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Yum China said KFC's plant-based nuggets 'caters to the growing market in China for delicious alternative meat options on the go'

Plant-based meat and China: target local tastes

just-food's China market columnist Peter Peverelli weighs up the growing activity in the country's market for plant-based meat alternatives....

With financial crisis looming, can all consumers afford to shop more healthily?

Covid-19 and evolution of health-and-wellness

With a health crisis set to be joined by a financial one, how will interest in diet and functionality, coupled with pressure on income, affe...

'They are in a bit of a dire situation' - Jon Cox, Kepler Cheuvreux

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...

Harmening: 'Even before this, General Mills was executing well and on track to, broadly speaking, achieve our priorities'

General Mills CEO on brands, recession, M&A

General Mills is among the packaged-food majors to benefit from pantry-loading and, this week, it virtually met with investors to discuss a...

PepsiCo incubator participant Yofix attracted backing from Muller and Bel in 2020

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

'Emerging brands will struggle but they will remain firmly in the game'

It's not all doom and gloom for emerging brands

Many of Big Food's legacy brands are having their day in the sun in the US, boosted by pantry-loading. But Victor Martino believes chal...


Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.


Will Covid-19 spark change in UK supplier payment terms?

We look at the records of how the UK's largest grocers – and manufacturers – have been paying their suppliers and wonder if the recent changes to help suppliers will stick around.

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Covid-19 and food sector live news - Tue 26 May

just-food.com | 26 May 20 Meat processors under spotlight

just-food's coronavirus live feed is your one-stop shop for news on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting the world's packaged food sector.


Aryzta agrees to shareholder request to hold EGM

Simon Harvey | 26 May 20 EGM scheduled for mid-July

Aryzta has agreed to a request from a shareholder group to hold an extraordinary general meeting as it reported a slump in revenues.


Canada meat firm HyLife takes control of US peer

Andy Coyne | 26 May 20 Deal increases HyLife's pork processing capacity by 60%

HyLife, a Canada-based pork producer, has increased the size of its US footprint by acquiring a 75% equity stake in an American peer.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:28pm 26 May 2020)

Fresh Del Monte under way at new Asia plant

Covid-19 - Output halted at meat group Vion plant

India's ITC to snap up local spices business

UK PE firm DPI backs North African food business

Hochdorf appoints new finance chief

Fire hits seafood giant Thai Union plant

Fire halts production at Bakkavor UK plant

Tiger Brands updates on meat-assets sale

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on how the UK food-to-go supplier will bounce back - the just-food interview

Dean BestEven as foodservice re-opens, Coveney believes UK retailers will gain share in food-to-go market

UK supplier Greencore, with its major food-to-go business, has seen Covid-19 hammer sales in recent weeks. Chief executive Patrick Coveney believes the company can emerge stronger.


"Foodservice is the most exciting part of our outlook when Covid-19 clears" – Andy Shovel, co-founder of UK meat-free brand This, the bitesize interview

Dean BestShovel: 'Meat-free will not be a Hunger Games category, where one winner takes all'

UK brand This, one of a flurry of firms looking to ride rising consumer interest in meat alternatives, talks adapting to Covid-19 hit, competition and optimism for foodservice.


"Fermented foods are on fire right now" – Cleveland Kitchen CEO Drew Anderson on US sauerkraut specialist's ambitions, the bitesize interview

Dean BestCleveland Kitchen's move into dressings 'massive for us', Anderson says

CEO Drew Anderson talks doing battle with larger competitors, Cleveland Kitchen's stint in Kraft Heinz's incubator and launching a product in the middle of a pandemic.

How will the UK’s departure from the EU affect the food industry? Here we bring together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

Food to the fore as UK government outlines post-Brexit trade tariff regime

Food to the fore as UK government outlines post-Brexit trade tariff regime

The UK government has announced its planned post-Brexit trade tariff regime, set to come into effect from 1 January next year.


If and when it has time, the UK must ponder its post-Brexit biotech options


UK immigration law changes - should food industry be considered special case?


UK would be "insane" to compromise food standards for trade - farmers' union


FDF voices concern over new UK immigration rules for low-skilled workers

How is Covid-19 affecting food industry?

How is Covid-19 affecting food industry?

The latest news and views on the impact the pandemic is having on our sector.

The budding area of vertical farming

The budding area of vertical farming

Vertical farming is taking root - but how far could it blossom?

Food for thought for 2020

Food for thought for 2020

We present a series of articles looking at trends in the UK, the US and China, as well as the hot issues in M&A and sustainability.

Dean Foods' slide into Chapter 11

Dean Foods' slide into Chapter 11

The US dairy giant has found the going tough for much of the last decade.

Dried & Instant Noodles (Pasta & Noodles) Market in Japan -

Dried & Instant Noodles (Pasta & Noodles) Market in Japan - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Dried & Instant Noodles (Pasta & Noodles) Market in Japan - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics is a broad level market review of Dried & Instant Noodles market in Japan... Read more

Published: April 2020 - ($500.00)


Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in Israel - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Published: April 2020 - ($500.00)


Ready Meals (Prepared Meals) Market in Australia - Outlook to 2023: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics

Published: April 2020 - ($500.00)


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