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just-food's review of 2013

just-food’s review of 2013: Food firms eke out growth in down environment

just-food’s review of 2013: Food firms eke out growth in down environment

Continued evidence of the global slowdown has meant that food companies faced a year of weak consumer sentiment in 2013. This impacted demand across global markets. The food industry responded by increasingly looking to pockets of growth to maintain sales momentum. Katy Askew takes a look at which categories presented the greatest opportunities to expand the top line in mature markets.

just-food’s review of 2013: supply chains and sustainbility

just-food’s review of 2013: supply chains and sustainbility

Perhaps the biggest story of the year, with the widest impact on the sector, was the horsemeat contamination saga. However, it was ironic the scandal should occur when food companies are placing increased scrutiny on the sustainability of their supply chains. And this year has seen some notable developments as food companies have sought collectively or individually to address sustainability issues in their supply chains.