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"Companies have reinvented frozen food"Five categories to thrive in new normal for US packaged food

Victor Martino

just-food's US columnist Victor Martino sets out five areas he believes will thrive in the country's packaged-food market in the wake of Covid-19.


Bluebell Capital has piled pressure on Danone CEO Emmanuel FaberWhat does future hold for Danone CEO with activist investor on scene?

Simon Harvey

An activist investor is calling for the removal of Danone's CEO Emmanuel Faber. Simon Harvey assesses whether the proposals carry any validity.


Halal group Al Islami Foods entered fray in January 2021Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

Andy Coyne

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.


South Korean group Pulmuone invested in cell-based start-up BlueNalu in 2020Big Food's stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds

Andy Coyne

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


Alongside own brands, Growthwell wants to remain co-manufacturer for others"We want to be Asia's leading plant-nutrition company" – Growthwell Group's Justin Chou on how Singapore alt-protein firm plans to grow

Dean Best

Growthwell Group executive director Justin Chou on the Singapore alt-protein firm's plans, which involve expansion in Asia and a vision for a presence along the supply chain.


In the UK, Mars has launched "low-calorie" versions of bars including SnickersWhy chocolate makers' sugar-reduction quest is so challenging

Ben Cooper

As the fight against obesity continues in many developed countries, Ben Cooper examines the challenge of reducing the sugar content in chocolate.


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