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UK's Quorn to put carbon footprint info on food labels

9 Jan 2020

UK meat-free business Quorn Foods is introducing carbon footprint data on its products, it has announced.

New products - General Mills launches Yoplait Zero; Quorn debuts Southern Fried Poppers; Hippeas adds tortilla chips to chickpea range

18 Dec 2019

Products that caught the eye this week include a new low-calorie yogurt under General Mills' Yoplait brand and on-the-go vegan snacks from 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, sustainability and credentials of rival products in a meat-free category set to see an "arms race" of investment.

New products - Addo adds vegan options to Wall's pastries; Beyond Meat launches plant-based sausage in UK; Ginsters, Quorn combine in plant-based pasty; Moma Foods enters new arena

20 Sep 2019

This week's batch of new products includes an alt-meat version of jerky from US food giant Kellogg and Jack Link's moving its Peperami meat-snack brand into a new area.

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.

New products - Kraft Heinz links up with restaurant on Twisted Ranch dressings; Dean Foods adds to DairyPure range; Mondelez adds new lines to Dairylea; Mars launches Skittles in India

29 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Upfield Foods making Flora 100% vegan and Weetabix making a push in UK foodservice.

UK vegan food deep-dive, part two - bumps in the road 

31 Jan 2019

In part two of this feature, Andy Coyne asks whether anything can slow down the march of vegan food in the UK.

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 - Mondelez broadens Cadbury range in UK; Intersnack-owned crisp brand McCoy's launches Muchos tortilla chips; Parag Milk Foods expands reach of premium offering Pride of Cows; Pladis expands Go Ahead line with low-calorie options

18 Jan 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Post Holdings and Hostess Brands coming together to launch breakfast cereals and a chicken alternative from Naturli' Foods.

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.

Can a climate label for food work?

12 Dec 2018

A decade ago, a few companies looked to label a product's carbon footprint. The concept never took off. If revisited, just-food asks, would the idea now gain traction?

German vegan-food market deep-dive, part two - how a mainstream category could shape up  

25 Oct 2018

In the first part of a two-part feature yesterday, Andy Coyne looked at the growth of the German packaged vegan food market. Today, we weigh up the outlook for the category.

UK meat-alternative firms slammed by pressure group for "excessive" salt content

23 Oct 2018

UK pressure group Action on Salt has criticised meat-free suppliers for what it says is an "excessive" amount of salt in meat-alternative products.

New Products - Danone launches another organic yogurt range in France; Nestle unveils gluten-free snack bar Yes!; Mars to introduce M&M's chocolate bars; Barilla debuts legume pastas

28 Sep 2018

This week, the more eye-catching new products announced to market include Arla Foods' organic fruit yogurts debut roll out in Germany, a collaboration between Germany's Dr Oetker and UK-based Quorn in pizza, and Nestle introducing the Maggi noodles brand to yogurt dips in India, along with a new snack brand in the UK and Ireland.

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.

CASH fingers sausages and calls for mandatory limits on salt in UK

6 Dec 2017

UK campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health has called for the country's government to legislate on the amount of salt in foods, pointing to the levels of the ingredient in sausages as evidence not enough progress has been made using voluntary targets.

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.

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. 

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