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Russia ready to give meat substitutes chance

Traditionally a society of meat lovers, Russians are developing a taste for meat substitutes – and food manufacturers from home and ab...

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...

Big Food's VC-style funds: the investments so far

Minerva 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. Here's o...

How to tap China functional-food opportunity

Covid-19 has increased interest among China's consumers for functional food and the country's domestic manufacturers have reacted. How can i...

Latest Interviews

"We've done the hard part. We're excited about the year ahead" – CEO Abhishek Sinha on outlook for India plant-based meat firm GoodDot 15 Oct 2020

Dean Best

GoodDot Enterprises is seen as being the first modern plant-based meat business in India. The Udaipur-based firm has built a nationwide presence and has international ambitions.


Danone-backed Epigamia seeks to "contemporise" India's fragmented dairy industry – interview with CEO Rohan Mirchandani 3 Sep 2020

Simon Harvey

Epigamia, an Indian dairy brand, has set an ambitious growth target despite the challenges presented by Covid-19. We speak with CEO Rohan Mirchandani for insight into its strategy.

Latest News

Nestle to sell Yinlu business in China to Food Wise Co. 25 Nov 20

Andy Coyne

Nestlé is to sell a business unit n China that has been on the blocks for some time to Food Wise Co., it has announced.


Meat group Marfrig invests in capacity expansion 23 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

Marfrig Global Foods, a meat processor based in Brazil, is expanding capacity across two plants in one of its South American markets.


Century Pacific Food claims first with UnMeat brand in Philippines 20 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

Century Pacific Food, a meat and seafood products manufacturer in the Philippines, has entered a new category in the protein sector.


South Africa's RFG Holdings to close plant under consolidation plan 19 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

South Africa's RFG Holdings is consolidating manufacturing with a plan to close a pies and bakery plant.


South Africa's RCL Foods launches strategic review 18 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

South Africa's RCL Foods said it is in the early stages of a review to assess options for its diversified portfolio.


Israel's Aleph Farms unveils cell-cultured beef prototype 18 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

Aleph Farms, a cell-cultured meat start-up in Israel, said it has come up with a prototype for its first beef product.



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