Thailand's CPF has eye on global top three plant-based-meat spot

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...

'Consumers are developing a liking for yogurts with a more viscous structure'

How to milk China's growing yogurt market

Covid-19 has sparked a flurry of innovation in China's growing yogurt market – a category dominated by domestic brands. Pete...

Nestle has suggested inflation could spill over into 2022

Big Food's latest inflation battle

Inflation is emerging again as a challenge for manufacturers. Simon Harvey reviews the options available for suppliers and weighs up th...

'The American continent is generally out in front when measured by the volume of inflows'

Why FDI in agriculture must be handled with care

Food production is key to human survival, making FDI in agriculture attractive and complicated due to its potential impact on food security...

In wake of Covid-19, food companies may seek to decentralise production and strengthen local supply chains

Covid and demise of big factories in poor nations

The pandemic has highlighted the need for more regionalised, tech-driven manufacturing that is closer to consumers. For less-developed natio...

Among Lotus Bakeries' investments is minority stake in organic granola start-up Oot

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....


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 into the hands of domestic producers.


Covid continues to wreak havoc on events industry

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

Thought Leaders


Danone officially announces name of new CEO

Andy Coyne | 18 May 21 Danone board said de Saint-Affrique will assume job in September

French dairy and baby-food giant Danone has named the person who will become its new CEO, two months after long-time leader Emmanuel Faber left the role.


More M&A for Iceland Seafood International

Dean Best | 18 May 21 Ahumados Dominguez will improve 'balance' of Iceland Seafood International's sales in Spain

The Iceland-based seafood processor has moved to expand its presence in Spain with the purchase of 80% of a local salmon, cod and trout supplier.


Canada's Dion Herbs & Spices sold

Dean Best | 18 May 21 Dion Herbs & Spices changes hands

The new owner of the herbs and spices supplier wants to boost the company's presence in Canada and the US.

Recent News - (Updated: 1:55pm 18 May 2021)

Thailand's CPF reveals plant-based meat ambition

UK retail body issues Northern Ireland trade plea

UK desserts brand Gu sold by owner Noble Foods

Brazil's JBS to build prepared-foods facility

Italy's Granarolo takes control of overseas JV

Almarai announces poultry business expansion plans

Kellogg makes cereal health pledge in Europe

'Shortlist drawn up for Reckitt baby-food unit'

Pure Harvest's indoor-farming ambitions in import-dependent Middle East – the bitesize interview

Simon Harvey'We are doubling down on our thesis, on our business model and growing more aggressively' - Majed Halawi

As the development of controlled-environment farming builds around the world, we speak with Majed Halawi, the vice president for growth at Abu Dhabi-based Pure Harvest.


"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.

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 retailers call for "urgent" talks over Northern Ireland food supply issues

UK retailers call for 'urgent' talks over Northern Ireland food supply issues

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), which represents UK retailers, has outlined a plan to try and find a solution to food trade supply issues in Northern Ireland.


UK exports to EU down again in February – industry body


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

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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