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Covid only one factor in Danone's reinvention

Danone revealed a new corporate structure on Monday (23 November) designed to reboot profit margins and improve efficiencies. Simon Harvey l...

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...

Reusables: green to grubby and back again?

Covid boosted single-use packaging, causing concern progress on reusables had been dented. However, high-profile trials are taking place. Wh...

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...

Latest Interviews

"Now we really are in the right space" – Whitworths CEO Mark Fairweather on how changes at UK group are bearing fruit 29 Oct 2020

Dean Best

Whitworths CEO Mark Fairweather reflects on the opportunities presented this year by Covid-19 but also on the UK dried foods supplier's work to revise its strategy.

"We want to be a global brand for vegan food" – Jordan Lellouche, co-founder of The Good Spoon, outlines France vegan mayo firm's ambitions 19 Oct 2020

Andy Coyne

The Good Spoon co-founder and chairman Jordan Lellouche tells Andy Coyne about his plans to grow the vegan mayonnaise brand.

Latest News

Kellogg eyes end of RXBar business in UK 1 Dec 20

Simon Harvey

US cereal giant Kellogg plans to end the manufacturing and sales in the UK of a snack bar brand launched in the country two years ago.

Sweden's Midsona plans plant-based hub in Spain 1 Dec 20

Simon Harvey

Swedish food firm Midsona has started an investment project to increase its presence in the plant-based category.

Trading through Covid-19 and beyond, daily food industry updates – Tuesday 1 December (free to read) 1 Dec 20

Daily updates on how Covid-19 is affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market and consumer behaviour taking shape in the months ahead.

New products – Good Hemp adds oats to hemp-based milk range; Mondelez extends BelVita range in Australia; Aunt Millie's unveils Live bread; Jude's moves into custard category 27 Nov 20

Our selection of new products this week includes new BelVita products in Australia from Mondelez International and US-based Aunt Millie's launching the Live bread sub-brand.

Nestle reveals Zimbabwe expansion plans 26 Nov 20

Andy Coyne

Nestlé is investing more than US$2.5m in a cereal manufacturing plant in a southern Africa market, it has announced.

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.

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