Selling cheese as an ingredient is easier than as standalone product, market observers say

Buoyant India cheese market offers home comforts

India's cheese market is a fledgling business by international standards but it's growing nicely. We report on how local factors might play...

Exhibition and convention centre ExCeL London is in use as vaccination centre [Credit: Courtney Fingar]

Covid continues to wreak havoc on events

The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions space, with online and hybrid events enjoying mixe...

The WWF's 'planet-based diet' includes meat and dairy

The "planet-based diet" and meeting GHG goals

Does a broader concept of a "planet-based diet" hold the key to achieving emissions cuts consistent with the Paris climate goals? We explore...

Climate Action 100+ has started benchmark to evaluate corporate ambitions on net-zero

The challenges facing Big Food on net-zero

The commitments being made by members of Big Food on net-zero has led to some optimism but there is likely to be scrutiny of their efforts a...

World leaders participate in President Biden's virtual summit on climate on 22 April 2021

US, UK, EU: Comparing their 2030 climate targets

The UK's emissions reduction target would see a faster decline than the EU and US – but working out who has the policies to deliver on...

'For now, ESG reporting will continue in its current amorphous form and consolidation will be gradual'

Reformulating the alphabet soup of ESG reporting

Progress is underway on standards for sustainability reporting, with implications for manufacturers that have led the way on sustainability...


CEOs are hugely expensive – why not automate them?

If a single role is as expensive as thousands of workers, it is surely the prime candidate for robot-induced redundancy.


Hatching new ideas – Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

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

Thought Leaders


EU watchdog updates guidance on E171

Dean Best | 7 May 21 EFSA said new evidence on nanoparticles had led to change in position

The European Food Safety Authority has updated its guidance on the use of the additive titanium dioxide (E171) in food.


'Interest in Reckitt's China formula unit'

Simon Harvey | 7 May 21 Formula business reportedly could fetch $2bn

A report has emerged citing potential buyers for Reckitt Benckiser's infant-formula business in China after a review was launched in February.


France's Fleury Michon in talks to sell subsidiary

Dean Best | 7 May 21 Fleury Michon looking to sell Canada-based business

France-based food manufacturer Fleury Michon is in talks over the potential sale of an overseas asset.

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Turkey's Kervan Gida grows through M&A

Haystack Mountain Creamery acquired

Greenfood Group expands in domestic market

WHO issues new global benchmarks for salt in food

Ireland's ABP to buy remaining stake in meat firm

Kellogg changes sales forecast after Q1

UK's Co-op launches plant-based food initiative

Fonterra reveals capital-structure proposals

"It does add some complexities" – General Mills' John Haugen on backing challenger brands as Covid-19 upends consumer habits

Dean BestHaugen: 'I've always thought about consumer needs versus categories'

John Haugen, the head of General Mills' VC-style arm 301 Inc., talks to Dean Best about his unit's investment strategy and how Covid-19 has shaped what the US giant is looking for.


Abergavenny Fine Foods' new owners see "healthy growing market" in finger snacks – MD Jason Rees on Frostkrone's "mission" in UK

Simon HarveyAbergavenny the “market leader” in goat's cheese - Jason Rees

Abergavenny Fine Foods, the UK-based private-label business, has a new owner. Simon Harvey speaks with MD Jason Rees about the plans ahead.


"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.

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 exports to EU down again in February – industry body

UK exports to EU down again in February – industry body

UK industry body The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has revealed whether exports to the European Union were down again in February after a marked decline in January.


UK food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump


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

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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