Nature’s Fynd closes $350M investment round
Nature’s Fynd, previously known as Sustainable Bioproducts, makes products from Fy, a fungi-derived protein from a microbe that was discovered in a geothermal spring in Yellowstone National Park Lire la suite >>
Unilever to test carbon footprint labels on products in 2021
Unilever will test carbon footprint labels on up to two dozen of its products in North America or Europe, with the first offerings coming by the end of the year Lire la suite >>
Coca-Cola changes taste of Zero Sugar to be more like Coke
Coca-Cola is launching an updated version of its Coca-Cola Zero Sugar which tastes more like its iconic namesake beverage, the company said in a statement and blog post. The new… Lire la suite >>
Biden commits $655M and new regulations to strengthen meat industry competition
The federal government committed more than $655 million and promised changes in federal laws to help smaller meat processors compete with larger competitors and succeed in the aftermath of the… Lire la suite >>
3 metrics CPG startups should play to their advantage
As up-and-coming brands struggle to stand out in today’s competitive food and beverage landscape, here’s how they can demonstrate their value, writes Susan Dunn of NielsenIQ. Lire la suite >>
Bud Light Seltzer, Truly Lemonade and Mtn Dew Zero Sugar were the top product launches of 2020, IRI says
New drinks did well during 2020 according to IRI’s latest New Product Pacesetters report, which tracks top product launches in the food and beverage industry. Ten of the top 25… Lire la suite >>
How Impossible Foods is getting Gen Z interested in plant-based meat
With its products in public school cafeterias and a teen-focused website that connects animal agriculture to global warming, the company aims to feed and educate the next generation. Lire la suite >>
Molson Coors’ CEO has a bold plan to ‘fundamentally change’ the beer maker. But will it work?
As consumers turn to other beverages, Gavin Hattersley has moved into energy drinks, diet soda and tequila to revive his company’s portfolio — all while combating outside challenges. Lire la suite >>
General Mills plans to cut up to 1,400 jobs worldwide, Star Tribune reports
General Mills executives told employees last week it plans layoffs of 700 to 800 positions in the U.S. and Canada, and 500 to 600 additional positions worldwide, the Star Tribune… Lire la suite >>
Organic food sales hit record $56.4B in 2020
Sales of organic food leaped 12.8% to hit a record $56.4 billion in 2020, according to the Organic Trade Association. This compares to a 4.6% growth rate in 2019. Total… Lire la suite >>
General Mills shuffles execs as part of restructuring
General Mills Chairman and CEO Jeff Harmening announced a series of new leadership assignments as part of the company’s Accelerate growth strategy at the virtual BMO Global Farm to Market… Lire la suite >>
Bar giant Kind moves into fast-growing plant-based ice cream
Kind is entering the plant-based ice cream space with the rollout of its Kind Frozen Pints. Lire la suite >>