Tracking sustainable food and beverage packaging innovation
As sustainability has come into greater focus in the food and beverage industry, CPGs are tackling the significant carbon footprint accrued from product packaging. The amount of plastic waste ballooned… Lire la suite >>
From science to CPG series
During the last decade, several companies formed by scientists and entrepreneurs who believed in harnessing the power of science to create food for the future. Lire la suite >>
Nestlé aims for bigger bite of $600M thaw and eat category
The nascent segment, which is growing at a 25% CAGR, allows food makers to get their brands into the hands of on-the-go consumers who don’t have immediate access to an… Lire la suite >>
Kraft Heinz launches plant-based cheese slices through NotCo joint venture
Kraft Heinz and NotCo are launching NotCheese, a plant-based version of the iconic Kraft American cheese, CEO Miguel Patricio said in prepared remarks with Kraft Heinz’s quarterly earnings report Wednesday. Lire la suite >>
Ben & Jerry’s partners with Tony’s Chocolonely to end modern slavery in chocolate
Ben & Jerry’s is working with socially conscious confection maker Tony’s Chocolonely to end modern slavery and child labor in the chocolate industry, the companies said in a statement. Lire la suite >>
Splitting Kellogg is the best way to drive growth, CEO says
In an interview, Steve Cahillane said dividing the 116-year-old CPG will unlock value and create three “healthy, strong companies” in plant-based food, cereal and snacks. Lire la suite >>
Nestlé to buy majority stake in protein powder maker Orgain
Nestlé’s health science division is buying a majority stake in Orgain, a maker of protein powders, shakes and bars, for an undisclosed amount, the food giant said in a statement. Lire la suite >>
‘Microdrink’ maker Waterdrop raises $70M
Waterdrop seeks to simultaneously increase the amount of water people drink while lowering the amount of plastic bottles used for consumption. In its press release, the company notes that over… Lire la suite >>
Why famous people are joining food tech advisory boards
Hollywood A-listers including Leonardo DiCaprio and Ashton Kutcher, former government officials and other household names are working with companies, lending their expertise and cachet. Lire la suite >>
Impossible Foods raises $500M, bringing its lifetime funding to more than $2B
Impossible Foods closed a $500 million funding round, bringing its lifetime funding to more than $2 billion. This latest round was led by Mirae Asset Global Investments. Other participants were… Lire la suite >>
Thanksgiving dinner costs rise due to inflation and supply chain challenges
Thanksgiving dinner is likely to be more expensive this year thanks to inflation and supply chain issues, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual price survey. The total cost… Lire la suite >>
Del Monte Foods leans into upcycled food movement with canned vegetable certification
Del Monte Foods has announced what it said is the industry’s first canned vegetable product to be certified by the Upcycled Food Association under its new upcycled certification program. Lire la suite >>