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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...

Opportunities in China's growing cheese market

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli looks at the expanding market for cheese in China and sets out areas for manufacturers to exploi...

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....

Focus: China's expansion of e-commerce zones

China has expanded its cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) scheme to push up trade battered by Covid-19. We look at the possible benefits for foo...

Latest Interviews

"This industry is so nascent" – Dao Foods investor Tao Zhang on taking plant-based meat mainstream in China 10 Jun 2020

Dean Best

Can a real, mainstream market for plant-based meat develop in China? Dao Foods investor Tao Zhang thinks so – but he knows there's a long way to go.

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on how the UK food-to-go supplier will bounce back - the just-food interview 26 May 2020

Dean Best

UK supplier Greencore, with its major food-to-go business, has seen Covid-19 hammer sales in recent weeks. Chief executive Patrick Coveney believes the company can emerge stronger.

Latest News

Covid-19 food industry updates – Thursday 9 July (free to read) 9 Jul 20


just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Lactalis to 'close two dairy facilities in Romania' 8 Jul 20

Simon Harvey

Privately-owned French dairy group Lactalis is reportedly consolidating production in Romania with planned plant closures.

Vietnam's Moc Chau Milk eyes expansion 8 Jul 20

Dean Best

Moc Chau Milk, the largest dairy business in the north of Vietnam, is looking to raise funds for expansion.

Nestle, Barilla join China Food Tech Hub centred on start-up development 7 Jul 20

Simon Harvey

The China Food Tech Hub, a collective of global corporations launched last year to foster the development of Chinese start-ups, has attracted new members.

Lever VC launches plant-based investment fund and accelerator in China 6 Jul 20

Andy Coyne

Investor Lester VC has linked up with accelerator operator Brinc on a venture targeting plant-based start-ups in a key Asian market.

Beyond Meat set to make China retail bow 1 Jul 20

Andy Coyne

US plant-based protein company Beyond Meat is about to make its debut on supermarket shelves in a major Asian market.

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