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The health questions facing plant-based fare

Questions about the processing behind plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy are growing. Is the criticism justified or is the buoyant i...

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...

Alpro goals throw down progressive gauntlet

Danone is upping its investment in efforts to improve the sustainability of its operations and some of the latest measures focus on Alpro, i...

Dairy groups aiming to milk dairy-free

just-food rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-...

Latest Interviews

"Emerging brands are going to come out of Covid even better" – Catalina Snacks president Joel Warady on why outlook for US keto firm is sweet 15 Sep 2020

Dean Best

Catalina Snacks president Joel Warady reflects on the boost the US keto firm has seen from Covid and sets out why small brands can continue to thrive.


"This should be in everyone's household" – Braham & Murray MD David Shaw on the benefits of hemp and what's needed to build interest 7 Jul 2020

Dean Best

David Shaw, the MD of UK company Braham & Murray, on why he believes in the health and environmental attributes of hemp – and how the Good Hemp owner is looking to expand.

Latest News

US keto brand Health Via Modern Nutrition completes new funding round 24 Nov 20

Andy Coyne

California-based better-for-you bar maker Health Via Modern Nutrition (HVMN) has received a funding boost.


US snackers will return to healthier options post-Covid, suppliers say 19 Nov 20

Dean Best

US consumers who have turned to comfort foods during Covid-19 will again seek better-for-you snacks once the pandemic is over, manufacturers have told an investor conference.


UK's 'green industrial revolution" plan criticised for absence of food objectives 18 Nov 20

Simon Harvey

An environmental not-for-profit organisation has criticised a new ten-point "green industrial revolution" plan unveiled by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today (18 November).


UK government puts unhealthy food advertising ban out to consultation 11 Nov 20

Andy Coyne

The UK government has taken further action in regard to its proposals to ban online adverts promoting food high in fat, sugar and salt.


Simply Good Foods to consolidate logistics as sales boosted by Quest 27 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

The Simply Good Foods Co. saw a sales benefit from last year's acquisition of Quest Nutrition but its weight-management business suffered from the effects of the pandemic.


Danone's nutrition unit Nutricia acquires special needs business Real Food Blends 23 Oct 20

Simon Harvey

The specialised nutrition division of French dairy behemoth Danone has acquired a US business producing meals for people with special needs.



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