03 Oct 2023
--- The UK government enforced a ban on all types of single-use plastic (SUP) on Sunday, including biodegradable, compostable and recycled items. While retailers are embracing the ban, packaging associations say they are... Read More
29 Sep 2023
--- In industry news this week, Second Nature Brands plans to acquire Sahale Snacks from The J.M. Smucker Co. while Celanese Corporation completes the formation of Nutrinova, a food ingredients joint venture with Mitsui &... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- Stravito has unveiled its latest generative AI feature that delivers fast and distilled market research and insights to F&B brands looking to stay on top of trends. The update reduces the time spent researching and... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- Amcor has found that packaging, environmentally sustainable practices and cost influence the purchasing habits of private label products for grocery store shoppers. The company has released research into how European... Read More
25 Sep 2023
--- Poland-based food and beverage company Agus, specializing in dairy and snack foods on-the-go, is set to present its Hello Day vegan and eco-conscious brand at the Anuga Cologne trade show in Germany next month (7 to 11... Read More
20 Sep 2023
--- UK researchers suggest that snacking may not be unhealthy as long as people consume high-quality snacks. In a new study, participants frequently eating high-quality snacks, such as nuts and fresh fruits, were more likely to... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- In industry news this week, Austrian food-tech start-up Revo Foods announced it will launch a 3D-printed vegan salmon filet in Rewe supermarket. The mycoprotein-based filet becomes the world’s first 3D-printed food... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- J. M. Smucker has agreed to acquire Hostess Brands for US$5.6 billion in a cash and stock deal. The transaction is expected to expand Smucker’s presence in the growing snacking and meal occasions category and enhance... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- The board of directors of Kellogg’s has given the green light to its planned division into two separate public companies: Kellanova, which will focus on snacks and emerging markets and WK Kellogg, which will retain the... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- Indian conglomerate ITC yesterday laid the foundation of two new manufacturing facilities in Sehore, Madhya Pradesh, for a reported investment of ₹1,500 crores (approximately US$181 million). The integrated food... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- As consumer preference for sugar alternatives continues to grow, so does the demand for clean-tasting and more natural sweetener solutions. Additionally, pressure from governments, organizations and health-related... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- Two extensive studies presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have demonstrated the high propensity of ultra-processed foods (UPF) to cause cardiovascular disease... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, sandwich chain Subway is set to be acquired by private equity firm Roark Capital. FarmByte and Archisen, an agri-tech company from Singapore, have agreed to establish a joint venture in urban... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Leading ingredient suppliers Tradin Organic, Cargill and ofi are harnessing satellite monitoring solutions and AI to advance supply chain transparency as Europe prepares for the new EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR). These... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- US-based molecular farming company Elo Life Systems (Elo) is addressing the country’s sugar health crisis with the development of a plant-based, natural sweetener, which provides antioxidants from more than 20... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- Almonds have been pegged as the number one nut in European product introductions for the eighth consecutive year, data from Innova Market Insights indicates. Almonds appeal to consumers who seek healthy indulgence,... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, UK-based biotech business Clean Food Group has announced a further £2.3 million in funding to accelerate the commercialization of its sustainable oils and fats technology. Burger King scraps... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- Food formulators are streamlining the presentation of snacks as consumers scrutinize nutrition labels and ingredient lists. Free-from, fiber and high protein content are among the most sought-after claims consumers use to... Read More
14 Aug 2023
--- Amcor and Mondelēz International are investing in advanced recycling technology pioneer Licella to further the circular economy in Australia and contribute to net-zero plastic waste. With the investment, Licella will... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- The FDA has issued a direct final rule to stop the usage of partially hydrogenated oil (PHO) in food, which solidifies its June 2015 discernment that PHOs are no longer GRAS for any human food. We examine what the finer... Read More