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Why big questions remain over Nestle plastics push

David Burrows offers qualified praise for Nestle on recycled plastics and argues major questions persist about whether the company - and ind...

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...

Oat-based dairy in the US - deep-dive part one

In the first of a two-part feature, Andy Coyne charts the emergence of the market for oat-based dairy alternatives in the US....

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....

Latest Interviews

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.

"We're looking 10 years forward" - Evolv Ventures' Steve Sanger on strategy of Kraft Heinz's investment fund 24 Sep 2019

Dean Best

Like many large food companies, Kraft Heinz has an investment fund looking to back start-ups. How can Evolv Ventures help the under-pressure giant?

Latest News

New products - Nestle unveils Smarties Buttons in UK; Keytone Dairy launches SuperFood Frozen Purees in Australia; Just adds folded 'egg' product to plant-based range 24 Jan 20


More plant-based activity features in this week's wrap, rounding up the new products that have caught our eye.

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.

Spanish dairy firm Capsa Food takes controlling stake in peer Flor de Burgos 23 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Capsa Food, a Spanish dairy business, has taken a controlling stake in a local peer for an undisclosed sum. 

Belgium dairy co-op Milcobel names Erik De Cock as new CEO 22 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Belgium-based dairy cooperative Milcobel has named a new chief executive to replace the departed Peter Koopmans.

Nestle to cease soups, sauces production in northern France 21 Jan 20

Simon Harvey

Nestlé plans to cease production of broths, soups and sauces by the end of the year at one of its plants in France.

Germany's DMK signs ice-cream deal with Katjes Fassin 21 Jan 20

Dean Best

DMK, the German dairy major building its ice-cream business, has struck another licensing deal with a brand owner operating in a different category.

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