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Carbon emissions: a taxing problem

Food manufacturers, retailers and governments are announcing moves to net-zero. With food a quarter of GHG emissions, could the fiscal syste...

Hatching new ideas – incubators, accelerators

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the con...

Which meat groups have stakes in alt-meat?

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manu...

How might Covid impact food company strategy?

Simon Harvey assesses what food manufacturers can take forward from their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic....

Latest Interviews

"We feel the pressure from the market" – Emmi's Gerold Schatt on Swiss dairy group's sustainability targets 14 Apr 2021

Dean Best

Emmi has a new set of sustainability targets, with an overall aim to be "net-zero" by 2050. The dairy group discusses its goals and the spotlight being shone on the whole industry.


Bonduelle deputy CEO Gregory Sanson on long-term impacts of Covid-19, resilience and M&A – the just-food interview part 2 1 Oct 2020

Dean Best

Bonduelle's deputy CEO Gregory Sanson weighs up Covid could affect working practices in the longer term, sets out his thinking on foodservice and talks M&A plans.

Latest News

PepsiCo reveals details of regenerative farming plan 21 Apr 21

Andy Coyne

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has revealed an end-of-decade target for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions amongst its farmer suppliers.


Nestle joins Magnit-led Russia initiative to promote healthy food 16 Apr 21

Simon Harvey

A raft of consumer goods companies have joined an initiative in Russian to promote healthy food and beverages.


Irish food companies sign up to low-carbon pledge 1 Apr 21

Andy Coyne

A number of Ireland-based food groups have signed up to a new low-carbon pledge backed by more than 60 of the country's largest businesses.


French watchdog issues fines after ruling on sandwich cartel 25 Mar 21

Simon Harvey

France's competition authority has dished out fines to two companies for their role in a price-fixing cartel, while a third has escaped punishment.


JBS commits to net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2040 24 Mar 21

Andy Coyne

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has made a new long-term commitment linked to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


Irish frozen-food business Strong Roots wins B Corp status 23 Mar 21

Simon Harvey

Irish frozen veg business Strong Roots has secured a certification for its social, environmental and corporate governance credentials.



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