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Quorn owner Monde Nissin files for IPO

4 Mar 2021

The Philippines-based food group, also home to Lucky Me instant noodles, has filed documents for a share offer in its home market.

Quorn owner Monde Nissin said to be weighing IPO

1 Feb 2021

A south-east Asian food and drinks giant is said to be exploring the possibility of an initial public offering.

Singapore plant-based start-up Karana backed by investors

13 Jul 2020

Karana, a Singaporean start-up specialising in plant-based food, has revealed development plans after a seed-funding round.

If and when it has time, the UK must ponder its post-Brexit biotech options

24 Mar 2020

Ben Cooper ponders where the UK might go on GM regulation after the end of the Brexit transition period and what that may mean for UK-based food manufacturers.

"I don't think anyone's debating now the meat-free category is going to be very, very large" - the exit interview with Quorn Foods' Kevin Brennan

5 Feb 2020

Stepping down after a near-decade at the helm of Quorn Foods, Kevin Brennan reflects on the growth of the UK meat-free firm and what it needs to do to continue to prosper.

Plant-based cheese firm Noquo Foods gets backing

23 Jan 2020

Noquo Foods, a fledgling firm in Sweden producing plant-based cheese, has attracted investment from ten new investors, including the CEO of the owner of Quorn Foods.

Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan to step down after ten-year stint

4 Dec 2019

Kevin Brennan, the CEO of UK meat-free business Quorn Foods, is to step down from the role, it has been announced.

Quorn CEO questions health, green credentials of meat-free peers

26 Sep 2019

Quorn Foods chief Kevin Brennan has questioned the health and sustainability credentials of rival products in a meat-free category set to see an "arms race" of investment.

New products - Dairy Farmers of America 'blended' milk drinks; PepsiCo's Hint of Salt crisps from Walkers; Kellogg new category for RXBar; Halo Top takes bars to Canada

16 Aug 2019

This week's most notable new products include Dairy Farmers of America 'blended' milk drinks and a new food-to-go range from Quorn Foods.

New products - Mars takes Juicy Fruit to India; Kraft Heinz debuts spoonable smoothie; Caulipower launches blended chicken-and-cauliflower line; Oatly dairy-free ice cream hits US

21 Jun 2019

This week's batch of new products includes the latest developments from companies including Quorn Foods, Danone and Dairy Crest.

New products - Hershey unveils new Reese's Ice Cream Cake; Kind healthy snacks brand branches out into frozen; Blue Diamond almond-based 'yogurt'; The Meatless Farm widens stable

17 May 2019

This week's batch of new products includes UK meat-free veteran Quorn making its debut in ambient foods and a new snacks range from Graze.

UK vegan food deep-dive, part one - the game is getting bigger

30 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne takes an in-depth look at the UK vegan food category, which has grown rapidly in recent times.

New Products - Unilever brings Ben & Jerry's Moo-phoria ice cream to UK; Nestle breakfast cereals go organic; Quirch Foods unveils frozen brand Mambo; PepsiCo launches Kurkure sub-brand in India

21 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Nestle taking some of its breakfast cereals into the organic category, high-protein, no-added sugar yogurts from Chobani in Australia and the first chilled milk product from the UK's Good Hemp.

Quorn Foods to open innovation centre

23 Jul 2018

UK meat-free supplier Quorn Foods is investing GBP7m (US$9.2m) in a new global innovation centre at its headquarters in Stokesley, North Yorkshire.

Quorn commits to remove non-recyclable plastic from packaging

6 Jun 2018

UK meat-free supplier Quorn Foods is taking the initiative to remove black plastic packaging from its product range as part of the firm's sustainability commitments.

Quorn vegan slices feature in product push; JBS' 1953 range of prime cuts; ABF's low-sugar Jordans granola

5 Jan 2018

The most notable NPD from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format, to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Quorn extends into chilled aisle in US

21 Sep 2017

UK meat substitute firm Quorn Foods is expanding its US business out of the frozen foods aisle and into the chilled foods section of supermarkets.

Quorn bullish new US mold label info will not impact sales

12 Sep 2017

Quorn Foods has suggested a new statement on its product labels in the US, saying its products contain mold and could cause an allergic reaction, is unlikely to affect sales.

Quorn insists US labelling settlement yet to be finalised

7 Sep 2017

UK meat substitute firm Quorn Foods has insisted claims a settlement of a class action in the US over how it labels products sold there has yet to be finalised.

Quorn to spend GBP150m to increase production at UK plant

24 Jul 2017

Meat substitute firm Quorn Foods is to spend GBP150m (US$195.5m) on its facility in Billingham in the north east of England.

Monde Nissin's Quorn launching new fillets product

17 Feb 2017

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free business owned by Philippines group Monde Nissin, is expanding its range to include new Chilli & Lime Fillets.

Monde Nissin's Quorn settles US lawsuit

16 Feb 2017

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free business owned by Philippines group Monde Nissin, has settled a lawsuit in the US over a claim on its packaging.

Quorn Foods CEO Kevin Brennan sets out stall for 2017 - interview

25 Nov 2016

A year after the takeover of Quorn Foods by Philippines-based group Monde Nissin, the UK meat-free business is setting up its first operations in Asia and investing in building its teams in Europe to try to grow further there. Dean Best spoke to Quorn Foods CEO Kevin Brennan, who outlined the company's plans for the next 12 months.

Monde Nissin's Quorn announces push into Asia

25 Nov 2016

UK meat-free business Quorn Foods is to push into Asia, a year after its takeover by Philippines food group Monde Nissin.

Australia warns Monde Nissin, Aldi over oregano

15 Nov 2016

Philippines-based food group Monde Nissin and discount retail giant Aldi have agreed to test the contents of their herbs and spices in Australia after a probe by the country's competition and consumer watchdog found the "substantial presence" of olive leaves in products supplied by the two companies.

Quorn Foods confident in prospects - interview

27 Jun 2016

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free supplier, has enjoyed solid growth in recent years on the back of growing consumer interest in reducing - or eliminating - meat from their diet. Now owned by Philippines-based Monde Nissin after a deal last autumn, Quorn expects its expansion to continue, CEO Kevin Brennan and Andrew Staal, the company's international director, tells John Shepherd.

Quorn product launch goes toe-to-toe with meat equivalents 

12 Apr 2016

Meat-substitute group Quorn Foods is expanding its range of frozen ready meals in the UK where, for the first time, products will be merchandised in the country alongside their meat equivalents. 

Monde Nissin to handle Kellogg brands in Philippines

21 Jan 2016

Philippines-based food group Monde Nissin is to distribute Kellogg's products across the country.

Quorn Foods agrees sale to Philippines group Monde Nissin

30 Sep 2015

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free business, is to be sold to Philippines group Monde Nissin in a deal valuing the company at GBP550m (US$831.2m).

Monde Nissin "mulls listing in Q2 2016"

15 Sep 2015

Filipino snack maker Monde Nissin is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering with local reports suggesting the offering could happen by the second quarter of 2016.


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