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Can plant-based cheese melt consumer doubts?

Cheese remains an area where plant-based alternatives have not made the same inroads as alternatives to burgers or milk. We look at the pros...

Hatching new ideas - incubators and 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...

Guide: Meat companies with stakes in meat-free

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

Pleasure, fun and happiness in food marketing

Our columnist Victor Martino stresses the importance of creating an experience of fun, pleasure and happiness in and around a food bran...

Latest Interviews

"You needed a crazy guy who was prepared to disrupt" - Finnebrogue founder Denis Lynn on shaking up the bacon category 20 Feb 2020

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Denis Lynn, the founder of Northern Ireland-based food group Finnebrogue Artisan, about disruption in the bacon category and his meat-free ambitions.

"I don't think anyone's debating now the meat-free category is going to be very, very large" - the exit interview with Quorn Foods' Kevin Brennan 5 Feb 2020

Dean Best

Stepping down after a near-decade at the helm of Quorn Foods, Kevin Brennan reflects on the growth of the UK meat-free firm and what it needs to do to continue to prosper.

Latest News

Mondelez has "no immediate plans" to launch vegan Cadbury Dairy Milk 26 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

Media reports US snacks giant Mondelez International is to launch a plant-based version of one of its best known chocolate products have been denied by the company.

Valio a partner in new food industry start-up accelerator 26 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

Finnish food group Valio has teamed up with local innovation specialist VTT and the University of Helsinki on a new food start-up initiative.

US plant-based firm Hodo eyes expansion after funding round 25 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

Hodo, a US food business specialising in plant-based products, has announced a series B investment from a Canadian venture capital firm.

Cargill in plant-based push with product launch imminent 24 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

US agri-food giant Cargill has unveiled its plans in the plant-based protein category and set a date for the launch of meat-free products.

UK food sector accelerator relaunches as Mission Ventures, signals Australia deal 24 Feb 20

Andy Coyne

A UK food sector accelerator has relaunched and signalled a deal that will see it working with Australian start-ups.

New products - Marfrig takes plant burger to China; Nestle launches new Quality Street; Itsu partners with Meatless Farm; Mamma Chia launches dairy-free 'milk' 21 Feb 20

This week's batch of new products includes Ginsters teaming up with Quorn in a vegan sausage roll and new Quality Street from Nestle. 

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