Obrigado Announces B Corporation Status

Obrigado, Brazil’s much-loved coconut water, is proud to have been declared a B Corporation brand following years of sustainable practices and a dedication to social responsibility. The company that built the business on promoting a healthy relationship with the environment, has incorporated these values into the business from day one to become the very first … Continue reading “Obrigado Announces B Corporation Status”

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Ready? Steady? Already cooked!

RISOTTO while loved by many, can be time-consuming to make. That’s the thinking behind Premier Foods’ latest launch under the Loyd Grossman umbrella, Risotto Kits, which are aimed at giving one and two person households a complete meal solution. The kits contain seasoned Italian risotto rice and a sachet of sauce and come in three flavours: Creamy Mushroom … Continue reading “Ready? Steady? Already cooked!”


Honesty the best policy

Brand says modern consumers want to know exactly what they are buying. TRANSPARENCY is vital for any brand that hopes to appeal to health-conscious consumers, with sugar content high on the agenda for many soft drinks shoppers. That’s the view of Mark van de Grift, global marketing director at Aurantiaca Group, the coconut producers behind Brazilian … Continue reading “Honesty the best policy”


£9.2 million to help Welsh red meat industry cope with Brexit

The programme will focus on three specific areas: animal health, genetics and meat quality. The Welsh Government has appointed an industry-led body to head a five-year, £9.2 million red meatdevelopment programme to help the country’s farming community prepare for Brexit. Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths announced at the Royal Welsh Show Hybu Cig … Continue reading “£9.2 million to help Welsh red meat industry cope with Brexit”


Milk alternatives hastening change in dairy industry

CoBank predicts continued double-digit growth in plant-based milk alternatives. Niche dairy products adapt to changing consumer preferences but complicate costs and logistics. As consumers increasingly seek beverages made from soy, almonds, coconuts and rice — even peas and oats — the dairy industry is responding with niche products of its own, but more changes are … Continue reading “Milk alternatives hastening change in dairy industry”

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French regulator launches probe into Tesco-Carrefour deal

The Autorite de la Concurrence is quizzing suppliers on the competitive impact of the buying partnership. The French competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the strategic tie-up between Tesco and Carrefour. The Autorite de la Concurrence said it was looking into the competitive impact of the purchasing agreement to assess its effect on the … Continue reading “French regulator launches probe into Tesco-Carrefour deal”

Global Trends

Food and Drink Innovation Network: Global Trends, hosted by Green Seed UK

At Green Seed we are only too aware how newly emerging global trends can quickly have an impact on different geographical markets. To this end Green Seed UK invited a range of stimulating speakers from the UK and abroad to inspire an audience of food marketing and innovation professionals. The latest global trends and innovation … Continue reading “Food and Drink Innovation Network: Global Trends, hosted by Green Seed UK”

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Auchan, Casino and Metro to form new alliance

French retail giants Auchan, Casino and Schiever have agreed to form a new purchase alliance with German Metro, named Horizon. This new alliance will allow the chains to coordinate purchases both inside France and abroad. Ready for 2019 Horizon should enable the founding members to “negotiate in a more collaborating, balanced, and innovative way”, rather than simply aimed at transactions. The four … Continue reading “Auchan, Casino and Metro to form new alliance”