NPD

Red Boat Ice Cream has made a £400k investment in a new production lab

Red Boat Ice Cream invests in lab and NPD

By James Ridler

North-Wales gelato producer Red Boat Ice Cream has invested £400,000 in a production lab at its Anglesey hub as part of continued expansion plans.

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Food industry trends

Food industry trends for 2021

By Jerome Smail

Key industry figures predict where the challenges and opportunities will be found in 2021.

Unilever sees meat alternatives as central to future plant-based development

Unilever unpacks its plant-based plans

By Rod Addy

Unilever has made some bold commitments for 2021. As this year draws to a close and Veganuary approaches, Food Manufacture unpacks its plant-based plans.

From 21 September half the plastic in CCEP's core portfolio comes from recycled sources

Coca-Cola eyes Costa Coffee, Topo Chico, energy NPD

By Rod Addy

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is gearing up for further growth and launches focused on ready-to-drink Costa Coffee products, Topo Chico Hard Seltzer and energy drinks among other areas in 2021.

Gatenby: 'Exciting innovations'

Vale of Mowbray hails new boss and NPD push

By Rod Addy

Pie manufacturer Vale of Mowbray has promoted Mark Gatenby to managing director, replacing his father John in the role, and is investing £250k in rebranding as it prepares for 2021 new product development.

Buttriss: 'Front-of-pack flashes such as ‘vegan’ or ‘plant-based’ ... are being used as a shortcut by some seeking healthier or more environmentally sustainable meal choices'

Opinion

Does a vegan on-pack flash justify a health halo?

By Judy Buttriss

British Nutrition Foundation director general Judy Buttriss questions whether a vegan on-pack flash justifies a product as being healthier and better for the environment.

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