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Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

    Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

New consumer research published by Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting firm, reveals that over three-quarters (77%) of UK grocery shoppers have, in the last 12 months, switched, avoided or

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Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

    Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across

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€200 Million to Promote European Agri-food Products in and outside the EU

    €200 Million to Promote European Agri-food Products in and outside the EU

The European Commission will allocate €200.9 million in 2020 to fund promotion activities for EU agri-food products at home and abroad. The 2020 promotion policy work programme adopted by the

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Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

    Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

Mondelēz International has launched its first-ever State of Snacking™ report, a global consumer trends study examining the role snacking plays across the world in meeting consumers’ evolving needs: busy modern

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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

    The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is needed to protect them.” This is the main message of

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Foodhub Snaps Up Big Foodie

    Foodhub Snaps Up Big Foodie

Software business, Touch2Success, has announced a multi-million pound acquisition of Big Foodie. Touch2Success is the parent company of popular UK online food portal, Foodhub. Big Foodie’s staff, infrastructure, website and

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What There is to Discover at the White Label World Expo London

    What There is to Discover at the White Label World Expo London

With just a few weeks to go, the White Label World Expo is ready to take over the ExCel, London, on 27th & 28th November. Being the UK’s largest event

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Weetabix Signs Up to Wholesale Analytics From e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

    Weetabix Signs Up to Wholesale Analytics From e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

Global cereal producer Weetabix Food Company has signed up to ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals’ wholesale service to monitor and optimise its online sales performance through wholesale and out-of-home channels. E.fundamentals

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‘Storytelling: Winning with Words’ Leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends For 2020

    ‘Storytelling: Winning with Words’ Leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends For 2020

Increased consumer interest in the stories behind their food and beverage products and their notable influence on purchasing decisions has resulted in companies increasingly paying attention to storytelling in branding

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More Than $400 Billion at Stake in the Beverage Industry From Plain Packaging

    More Than $400 Billion at Stake in the Beverage Industry From Plain Packaging

Following the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products and repeated calls to extend the legislation to other sectors, Brand Finance has once again analysed the potential impact of such

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Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

    Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

Farmer-owned Danish Crown is setting a new direction towards a more sustainable future from farm to fork. A new brand and narrative will make it clearer to customers and consumers

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Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are the UK’s Fastest Growing Brands

    Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are the UK’s Fastest Growing Brands

Deliveroo, Costa Coffee and BrewDog are growing in value faster than any other UK brands, according to the 2019 BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands, announced by WPP and

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Robots to Deliver Coca-Cola Products to Customers

    Robots to Deliver Coca-Cola Products to Customers

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, is piloting robotic technology at Alton Towers Resort in England to help deliver some of the nation’s favourite beverages to customers,

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Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

    Challenges Faced in the Food & Beverage Industry Require a Specific Planning & Scheduling Tool

By Filip Schiettecat, Senior Director Industry Management at Siemens PLM Software. The food and beverage industry faces a set of unique demands that, when combined together, result in an environment

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Nestlé UK Launches New On-trend Flavours

    Nestlé UK Launches New On-trend Flavours

Nestlé has introduced two new on-trend flavours to its much-loved Munchies brand in the UK and Ireland. Available in 101g sharing bags, new Munchies Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Munchies Cookie

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Twinings Chooses e.fundamentals to Help Boost ecommerce

    Twinings Chooses e.fundamentals to Help Boost ecommerce

World-famous tea brand Twinings has chosen ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of its everyday and speciality teas through retailers’ websites. Twinings becomes the second brand from Associated

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RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

    RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

A new report, Health on the Shelf published by RSPH (Royal Society For Public Health) and Slimming World, exposes the marketing tactics used to drive sales of unhealthy products and

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Irish Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

    Irish Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

Food Works, an initiative of Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc, is calling on food and drink entrepreneurs throughout the country to apply for its 2020 programme. The supports offered

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A Question of Balance for Clean and Clear Label

    A Question of Balance for Clean and Clear Label

Clean and clear labeling concerns are now well established in the food and beverage industry, having featured as a key and running theme through all Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends

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Bord Bia Drive to Make Potatoes More “Insta-friendly” With the Millennial Consumer

