Natural & organic: Latest news and analysis articles
General Mills launched a "mealtime solution" brand, The Good Table, in the US last week, targeting the millennial consumer on the look-out f...
The economic turmoil in Greece has been one of the biggest business stories of the year. But what kind of effects has the crisis had on the...
A group of 60 institutional investors has written to 15 food and drink companies urging improvement in how they manage and report on water r...
Flowers Foods last week announced the acquisition of organic bread maker Dave's Killer Bread, a move which accelerates its growth in the org...
Happy Family, the US organic baby food maker acquired by Danone in 2013, has enjoyed rapid growth. In 2006 the company reported turnover of US$115,000. This year it forecasts turnover of $130m. And its quest for further expansion has seen the firm move into adult snacking with the launch of Shine Organics pouches. Hannah Abdulla catches up with CEO and founder Shazi Visram to talk about how the company has evolved and how it has benefited from the tie-up with Danone.
In the first quarter of 2015, with the sale of a US drinks asset, Netherlands-based company Wessanen officially completed its change into a business concentrating on Europe and on what it deems to be healthy and sustainable food. CFO Ronald Merckx tells Dean Best, is ready to make acquisitions to help fuel its expansion.
US organic baking brand Miss Jones Baking Co. is claiming a category first with the launch of organic ready-to-use frostings and organic baking mixes.
India’s food safety body, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), is hoping to have set up a new process for product approvals in six months after it scrapped the previous system following a legal challenge.
General Mills, the Cheerios-to-Yoplait maker, has finalised a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions across its supply chain.
US egg-free spread Just Mayo hit the headlines this week after the country's food watchdog said it had broken labelling rules. Among a number of M&A deals, European nutrition bar maker VSI was sold to US group Hearthside Food Solutions and Mengniu Dairy, one of China's largest dairy processors, insisted the prospects for the sector in the country remained strong.
JM Smucker's first quarter net profit has been boosted by performance of new products and its acquisition of Big Heart Pet Brands.
The state body advising France's government on public health policy has backed the introduction of nutrition labels with five colours.
Nearly 30 industry bodies have signed an open letter to the Scottish government asking it to reconsider its plan to ban on GMO crops, arguing that it would stop the use of cost-effective sustainable crops.
A panel advising the UK government on health and nutrition has today (17 July) called for the guidance on sugar intake to be halved, putting further scrutiny on parts of the industry. Should the recommendation become official, translating the advice into easy-to-follow consumer messages will be vital. One organisation has already set out what a typical weekly meal plan could look like.
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