Oddbox is a UK online delivery platform on a mission to fight food waste. The company, launched in 2016, recently underwent a brand overhaul as it works to grow its community and build on the momentum built-up during COVID lockdowns. FoodNavigator caught...
Over a quarter of processed, vegetarian meat-substitute products are not a source of protein, according to research by Safefood into the nutritional content of more than 350 products which claim to be meat replacements.
Global food and farming is set for a ‘corporate tidal wave’, warns think tank IPES-Food and non-profit ETC Group, who believe a business-as-usual approach could accelerate environmental breakdown and jeopardize food security.
DSM has today (31 March) agreed to acquire the flavour and fragrance (F&F) business of US-based biotech firm Amyris, extending its portfolio with bio-based ingredients for the flavor and fragrance and cosmetics industries.
Europe’s largest frozen food player has announced plans to acquire Fortenova’s frozen savoury and ice cream assets. The buy-out marks Nomad’s second in six months, and CEO Stéfan Descheemaeker says investors ‘should not assume we are done’.
Food brand ZUVA is ensuring farm-to-fork traceability from its parent company’s farms in Africa through to consumers’ plates in Europe. “We have created a win-win situation for everyone participating in the value chain,” says founder and CEO Carl Heinrich...
Current food classification systems for ‘processed’ food are confusing and can be misleading, a new study argues. “It is over simplistic to assume that processed equals unhealthy,” the research’s lead author tells FoodNavigator.
This week's launches take in Nestlé’s new dark chocolate bar made with cocoa fruit, and beverage brand James White's introduction of turmeric to its Thorncroft cordial range for its taste and well documented health attributes. Elsewhere, a popcorn...
Danish food tech start-up Lyras has developed a pasteurisation technology that it says has a lower environmental impact than traditional pasteurisation while also cutting food waste and delivering on safety and nutrition.
The joint venture between Nestlé and General Mills is taking a ‘dual strategy’ approach to cereal renovation that is ‘both reductionist and increasing’, says Gharry Eccles, Vice President UK and Oceania of Cereal Partners Worldwide.
Mars Edge – the segment of Mars Incorporated dedicated to supporting human health through nutrition – is on a mission to reconcile the nutrition that consumers need with the food they want, it tells FoodNavigator.