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Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

French fries in China: the sizzle, the sogginess

The market for French fries in China is growing rapidly but barriers to entry exist for foreign providers, as Peter Peverelli explains....

Nestle's annual results - key takeaways

Market reaction to Nestlé's annual results was less than positive after a key target was pushed back. Simon Harvey takes a look at th...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

Latest Interviews

Climate change, aquaculture and healthy diets - Thai Union's Dr Darian McBain on seafood giant's sustainability targets 6 Dec 2019

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper speaks to Dr Darian McBain, global director of corporate affairs and sustainability at Thai Union, about attempts to put sustainability at the heart of the business.


HKScan CEO Tero Hemmila on managing the Nordic meat group’s turnaround programme while looking for growth – the just-food interview 13 Nov 2019

Dean Best

After years of sales pressure, Nordic meat group HKScan is looking to bounce back. CEO Tero Hemmilä discusses how.

Latest News

Infant-formula firm Mead Johnson prompts big writedown at Reckitt Benckiser 27 Feb 20

Dean Best

Challenges faced by Mead Johnson in China have led the infant-formula major's owner to book a huge writedown today (27 February).


PepsiCo eyeing another new factory in India 27 Feb 20

Dean Best

PepsiCo's efforts to expand its presence in a key emerging market could see the US giant open another new plant in the country.


Coronavirus - Danone reveals sales impact forecast 27 Feb 20

Dean Best

Speaking to analysts after reporting its 2019 financial results, Danone outlined how the company believes coronavirus will affect its sales.


Bakkavor feels "significant impact" from coronavirus on international business 27 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

UK-based Bakkavor said the coronavirus outbreak in China is having a "significant impact" on the private-label firm's international business.


Fonterra maintains earnings forecast but coronavirus still a threat 27 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

Fonterra said it could feel the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China on its foodservice division but is maintaining its earnings outlook.


Keytone rolling out immunity-boosting SKUs for Chinese market 26 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

New Zealand's Keytone Dairy has updated the market on the impact the coronavirus virus is having on its exports to China.



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