Perfetti Van Melle

Dutch strikes: Perfetti Van Melle deal but Mars, Royal Fassin disputes continue

Perfetti Van Melle staff in the Netherlands have reached a deal on pay after recent strike action – but fellow…

More Dutch confectionery strikes planned – union

The Netherlands’ largest trade union has indicated there will be more strike action in the confectionery sector following disquiet at…

Perfetti Van Melle buys gum assets from Mondelez International

Perfetti Van Melle has struck a deal to buy a clutch of gum assets from fellow confectionery major Mondelez International.…

Packaging claims under fire for “greenwashing”

Coca-Cola and Unilever are among companies criticised for making claims about plastic packaging that amount to “greenwashing”. A study by…

New products – Impossible Foods developing milk alternative; Chobani takes oat drink blend to Australia; Banza moves into frozen pizza; Laird Superfood enters snacks category

The week's stand-out product moves include dairy-free alternatives from Impossible Foods and Chobani, and meat-free pork pies from the UK's Addo…

New products – Dr Oetker’s Chicago Town pizza enters chilled aisle; Sweet Earth’s Awesome Burger hits US; Delimax-Montpak debuts Fontaine Family range; Tesco debuts Plant Chef

This week's batch of new product launches includes the meat-free Awesome Burger from Nestle-owned Sweet Earth, and plant-based ranges from Kerry Foods…

Perfetti Van Melle ties up licensing deal with Angry Birds owner

Italian confectionery giant Perfetti Van Melle has signed a licensing deal with Finnish games company and Angry Birds brand owner…

Sainsbury’s baby food range; Kraft Heinz launches Jif Jaf biscuits for China; Mentos goes sugar-free with Stay Free mints; Perky Jerky moves into pork

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a…