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Can a climate label for food work?

A decade ago, a few companies looked to label a product's carbon footprint. The concept never took off. If revisited, just-food asks, would...

Riding US frozen food's "fourth wave"

In the US, frozen food is back – and it's riding on a new wave of innovation. Victor Martino documents what he calls the "fourth wave"...

Top takeaways from Unilever's 2018 investor day

Last week, Unilever's senior management was in the Indian city of Mumbai for the company's annual investor day. just-food presents what...

November deal volumes dip but still fuel 2018 rise

As strategists look to M&A to gain an edge on the competition, just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packag...

Latest Interviews

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on navigating new wave of M&A and uncertainty of Brexit - the just-food interview, part two 14 Nov 2018

Dean Best

Greencore's exit from the US leaves the Ireland-based own-label supplier to focus on the UK. Speaking to Dean Best, CEO Patrick Coveney surveys a market he sees as in flux.


Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on leaving US market and focusing on UK - the just-food interview, part one 13 Nov 2018

Dean Best

In the first of a two-part interview, Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney talks to Dean Best about the private-label manufacturer's decision to quit the US and focus on the UK market.

Latest News

Lakeview Farms acquires US hummus dips maker Tribe 13 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

US-based food manufacturer Lakeview Farms has acquired a local producer of dips for an undisclosed sum.


Food and drinks firms must consider a world without plastics - research 13 Dec 18

Lucy Britner

Find out what could happen to food and drinks producers who don't make the move towards producing more environmentally-friendly packaging in the latest issue of FUTURES. 


Sainsbury's and Asda ask for more time to respond to merger plan probe 12 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

UK supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda have made a request to the organisation investigating their proposed merger.


Germany's Katjes invests in local 'superfood' start-up The Rainforest Company 5 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

German confectionery manufacturer Katjes has invested in a Berlin-based start-up via its investment arm Katjesfreenfood.


Orkla offloads Mrs Cheng's soy sauce brand to Continental Foods 5 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

Norwegian food business Orkla has sold a soy sauce brand in Sweden as part of its portfolio realignment. 


Tesco, Morrisons question logic of Sainsbury's, Asda deal 5 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons have questioned the logic behind the proposed merger of rivals Sainsbury's and Asda.

Latest blogs

London confirms transport ban on junk-food ads 23 Nov 18

Dean Best

London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed what his office is calling a "groundbreaking" ban on advertising 'junk food' on the UK capital's transport network.


The need to win hearts and minds as well as votes 16 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

The only word I have written more than Brexit over the last few weeks is Campbell, writes Andy Coyne.



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