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China's cheese market forecast to grow by 13% to 2025How to nurture China's growing interest in cheese 8 April 2021

Demand for cheese in China is on the rise and the forecasts for growth are bullish but there remain barriers to consumption. GlobalData Consumer has ideas.

Roadrunner Holdings' acquisition of US peer JoJé Bar, the athlete-focused nutrition brand, is a perfect fit for both companies.Why Roadrunner's move for JoJe Bar will boost both firms 29 March 2021

The private-equity-owned US sports nutrition group Roadrunner has swooped for its latest acquisition, a move that looks to set to benefit both firms, argues GlobalData Consumer.

Ffit8 founder Zhang Guangming Credit: Fosun RZ Capital on Twitter / @FosunRZHow Chinese start-up Ffit8 is riding interest in protein 3 March 2021

Interest in protein-packed food is growing in China, as is demand for meal-replacement products. GlobalData reports on how one Beijing-based firm is looking to ride these trends.

Oatly has petitioned The European CommissionPlant-based fightback over EU product names puts dairy industry in spotlight 1 February 2021

The fierce debate over how to label plant-based dairy products in the EU has returned to the fore, with dairy-alternative players not mincing their words, GlobalData Consumer says.

Shopping lists are likely to be shaped around “calories per dollar”, GlobalData arguesRising US food prices create more pain for cash-strapped consumers 7 January 2021

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

NoCOé has been launched in FranceWhy Mondelez’s new carbon-neutral brand can appeal to consumers 18 December 2020

Mondelez International has a released a carbon-neutral cracker brand and GlobalData Consumer suggests its recent surveys indicate there could be a ready market for the product.

Tyson is to pull The Blend burger from US shelvesTyson move shows problems with meat-plant hybrid 'blends' 10 December 2020

Successfully selling meat-plant hybrids to consumers looking to reduce their meat intake may be a difficult sell, GlobalData Consumer argues.

Unilever moved again this week to bolster presence in vitaminsHow Covid-19 is boosting millennial interest in vitamins 27 November 2020

Covid-19 has prioritised health in the minds of consumers worldwide and is proving a factor in the growing interest in vitamins – especially among relatively young consumers.

The Vegetarian Butcher was acquired by Unilever in 2018Unilever moves to capture growing consumer interest in plant-based 20 November 2020

Unilever is looking to further tap into consumers' interest in plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products – which has intensified during Covid-19, GlobalData writes.

European Parliament in session, 2020 [European Union 2020 - Source: EP / Laurie DIEFFEMBACQ]EU vote on plant-based names highlights dairy industry insecurity 28 October 2020

The European Parliament's curbs on plant-based naming conventions says a lot about the dairy industry's political influence but the tide cannot be turned back, GlobalData argues.

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