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Hatching new ideas - incubators and 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...

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

Using data from just-food.com and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged foo...

Why baby boomers shouldn't be overlooked

Younger cohorts like millennials and Gen Z are often the focus of product development and marketing strategies in the US but, Victor Martino...

The top takeaways from Nestle's H1 results

Nestle discusses its first-half financial results, the "challenge" of innovation, pressure on pricing and conditions in China....

Latest Interviews

"There are a lot of areas we haven't tapped into" - Clarence Mak on why Mars has set up Seeds of Change accelerator 11 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Mars has joined the ranks of Big Food companies using accelerators to help their innovation and tap into emerging trends. Dean Best discussed the move with Mars exec Clarence Mak.


"I want to try to be optimistic. We've been let down before" - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil chief executive Darrel Webber exhorts food companies to buy sustainably 27 Mar 2019

Ben Cooper

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil speaks with Ben Cooper about its new standards and how food companies can promote the idea palm oil can be a sustainable commodity.

Latest News

Nigeria's Sundry Foods backed by Norwegian PE firm Norfund 23 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

Sundry Foods, a Nigerian foodservice supplier operating in the quick service restaurant (QSR) sector in its home market, has been backed by an investment business from Norway.


South African ostrich meat firms Klein Karoo and Mosstrich allowed to merge 20 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

A planned merger between two South African ostrich meat companies - Klein Karoo International and Mosstrich - has been ruled on by the country's competition watchdog.


China plans to reduce salt, sugar intake 9 Aug 19

Jens Kastner

The Chinese government has been releasing plans to reduce China food consumers' intake of salt, sugar and edible oil.


UN report urges action on food waste and meat consumption 8 Aug 19

Dean Best

Reducing food waste and consuming less meat will ease pressure on land and help tackle the threat of climate change, a United Nations report has claimed.


UK food outlines Brexit stockpiling cost impact 7 Aug 19

Andy Coyne

A members' business confidence survey carried out by UK industry body The Food and Drink Federation has revealed the impact on costs of stockpiling goods.


New products - UK's Symington's debuts Indian meal kit range; Kraft Heinz adds to Oprah line in US; Mars launches Tasty Bite Indian meal range in UK 2 Aug 19

just-food.com

This week's new products include Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey adding to the line of products they market in the US and Mars launching its Tasty Bite range in the UK.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.


Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.



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