All news articles for December 11, 2015

Big food firms are climate smart but social media stupid

By David Burrows

Brands are blowing a major opportunity to communicate their sustainability initiatives to millions of consumers with social media updates that are “inane, safe and saccharinely artificial in their bonhomie”, says a report.

Source: Kurbo Health

Food for kids!

Mobile app aims to help children pick healthy, portion-controlled food

By Elizabeth Crawford

Ensuring children have healthy options in their lunches and for snacks is one way to help them fight obesity, but for the times when they select their own food at restaurants and friends’ houses, a new app and coaching program from Kurbo Health Inc. can...

Muller Quaker Dairy JV ends, $206m Batavia yogurt plant shuts

Muller Quaker Dairy JV ends in disappointment, but what went wrong?

By Elaine Watson

Just two and a half years after opening a $206m, 350,000 sq ft factory in Batavia, New York, PepsiCo and German dairy giant Theo Müller Group have agreed to count their losses and exit their joint venture (Muller Quaker Dairy). The plant has been sold...

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