BRF and Aleph Farms to develop cell-based meat with eye on Brazilian market

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...

Dairygold among assets on table

Kerry's dairy plans curdle – for now

A possible deal for Kerry Group's dairy assets has been put on ice but it's unlikely to be a complete souring of the Irish company's moves a...

'FDI is not a necessity and, if set up for the wrong reasons, it will not be profitable'

How to avoid FDI turning into a nightmare

Dreaming of an international expansion for your company? Consider these cautionary tips from FDI consultant Douglas van den Berghe first....

Across age groups, snack foods that help health are increasingly being sought out

Covid sweetens China interest in functional candy

That Covid-19 has increased demand for healthier products is being seen in markets worldwide. In China, the trend is creating opportunities...

Covid-19 has led more Brazilians to look for healthier food options, industry watchers say

How Covid has shaped Brazil frozen-food market

Brazilian consumers have shown greater interest in frozen food over the last year and demand for healthier options has grown....

'It's time for your brand to start targeting these silver surfers in earnest'

Covid-19 has closed digital age gap

A new study suggests Covid-19 has led to changes in the way older citizens are using technology. Brand owners must think again about how the...


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.


Signs of intent in plant-based meat makers' Asia push

A clutch of announcements this week underline the optimism among makers of plant-based meat alternatives about the opportunity in Asia, writes Dean Best.

Thought Leaders


JBS confirms European meat-free M&A

Simon Harvey | 19 Apr 21 JBS says deal subject to competition approvals

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has entered an agreement to acquire a Europe headquartered meat-free company.


KKR invests in China D2C dairy business

Dean Best | 19 Apr 21 Adopt A Cow to use funding across supply chain

The buy-out house said the Chinese firm had a "disruptive strategy to change the way dairy is produced, marketed and sold to customers".


US pet food firm Red Collar reveals expansion plan

Andy Coyne | 19 Apr 21 Red Collar Pet Foods - expansion plans

US-based private-label manufacturer Red Collar Pet Foods is to spend US$5.7m on expanding one of its production facilities.

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HumanCo founder starts new business

The Fresh Factory strikes US deal

JBS in 'talks to buy plant-based firm'

US firm McLovin's Pet Food gets new owner

Russian healthy-food project launched

Kerry's talks over asset sale suspended

Plant-based brands Dream, WestSoy get new owner

Sweden's Bayn Europe makes clutch of acquisitions

"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.


"We want to replicate the taste of meat in the healthiest way" – Brazilian plant-based protein firm The New wants to stand apart as market builds

Dean BestFonseca eyeing ten-fold jump in sales in three years

The New is a fledgling plant-based protein business based in beef-loving Brazil. We hear from co-founder Bruno Fonseca about the company's ambitions domestically and overseas.


"We can lead the movement to make plant-based living the new norm. And many people agree" – Kees Kruythoff on The Livekindly Collective's latest funding and growth plans

Dean BestKruythoff spent 27 years at Unilever

Acquisitive meat-free supplier The Livekindly Collective has announced more funding. Dean Best speaks to bullish CEO Kees Kruythoff about the group's growth plans.

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 food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump

UK food exports to EU improve after post-Brexit slump

New data have revealed what happened to UK food exports to the European Union in February following a post-Brexit slowdown in January.


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


Ireland records massive post-Brexit drop in Great Britain food imports

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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