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Beyond Covid-19 – the immunity trend

Covid-19 has pushed immunity claims up the NPD agenda. Andy Coyne asks whether the claims stack up and whether this is a trend here to stay...

Why UK obesity reset is watershed moment

Covid-19 – and Boris Johnson's severe illness from the virus – has prompted significant changes to UK obesity policy....

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

Minerva 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. Here's o...

How has Covid-19 shaped views on packaging?

Covid-19 concerns have swayed how consumers are using packaging and buying products. However, research suggests sustainability remains a fac...

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"D2C helps us build a frictionless consumer experience" – Mars on entering the direct-to-consumer channel with Foodspring 5 Aug 2020

Simon Harvey

A year on from Mars' investment in D2C business Foodspring, we hear from both companies on their work together so far and the impact Covid-19 has had on interest in the channel.


"I'm afraid 2020 and 2021 will be not normal" – Oppenheimer's Jeroen van den Heuvel on deal-making in packaged food 1 Jul 2020

Dean Best

Oppenheimer's Jeroen van den Heuvel has worked on food M&A for 20 years. He explains how Covid-19 has affected activity in Europe and argues the next 18 months will remain unusual.

Latest News

Covid-19 food industry updates – Tuesday 11 August (free to read) 11 Aug 20

just-food.com

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.


Canadian food bodies call for code of conduct following fees hike 7 Aug 20

Andy Coyne

Food and beverage organisations in Canada have joined forces in a coordinated response after major grocers hiked their fees.


Nutrition business BellRing Brands cuts sales outlook due to Covid-19 impact 7 Aug 20

Simon Harvey

BellRing Brands, a US-based health and nutrition firm, has cut its forecast for annual sales due to the negative impact from Covid-19.


Bar maker Noble Foods Nutrition snaps up co-packing activities of peer Betty Lou's 6 Aug 20

Andy Coyne

Noble Foods Nutrition, a Canada-based bar manufacturer, has acquired the co-packing activities of a US peer for an undisclosed sum.


Tesco calls on UK government to act on foods linked to deforestation 5 Aug 20

Andy Coyne

Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket group, is asking for rules to be introduced on imports of deforestation-linked food.


UK government backs "high-tech" food hub 4 Aug 20

Simon Harvey

The UK government is backing a "high-tech" manufacturing hub in the city of Derby, a project that is expected to create thousands of jobs.



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