    Bord Bia Drive to Make Potatoes More “Insta-friendly” With the Millennial Consumer

Potatoes are still the most consumed carbohydrate in Ireland with 97% of all households purchasing potatoes and a recorded growth in purchase of 1.3% to September 20181. Irish people are eating potatoes

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WHO/Europe Studies Find Baby Foods are High in Sugar and Inappropriately Marketed For Babies

    WHO/Europe Studies Find Baby Foods are High in Sugar and Inappropriately Marketed For Babies

Two new studies from WHO/Europe show that a high proportion of baby foods are incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of 6 months, and that many of

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AB World Foods Selects e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

    AB World Foods Selects e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

AB World Foods, the ethnic foods division of Associated British Foods, has selected ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of its products through retailers’ websites. AB World Foods,

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Always Coca-Cola – World’s Favourite Soft Drink Tops Brand Ranking

    Always Coca-Cola – World’s Favourite Soft Drink Tops Brand Ranking

American drinks giant, Coca-Cola, retains its position as the world’s most valuable soft drinks brand after recording a 19% increase

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Bord Bia Opens Third Office in Asia

    Bord Bia Opens Third Office in Asia

Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) has opened a new office in Tokyo, Japan, bringing to 14 the number of international

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From Breast Milk to Formula – MFGM Registers High Awareness Levels Among Mothers

    From Breast Milk to Formula – MFGM Registers High Awareness Levels Among Mothers

Research shows that there is good awareness of milk fat globule membrane (MFGM), an important nutritional component of breast milk,

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AG Barr Expands IRN-BRU Brand into Energy Drinks Sector

    AG Barr Expands IRN-BRU Brand into Energy Drinks Sector

AG Barr, the UK-based soft drinks group, is launching IRN-BRU Energy, a new energy drink that will hit shelves from

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Carlsberg and Liverpool FC Extend Partnership to 31 Seasons

    Carlsberg and Liverpool FC Extend Partnership to 31 Seasons

Carlsberg and Liverpool Football Club have agreed a five-year extension to their partnership – securing Carlsberg’s role as Official Beer

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Irish Distillers Launches ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’ Podcast Series

    Irish Distillers Launches ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’ Podcast Series

Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful

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Samworth Brothers Launches New Food-To-Go Business

    Samworth Brothers Launches New Food-To-Go Business

Samworth Brothers, the family-owned British food group, has launched a new food-to-go business and delivery service – Fresh Food For

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Müller Revolutionises the UK’s Favourite Yogurt Brands

    Müller Revolutionises the UK’s Favourite Yogurt Brands

Müller is set to revolutionise the UK yogurt category with new and improved recipes for the nation’s two favourite yogurt

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‘Changing Tides’ to Drive Scotland’s Seafood Growth Ambitions

    ‘Changing Tides’ to Drive Scotland’s Seafood Growth Ambitions

Seafood Scotland has launched ‘Changing Tides’ – a strategic action plan designed to be a catalyst for change in Scotland’s

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2019 is Shaping Up to be a Good Year For the Industry

    2019 is Shaping Up to be a Good Year For the Industry

At the beginning of every year there is a flurry of industry forecasts with every brand, restaurant and manufacturer throwing

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FrieslandCampina Relaunches Global Ingredients Company

    FrieslandCampina Relaunches Global Ingredients Company

FrieslandCampina Ingredients, one of the leading global ingredient manufacturers, has introduced its new global segment organisation which incorporates its four

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Kerrygold Brand Reaches €1 Billion Annual Retail Sales Globally

    Kerrygold Brand Reaches €1 Billion Annual Retail Sales Globally

Kerrygold, the brand owned by Irish dairy farmers through the Ornua dairy co-operative, has exceeded €1 billion annual retail value

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McCain Foods Signs Up to e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

    McCain Foods Signs Up to e.fundamentals to Help Drive Online Sales

McCain Foods, the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products, has signed up to eCommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All When it Comes to More Sustainable Packaging

    One Size Doesn’t Fit All When it Comes to More Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability is complicated, and when it comes to packaging, it can manifest itself in many ways and on many levels.

