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Brexit - should UK change approach to novel foods?

Ben Cooper reports from an industry event in London to weigh up whether the UK should change its stance on novel foods once the country leav...

Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

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

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area....

US food companies need to do more on obesity

US columnist Victor Martino kicks off 2020 digging into new forecasts on the rate of obesity in the country. And he has a message for indust...

Latest Interviews

Seeking brands that "solve a pain point" - Amit Pandhi on Velocity Snack Brands' acquisition targets 21 Oct 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Amit Pandhi, the man charged with building up a better-for-you snacking portfolio at new, private-equity-owned, US snacks group Velocity Snack Brands.


Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on M&A in the UK, sustainability and the rise of the market for alternatives to meat – the just-food interview, part 2 8 Oct 2019

Dean Best

In part two of our exclusive interview, Cranswick CEO Adam Couch chews the fat on how the UK meat group views issues from plant-based to Brexit.

Latest News

Arla Foods to develop lactose-free facility in the UK 23 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

Arla Foods is to spend tens of millions of pounds developing a site to make it ready for the manufacture of its lactose-free milk products.


UK government attracts food industry ire over EU regulations stance 20 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

UK food industry organisations have responded to Chancellor Sajid Javid's comments about future trading relations with the European Union.


Finland's Fazer Group buys gluten-free baker Vuohelan Herkku 17 Jan 20

Dean Best

Fazer Group, the Finland-based food manufacturer, has snapped up a gluten-free supplier in its domestic market.


New UK agricultural bill aims to protect farmers, food security and environment post-Brexit 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

A new landmark agricultural bill for the UK was brought before the country's Parliament today (16 January).


Progress made on ending trade war as US, China sign "phase-one" deal 16 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

The US and China have signed "phase one" of a trade deal in which both countries have made concessions to bring an end to a long-running trade war.


US plant-based business OWYN targets retail expansion after investment win 13 Jan 20

Andy Coyne

OWYN (Only What You Need), a US-based plant-based beverages and functional nutrition firm, has been backed by a specialist local investor.



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