Bluebell Capital has piled pressure on Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber

What might future hold for Danone's CEO?

An activist investor is calling for the removal of Danone's CEO Emmanuel Faber. Simon Harvey assesses whether the proposals carry any validi...

South Korean group Pulmuone invested in cell-based start-up BlueNalu in 2020

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....

Halal group Al Islami Foods entered fray in January 2021

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...

In the UK, Mars has launched 'low-calorie' versions of bars including Snickers

Why cutting sugar in chocolate is so challenging

As the fight against obesity continues in many developed countries, Ben Cooper examines the challenge of reducing the sugar content in choco...

China's singles, when cooking at home, want pre-portioned ingredients

How food groups are singling out China's singles

The growing number of Chinese who live alone has started to draw the attention of food manufacturers, which are tailoring products to the co...

In autumn 2020, Nestle launched R&D accelerator focusing on dairy and plant-based alternatives

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...


What have been the early effects of UK-EU trade deal?

Andy Coyne examines the impact of new post-Brexit trading rules agreed by the UK and the EU, which came into force on 1 January.


Rising US food prices create more pain for cash-strapped consumers

US consumers are facing the pinch on food prices and manufacturers will have to react to the changes in shopping habits that will result, GlobalData Consumer writes

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US vegetarian-foods supplier sells majority stake

Dean Best | 22 Jan 21 Family owners of Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods offloads majority stake

US private-equity firm Vestar Capital Partners has made a family-owned veggie-foods supplier set up in the 1990s its latest investment.


Trident acts to curb Covid cases at Alaska plant

Simon Harvey | 22 Jan 21 The Akutan plant will close for three weeks

Trident Seafoods, one of the largest seafood processors in North America, has provided an update on its Alaska plant hit by a number of Covid cases.


Tropicale Foods buys up US peer

Simon Harvey | 22 Jan 21 Paleteria La Michoacana operates out of Modesto, California

Investor-backed Tropicale Foods, a manufacturer of frozen Hispanic products, has expanded in the US through M&A.

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Europe's Partner in Pet Food buys Italian peer

Oz firm Gourmet Food Holdings 'attracts suitors'

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Muller hit by Covid outbreak at UK plant

UK support for Brexit-hit seafood exporters

EU responds to Czech food sector plans

US cell-seafood firm BlueNalu eyes overseas

Israel's Redefine Meat signs distribution deal

"We want to be Asia's leading plant-nutrition company" – Growthwell Group's Justin Chou on how Singapore alt-protein firm plans to grow

Dean BestAlongside own brands, Growthwell wants to remain co-manufacturer for others

Growthwell Group executive director Justin Chou on the Singapore alt-protein firm's plans, which involve expansion in Asia and a vision for a presence along the supply chain.


"We will be very substantial five years from now" – Plant & Bean CEO Edwin Bark on meat-free co-manufacturer’s "ambitious" expansion plans

Dean BestBark headed Nestle's plant-based meat business in Europe

Meat-free manufacturer Plant & Bean argues the industry must work harder on price and quality – and believes it can be a major player through plans for a global production network.


"We are sitting on a pot of gold" – Kraft Heinz's northern Europe chief Jojo de Noronha plans to build on Covid boost for brands

Simon Harvey'We expect this year to be a year of inflation' - Jojo de Noronha

Kraft Heinz's divisional president for northern Europe discusses the business landscape in the face of Covid-19 and a recession.

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 outlines support for Brexit-hit seafood exporters

UK outlines support for Brexit-hit seafood exporters

The UK has set out a package of financial support for seafood exporters, which have complained of a slump in sales in the wake of the country's trade deal with the EU.


UK meat exporters facing "plethora of problems" at EU border


UK food chain "faces re-engineering" without Brexit deal changes


Post-Brexit issues hit Scottish seafood exports to EU


Irish food body calls for targeted support from EU Brexit fund

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.

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.

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?

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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