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Nestlé and Carrefour Give Consumers Access to Blockchain Platform

    Nestlé and Carrefour Give Consumers Access to Blockchain Platform

Nestlé and Carrefour, the French retail group, have announced that they are giving consumers access to blockchain data for Mousline

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Carlsberg UK Gets Honest About Its Beer

    Carlsberg UK Gets Honest About Its Beer

Carlsberg UK has launched its most ambitious and honest consumer facing campaign ever in a bid to drive reappraisal of

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Nestlé Launches R&D Accelerator to Boost Innovation and Speed-to-market

    Nestlé Launches R&D Accelerator to Boost Innovation and Speed-to-market

Nestlé has announced the creation of the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists,

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Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

    Finns Rank Valio as Most Sustainable Brand For the 6th Time

Valio is the most sustainable brand in Finland for the sixth consecutive year, if you ask consumers. The 2019 Sustainable

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Successful Dairy Companies Embrace the Most Powerful Consumer Trends

    Successful Dairy Companies Embrace the Most Powerful Consumer Trends

Dairy has long been one of the most creative categories in the supermarket, creating new types of products and bringing

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Tanqueray and Johnnie Walker Named as Two of the Greatest British Brands in Luxury

    Tanqueray and Johnnie Walker Named as Two of the Greatest British Brands in Luxury

Two of Diageo’s iconic spirit brands – Johnnie Walker and Tanqueray – have been recognised in the annual list of

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EU Commission Confirms Irish Whiskey’s Status as a Geographical Indication

    EU Commission Confirms Irish Whiskey’s Status as a Geographical Indication

The Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) has welcomed the official announcement by the European Commission that Irish whiskey’s status as a

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Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

    Research Reveals Consumer Demand For Climate Change Labelling

Two-thirds (67%) of consumers support the idea of a recognisable carbon label to demonstrate that products have been made with

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Coca-Cola Great Britain Launches Coca-Cola Energy

    Coca-Cola Great Britain Launches Coca-Cola Energy

Coca-Cola Great Britain will expand its portfolio with the launch of Coca-Cola Energy, the first energy drink released under the

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National Board Established to Unlock Scotland’s £1 Billion Food Tourism Potential

    National Board Established to Unlock Scotland’s £1 Billion Food Tourism Potential

A national board has been brought together to oversee the delivery of an ambitious plan to boost food tourism in

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Jameson Enters the Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands in the World List

    Jameson Enters the Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands in the World List

Jameson Irish whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers at Midleton Distillery in Cork, has entered the top 10 of

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Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

    Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

A Cotswolds-based supermarket has experienced a flood of customers wanting to use new provenance-scanning technology after it became the UK’s

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Kerrygold Unveils Major New Global Campaign

    Kerrygold Unveils Major New Global Campaign

Kerrygold, Ireland’s iconic dairy brand and one of the country’s most successful food exports globally, is placing Irish farming families

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Diageo Submits Plans For Flagship Johnnie Walker Visitor Attraction in Edinburgh

    Diageo Submits Plans For Flagship Johnnie Walker Visitor Attraction in Edinburgh

Diageo has announced that plans have been formally submitted for the flagship Johnnie Walker visitor centre in Edinburgh. The Edinburgh

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Carlsberg UK Unveils New Danish Pilsner

    Carlsberg UK Unveils New Danish Pilsner

Carlsberg Group has unveiled a new Carlsberg Danish Pilsner as part of a bold strategy to revitalise its flagship beer

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Stand-up Pouches For Stand-out Frozen Veg

    Stand-up Pouches For Stand-out Frozen Veg

As the IQF vegetable market moves towards stand-up pouches, ILAPAK is at the ready with a new generation of versatile

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Start-ups Are More Successful Than ‘Big Food’

    Start-ups Are More Successful Than ‘Big Food’

Investors and consultants alike are full of excitement about the success potential of start-ups. Phrases like “there’s never been a

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Evolution of the Jameson Bottle and Label Set to Continue

    Evolution of the Jameson Bottle and Label Set to Continue

Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has unveiled an evolution of its iconic bottle

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