Dairy cooperative to ingredients manufacturer FrieslandCampina recently set out its innovation priorities for its ingredients arm: gut health, personalised nutrition and protein. Divisional head Kathy Fortmann tells FoodNavigator more.
The European Commission has fined French food cooperative Cecab and Dutch manufacturer Coroos upwards of €30m for their involvement in a canned vegetable cartel. Whistle-blower Bonduelle, which was also embroiled, has been granted ‘full immunity’.
Tesco has launched a new own-brand range of plant-based foods under the Plant Chef label, which the retailer’s head of plant-based innovation, Derek Sarno, says responds to a ‘clear opportunity’ for ‘affordable, more familiar dishes’.
Food artificial intelligence company Spoonshot has today emerged from an intensive 18-month R&D process to launch a new tool that it says will ‘raise the bar for insight-led innovation’ in the food and beverage sector.
The Rainforest Alliance Network (RAN) has published a report alleging a raft of FMCG giants and secondary traders continue to use palm oil grown illegally in the Aceh region of Indonesia, in contravention of their own deforestation policies.
How should you begin an elevator pitch, and what raises red flags for potential investors? FoodNavigator-USA editor Elaine Watson headed to Chicago to quiz the judges at Rabobank's FoodBytes! pitch competition.
Nineteen companies and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), have launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios.