Campbell Soup Company is to sell its international businesses and fresh refrigerated-foods unit, following a several month-long strategic review and pressure from hedge fund investors to sell the whole company.
Latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) show that in the first half of 2018, UK exports of all food and drink hit £10.68bn, up 5.1 per cent on the same period in 2017.
Starbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by making a straw-less lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world by 2020.
Artisan pastry chefs and chocolatiers in Belgium will be among the first in the world to experience the latest ruby variety of chocolate, with a new launch from Barry Callebaut.
“We eat first with our eyes” is a saying with various origin stories. However, it doesn’t really matter who said it first, because modern science has proven that it is true. Miguel Campos explains how important it is for food manufacturers to engage consumers with the right packaging
Since September last year, when Barry Callebaut revealed ‘ruby’ – the fourth type in chocolate next to dark, milk and white, and 80 years after the introduction of the latter – we have been wondering how manufacturers will incorporate the new offering into their products.
According to 10 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition and Health 2018, the annual trends report from New Nutrition Business, consumers’ quest for better carbohydrates and fewer carbohydrates is creating a wealth of opportunities.