Nestlé develops completely plant-based “bacon cheeseburger”

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has developed new vegan alternatives to cheese and bacon, designed to complement its existing plant-based burger patties. This makes it the first food and beverage company to develop and produce all three […]

AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry’s premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety […]

Food Drink Europe publishes updated Toolbox to aid acrylamide mitigation

EUROPE – Food Drink Europe, the European organisation representing the food and beverages industry has updated its Acrylamide Toolbox in its 15th edition with new scientific and technological developments. The updated toolbox highlights the organisation’s […]

FDA unveils new strategy to protect food from deliberate adulteration

USA – The Food and Drug Administration of the United States has announced new advanced steps to protect food products from intentional adulteration or contamination. According to FDA, the new measures supports the agency’s compliance […]

France’s Ÿnsect raises US$125m to enhance global leadership in alternative protein

FRANCE – Ÿnsect, the French insect-breeding and premium ingredients company has raised US$125 million (€110m) in Series C round to cement its leadership in the global alternative protein space. The round was led by impact […]

Cargill invests US$22.5m in Netherlands starch production facility

NETHERLANDS – Grain and agricultural giant, Cargill is investing US$22.5 million in its starch facility in Sas Van Gent, The Netherlands to serve more customers with quality starches. It involves the construction of a new […]

Vegan brand Kite Hill secures US$40m in funding led by General Mills capital arm

USA – US vegan cheese and yogurt brand Kite Hill has secured US$40 million in funding led by 301 Inc, the venture capital arm of General Mills, to enable the brand to increase its capacity, […]

McDonald’s India launches whole wheat buns in a nutritional foods offering

INDIA – A leading quick-service restaurant chain, McDonald’s India has introduced whole wheat buns in its restaurants to offer customers with wholesome and nutritious food offerings. According to an ET Retail report, the whole wheat […]

Nigeria’s retail and consumer goods company FoodCo opens new outlet in Ibadan

NIGERIA – Fast food, manufacturing and retail company, FoodCo Nigeria Limited has opened its latest store in Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State expanding its footprints as at retail supermarket chain in the capital, with a total […]