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Left to right: Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown, and VP corporate development Brent Taylor

Big interview: Ethan Brown and Brent Taylor, co-founders, Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat founders: 'We’re a meat company that makes products from plants'

By Elaine WATSON

“We’re a meat company that make products from plants”, say the entrepreneurs behind Beyond Meat, which makes "near-perfect replicas of meat" from plants. And they’re thinking big. After all, why settle for a slice of the $600m US meat-alternatives...

What do you do? Dilip K. Nakhasi, director of innovation at Bunge Oils

60-second interview: the day job

What do you do? Dilip K. Nakhasi, director of innovation at Bunge Oils

By Maggie Hennessy

For the latest edition of FoodNavigator-USA’s What do you do? series, we caught up with Bunge Oils North America's head of innovation for a (slightly over) 60-second interview on what he’s learned from 23 years in lipid research and innovation, the...

From Red Bull to Big Red: Beverage industry veteran talks energy, classic soda and why Sparkling Ice should inspire us all

From Red Bull to Big Red: Beverage industry veteran talks energy, classic soda and why Sparkling Ice should inspire us all

By Elaine WATSON

The energy drinks market has become more segmented in recent years, but relentlessly negative PR, a flurry of lawsuits and an FDA-probe have not dampened consumers’ enthusiasm for the original caffeine-fuelled formulas, says one beverage industry veteran.

Unfinished business: Obama’s nutrition agenda marches forward

By Dr Dora Hughes, Sidley Austin LLP

The recent Let’s Move! nutrition related announcements by the White House mark ongoing efforts by this Administration to make good on a number of nutrition commitments from the first term.  Following on the heels of the effective ban on transfats by the...

“Some of my work is predicting the future, five or 10 years out. I look at a lot of historical data and current data to understand macro-trends,” Sheluga said.

60-second interview: The day job

What do you do? David Sheluga, director of commercial insights, ConAgra Mills

By Maggie Hennessy

As part of FoodNavigator-USA’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the US food and beverage industry, we caught up with David Sheluga, a veteran of F&B market research and consumer insights on the challenges of predicting...

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