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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

FOOD

Brits turn to champagne to ward off Covid blues during festive season

More Britons than ever are splashing out on champagne to help them through the coronavirus crisis. Three of Britain’s top five supermarket groups – No....

Joaquin Phoenix ‘perfect match’ for black-and-white vegan documentary

Joaquin Phoenix's latest film isn't an easy watch -- and given its stark anti-meat agenda, it isn't meant to be. The "Joker" star and vegan...

Diageo commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Diageo has announced a new ten-year sustainability action plan with a range of 25 bold and ambitious goals that include achieve net zero carbon...

Unilever sets bold new “future foods” ambition

Unilever has announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives within the next five to seven...

China targets frozen food imports over virus fears

Chinese health officials said Wednesday that two cold-chain storage workers in the port city of Tianjin were infected with Covid-19, as the country shifts...

‘English nouveau’: a young red to rival Beaujolais

In years gone by, British wine merchants would race to secure Beaujolais Nouveau for their stocks. But now the UK's first young red is...

India startups seek high-tech solutions to colossal food waste

Startups and venture capital are pouring into what might seem an unlikely place: India's vast, outdated agriculture industry. Seizing on controversial new deregulation, entrepreneurs are...

McDonald’s launching meatless ‘McPlant’ burger

Fast food giant McDonald's on Monday announced it was launching a new plant-based burger named the "McPlant" to cater to the growing number of...

Nestle’s Purina launches insect-based pet food

If your pet is a picky eater now, wait until it sees what Nestle's pet food brand Purina has in store: a new line...

The Brandfather

By Andy Marino Salman Amin is the relatively new CEO of pladis, the global biscuits and chocolates giant that is parent to McVitie’s and Godiva,...