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Ceres' dive into water gives food plenty to ponder

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companie...

Column: UK Brexit realism will cheer food industry

The UK's position papers on its future customs arrangements with the EU and, more specifically, on the border with Ireland have seen London...

How the food industry can reverse climate change

Climate change is widely viewed as one of the biggest threats facing humanity. The impact of global warming can be seen across the world and...

Sustainability still leaves some investors cold

There are increasing signs more investors are becoming interested in the corporate sustainability practices of food companies, with some int...

Latest Interviews

UK choc upstart Doisy & Dam on sustainability 26 Jul 2017

Ben Cooper

UK-based chocolate business Doisy & Dam recently announced it had gained B Corporation status. Ben Cooper spoke with co-founders, Ed Smith and Rich Wilkinson about the importance this young company places on sustainable growth.


Danone CEO on "manifesto" and corporate moves 6 Jul 2017

Dean Best

Danone has, in recent years, underwhelmed parts of the investment community, with complaints about its margins or the performance of its fresh dairy business. Broadly, sentiment among analysts at least has improved in recent quarters, although there remain whispers Danone could be the next target of activist investors. Nevertheless, Danone’s recent corporate moves have highlighted the company’s interest in areas of health and sustainability. Dean Best spoke to Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber to find out more.

Latest News

Fruit firm Fyffes avoids ethical body expulsion 19 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

Fyffes has avoided outright expulsion from the Ethical Trading Initiative - from which the Ireland-based tropical fruit group is suspended - but it may be only a temporary reprieve.


Quorn: US labelling settlement yet to be finalised 7 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK meat substitute firm Quorn Foods has insisted claims a settlement of a class action in the US over how it labels products sold there has yet to be finalised.


UK food reacts to government immigration 'plans' 6 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK bodies representing the food industry and farming have given a big thumbs down to supposed government thinking on the free movement of labour into the country contained in a Home Office document leaked to The Guardian newspaper.


Gates, Branson, Cargill back Memphis Meats 23 Aug 17

Andy Coyne

A US$17m fundraising round has brought backing for US 'clean' meat company Memphis Meats from investors including Bill Gates, Richard Branson and meat giant Cargill.


Brexit - UK proposes "no hard border" with Ireland 16 Aug 17

Dean Best

The UK today (16 August) announced it wants to see "no hard border in the movement of goods" between the country and Ireland, setting out its position on one of the thorniest Brexit issues.


Hampton Creek in talks with major meat firms 15 Aug 17

Andy Coyne

Hampton Creek is in talks with major meat producers in a move that could result in the licensing of the lab-grown meat technology the US upstart is developing.

Latest blogs

Do you get just-food's newsletters? You need to do something 17 Aug 17

Dean Best

If you receive just-food's newsletters, we have a message.


Barilla puts sustainability centre stage 23 May 17

Ben Cooper

Barilla's 2016 results statement, published last week, makes interesting reading, not because of the Italian food group's commercial performance, but for the emphasis placed on sustainability achievements.

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