food companies need to do more on obesity

US columnist Victor Martino kicks off 2020 digging into new forecasts on the rate of obesity in the country. And he has a message for indust...

What could drive food M&A in 2020?

Simon Harvey looks at what potentially might drive M&A activity in the packaged food industry in 2020....

Who fared well (and not so well) in 2019?

just-food looks back at the companies who made the headlines for the right – and wrong – reasons in 2019....

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

Italian bakery firm Panealba-Campiello buys local biscuit business Artebianca  17 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

Panealba-Campiello, an Italian manufacturer of baked goods, has acquired a local biscuit producer for an undisclosed sum.


New products - Nestle's plant-based sausages hit Europe, US; Turkey giant Butterball moves into meat snacks; Danone debuts simple ingredient yogurts; Hershey's Krave in new segment 17 Jan 20

just-food.com

New product launches that caught the eye this week include a new milk chocolate KitKat variant from Nestlé and dairy-free ice cream from Alden's Organic.


New UK agricultural bill aims to protect farmers, food security and environment post-Brexit 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

A new landmark agricultural bill for the UK was brought before the country's Parliament today (16 January).


Progress made on ending trade war as US, China sign "phase-one" deal 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

The US and China have signed "phase one" of a trade deal in which both countries have made concessions to bring an end to a long-running trade war.


New investor at French healthy-snacks firm Daco 16 Jan 20

Dean Best

Daco France has a new investor, with the healthy-snacks maker's majority shareholders looking to accelerate its growth.


2 Sisters installs former Co-op boss Richard Pennycook as new chairman 15 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

2 Sisters Food Group has installed the former boss of The Co-op supermarket chain as chairman of the UK poultry business.



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