Retail & Food Service

Consumers maintain interest in animal proteins, survey finds

Despite the growing trend for plant-based products, research from Cargill shows that the majority of consumers intended to maintain or increase their consumption of...

Campbell Soup offloads Bolthouse Farms in $510m deal

The Campbell Soup Company has sold Bolthouse Farms to Butterfly, an LA private equity firm specialising in the food sector, for $510 million. Bolthouse Farms...

Kraft Heinz joins Food and Drink Federation

Kraft Heinz has joined the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the trade organisation representing over 300 food and drink manufacturers in the UK. The organisation...

In brief: Danone offloads US salads business

Danone is selling its US organic salads business to Taylor Farms, a California-based family-owned salads and fresh foods company. The business, Earthbound Farm, was founded...

Kellogg’s moves to responsibly sourced corn

Kellogg’s has moved to responsibly sourced corn for all Kellogg’s Corn Flakes sold across Europe and the UK. The cereal company has verified that environmental...

Health and wellness driving meat demand in Asia-Pacific region

Asian consumers are increasingly opting for meat products with health & wellness claims, driven by rising living standards and an increasing health-consciousness, according to...

Ikea harvests first hydroponically-grown lettuce

Ikea has harvested and served its first “home-grown” lettuce as part of a year-long trial exploring how food can be served more sustainability. The Swedish...

Food inflation hits almost six-year high

Food inflation has reached its highest point in over five years, rising to 2.5% according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Fresh food inflation rose...

Growth slows as supermarkets await Easter sales boost

A late Easter holiday this year has seen a slowdown in growth for grocery market share, figures from Kantar show. Figures show year-on-year supermarket sales...

Kellogg sells cookies and fruit snacks businesses to Ferrero

The Kellogg Company has sold its cookie, fruit and fruit flavoured snack, ice cream cone and piece crust businesses to confectionary company The Ferrero...

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