All news articles for August 2017

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‘High’ retailer margins blamed for organic prices

By Katy Askew

Retailers who make “high margins” on organic products have been accused of pushing up the price of bio produce and contributing to shortages in France by consumer association UFC Que Choisir.

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Europe ‘leading innovation’ in natural food ingredients, says Roha MD

By Katy Askew

Europe is “leading” innovation in the global trend towards natural ingredients in the food and beverage industry and Roha’s acquisition of Italian firm New Food Industry will give India’s Roha a bigger piece of the action, managing director Brijesh Tibrewala...

Hain Celestial grows natural brands in Europe

Hain Celestial grows natural brands in Europe

By Katy Askew

Hain Celestial, the US-based natural and organic food manufacturer, insisted that it sees “tremendous opportunities” for the natural and organic food sector as it grows its business in Europe.

Evolva to axe almost half its workforce in restructuring overhaul

Evolva to axe almost half its workforce in restructuring overhaul

By Niamh Michail

Evolva will cut its workforce by 43% and spin off its Indian R&D laboratory to become a product-based company. "Technology will always be the backbone at Evolva but we've reached the point where we need to be laser focused on commercialising...

Bars retain a chewy texture for 12 months or more in ambient conditions, Arla claims

Whey can extend shelf-life of protein bars

By Noli Dinkovski

The notoriously short shelf-life of protein bars may be a thing of the past thanks to a new whey protein that, according to its maker, can keep them soft for at least a year.

Bonduelle CFO: 'We are pushing our brands'

Bonduelle CFO: 'We are pushing our brands'

By Katy Askew

European vegetable giant Bonduelle smashed €2bn in annual sales for the first time ever this year: Finance chief Grégory Sanson speaks to FoodNavigator about how the company is using a mix of innovation and investment to drive its brands.

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