US meat alternative food maker Beyond Meat is expanding into its first overseas market, Hong Kong.
Tyson Foods has become the latest US food company to set up an investment fund with the establishment of a venture capital unit that will focus on start-up companies developing "breakthrough" sustainable technologies, business models and products.
US meat giant Tyson Foods has taken a 5% stake in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat.
A coalition of 40 institutional investors representing US$1.25trn in funds is urging 16 multinational food companies – including Kraft Heinz, Unilever, General Mills and Nestle – to take action on the "material risks" posed by industrial animal production.
Danish family-owned baker Givesco Bakery this week acquired Sweden's Almondy, a move it says will broaden its presence across Europe. Danone became the latest food major to outline commitments on emissions and Maggi noodles returned to shelves in India.
US plant-based protein product maker Beyond Meat has announced further executive appointments, including a new COO and CFO.
Beyond Meat has named Honest Tea founder and CEO Seth Goldman as chairman, while former McDonald's CEO Don Thompson has joined the plant-based protein company's board.
Dairy-free group Daiya Foods and meat-free company Beyond Meat have joined forces to launch a Daiya-branded pizza in the US that is free from dairy, meat, soy and gluten.
US meat-free business Beyond Meat has launched its first vegetarian burger, seeking to emphasise the level of protein in the patty and the fact it is gluten free.
US meat-free products supplier Beyond Meat is to use the latest round of investment in the business to fund production capacity and innovation.
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