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How UK immigration rules could affect agri-food

Andy Coyne looks at planned changes to the UK's immigration rules, which will bar non-skilled overseas workers, and gauges reaction from the...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

Pleasure, fun and happiness in food marketing

Our columnist Victor Martino stresses the importance of creating an experience of fun, pleasure and happiness in and around a food bran...

Nestle's annual results - key takeaways

Market reaction to Nestlé's annual results was less than positive after a key target was pushed back. Simon Harvey takes a look at th...

Latest Interviews

"It’s too bad we have to go through pain to see the truth" – TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky on why we need to cut waste 13 Feb 2020

Thomas Parker

TerraCycle has grown to become one of the most well-known names in recycling. We speak to CEO Tom Szaky on how he's reshaping the way consumers use and dispose of packaging.

Livia's founder Olivia Wollenberg on the rise and ambitions of the UK free-from snacks brand - the bitesize interview 9 Sep 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Londoner Olivia Wollenberg, whose own food intolerances prompted her to set up UK better-for-you snack brand Livia's. 

Latest News

Coronavirus – Nestle asks staff to put international travel on hold 27 Feb 20

Dean Best

Nestle has issued new guidance to all employees due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has affected almost 50 countries.

TreeHouse Foods restructures business units to drive margins, innovation 27 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

TreeHouse Foods, the largest private-label supplier in the US, plans to reorganise its operations into two business units.

Ethical chocolate firm Tony's Chocolonely attracts investment 27 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

Tony's Chocolonely, a Dutch fair trade confectionery firm, has secured investment from two venture capital funds.

Mondelez sets new emissions target 27 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

Mondelez International, the US-based snacking business, has expanded its target to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

UK would be "insane" to compromise food standards for trade - farmers' union 26 Feb 20

Dean Best

It would be "morally bankrupt" for the UK to strike post-Brexit trade deals that allow food imports from countries operating to lower standards, the country's farmers' union says.

Mondelez has "no immediate plans" to launch vegan Cadbury Dairy Milk 26 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

Media reports US snacks giant Mondelez International is to launch a plant-based version of one of its best known chocolate products have been denied by the company.

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