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Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 

20 Mar 2019

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. 

Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

18 Mar 2019

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.

How consumers are making sustainability a growth opportunity

14 Mar 2019

We examine the commercial opportunities conscious consumerism represents and the link between a company's sustainability profile and its ability to capitalise.

New products - Unilever adds layered jars to Talenti gelato range; New bars added to Alpen range in UK; Alpro goes Greek-style; Muller launches twin natural yogurt range in UK

13 Mar 2019

This week's notable new products include a push from Alpro into Greek-style yogurts, significant activity at Conagra Brands and a product "first" from Hormel Foods.

New products - Califia Farms launches Ubermilks oat drinks; Kashi expands Kashi by Kids line; The Jackfruit Company unveils Complete Jackfruit Meals; Cereal "straight from the box"

22 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Nestlé launching its KitKat Senses in a bar format and organic yogurts from Arla Foods.

Danone's 2018 results and 2019 outlook - the five things to learn

19 Feb 2019

Danone has booked solid 2018 results and outlined plans for the year ahead. Here's what you need to know from today's announcement and analyst call.

Danone expands in US to increase plant-based capacity 

11 Feb 2019

European dairy heavyweight Danone has announced plans to increase the capacity of its plant-based products in the US.

Nestle, Mondelez, Unilever, Danone among signatories to Loop environmental initiative

24 Jan 2019

A raft of global food and drinks companies have signed up to a new environmental initiative to combat the use of plastics in packaging.

Danone back in Indian dairy sector through Epigamia investment

16 Jan 2019

French dairy giant Danone has made an investment in India, taking it back into an important sector it left last year.

French supermarket sales of vegan and vegetarian products surge

9 Jan 2019

French supermarkets saw a drastic change in the sale of vegan and vegetarian products in 2018, according to new research.

New products - Sophie's Kitchen makes UK debut with Sainsbury's listing; Danone links up with Diageo in US for Baileys Coffee Creamers; Greencore among suppliers for new M&S vegan range, Danone rolls out Silk Oat Yeah milk drink line in US

4 Jan 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a Keto diet product range from the US-based brand SlimFast and a Quorn Foods-produced vegan sausage roll from UK baker Greggs.

Danone strikes deal on Yashili NZ stake

3 Jan 2019

Danone, the French food giant, has finalised a deal to invest in an infant-formula business in New Zealand.

What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

3 Jan 2019

As part of just-food's 2019 outlook series, Ben Cooper identifies the sustainability hotspots and trends for the food sector in the next year.

They said what? The most-read interviews on just-food in 2018

18 Dec 2018

Our most-read interviews featured giants of the industry like Nestle, PepsiCo and Danone, as well as SMEs focusing on some of the fast-growing trends shaping the sector.

Danone invests in urban farming business Agricool

5 Dec 2018

French dairy giant Danone has taken part in a US$28m investment round in a local pesticide-free fruits and vegetable business.

Danone, Mars among founding members of food innovation platform for start-ups

3 Dec 2018

A number of global food industry manufacturers have joined a new innovation platform for start-up enterprises to be based in the US.

Danone 'struggles to find buyer for loss-making Earthbound Farm'

3 Dec 2018

French dairy giant Danone is reportedly finding it difficult to attract a buyer for its loss-making organic fresh produce business.

Danone silent on 'talk of interest in Russian baby food maker Progress'

26 Nov 2018

Russian media suggest France-based dairy giant Danone may be interested in buying up the country's largest baby food manufacturer.

Nestle, Danone among signatories to UK code of conduct for infant formula

7 Nov 2018

Major food firms are among infant-formula manufacturers with UK operations to sign up to a new industry code of practise in the country.

Nestle, Unilever among FMCG giants to sign plastics pledge

29 Oct 2018

Nestlé, Unilever and Danone are among the consumer-goods companies to have signed a new commitment on plastic packaging.

Danone investment arm eyes deals in Asia

24 Oct 2018

Danone has said its in-house investment division is looking at backing businesses located outside North America and Europe for the first time.

Danone not interested in Horlicks India assets

22 Oct 2018

Danone is not in the running to buy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, the chief executive of the French giant said today (22 October).

Danone reveals "significant" impact of Moroccan boycott

17 Oct 2018

French dairy giant Danone has revealed that a boycott of its products in Morocco is continuing to have a marked impact on its performance there.

Greenpeace names and shames food giants in throwaway plastic report

10 Oct 2018

UK-based environmental pressure group Greenpeace has cited household-name food producers in a list of the top ten worst offenders when it comes to throwaway plastic.

New Products - Vivera launches plant-based 'hamburger' in UK; Bel debuts Boursin Velvety in the UK; Jack Link's rolls out new on-the-go snacks; Genius adds to range in UK

5 Oct 2018

This week's most eye-catching product news features Mars' plans to shake up some of its chocolate ranges in the UK and Nestle's move to roll out a line of organic Herta products in France.

Bidding for GSK's Horlicks India assets 'moves to round two'

1 Oct 2018

Food and beverage giants Unilever, Nestle and Coca-Cola have all made it through to the second stage of bidding for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, according to reports from the country.

Danone joins Sonoma Brands in funding round for kids meal start-up Yumble

20 Sep 2018

The investment arm of Danone has teamed up with US investor and food incubator Sonoma Brands to provide funding for kids' meal delivery start-up Yumble.

Fonterra could ditch Beingmate stake after recording first-ever loss

13 Sep 2018

New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is to carry out a major review of its business after recording its first ever loss.

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