All articles by Eszter Racz

Eszter is a reporter at Just Drinks and Just Food. Prior to joining the site, she studied International Multimedia Journalism at Newcastle University. She also worked in broadcasting in Hungary, taught Hungarian as a second language in Melbourne and produced and hosted a series of podcasts as part of a bursary programme in Newcastle.

Eszter Racz

US snack maker Utz Brands shakes-up production

The Boulder Canyon maker has sold a plant in Indiana and has put two others – one in Louisiana and one in Alabama – on the block.

Nestlé invests in white chocolate production in Italy

The move will see the plant become the sole producer of the Galak and Milkybar white chocolate brands for markets in Europe.

Pay deal ends strike action at Australian poultry group Inghams

After five days of industrial action, Inghams has struck a deal with the United Workers Union (UWU).

A meat-free manifesto – debating the future of plant-based food in the UK

Speakers at a London conference were optimistic about the future of plant-based meat in the UK, as long as business lessons are learned quickly.

Redefine Meat to target more retail customers in Europe

At present, the Israeli plant-based meat supplier principally sells into foodservice.

Alternative seafood needs to improve health credentials – Thai Union

The biggest barrier to shoppers choosing alternatives to seafood is the health benefits they see in eating traditional products, Thai Union said.

French food group Galapagos sells shares in Alpina Savoie owner

Aster Développement, which also owns Heimburger, generates a turnover of around €85m ($90.9m) and employs 260 people.

Workers signal desire to strike at UK Bakkavör site

The Harrow factory is a supplier of fresh pizza to retailers such as Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose.

Heartisan Foods to acquire fellow US cheese group North Country Packaging

The added capacity comes at “just the right time” for Heartisan, with the manufacturer running production “at full steam”.

Momofuku Goods raises funding for nationwide expansion

Josh Goldin, co-founder of ACG, said grocery consumers have just begun to discover Momofuku’s products.