ready meals & side dishes

25 May 2020
--- Restaurants in Europe are starting to reopen their doors as governments relax COVID-19 self-distancing measures but health and hygiene remain top of the agenda. Set against this backdrop, Norwegian company ZincIn is... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Eco-Products, a Novolex brand, has introduced compostable trays as the latest addition to its line of foodservice products, targeting grocery stores and food processors. Made from residual sugarcane fiber, the new trays are... Read More
03 Mar 2020
--- Food in “under three minutes” may soon be made possible with the aid of drones in Ireland, under a new partnership between Manna Drone Delivery and Just Eat, Ben & Jerry’s and Camile Thai. The flying... Read More
18 Feb 2020
--- Algae has taken on a starring role in product development in recent years, particularly in plant-based and flavor-boosting applications. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke to German producer Viva Maris, at recently culminated... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- Ingredients derived from peas, potatoes or fava beans are challenging soy’s market share in the meat analog industry. The latest varieties of plant proteins offer new textures, tastes and nutritional profiles, which... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- Despite consumers being under a greater time-crunch than ever before, the desire for convenience is paradoxically turning their attention away from ready meals. Instead, snacking is on the rise, with the ready meal industry... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- Toronto-based pizza chain Pizza Pizza has launched a new crust to appeal to keto dieters. The “Keto Uncrust” created in collaboration with Unbun Foods, boasts only two grams of net carbs per slice, ideal for a... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Tyson Foods has issued its fourth quarter and fiscal 2019 results, outlining sales growth of 6 percent to US$42.4 billion, driven mostly by chicken-related acquisitions and increased pricing in the beef and prepared food... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has unveiled its DuPont Danisco POWERPasta range of enzymes, the latest solution for customers in the rapidly expanding global pasta sector. This launch comes at a time of increasing... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Ajinomoto Group has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 50.1 percent equity stake in US-based French sauces and stocks producer More Than Gourmet Holdings (MTG). The agreement is facilitated in a strategic... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- US multinational retail corporation Walmart and media platform BuzzFeed’s “Tasty” division have partnered to offer consumers “shoppable recipes.” The retailer invites shoppers to add the entire... Read More
20 Aug 2019
--- Demands for tangible health benefits and environmental responsibility are major drivers for the plant-based trend. This is something Simo Suoheimo, Co-Founder of meal-replacement drink company Ambronite, who spoke to... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- Advancements in agri-tech and sustainable supply chain management are contributing to the narrowing of yield gaps between organic and conventional farming. Within this market, players have invested in novel solutions that... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Smithfield Foods, a US-based pork processing giant and wholly owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed WH Group, has launched a soy-based protein portfolio under its Pure Farmland brand. This is one of the latest examples of a... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- In an increasingly connected and adventurous world, flavors can be a bridge to different cultures that requires little translation. Driven by a demand for new experiences, consumers are seeking out novel flavors and flavor... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Global ingredients and premix supplier Prinova has expanded into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market with the establishment of a subsidiary in Sydney, Australia. The subsidiary will serve customers in Australia and New Zealand,... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- UK recipe box company Gousto has secured an additional £30 million (US$37.7 million) investment in a funding round led by Perwyn, a family-backed private equity investment firm. This takes Gousto’s total funding... Read More
14 Jun 2019
--- Product substitution and repositioning, such as the use of a “Brand Britain” marketing approach will be key platforms for UK companies to survive and thrive in a post-Brexit environment. But there is generally... Read More