HumanCo acquires majority stake in vegan ice cream Coconut Bliss
HumanCo, a CPG holding company, took a majority stake in plant-based frozen dessert company Coconut Bliss, which makes pints of ice cream as well as frozen sandwiches and bars. Financial… Lire la suite >>
Branching out to a new plant-based ingredient made from wood
Arbiom’s SylPro, made from fermented wood pieces, just finished a proof-of-concept test showing it can replace more traditional soy, pea and wheat proteins in meat substitutes. Lire la suite >>
Sesajal takes minority stake in Rhythm Superfoods
Mexico-based Sesajal, a producer of oils, grains and seeds, took a minority stake in plant-based snack brand Rhythm Superfoods, according to a release sent to Food Dive. Terms of the… Lire la suite >>
How Kraft Heinz converts renewed interest into new brand experiences
Through licensing deals, the foodmaker’s iconic brands are carefully extending both to merchandise and new food experiences, a company vice president told a virtual conference. Lire la suite >>
Whole Foods, King Soopers top rankings of plant-based food sellers
Whole Foods and Kroger’s King Soopers banner had the highest overall scores among plant-based food sellers in terms of product assortment, merchandising and marketing, according to a report from The… Lire la suite >>
Employee fear of coronavirus tops food industry leaders’ challenges, survey says
The biggest challenges food processors and equipment and service suppliers have had during the coronavirus pandemic include workforce issues, big changes in the way business is conducted, dealing with the… Lire la suite >>
Food and beverage is the only sector projected to grow this year, report says
Food and nonalcoholic beverage is the only sector of the economy projected to post positive growth in 2020, according to a Euromonitor analysis. A chart made by the retail analysts… Lire la suite >>
Task force creates official definition for ‘upcycled food’
The Upcycled Food Association created a task force of academic, nonprofit and industry leaders who just released the first official definition for « upcycled food. » The group said implementing a single… Lire la suite >>
Cannabis is hot, so why are investors wary?
Experts and executives talked to Food Dive about navigating the risks and rewards of pouring capital into these products without federal legalization. Lire la suite >>
Edlong and Radient Technologies to develop CBD ingredients
Edlong will form a joint venture with Radient Technologies to create and market cannabidiol flavor systems for food, beverage and pet food. The flavor and ingredient maker plans to combine… Lire la suite >>
(English) McCormick unveils Flavor Maker app for home chefs
McCormick, the maker of packaged foods and seasonings, unveiled an app to help home chefs learn more about its products while they shop, per an announcement shared with Mobile Marketer.… Lire la suite >>
Jelly Belly creator launches CBD-infused jelly beans
David Klein, who created Jelly Belly jelly beans in 1976, has started a company called Spectrum Confections to sell CBD-infused jelly beans. Lire la suite >>