Faba Butter uses aquafaba – the viscous liquid left over from cooking chickpeas – to bind water, coconut oil and a plant-based liquid oil to create a vegan buttery spread claimed to blow rivals out of the water. Elaine Watson caught up with brand owner...
Belgian manufacturer of plant-based dairy alternatives Alpro has been caught in a Twitter storm after it tweeted that a healthy diet consists of one third animal-based products. Disgruntled vegan followers referenced the company’s recent acquisition by...
Retail giant Tesco faced a backlash for using fictitious British farm names to sell produce from as far afield as Chile but it’s an EU-wide practice that hits farmers and deceives consumers, say unions. But are they actually in breach of EU food law or...
Private label growth has slowed from the last several years when consumers flocked to the category due to the recession, according to a report from Packaged Facts. While retailers continue to launch and promote store brand products, a persistently sluggish...
DrinkTec TV introduces the European Beer Star award winners, discusses 2013 launches for Europe's oldest soft drinks brand, Sinalco, then hones in on ingredients, talking natural colors with Dohler and the intriguing use of 'audio branding'...
The South African Competition Commission has given its blessing to Nestlé’s $11.85bn global acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition – leaving it in the hands of the country’s Competition Tribunal to approve the deal.
Fonterra’s recall decision concerning 410,000 packs of butter was the right thing to do, and action to this front to protect its brand image was crucial, according to a top UK-based food safety expert.
US-based cooperative group Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) says it remains committed to production of value added products despite the sale of its stake in processing group National Dairy to Grupo Lala.
A new sweetener supplier in the US claims to allow food and
beverage firms to access ingredient supplies from low-cost
manufacturing countries while maintaining Western standards of
quality and service.
Dairy Crest, Britain's largest dairy group, is set to significantly
increase its collection of brands and capture leading market
positions abroad after signing a deal to buy French and Italian
spreads firm St Hubert.
Leading East European drinks manufacturer Kofola has selected PET
preforms from Amcor PET Packaging for two of its juice and mineral
water brands, a move designed to bring the same brand values and
image to the take-home sector as...
French dairy giant Lactalis has grabbed immediate supremacy in two
former Soviet countries and paved the way for an expansion of its
own brand products after signing a deal to take over dairy company
Flavour firms operating on the global scene will turn their sights
to Asia to up returns as evidence suggests new flavours are
emerging in China in the brand war between foreign and domestic
The news that an investigation has been ordered by China's premier,
Wen Jiabao, into the deaths of at least 12 babies after drinking
fake formula milk has led to a renewed quest for manufactuers to
find packaging solutions to...
A brand of wine packaged in Tetra Prisma 500ml packaging has been
launched in the US. This is the first wine to packaged in this way,
and the company behind it believes it offers consumers greater
convenience and freshness.
Arm & Hammer baking soda is available for the first time in a
large-format resealable bag. The packaging, designed by global
packaging firm Zip-Pak, features an easy-to-use resealable zipper
that helps keep large quantities of...
Allied Domecq, the world's second largest spirits producer, has
teamed up with Parmalat UK to launch a range of premium dairy
desserts featuring three of its brands - Malibu, Tia Maria and
Harveys Bristol Cream.
Focusing on improving quality rather than lifting sales has paid
off for Dutch dairy group Campina, which has seen a solid
improvement in sales for its core brands despite volatile
international dairy markets.
Claims by Swedish dairy company Arla that its Rosenborg cheese is
the most popular blue cheese in Britain have caused offence to
Stilton producers, who argued successfully that their cheese is by
far the most widely sold UK brand.
Gregg Engles, chairman and chief executive officer of Dean Foods,
the biggest US dairy processor, has said he is confident that the
recent acquisition of soy food producer White Wave will prove an
excellent investment as the market...