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PBFA,  Dot Foods partner to make plant-based foods more available

PBFA, Dot Foods partner to make plant-based foods more available

10 Mar 2020

The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), the trade association representing 180 plant-based food companies, and Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, have announced a new partnership that aims to increase access to plant...

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BENEO invests $50m in Chile capacity

BENEO invests $50m in Chile capacity

9 Mar 2020

BENEO has announced a significant expansion for its chicory root production facility in Chile by 2022.

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AAK acquires Russian spreads manufacturer

AAK acquires Russian spreads manufacturer

9 Mar 2020

AAK has acquired 75% of NPO Margaron, a producer of margarines, spreads, and bakery and confectionery fats, based in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Sugar remains top concern for consumers

Sugar remains top concern for consumers

9 Mar 2020

Avoiding added sugar is the number one concern for consumers when using front-of-pack labelling to choose healthier foods and drinks, a new study suggests, while excess saturated fat and salt are less likely to influence purchase decisions.

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Targeting texture in indulgent foods and drinks

Targeting texture in indulgent foods and drinks

9 Mar 2020

Despite consumer assertions that they want healthier foods, sales of indulgent products continue to grow, providing opportunities for creamy, crunchy and contrasting textures in various categories.

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Arla: helping bakers with egg substitute

Arla: helping bakers with egg substitute

6 Mar 2020

Arla Foods Ingredients says it is helping bakers reduce their dependence on eggs while creating cakes with consumer appeal and long shelf-life.

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Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

6 Mar 2020

Campden BRI has begun an industry survey to gain an insight into how much control the food industry has over Listeria.

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Alland & Robert teams with TREE AID

Alland & Robert teams with TREE AID

5 Mar 2020

French manufacturer of acacia gum Alland & Robert has teamed up with TREE AID, a UK-based charity specialized in reforesting the African drylands.

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Duas Rodas launches Plant Based Solutions technology platform

Duas Rodas launches Plant Based Solutions technology platform

5 Mar 2020

Flavours and ingredients manufacturer Duas Rodas has launched its Plant Based Solutions technology platform, which it says allows the flavour, juiciness and texture of meat to be brought to vegetable proteins.

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BlueNalu gets $20m Series A funding

BlueNalu gets $20m Series A funding

4 Mar 2020

BlueNalu, a food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, has announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding.

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US plant-based food sales grew 11% in 2019

US plant-based food sales grew 11% in 2019

4 Mar 2020

2019 marked another impressive year for plant-based foods, according to new data that shows that total plant-based retail sales reached $5 billion and grew 11% over the past year—almost five times faster than total U.S. retail food sales.

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Anlit to introduce Yomi Bears

Anlit to introduce Yomi Bears

3 Mar 2020

Anlit is to launch Yomi Bears. The new vegan format contains a high content of nutritional fibres as short-chain carbohydrates (65%), contributing to healthy gut activities. It also could prevent dental caries, the company says.

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