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Big Food's latest inflation battle

Inflation is emerging again as a challenge for manufacturers. Simon Harvey reviews the options available for suppliers and weighs up th...

Covid and demise of big factories in poor nations

The pandemic has highlighted the need for more regionalised, tech-driven manufacturing that is closer to consumers. For less-developed natio...

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

Our guide to some of the in-house venture-capital funds operated by the world's major packaged-food companies....

Covid continues to wreak havoc on events

The Covid-19 pandemic has decimated the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions space, with online and hybrid events enjoying mixe...

Latest Interviews

Abergavenny Fine Foods' new owners see "healthy growing market" in finger snacks – MD Jason Rees on Frostkrone's "mission" in UK 21 Apr 2021

Simon Harvey

Abergavenny Fine Foods, the UK-based private-label business, has a new owner. Simon Harvey speaks with MD Jason Rees about the plans ahead.

Health central to breakfast cereal's future – Cereal Partners Worldwide's Gharry Eccles on reformulation drive 17 Mar 2021

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with Gharry Eccles of Cereal Partners Worldwide, a joint venture between Nestlé and General Mills, on the challenges ahead for the breakfast-cereal business.

Latest News

UK retailers call for "urgent" talks over Northern Ireland food supply issues 17 May 21

Andy Coyne

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), which represents UK retailers, has outlined a plan to try and find a solution to food trade supply issues in Northern Ireland.

UK announces new law to ban 'junk-food' advertising 12 May 21

Andy Coyne

The UK government has taken a long-awaited move to ban online adverts for 'junk-food' products under a new law.

Tyson ups sales guidance as foodservice recovery kicks in 11 May 21

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Tyson Foods has changed its fiscal 2021 sales guidance as a result of a recovering foodservice channel.

E171 titanium dioxide unsafe as food additive, EU watchdog warns 7 May 21

Dean Best

The European Food Safety Authority has updated its guidance on the use of the additive titanium dioxide (E171) in food.

Turkey's Kervan Gida takes majority stake in confectionery peer ZPC Otmuchow 7 May 21

Simon Harvey

Turkish confectionery company Kervan Gida, which completed an IPO in December, has announced an investment in a peer in Poland.

WHO issues new global benchmarks for salt in food 6 May 21

Andy Coyne

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new initiative aimed at reducing the amount of salt in food products.

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