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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.

NewCold's cold storage facility in Wakefield

Refrigeration: cooling the climate, not just the food

By Rod Addy

The temperature controlled supply chain is one of the most energy intensive areas of the food industry, but the sector is working hard to lessen its environmental impact, cutting costs in the process.

Descheemaeker: 'Long-term value creation'

Nomad Foods swoops on Findus Switzerland

By Rod Addy

Nomad Foods Ltd has agreed to acquire Findus Switzerland from Froneri International and certain intellectual property from an affiliate of Nestlé SA for €110m (£97.7m).

Left to right: Mindful Chef co-founders Myles Hopper and Giles Humphries

Nestlé acquires healthy meal kit company

By James Ridler

Nestlé has acquired a majority stake in prepared frozen foods and recipe box company Mindful Chef, as it expands its direct to consumer offering.

The project involved stakeholders ranging from Yorkshire Water to Future Food Solutions

Bird’s Eye builds sustainable crop production

By Rod Addy

The year before the 75th anniversary of Birds Eye peas in the UK, James Hopwood, UK agriculture manager and Steve Cann, director of Food Solutions, detail an important environmental project.

Meatless Farm mince is being launched frozen via Ocado

Plant-based NPD roundup

By Rod Addy

A flurry of plant-based product launches this week include Meatless Farm's first entry into the frozen food category, three new Morrisons products from Oumph! and Spanish brand Heura's UK debut.

McCain hoped to support the potato industry during the pandemic through a £25m investment

McCain Foods in £25m potato industry investment

By James Ridler

Frozen food producer McCain Foods (GB) has invested £25m into the UK potato industry to help navigate the pressures of the coronavirus and erratic weather caused by climate change.

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