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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....

New guard at Premier but same battles to win

Premier Foods removed some uncertainty last week after installing a new chairman and permanent CEO. Simon Harvey looks at the road ahea...

Tesco packaging push puts suppliers on alert

Tesco's announcement on packaging should be a warning to manufacturers that sustainability is becoming a more important factor in deali...

Latest Interviews

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. 


"Our biggest competition is cereal, ready meals and sandwiches" - Huel CEO James McMaster on his functional food brand's prospects 12 Aug 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to James McMaster, CEO of UK-based meal replacement brand Huel, about where the direct-to-consumer business is heading.

Latest News

New products - Danone's Oikos dairy drinks; Clonakilty veg 'puddings'; Hershey's One Brands enters plant-based; Kraft Heinz's Primal Kitchen enters pasta sauces; Arla Explorers 13 Sep 19

just-food.com

This week's batch of notable new product launches includes plant-based sausages from Kerry Group's Richmond brand and a veg ketchup from Kraft Heinz.


India regulator postpones traffic-light labels implementation amid opposition 12 Sep 19

Raghavendra Verma

India's draft regulations for traffic-light labelling on packaged foods have been postponed amid industry opposition.


Israel-based 3D printer protein firm Redefine Meat backed by PHW-Gruppe 12 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

Israel's Redefine Meat, a start-up which has developed 3D plant-based 'meat' printing technology, has received funding from a consortium including a major European meat business.


Nestle lays down target for zero net greenhouse gas emissions 12 Sep 19

Simon Harvey

Nestlé, the Swiss food heavyweight with brands such a KitKat chocolate, has set out a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero. 


Mike Barkley new CEO at US snacks firm Kind as founder Daniel Lubetzky moves upstairs 11 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

New York-based snacks business Kind has carried out a leadership level shake-up that sees the appointment of a new CEO.


Kraft Heinz leads seed funding of animal-free cheese firm New Culture 10 Sep 19

Dean Best

Kraft Heinz, home to Kraft cheese, is to put money into a US firm developing "animal-free" varieties of the dairy product.

Latest blogs

Everything's gone green 3 May 19

Andy Coyne

After a field trip to a Unilever base in the UK, Andy Coyne muses on the sustainability of taking a sustainable approach.


What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.



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