Food retail and e-commerce

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The LIVEKINDLY co. acquires Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The LIVEKINDLY co., which launched in March with the ambition of becoming one of the largest plant-based food companies, has acquired Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!, known for its soy-based burgers, strips, and pulled meat products.

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WATCH: Navigating the new normal: Grocery shopping trends to watch

By Elaine Watson

From growing interest in immune health to a sharp rise in online grocery shopping, how is COVID-19 impacting consumer behavior? Here are a few things that caught our eye in recent reports from The Hartman Group for FMI, the Food Industry Association*;...

Hormel Foods group vice president, corporate strategy, Jim Splinter, retires after 36 years with the company. Photo: Hormel Foods


Hormel Foods VP of corporate strategy retires

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Hormel Foods’ group vice president of corporate strategy, Jim Splinter - who led the acquisition of Justin’s nut butters in 2016 - has retired from the global food company.

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