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Heura Foods eyes profitability as Upfield leads funding for alt-meat group

Heura Foods has netted a new round of funds but the plant-based business has yet to turn a profit almost…

Eco-labels: sexy but no silver bullet for sustainable food sales

Most consumers want to buy ‘greener’ products and most food companies say they want to sell more of them. Yet…

Orkla joins Upfield in upsized seed round for Change Foods’ fermented cheese

Change Foods, the California start-up developing animal-free cheese, has attracted established food firms Orkla and Upfield to an upsized seed…

Upfield invests in owner of egg-free brand Oggs

Upfield, the margarine and plant-based foods supplier, has bought a minority stake in Alternative Foods London, the UK firm behind…

COP26 – Food giants need to pick up pace on greenhouse gas emissions

Scan Just Food’s headlines in recent weeks and food companies the world over appear to be tackling net-zero head-on. Carbon…

Can plant-based cheese come of age?

Concerns about quality and taste have held back the market for plant-based cheese. Lucy Britner looks at how manufacturers are…

New products – Lotus Bakeries-owned Bear snacks moves into ice lollies; Litehouse’s Purely Balanced dressings; Serenity Kids rolls out grain-free puffs; Nestle eyes vegan KitKat

This week's selection of new products that caught the eye include the first vegan baby-food brand from Nestlé, and plans for a…

New products – India FMCG giant Marico enters plant-based meat; Danone touts health virtues of Silk kids line; Chobani debuts probiotic range; Kellogg’s new cereal bars

This week's selection of new products includes a cereal partnership between Mondelez/Post Holdings, grain-free cereal from Nature's Path in Canada and…

Upfield to overhaul Canada production

Plant-based dairy business Upfield, home to brands including cheese alternative Violife and Becel margarine, is shaking up its manufacturing in…

Upfield unveils carbon-labelling commitment

Plant-based dairy-alternative business Upfield is to introduce carbon labelling on its product packs by the end of next year. The…