Could 2021 be the breakout year for cannabis-infused food and beverages?
Although the pandemic slowed progress, the outlook is brighter as more companies enter the market and the regulatory environment has the potential to change. Lire la suite >>
Molson Coors enters crowded energy drink space with distribution deal for ZOA
Molson Coors Beverage signed an exclusive distribution deal to launch ZOA, a nonalcoholic energy drink made with better-for-you, natural ingredients, the company said in a blog post. It will be… Lire la suite >>
Danone’s So Delicious launches plant-based cheese
Danone’s plant-based So Delicious Dairy Free brand has expanded its offerings to include shredded and sliced cheeses, as well as creamy spreads. The shreds and slices are available at some… Lire la suite >>
Gluten Free Oreos coming to stores in January
Oreo will make a gluten-free variety, according to a post on the cookie brand’s official Twitter account and company representatives. Mondelez-owned Oreo said it would share further details about the… Lire la suite >>
Mars buys Kind North America
Mars, Incorporated is fully acquiring Kind North America, the companies announced. The deal was first reported by The New York Times. Lire la suite >>
Meat processors expedite plans to implement robotics as pandemic increases pressure
The future of meat manufacturing could include 3D scanners and automated cutting. Tyson, Smithfield, Cargill and JBS are all looking at ways to incorporate more automation. Lire la suite >>
Nestlé moves to keep rights to sell California Pizza Kitchen’s frozen line
Nestlé filed a lawsuit disputing California Pizza Kitchen’s (CPK) efforts to rescind its trademark contract that authorizes the Swiss food giant to sell its frozen pizzas in retail, Bloomberg reported.… Lire la suite >>
Halloween candy sales are up, but pandemic is changing celebrations
Halloween chocolate and candy sales are up 8.6% as of Oct. 4 compared to last year, according to IRI sales data cited by the National Confectioners Association. Halloween chocolate sales… Lire la suite >>
PepsiCo launches sleep-aid drink Driftwell
PepsiCo is launching a functional water called Driftwell aimed at combating stress and inducing relaxation, according to an emailed release. The enhanced water contains 200 grams of L-theanine, an amino… Lire la suite >>
How Caulipower seizes market opportunity
The veggie-forward company was built out of a working mother’s need for a convenient and healthy gluten-free option, and keeps growing by looking for products it can improve. Lire la suite >>
Plant-based food maker Laird Superfood files for $40M IPO
Laird Superfood, a creator of plant-based superfood products, filed for a $40 million IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In its S-1 filing, Laird said it had revenue of… Lire la suite >>
From plant-based meats to pharmaceuticals, Dippin’ Dots diversifies its use of cryogenics
While the company is best known for its flash-frozen ice cream, a push into new revenue streams has helped it financially as sales to theme parks and other venues dried… Lire la suite >>