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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...

Pleasure, fun and happiness in food marketing

Our columnist Victor Martino stresses the importance of creating an experience of fun, pleasure and happiness in and around a food bran...

Nestle's annual results - key takeaways

Market reaction to Nestlé's annual results was less than positive after a key target was pushed back. Simon Harvey takes a look at th...

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....

Latest Interviews

"You needed a crazy guy who was prepared to disrupt" - Finnebrogue founder Denis Lynn on shaking up the bacon category 20 Feb 2020

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Denis Lynn, the founder of Northern Ireland-based food group Finnebrogue Artisan, about disruption in the bacon category and his meat-free ambitions.

"It’s too bad we have to go through pain to see the truth" – TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky on why we need to cut waste 13 Feb 2020

Thomas Parker

TerraCycle has grown to become one of the most well-known names in recycling. We speak to CEO Tom Szaky on how he's reshaping the way consumers use and dispose of packaging.

Latest News

US plant-based firm Hodo eyes expansion after funding round 25 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

Hodo, a US food business specialising in plant-based products, has announced a series B investment from a Canadian venture capital firm.

Italy food trade body warns on business impact of coronavirus 24 Feb 20

Dean Best

Italy's food trade association, Federalimentare, has issued a warning over the possible economic impact of the coronavirus cases in the country and the reaction to the outbreak.

Cargill in plant-based push with product launch imminent 24 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

US agri-food giant Cargill has unveiled its plans in the plant-based protein category and set a date for the launch of meat-free products.

UK food sector accelerator relaunches as Mission Ventures, signals Australia deal 24 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

A UK food sector accelerator has relaunched and signalled a deal that will see it working with Australian start-ups.

Blue Horizon offshoot Foods United invests in meat-alternatives supplier LikeMeat 24 Feb 20

Dean Best

LikeMeat, the Germany-based meat-alternatives business, has a new majority shareholder backed by Swiss fund Blue Horizon.

Conagra Brands' outlook cut due to "industry-wide" weakness - CAGNY 20 Feb 20

Simon Harvey

US food major Conagra Brands has clarified a recent cut in its organic growth guidance was the result of "industry-wide" weakness. 

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