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The Magic Candy FactoryHow could 3D printing shape food innovation? 18 Apr 19

Deborah Williams

3D printing could prove a transformative technology, from meal customisation to aiding with dietary requirements. We explore the current tech and what it might mean for the market.


Mondelez invested in Uplift Foods in 2019Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  18 Apr 19

Andy Coyne

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


Oreo Thins - an example of legacy brand innovationHow to grow legacy brands 17 Apr 19

Victor Martino

Big Food still rules the roost in most product categories but legacy brand growth has stalled. Our US correspondent Victor Martino looks at how they can get their mojo back.


Woodall: "You need a brand to come across the retailers to drive up the story""There will be a shakedown of brands in UK meat-free" - The Meatless Farm Co.'s new CEO Robert Woodall on looking for an edge 16 Apr 19

Dean Best

We talk to Robert Woodall, the ex-Kellogg exec now at the helm of The Meatless Farm Co., the UK meat-free firm battling to carve out a foothold in a competitive market.


Sirén: "I would hope we could push the new norm for traceability"Arla Foods' Tomi Siren on how blockchain is helping the dairy giant's sustainability drive - interview 12 Apr 19

Dean Best

Blockchain is one of a bunch of emerging technologies catching the attention of FMCG companies. We talk to dairy giant Arla Foods about a pilot they have launched.


WessanenWhat does the future hold for Wessanen under private ownership? 12 Apr 19

Simon Harvey

European food business Wessanen has opted to go private after accepting a takeover offer from a consortium of investors. Simon Harvey speaks with analysts to gauge the reaction. 


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