10 May 2021
Yeo Valley’s new limited-edition yoghurt ties into healthy indulgence trends with top quality ingredients
British dairy company Yeo-Valley partnered up with The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to launch a unique limited-edition blackcurrant-flavoured yoghurt in honour of celebrating Yeo Valley’s first organic garden for the...
21 December 2020
The importance of corporate social responsibility for FMCG in 2020 and beyond
Over the past decade, FMCG manufacturers and brands have increasingly attempted to position themselves as socially or ethically responsible by outwardly supporting social movements in marketing campaigns or partnerships. While...
17 December 2020
DuPont’s new ingredients are keeping yoghurt innovation alive and healthy
DuPont has announced the launch of a new line of ingredients under the name ‘Virslik’, a processing aid that delivers a ‘desirable texture’ and ‘clean taste’.
25 November 2020
Post-Brexit food safety standards present ethical opportunity for UK brands
Despite UK MPs rejecting an amendment to ensure food from future trade deals met current EU-level current food safety and animal welfare standards, attitudes around ethics and the environment could...
19 November 2020
Unilever targets growth in vegan food as a key strategy in the coming years
Unilever aims to boost annual sales of plant-based products to EUR1bn ($1.2bn) by 2027. The firm has declared the target, which represents a fivefold increase on current numbers as ‘scary’...
2 November 2020
Coca-Cola launches canned dashi soup in Japan
Coca-Cola has recently collaborated with the Japanese food manufacturer Kikkoman to offer the traditional dashi soup in a can format, to cater to consumers seeking convenient and minimally human-handled, packaged...
6 October 2020
PepsiCo registers strong financial performance, driven by increased demand amid pandemic
PepsiCo beat forecasts to achieve solid quarter three results, despite the ongoing pandemic. It’s Frito Lay division was a key driver of growth.
27 August 2020
Scottish aquaculture under threat as major salmon producer Mowi expects job losses
Scotland’s biggest farmed salmon producer, Mowi, has announced potential future job losses, which could threaten the nation's aquaculture industry in the long term.
26 August 2020
Societal awareness is selling so much ice cream for Ben and Jerry’s
Ben and Jerry's has one of the most well-actioned social media presences in the world. Compared to brands like Halo Top and Haagen-Dasz, Ben and Jerry's has a history in...
23 June 2020
Could UK food safety be at risk with US trade deal on the horizon?
The UK has just entered the latest round of trade talks with the US, with food being one of the main areas discussed. If the current plans are agreed, consumers...