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Nestle Q1 commentary - top takeaways

On an organic basis, Nestle's first-quarter sales beat analyst expectations as volumes offset the company's weakest pricing since 2000. The...

Has organic become mainstream in the US?

Continued progress in the US organic market seems inevitable, Victor Martino writes, but there could be some bumps in the road ahead. In his...

Becoming a B Corp

Here, just-food details the process a food company will have to go through in order to gain B Corp certification....

Food M&A dips in March but climbs in Q1 - data

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as c...

Latest Interviews

Building supply chain resilience at heart of McCormick’s 2025 vision - interview 4 Dec 2017

Ben Cooper

US flavourings firm McCormick puts supply chain goals front and centre in its new sustainability strategy. Michael Okoroafor, the company’s vice president of global sustainability and packaging innovation, told Ben Cooper why.


From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.

Latest News

MamaMancini's outlines sales ambition 20 Apr 18

Dean Best

MamaMancini's Holdings, a US supplier of Italian-style foods, is eyeing reaching annual sales of US$300m in four years' time through new retail contracts and entering new sales channels.


Brussels acts to prohibit 'dual quality' food 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

The European Commission has acted to prohibit so-called dual quality food across the EU following pressure from central and eastern European member states.


India's Narendra takes controlling stake in local food firms Fudkor and Vegico 12 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Delhi-based Narendra Investments has confirmed  it has taken a 100% stake in local business Vegico Foods and a 51% holding in Fudkor India.


Greenpeace accuses Nestle of being "ambiguous" on plastic recycling pledge 11 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace has criticised food and drink giant Nestle's pledge to make all its plastic packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.


Nestle unveils 2025 recycled packaging target 10 Apr 18

Andy Coyne

Food and drink giant Nestle is aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable product packaging by 2025.


US group C.H. Guenther sold to private-equity firm PPC Partners 5 Apr 18

Sean Clinton

US food manufacturer C.H. Guenther & Son is to be sold to local private-equity firm PPC Partners.

Latest blogs

Leading French grocers eye buying "alliance" - and suppliers aren't happy 5 Apr 18

Dean Best

Buying partnerships between France's food retailers have been a feature of the country's grocery landscape for a number of years but this week came news of a potentially significant new tie-up - and suppliers have expressed their consternation.


Big Food in investor spotlight this week at CAGNY 19 Feb 18

Dean Best

The senior management of a number of the major food manufacturers operating in the US will be in Florida this week for a key date on investor calendars.



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