Bill Gates buys stake in AB InBev worth approximately $95m
Through his philanthropic organisation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, US business magnate Bill Gates has acquired 1,703,000 shares in AB InBev. Lire la suite >>
Outstanding Foods secures $5m in funding round
Plant-based snack brand Outstanding Foods has raised $5 million in a financing round led by SternAegis Ventures. Lire la suite >>
Canada’s La Coop Fédérée receives $229m capital injection
Canadian agri-food business La Coop Fédérée has secured CAD 300 million ($229.1 million) in funding from four investors. Lire la suite >>
(English) Chobani introduces new yogurt flavour to support dairy farmers
Chobani has launched a limited-edition yogurt flavour in partnership with American Farmland Trust (AFT), a non-profit that protects farmland and promotes sound farming practices. The dairy processor is donating $0.10… Lire la suite >>
(English) Unilever reveals plan to halve its use of new plastic by 2025
Unilever, which owns brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Knorr, and Lipton, has announced plans to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025. The company will aim to reduce… Lire la suite >>
(English) Coke to launch Coca-Cola Energy and new cherry flavour in the US
The Coca-Cola Company is looking to bring new fans into the energy drink category with the US launch of Coca-Cola Energy. Coca-Cola Energy, Coca-Cola Energy Cherry – a flavour available… Lire la suite >>
Tetra Pak teams up with Veolia to improve recyclability of cartons
Tetra Pak has joined forces with resource management company Veolia​ in what it has called a “game-changing partnership”, which will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the… Lire la suite >>
Danone aims to triple the size of its plant-based business by 2025
Danone has revealed it plans to triple the size of its plant-based business by 2025 by combining its position in the dairy industry with the high plant-based growth potential. Lire la suite >>
Bonduelle Fresh Americas appoints former Cargill exec as CEO
Bonduelle has appointed former Cargill executive Mary Thompson as the chief executive officer of its Bonduelle Fresh Americas division, effective from 8 October 2018 Lire la suite >>
Danone and others form Plant-Based Foods of Canada group
Danone, Hain Celestial and other plant-based food companies operating in Canada have formed the Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFA) lobbying organisation to advance the interests of the plant-based foods sector… Lire la suite >>
Kraft Heinz Canada completes purchase of Ethical Bean Coffee
Kraft Heinz Canada has finalised the acquisition of Ethical Bean Coffee as it aims to expand its sustainable coffee offering for Canadian consumers. Lire la suite >>
PepsiCo joins Nestlé and Danone’s bottle research alliance
PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, a research consortium formed by Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to accelerate the development of 100% renewable and sustainable bottles. Lire la suite >>