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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...

Pilgrim's Pride latest UK deal presents challenges

Pilgrim's Pride, the US meat processor, has acquired another UK-based company. We look at the opportunities the acquisition presents –...

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...

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...

Latest Interviews

"It's given me investment to get Meatsnacks Group to the next level" - James Newitt on the sale of the UK jerky business 9 Apr 2019

Dean Best

UK-based Meatsnacks Group has sold to the owner of a rival jerky and biltong supplier. Dean Best catches up with Meatsnacks MD James Newitt to discuss the future for the company.


"We will see a large number of new brands emerging" - DSG Consumer Partners' Deepak Shahdadpuri on how India's FMCG market is opening up 7 Mar 2019

Dean Best

India is seeing similar changes to consumer habits as western countries. Investor Deepak Shahdadpuri talks about his deals in India and how he sees the market developing.

Latest News

Israel food major Tnuva backs new foodtech incubator 13 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

Tnuva, Israel's largest food manufacturer, is one of the names behind a new foodtech initiative in its home market.


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.


Croatia meat group Braca Pivac plans takeover of confectioner Kras 13 Sep 19

Dean Best

Kras, the Croatia-listed confectionery group, is set to receive a takeover bid from its largest shareholder.


UK government's worst-case scenario for no-deal Brexit reveals fresh food supply fears 12 Sep 19

Andy Coyne

The UK government has released a document outlining the worst-case scenario in the event of a no-deal Brexit, which includes assumptions relating to food supply.


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.


Trump delays October tariff hike by two weeks 12 Sep 19

Beth Wright

The ongoing tariff saga between the US and China continues, with Donald Trump agreeing to delay the next tariff increase on US$250bn worth of Chinese imports by two weeks.

Latest blogs

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.


Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.



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