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...

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...

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....

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

Asia plant-based SME Growthwell outlines vision

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

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...


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.


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.

Thought Leaders


Proper to merge with another UK snack brand

Simon Harvey | 25 Jan 21 Proper - the Properchips brand owner - to merge with Eat Real

Proper, the UK-headquartered health snacks firm previously trading as Propercorn, will be merged with another snack business after selling a stake to a private-equity investor.


Jensen Meat expands meat-free capabilities

Simon Harvey | 25 Jan 21 Jensen bought Before The Butcher in 2019

Jensen Meat Co., a US beef processor, is expanding its production capabilities in the meat-free area following an acquisition in 2019.


Kind founder Lubetzky backs snack co on Shark Tank

Andy Coyne | 25 Jan 21 Quevos - backed by Kind founder Lubetzky

Daniel Lubetzky, the founder of US better-for you snack brand Kind, has invested in a local crisps business using egg whites as a main ingredient.

Recent News - (Updated: 5:59pm 25 Jan 2021)

Paulig Group backs Swiss cell-based meat firm

Sweden's Sproud attracts new investment

Trading through Covid-19 – Monday 25 Jan

Spain backs cell-based meat project

NPD – Kellogg, Oatly, Eat Just, Surya Foods

Canada's Above Foods gets investment

Trident acts to curb Covid cases at Alaska plant

Oz firm Gourmet Food Holdings 'attracts suitors'

"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.


Chocolate maker Landbase eyes China's interest in low-sugar treats – interview

Wang FangqingZhou says the Swiss origin of Landbase's chocolate will appeal to China's consumers

Landbase is a fledgling Chinese firm building a business to cater for interest in healthier options for chocolate products in China in the country. We speak to CEO Ethan Zhou.

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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