Food and Drink

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EU: New Ambitious Organic Action Plan

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The European Commission today approved the European Organic Action Plan 2021-2027. The Plan has the ambition to contribute to the growth of the organic...

Food trends: What’s In and What’s Out?

Tracking food trends can be a fickle business. One day a health food might find itself as the hottest Instagram-worthy offering and the next,...

A ‘big win’ for organic

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Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G) says the organic sector is ‘cautiously optimistic after gaining clear recognition’ within Defra’s new pilot scheme, the Sustainable Farming...

Shareholder pressure pushes Tesco towards health targets

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‘Rising investor concerns’ over the health impacts of companies such as Tesco had led the supermarket giant to announce aims to increase its proportion...

Highlights from the Organic Trade Board AGM

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In the Organic Trade Board’s (OTB) AGM & Annual Members Briefing on 17 March a number of topics concerning the organic sector were covered...

British Vegan Chicken Brand Squeaky Bean Awarded Plant-Based Food Manufacturer Of The Year

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Squeaky Bean, the British ready-to-eat plant-based brand known for its vegan chicken range, has been named the winner of the Plant-Based Food Manufacturer of...

Tenzing Becomes First Soft Drink Brand To Launch Carbon Labels

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British energy drink maker Tenzing has just become the first soft drink brand to introduce carbon labelling to its products. The label displays the...

Awakened Foods merger to take bite out of US$110B healthy snacks market

Ka-Pop! Snacks, makers of ancient grain popped chips, and Bubba’s Fine Foods, makers of paleo and keto-friendly snacks and granola, are merging to form...

Oatly unveils plans for UK factory

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Swedish plant-based milk brand Oatly is to begin production from its first UK factory in early 2023, creating at least 200 new jobs and...

One in three Brits want to see the Government promote veganism

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New data released by The Vegan Society reveals that one in three Brits think the Government should promote a plant-based diet to help tackle...

Oatly Choose U.K. To Open One Of The Biggest Plant-Based Dairy Factories In The...

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Oatly, the famous Swedish oat milk maker, has announced plans to open “one of the world’s largest plant-based dairy factories” by 2023. The facility...

Easy Bean relaunches ‘pioneering’ plant-based pot meals

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Somerset-based food producer Easy Bean has refreshed its line of chilled, plant-based one-pot meals with new and improved recipes and bright, eye-catching packaging. The gluten-...

‘Wild, brutal, visceral’ nature celebrated in Green & Black’s ad

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A new Green & Black’s (G&B) advert has hit TV screens and social media channels across the UK in a campaign which demonstrates to...

Kroger Sets Aside US$2.5M To Back Upcycled Food Waste Startups

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American retail giant Kroger has pledged to support innovative startups developing upcycled food products and solutions. Through its charity arm Zero Hunger Zero Waste...

Food-Tech Brand JUST Debuts Vegan Eggs In Over 1,000 Stores Across Canada

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'Canadians have been asking us to bring JUST Egg north of the border since the day it launched in the US'. The post Food-Tech Brand...