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How to tap China functional-food opportunity

Covid-19 has increased interest among China's consumers for functional food and the country's domestic manufacturers have reacted. How can i...

Hatching new ideas – incubators, accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

Why new deforestation coalition could be positive

With an emphasis on stakeholder engagement and information sharing, the new Forest Positive Coalition of Action could be an effective driver...

Weighing up Ferrero's move for Fox's

In buying a clutch of Fox's Biscuits assets, Ferrero has bought a tired brand in a mature category. Might the Italian giant's move be for an...

Latest Interviews

"Now we really are in the right space" – Whitworths CEO Mark Fairweather on how changes at UK group are bearing fruit 29 Oct 2020

Dean Best

Whitworths CEO Mark Fairweather reflects on the opportunities presented this year by Covid-19 but also on the UK dried foods supplier's work to revise its strategy.


PepsiCo's post-Covid optimism about Europe e-commerce – interview 23 Sep 2020

Dean Best

It's no surprise to PepsiCo e-commerce sales jumped through the early months of Covid-19. But does it believe interest in shopping online will continue when the virus is tackled?

Latest News

Kraft Heinz to reduce SKUs by 20% with sharper focus on innovation 30 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

Kraft Heinz has revealed more details on its SKU plans and innovation after reporting a robust performance in the third quarter.


Canada grocer Sobeys hits out at rivals' fee hikes 30 Oct 20

Dean Best

The chief executive of Sobeys has waded into the debate over moves by some of the Canadian grocer's rivals to hike fees charged to manufacturers.


Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates – Friday 30 October (free to read) 30 Oct 20

just-food.com

Daily updates on how Covid-19 is affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market and consumer behaviour taking shape in the months ahead.


New products – Bio-tiful launches kefir 'shots'; Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods chills out; Popchips dialling down on healthier snacks in US 30 Oct 20

just-food.com

This week's batch of new products that caught the eye include home-made yogurt kits from Danone and General Mills launching a version of its Fibre One Protein bars in the US.


Kellogg ups guidance again after Covid, emerging markets boost sales 29 Oct 20

Dean Best

The cereal and snacks giant has seen the virus continue to fuel its retail sales, while the Pringles maker also pointed to "strong growth" in emerging markets in the third quarter.


Kraft Heinz tweaks up profit guidance as "strong growth" maintained 29 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

US food major Kraft Heinz has tweaked its profit guidance for the year and provided an outlook for sales on the back of its third-quarter results.



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