All articles by Simon Harvey

Simon has been writing about the food industry with Just Food since 2017. Prior to that, he was a financial news editor at Bloomberg and Dow Jones for around 17 years, working out of bureaus in London, Singapore and Malaysia.

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UK regulator suggests grocery retailers not guilty of profiteering amid inflation

The CMA concluded “rising costs have not been passed on in full to consumers”.

Alani Nu ‘explores sale options for health foods and drinks business’

Alani Nu has partnered with Kim Kardashian to promote a limited-edition energy drink – Kimade.

UK grocery inflation retreats again but consumers still face lofty food costs

Non-alcoholic beverages were up 16.4% overall as opposed to 14% in May.

Dali Foods Group founder and chairman tables takeover bid

The China-based biscuits and puffed crisps maker has put forward a so-called scheme of arrangement proposal.

US prices for food and soft drinks pull back again in May

Inflation covering all-items cooled to 4%, the lowest level since March 2021 ahead of the Fed’s rate decision.

UK grocery inflation remains in double-digits despite tick down in headline measure – ONS

Food and soft drinks prices rose 19.1% in April, compared with an 8.7% increase in the UK government’s all-items index.

UK grocery inflation eases but own-label benefits from historically high prices – Kantar

Official inflation figures from the UK government are due tomorrow (24 May).

India’s Epigamia turns to profit as dairy business kicks back at sale talk

CEO Rohan Mirchandani waved away a report Epigamia had shelved a move to sell the business.

UK businessman Brian Kennedy buys shares in takeover target THG

The former investor in double glazing business Everest has acquired 37.2m shares, giving him a 2.86% interest in THG.

UK food inflation at highest level since 1977

The prices of food and soft drinks hit a 45-year high in the UK in March, with The Food and Drink Federation warning “many of the underlying drivers of inflation are still in play”.