16 February 2021
Redefine Meat raises $29m, bringing 3D-printed meat a step closer to marke
Plant-based visionary Redefine Meat has raised $29m from investors in latest step to bring its 3D-printed meat substitutes to a wider commercial market. The A-series funding round led by Hong...
21 December 2020
The importance of corporate social responsibility for FMCG in 2020 and beyond
Over the past decade, FMCG manufacturers and brands have increasingly attempted to position themselves as socially or ethically responsible by outwardly supporting social movements in marketing campaigns or partnerships. While...
17 December 2020
DuPont’s new ingredients are keeping yoghurt innovation alive and healthy
DuPont has announced the launch of a new line of ingredients under the name ‘Virslik’, a processing aid that delivers a ‘desirable texture’ and ‘clean taste’.
19 November 2020
Unilever targets growth in vegan food as a key strategy in the coming years
Unilever aims to boost annual sales of plant-based products to EUR1bn ($1.2bn) by 2027. The firm has declared the target, which represents a fivefold increase on current numbers as ‘scary’...
2 November 2020
Coca-Cola launches canned dashi soup in Japan
Coca-Cola has recently collaborated with the Japanese food manufacturer Kikkoman to offer the traditional dashi soup in a can format, to cater to consumers seeking convenient and minimally human-handled, packaged...
6 October 2020
PepsiCo registers strong financial performance, driven by increased demand amid pandemic
PepsiCo beat forecasts to achieve solid quarter three results, despite the ongoing pandemic. It’s Frito Lay division was a key driver of growth.
16 June 2020
Beijing has weakened its aquaculture industry
Covid-19 will hit the global aquaculture industry hard; China is the industry’s biggest player, but its own firms have been weakened by sweeping reforms. Aquaculture will be the worst-hit food...
29 May 2020
Immunity-enhancing supplements in high demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Covid-19 vaccine release plans are still not specified, therefore concerned consumers may seek other ways to improve their immunity or reduce the symptoms of potential illness. The evidence on how...
28 April 2020
Covid-19 has helped Scottish bakers think outside the pantry box
Scottish bakers are thinking outside the pantry box to help consumers get their share of baked comforting treats. A lot of these bakers are independent family-owned businesses, which are at...
15 April 2020
How FMCG and service sector partnerships can reduce Covid-19 spread in India
As the Covid-19 lockdown in India enters day 21 FMCG brands partner with the service sector to ensure a constant food supply to India’s population.