All news articles for October 18, 2017

Demand for protein snacks spurs innovation

Demand for protein snacks spurs innovation

By Elizabeth Crawford

Consumers want more protein and more snacks, yet according to recent data from Nielsen only 20% currently eat protein snacks – revealing a substantial marketing opportunity for innovative companies. Here are a few up-and-comers looking to fill the void.

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Beyond Meat

'Our relationship with Leo began a few years back...'

Leonardo DiCaprio joins star-studded investor line up at Beyond Meat

By Elaine Watson

The star-studded group of investors backing Beyond Meat – which makes what it claims to be ‘near-perfect’ replicas of meat, from plants – has expanded this week as Oscar winner and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has invested an undisclosed sum...

FOOD VISION USA 2017: Have you registered yet?


What's your vision for the future of food?

By Elaine Watson

Can PepsiCo or Kraft Heinz build another brand like Pepsi or Heinz from scratch, in-house, or will they increasingly serve as scale up platforms for brands they didn’t create?

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