All articles by Simon Harvey

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.

UK food, drinks bodies doubtful over plan for January EU border controls

The post-Brexit Border Target Operating Model is due to start in phases from 31 January.

UK grocery costs 30% higher than two years ago despite further easing

Inflation for food and soft drinks retreated to a 16-month low but remains above 10%.

Nestlé latest FMCG major to feature on Ukraine’s ‘sponsors of war’ list

Unilever, PepsiCo and Mars had previously been added to the National Agency on Corruption Prevention’s register.

Unilever names new CFO alongside “action plan” as group volumes drop

Fernando Fernandez will replace Graeme Pitkethly to help drive “faster-growth” strategy.

Nestlé reopens Israel plant amid Hamas conflict

The food giant operates seven food and beverage facilities in Israel, according to its 2022 annual report.

UK grocery inflation eases again but from “very high levels to high”

Food and soft drinks prices continue to rise at a double-digit pace, despite the easing trend.

Singapore’s Food Empire Holdings explores dual listing in Hong Kong

The food and drinks business warned there is no guarantee that an actual Hong Kong application will be made.

Food and soft drinks prices in the US match pace of headline inflation

US grocery shoppers, diners see inflation extend easing trend.

Gehl Foods owner Wind Point ‘exploring sale of US co-manufacturer’

Private-equity firm Wind Point Partners acquired Gehl in 2015.

EU moves to eradicate ‘greenwashing’ with proposed law

Terms such as climate neutral and environmentally friendly will be banned unless fully substantiated.