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

7 Apr 2021

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.

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

29 Mar 2021

Our guide to some of the in-house venture-capital funds operated by the world's major packaged-food companies.

Tyson Foods to repurpose idle plant for prepared meats

17 Mar 2021

US meat heavyweight Tyson Foods is to spend an initial US$42m on repurposing an idle plant to meet demand for retail-ready produce.

Covid-19 and the food industry in 2021 – daily updates, Wednesday 10 March (free to read)

10 Mar 2021

As we enter 2021, just-food continues to provide daily updates on how Covid-19 is still affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market taking shape.

What will attract consumers to 'hybrid' meat products?

8 Mar 2021

As more consumers become interested in the sustainability of what they eat, what role can 'hybrid' products made from meat and veg play? Early launches haven't always succeeded.

The women shaping the future of food

8 Mar 2021

Lucy Britner speaks to key players at in-house VC and innovation units about the food trends driving change and what the industry can do to encourage more female entrepreneurs.

Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

5 Mar 2021

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Tyson Foods rejigs structure to focus on division-led innovation, appoints COO

23 Feb 2021

US meat major Tyson Foods is reorganising its business segments with a core aim to drive more speedy innovation.

Tyson Foods buys stake in poultry assets of Malayan Flour Mills

10 Feb 2021

US meat major Tyson Foods has taken a 49% stake in a south-east Asia-based chicken business for an undisclosed sum.

US Congress probing meatpackers over Covid deaths

1 Feb 2021

A US Congress panel is investigating three of the country's largest meatpacking businesses in relation to worker deaths at their facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tyson Foods settles more chicken price-fixing claims

20 Jan 2021

US meat major Tyson Foods has taken action in relation to claims from two groups of plaintiffs who accused it of illegally conspiring to inflate poultry prices.

Tyson Foods plans expansion at US bacon plant

14 Jan 2021

US meat major Tyson Foods is to spend US$26m on expanding one of its US facilities to meet increasing demand. it has announced.

New Wave Foods lines up plant-based seafood launch after funding round

8 Jan 2021

New Wave Foods, a fledgling US firm offering plant-based seafood, is gearing up for its launch onto the market after completing a round of funding.

New products – Tyson's latest plant-based push; Bel adds probiotics, vitamins to Babybel duo; Kraft Heinz extends vegan range; Post Holdings in sport-nutrition push

7 Jan 2021

The products that caught the eye in the early days of 2021 included a "sports nutrition food box" from Post Holdings and a flurry of new ice-cream lines from Unilever in the US.

2020 – The year in food industry M&A

22 Dec 2020

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during a year like no other.

Tyson Foods sacks seven managers linked to Covid-19 betting pool

17 Dec 2020

Tyson Foods has sacked a number of workers at a US plant following an investigation into a betting pool linked to Covid-19.

Tyson to pull 'blended' burger amid Raised & Rooted changes

10 Dec 2020

The US meat giant is making a number of changes to its plant-focused Raised & Rooted range on sale domestically, launched last summer.

Tyson move shows problems with meat-plant hybrid 'blends'

10 Dec 2020

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

New price-fixing case brought against major US poultry firms

7 Dec 2020

Major US poultry businesses are facing another legal suit alleging they engaged in price-fixing, this one from a chicken restaurant chain.

Tyson Foods looks to vaccine to reignite depressed chicken sales

17 Nov 2020

Tyson Foods is hoping a coronavirus vaccine will lead to an improvement in its chicken business in the US meat giant's new financial year.

Tyson Foods to invest in Asia, Europe production

10 Nov 2020

The US meat giant is stepping up its investment in its overseas production, both in conventional and alternative protein, its international chief tells just-food.

Tyson Foods launches plant-based brand Raised & Rooted in Europe

9 Nov 2020

Meat giant Tyson Foods is launching a range of plant-based products into a clutch of markets outside the US.

Tyson, Cargill, Hormel among suppliers to face turkey cartel claims

28 Oct 2020

A judge in the US has ruled a group of US turkey product suppliers must face claims they conspired to increase prices.

Hefty fine for Pilgrim's Pride after price-fixing plea agreement

14 Oct 2020

US meat heavyweight Pilgrim's Pride has entered into a plea agreement with the country's Department of Justice (DoJ) in relation to broiler chicken price-fixing.

US government issues new indictments in chicken price-fixing case

8 Oct 2020

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has taken further action in its ongoing investigation into broiler chicken price-fixing.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Tyson Foods claims first with beef transparency programme

10 Sep 2020

US meat major Tyson Foods is claiming a first after announcing an initiative linked to sustainable beef production practices.

US chicken giants accused of price fixing in new legal case

7 Sep 2020

A number of US chicken giants have been accused of price fixing in a new legal claim filed in Chicago.

Update – Tyson confirms plan to end production at UK plant

2 Sep 2020

Tyson Foods, the US meat titan, has released a statement on the future of a UK factory said by trade-union officials to be set for closure next month.

Tyson Foods 'set to close UK facility'

2 Sep 2020

US meat giant Tyson Foods is said to have a made a decision about the future of a UK facility employing 71 people.

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