Kind - among those launching multi-packs to adapt to changing UK consumer habits

The UK snack-bar market during Covid-19

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...

New Singularity’s shrimp-style plant-based seafood. Credit: New Singularity

Alt-seafood minnows eyeing big catch of Asia

A huge market for seafood, Asia could be a lucrative opportunity for companies offering plant-based alternatives – but challenges face...

Good Planet Foods says key to NPD is 'being patient'

Can plant-based cheese come of age?

Concerns over quality and taste have held back the market for plant-based cheese. How are suppliers trying to improve their products while c...

Charlie Bigham's has pointed to recent growth in sales of its ready meals

What will Covid-19 mean for the ready meal?

With more people cooking at home and spending time making recipes, Lucy Britner asks what this means for ready-meal and convenience food mak...

Rule Breaker Snacks has secured investment from Grupo Bimbo

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Our guide to some of the in-house venture-capital funds operated by the world's major packaged-food companies....

St Pierre Groupe's Paul Baker

St Pierre Groupe's Paul Baker – interview

Paul Baker, co-founder of St Pierre Groupe, tells Andy Coyne about the UK bakery business' US strategy, how it has coped with Covi...

Will Danone's growth predictions placate grumbling investors?

French dairy giant Danone has released its 2020 results and made performance predictions for 2021. Andy Coyne looks at whether either will placate critical investors.

China becomes Nestle's problem child as Schneider eyes growth target

Nestle had some cheer for shareholders with a long-term growth target in sight but declining sales in China now need fixing. Simon Harvey looks at the tasks head.

Thought Leaders

Danone moves to sell stake in Chinese dairy firm

Andy Coyne | 1 Mar 21 Mengniu - Danone selling its stake in the Chinese dairy firm

Danone, facing pressure over its performance from activist investors, has made a move towards selling its shareholding in a Chinese dairy business.

Maple Leaf takes action on plant-based brands

Andy Coyne | 1 Mar 21 Maple Leaf's Lightlife brand

Canada's Maple Leaf Foods is taking action to boost two plant-based brands after seeing sales from its meat-free division slow.

Orkla snaps up Finnish foodservice business

Andy Coyne | 1 Mar 21 Orkla - expanding its presence in Finnish foodservice

Norway-based food group Orkla has announced its acquisition of a Finnish foodservice business for an undisclosed sum.

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Ebro weighing-up another asset sale

Beyond Meat hails fast-food deals but shares fall

US investment firm Artisan renews Danone attack

Court rules on Bega Cheese/Fonterra trademark spat

A2 Milk Co. changes forecasts amid sales pressure

PE owner said to be weighing Sovos Brands 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.

Amy's Kitchen CEO Xavier Unkovic looks to build on Covid-19 boost – the just-food interview

Dean BestAmy's Kitchen CEO Unkovic joined from Mars in 2017

Xavier Unkovic, the recently-promoted CEO of Amy's Kitchen, talks about the US group's performance during Covid-19 and the company's plans for further growth.

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.

Warning over UK meat jobs as Brexit export delays continue

Warning over UK meat jobs as Brexit export delays continue

UK industry body The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has warned that job losses could be on the cards following the country's departure from the European Union.

German confectionery exporters lambast post-Brexit controls as shipments suffer

UK asks for grace period extension for Northern Ireland customs checks

UK pressing European Commission on live shellfish exports ban

Eat Grub eyes German market expansion

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.

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.

Brands in spotlight for 'racial stereotyping'

Brands in spotlight for 'racial stereotyping'

Food companies are announcing the withdrawal - or review - of brands amid concerns over their imagery.

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook t

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

Meal Kits (Prepared Meals) Market in South Korea - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact) is a broad level market review of Meal Kits market in South Korea... Read more

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Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream (Ice Cream) Market in Chile - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

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Pizza (Prepared Meals) Market in South Africa - Outlook to 2024; Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics (updated with COVID-19 Impact)

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