Aleph Farms' ribeye 'proof of concept'

Can cell-based meat not cost the earth?

Andy Coyne looks at recent developments surrounding cell-based meat, where attempts to cut production costs will be critical in any efforts...

BRF and Aleph Farms to develop cell-based meat with eye on Brazilian market

Which meat groups have stakes in alt-meat?

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

Heura says its burgers contain around 64% less fat than a conventional beef patty. Credit: Heura

Plant-based meat's health challenges

Meat-alternative companies are facing scrutiny over the health credentials of their products. Simon Harvey looks at the questions being aske...

Ffit8 founder Zhang Guangming Credit: Fosun RZ Capital on Twitter / @FosunRZ

How one China start-up is riding protein wave

Interest in protein-packed food is growing in China, as is demand for meal-replacement products. GlobalData reports on how one Beijing-based...

'This is not a clean break', AllianceBernstein says

Candle left burning on Danone trajectory

Danone has bowed to investor pressure on its CEO Emmanuel Faber but markets have reacted unfavourably to his appointment as non-executive ch...

Prime Roots meat-free bacon, made using Koji through fermentation. Credit: Prime Roots

The fermentation flurry in plant-based meat

With plants and cells grabbing headlines as the market for alt-meat takes hold, could a new generation of products made using cutting-edge f...

Why sugar is no longer the sweet spot – UK snack bars deep dive, part two

In the second part of his deep dive into the UK snack-bar market, Andy Coyne solicits expert opinion about where the category is headed and what is driving it forward.

Coming to the crunch – UK snack bars deep dive, part one

Andy Coyne takes a close look at the UK snack bar category and at how it has adapted to the unique trading conditions created by Covid lockdown restrictions. 

Thought Leaders

US suspends tariffs on UK imports

Simon Harvey | 5 Mar 21 Joe Biden administration suspends tariffs on UK goods for four months

The US has reciprocated a post-Brexit move by the UK to suspend tariffs on some goods in a long-running dispute with the European Union over aircraft subsidies.

Former 'Big Food' execs launch M&A vehicle

Simon Harvey | 5 Mar 21 Sanjay Morey is joint CEO and president

Twin Ridge Capital Management, a private-investment firm in California, has launched a new vehicle to pursue acquisitions and mergers.

French dairy group Laita buys UK food importer

Simon Harvey | 5 Mar 21 Marathon Foods to join Laita

French dairy cooperative Laïta has acquired a European importer of Mediterranean foods for an undisclosed sum.

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NPD – Sargento/Mondelez, Halo Top, Kellogg

UK pie maker Pukka ploughs cash into production

Murray River Organics appoints permanent CEO

UK extends grace period on Irish Sea border checks

Second activist speaks out on Danone exec changes

Meat giant BRF hails cell-based potential

Quorn owner Monde Nissin to float

Citri&Co forms strategic alliance outside Europe

"Premium and convenience are the areas where we operate best" – St Pierre Groupe's Paul Baker on offering indulgence in the bakery aisle

Andy CoyneSt Pierre Groupe's Paul Baker

Paul Baker, co-founder of St Pierre Groupe, tells Andy Coyne about the UK bakery business' US strategy, how it has coped with Covid and how convenience is shaping its future.

Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh on retaining dairy giant's new "modus operandi" – the just-food interview

Dean BestTuborgh believes Arla has benefited from more local decision-making

The dairy giant developed a new "modus operandi" in response to Covid and managed to grow sales and profits. CEO Peder Tuborgh talks about his desire to retain some of that change.

"Taste, texture and price will be critical" – Novish's Maiko Van Der Meer on outlook for plant-based seafood

Dean BestVan Der Meer has worked for meat group Vion and seafood major Mowi

Ex-seafood exec Maiko Van Der Meer runs plant-based firm Novish. He discusses the seafood sector's view of plant-based alternatives and how the emerging industry can grow.

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's waiver extension to Irish Sea Border checks deemed illegal by EU

UK's waiver extension to Irish Sea Border checks deemed illegal by EU

The British government has announced an extension to the waiver of post-Brexit Irish Sea border checks on agri-food products entering Northern Ireland.

Delays at the UK/EU border "getting worse"

Warning over UK meat jobs as Brexit export delays continue

German confectionery exporters lambast post-Brexit controls as shipments suffer

UK asks for grace period extension for Northern Ireland customs checks

Investors crank up pressure on Danone CEO

Investors crank up pressure on Danone CEO

Emmanuel Faber has 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.

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.

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