German flavors and fragrances company Symrise AG has opened a US facility near Atlanta, Georgia, for the production of natural food ingredients, investing approximately US$57m in the nearly 100 acre site to grow its US business.
Plant-based ‘cheese’ and ‘butter’ maker Miyoko’s Kitchen has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it is duping consumers by cashing in on the good name of [dairy] butter to promote a plant-based product that is functionally and nutritionally inferior. However,...
Trader Joe’s has hit back at a lawsuit querying the health benefits of its alkaline water by insisting that its labels do not state or even imply that there is any discernible benefit to drinking it “over other non-alkaline products.”
noosa yoghurt has merged with Sovos Brands, a food and beverage company formed in 2017 with a growing portfolio of premium CPG brands that plans to extend the noosa brand into categories beyond spoonable yogurt.
The amount of time Americans spend sitting down and eating a meal has shrunk over the past 10 years, while purchases of prepared food options from grocery stores and food service (carry-out, delivery, or fast food) have risen, according to the Economic...
Organic wellness shot brand Vive Organic has raised $7m in a Series A round led by Powerplant Ventures and supported by Blueberry Ventures along with individual investors including KeVita cofounder Bill Moses and Koia CEO Chris Hunter.
Mintel has estimated the total US chocolate confectionery sales will have grown 15% since 2012 to reach $18.5bn in 2018, with trends like bite size, functional ingredients and premium driving the overall category growth.