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just-food's outlook for 2014

just-food’s 2014 outlook: Sustainability in the mainstream

just-food’s 2014 outlook: Sustainability in the mainstream

Resource shortage and an understanding that "good business is good business" mean that the discourse around sustainability issues have entered the mainstream and will continue to demand the spotlight in 2014. Ben Cooper examines the key themes likely to emerge in the coming year.

just-food’s 2014 outlook: M&A activity, valuations on upward journey

just-food’s 2014 outlook: M&A activity, valuations on upward journey

Last year surprised commentators with the relatively subdued levels of M&A in the food sector. While 2013 did include the largest ever food industry deal by value - the move to take Heinz private - the number of transactions completed came in somewhat below the expectations of M&A advisers. 2014, we are told, is likely to be a different story as deals work their way through the sector's pipelines and valuations continue their upward march. Katy Askew reports.