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Trendspotting in 2023: Be Kind, help others and have fun this Christmas

By Gill Hyslop

Proceeds from the Kind x Little Words Project Live Kind bracelet bundle go to FoodCorps; 10p from the sale of every Pukka Christmas Dinner pie goes to the Trussell Trust; Christmas pud is still on the menu for the majority of Brits; the Cookie Shot ‘glass’...

There's a humanitarian crisis growing in both Ukraine and Russia. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco

The cost of war on the food front

By Gill Hyslop

The list of companies shutting operations in Russia grows daily, however, dozens remain to help out with a different, but no less severe, humanitarian crisis.

Nestlé's R+D Accelerator programme give start-ups the opportunity to develop their concepts while leveraging the company's mighty infrastructure and expertise. Pic: Nestlé

Nestlé opens applications for Lausanne Food & Beverage Challenge 2021

By Gill Hyslop

The global snack giant has officially inaugurated its largest R+D Accelerator – located at its fundamental research centre in Switzerland – and is inviting forward-thinkers to apply to participate in a six-month immersive ‘idea to shop’ programme.

Seebo can help prevent quality and waste losses with automated root cause analysis. Pic: GettyImages/mady70

Seebo to ramp up AI footprint with $24m funding round

By Gill Hyslop

Seebo – the artificial intelligence (AI) platform used by producers like General Mills, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Mondelēz to predict and prevent quality, yield and waste losses – is planning to expand its global reach following a $24m Series B financing round.

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact. Photo: Nestlé

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact

By Jenny Eagle

Nestlé has signed the European Plastics Pact, to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable and reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025.

Governments on both side of the Atlantic are shining a spotlight on sugar in order to reduce obesity. Pic: GettyImages/vchal

Sugar in the spotlight: The tax and the new Nutrition Facts label

By Gill Hyslop

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is rolling out a new Nutrition Facts label that shines a spotlight on ‘Added Sugars’ to help Americans cut back on the amount they consume, while on the other side of the pond, the UK’s sugar tax is producing...

Major cereal producers are ensuring they are providing all options to give consumers a reason to walk down the aisle. Pic: GettyImages/EvgeniiAnd

There’s still a place on the table for sugary breakfast cereals

By Gill Hyslop

Breakfast cereals are one of the categories to actually show progress in reducing sugar content, with Action on Sugar’s latest progress report showing an 8.5% reduction between 2015 and 2018. But some consumers still demand that sweet hit in the morning....