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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...

The "planet-based diet" and meeting GHG goals

Does a broader concept of a "planet-based diet" hold the key to achieving emissions cuts consistent with the Paris climate goals? We explore...

The challenges facing Big Food on net-zero

The commitments being made by members of Big Food on net-zero has led to some optimism but there is likely to be scrutiny of their efforts a...

US, UK, EU: Comparing their 2030 climate targets

The UK's emissions reduction target would see a faster decline than the EU and US – but working out who has the policies to deliver on...

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.

"We want to replicate the taste of meat in the healthiest way" – Brazilian plant-based protein firm The New wants to stand apart as market builds 7 Apr 2021

Dean Best

The New is a fledgling plant-based protein business based in beef-loving Brazil. We hear from co-founder Bruno Fonseca about the company's ambitions domestically and overseas.

Latest News

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.

UK grocer Co-op to cut prices on plant-based meat products 6 May 21

Andy Coyne

UK retailer The Co-op has announced an initiative aimed at reducing the price disparity between plant-based products and their meat equivalents.

Japanese tofu firm House Foods to build US facility 5 May 21

Andy Coyne

House Foods, the Japanese tofu maker, has announced that it is to build a new facility in North America.

Valio seeks partners for Oddlygood plant-based business 5 May 21

Simon Harvey

Finnish food group Valio has announced it is planning to spin-off a business unit and is seeking one or more partners to run it.

Britvic buys UK dairy-free milks firm Plenish 4 May 21

Simon Harvey

UK beverages group Britvic, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, has announced an acquisition in the plant-based market.

Tesco rolls out finance scheme for green suppliers 4 May 21

Hannah Abdulla

The UK's largest grocer is to offer sustainability-linked supply chain finance, in a move to encourage more suppliers to sign up to science-based emissions reduction targets.

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