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Nestle stays optimistic – H1 takeaways

Nestlé disappointed markets with a downgrade to its outlook as foodservice took a bite out of sales. But the world's largest food mak...

McCormick’s spicy Q2 – what you need to know

McCormick & Co. always appeared a likely beneficiary of the Covid-19 lockdowns – and the company's Q2 numbers have borne that out....

Could UK wholesalers' Covid-19 pivots persist?

In late-March, overnight, UK wholesalers' foodservice market dried-up. Some started supplying the public directly, others sold to supermarke...

Aryzta future rests on strategic review

European bakery business Aryzta is once again reassessing its business model after a difficult few years. Simon Harvey reviews its opti...

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Goodmylk Co. CEO Brooke Harris on less processing in plant-based and pivoting amid Covid-19 – the bitesize interview 17 Jun 2020

Dean Best

Goodmylk Co., a US supplier of plant-based dairy products formed in 2018, has had to pivot as Covid-19 hit foodservice, founder Brooke Harris tells just-food.

"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.

Latest News

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 31 July (free to read) 31 Jul 20

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

Lamb Weston sees improvement but warns of "fragile" demand 29 Jul 20

Andy Coyne

US-based frozen potato products manufacturer Lamb Weston has updated analysts on the level of demand from the re-emerging foodservice channel.

Fonterra expands in China with plans for R&D centre in Shanghai 28 Jul 20

Simon Harvey

Fonterra, the world's largest dairy cooperative, has detailed its expansion plans for a key Asian market in which it already has a presence.

UK unveils plan to tackle "obesity time bomb" 27 Jul 20

Dean Best

Restrictions on advertising and promotions are among measures the UK has announced today (27 July) to fight obesity, moves the food industry have labelled "a punishing blow".

Giraffe Foods snaps up table sauces maker Lounsbury Foods 22 Jul 20

Simon Harvey

Giraffe Foods, a Canada-based private-label manufacturer, has bought a table sauces business in Toronto.

Nordic meat group HKScan cautious on foodservice recovery 20 Jul 20

Dean Best

Nordic meat group HKScan, which had been looking to build its presence in foodservice, is cautious about how long it will take its current level of sales in the channel to recover.

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