Dairygold among assets on table

Kerry's dairy plans curdle – for now

A possible deal for Kerry Group's dairy assets has been put on ice but it's unlikely to be a complete souring of the Irish company's moves a...

'FDI is not a necessity and, if set up for the wrong reasons, it will not be profitable'

How to avoid FDI turning into a nightmare

Dreaming of an international expansion for your company? Consider these cautionary tips from FDI consultant Douglas van den Berghe first....

Across age groups, snack foods that help health are increasingly being sought out

Covid sweetens China interest in functional candy

That Covid-19 has increased demand for healthier products is being seen in markets worldwide. In China, the trend is creating opportunities...

Covid-19 has led more Brazilians to look for healthier food options, industry watchers say

How Covid has shaped Brazil frozen-food market

Brazilian consumers have shown greater interest in frozen food over the last year and demand for healthier options has grown....

'It's time for your brand to start targeting these silver surfers in earnest'

Covid-19 has closed digital age gap

A new study suggests Covid-19 has led to changes in the way older citizens are using technology. Brand owners must think again about how the...

Mondelez set up CoLab start-up accelerator in 2021

Hatching new ideas – incubators, 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...

Signs of intent in plant-based meat makers' Asia push

A clutch of announcements this week underline the optimism among makers of plant-based meat alternatives about the opportunity in Asia, writes Dean Best.

How to nurture China's growing interest in cheese

Demand for cheese in China is on the rise and the forecasts for growth are bullish but there remain barriers to consumption. GlobalData Consumer has ideas.

Thought Leaders

Kerry's talks over asset sale suspended

Simon Harvey | 16 Apr 21 Kerry said review continues

Kerry Group, the Ireland-based consumer foods and ingredients supplier, said talks with an interested party over the potential sale of some of its dairy assets have been suspended.

Plant-based brands Dream, WestSoy get new owner

Dean Best | 16 Apr 21 Drinks and yogurt products are sold under the Dream brand

Dream is one of the early brands in the plant-based dairy market, launched almost 40 years ago and with a presence in the US and Europe.

Russian healthy-food project launched

Simon Harvey | 16 Apr 21 Danone, Mars and PepsiCo have also joined the project

A raft of consumer goods companies have joined an initiative in Russian to promote healthy food and beverages.

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Sweden's Bayn Europe makes clutch of acquisitions

Chobani starts factory project

France's Avril to sell assets under new strategy

LDC move for French peer cleared with conditions

Bakkavor creates jobs at UK bagged salads plant

Vicky Foods in international expansion move

US faux meat firm Atlast reveals post-funding plan

Granarolo takes full control of cheese venture

"We feel the pressure from the market" – Emmi's Gerold Schatt on Swiss dairy group's sustainability targets

Dean BestSchatt is overseeing Emmi's latest batch of sustainability targets

Emmi has a new set of sustainability targets, with an overall aim to be "net-zero" by 2050. The dairy group discusses its goals and the spotlight being shone on the whole industry.

"We want to replicate the taste of meat in the healthiest way" – Brazilian plant-based protein firm The New wants to stand apart as market builds

Dean BestFonseca eyeing ten-fold jump in sales in three years

The New is a fledgling plant-based protein business based in beef-loving Brazil. We hear from co-founder Bruno Fonseca about the company's ambitions domestically and overseas.

"We can lead the movement to make plant-based living the new norm. And many people agree" – Kees Kruythoff on The Livekindly Collective's latest funding and growth plans

Dean BestKruythoff spent 27 years at Unilever

Acquisitive meat-free supplier The Livekindly Collective has announced more funding. Dean Best speaks to bullish CEO Kees Kruythoff about the group's growth plans.

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.

UK food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump

UK food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump

New data have revealed what happened to UK food exports to the European Union in February following a post-Brexit slowdown in January.

UK meat, seafood exports to EU "picking up" – government

UK meat processors warn of ongoing post-Brexit trade problems

UK food, drink exports to EU slump post-Brexit

Ireland records massive post-Brexit drop in Great Britain food imports

What might 'beyond Covid-19' look like?

What might 'beyond Covid-19' look like?

Boardrooms are trying to figure out how the food industry might take shape post-Covid-19. We're here to help.

Danone's Faber leaves after investor flak

Danone's Faber leaves after investor flak

Emmanuel Faber faced criticism over the French giant's performance - and his position at the company.

Big Food and direct-to-consumer

Big Food and direct-to-consumer

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted more packaged-food majors to invest in direct-to-consumer services. What's their longer-term future?

What could lie ahead in 2021?

What could lie ahead in 2021?

How could 2021 shape up for the packaged-food industry? In a series of features, industry experts get out their crystal balls.

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