All news articles for May 2019

Plant-based eating is just about processed meat substitutes, says New Nutrition Business (Picture: GettyImages-YelenaYemchuk)

Julian Mellentin: 'Investors in meat substitutes are likely to be disappointed'

What does ‘plant-based eating’ really mean, and how can firms tap into the trend?

By Elaine Watson

Next-generation meat, egg, and dairy alternatives have garnered a huge amount of press (and investment), but there are many other ways for brands to meet demand for plant-based foods, says a report from consultancy New Nutrition Business querying whether...

Picture: BBB Labs

BBB Labs launches quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts

By Elaine Watson

We’re no longer in the ‘Wild West’ when it comes to hemp-derived CBD, but buyers can still get burned if they don’t do their homework, says Colorado-based BBB Labs, which has launched a quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts to reassure partners...

 ©GettyImages / huettenhoelscher

NEWS IN BRIEF

Lidl to reach 100 US stores by end of next year

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Lidl, a predominantly private label retailer, will open 25 new stores in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia by next spring. By the end of 2020, Lidl said it expects to operate more than 100 stores.

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars