Episodes
FoodBev Media’s Antonia Garrett Peel rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: EU aims to cut packaging waste under new proposals; Bel enters into joint venture with Indian food company Britannia; Barry Callebaut to open third manufacturing site in India; and more.
Published 12/02/22
FoodBev Media’s Siân Yates rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: DSM and Firmenich launch exchange offer for pending merger; Unilever to explore “cow-free” dairy for ice cream portfolios; Cargill to appoint Brian Sikes as president and CEO; and more.
Published 11/25/22
Published 11/25/22
FoodBev Media’s Phoebe Fraser rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Upside Foods gets FDA approval for cultivated meat; Fonterra divests Chile business; SALIC acquires SAR 209m stake in basmati rice processor LT Foods; and more.
Published 11/18/22
FoodBev Media is joined by Zhong Xu, CEO and co-founder at Deliverect – a digital food management software solution for restaurants, helping them improve operations, profits and customer satisfaction. In this podcast, Zhong uncovers recent survey data that reveals consumers are ordering more deliveries/takeaways despite inflation and what opportunity it presents for restaurants.  
Published 11/15/22
FoodBev Media is joined by Andrey Zhukov, market segment director for food and health EMEA, and Jatin Sharma, digital and marketing director EMEA, both from Azelis – a provider of speciality food and beverage ingredients.  Andrey and Jatin talk about how current global crises and turbulent political landscapes are impacting the food and beverage industry and its supply chains. They also discuss how consumers' growing demand for health and wellbeing products is leading to more innovation and...
Published 11/14/22
FoodBev Media’s Gwen Jones rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Keurig Dr Pepper invests $50m in non-alcoholic beer company; Grupo Bimbo to invest $630m to build new facilities in Georgia and Ohio; Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company to sell Eagle Brewery and more.
Published 11/11/22
FoodBev Media’s Rafaela Sousa rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Russia resumes participation in Ukraine Black Sea grain deal; Ferrero breaks ground on $214m Kinder Bueno production facility; Diageo acquires American single malt whiskey producer Balcones Distilling; and more.  
Published 11/04/22
FoodBev Media’s Sian Yates rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Darling Ingredients to buy Gelnex for $1.2bn; ScaleUp Bio to open two precision fermentation facilities; Abbott to invest $500m in infant formula facility; and more.
Published 10/28/22
FoodBev Media’s Phoebe Fraser rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Danone to transfer control of EDP business in Russia; Mosa Meat ramps up cultivated beef production capacity; Lamb Weston to take full control of European JV; and more.
Published 10/21/22
FoodBev Media’s Phoebe Fraser rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Novelis breaks ground on $2.5bn recycling and rolling plant; India demands $244m from Pernod Ricard in tax dispute – Reuters; Meatable becomes first cultivated pork producer in Singapore; and more.
Published 10/14/22
FoodBev Media’s Antonia Garrett Peel rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: JBS to discontinue US plant-based meat operation Planterra Foods; Solina to acquire Saratoga Food Specialties for $587.5m; Asahi acquires Australian adult soft drinks brand StrangeLove; and more.
Published 10/07/22
FoodBev Media’s Gwen Jones rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: US Justice Department denied motion for injunction following US Sugar acquisition; Diageo revokes sale of Windsor whisky business; Danone announces $22m investment to end US hunger; and more. All this and more in this week’s podcast – click here to subscribe.
Published 09/30/22
FoodBev Media’s Rafaela Sousa rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: PepsiCo ends production of drinks brands in Russia months after announcing halt – Reuters; Fonterra decides not to sell stake in Australian business; Over 20 vertical farming companies commit to sustainable food system; and more.  
Published 09/23/22
Escuche este podcast con Know Ice y Procubitos Europe, quienes dominan la producción y empaque de hielo gourmet en Europa. Know Ice diseña e instala produccion automatizada de hielo a gran escala. Ivan Villalba, director Americas y globalisation explica las ventajas competitivas del hielo gourmet.
Published 09/22/22
Listen to this exclusive podcast interview with Know Ice and Procubitos Europe. Procubitos Europe dominates gourmet beverage package ice production and distribution in Europe, and Know Ice designs and installs large-scale ice production automated facilities worldwide. FoodBev Media is joined by Ivan Villalba, director Americas and globalisation at Know Ice.  
Published 09/22/22
FoodBev Media’s Gwen Jones rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: PeakBridge secures €100m in first closing for food tech fund; Plenty to invest $300m in vertical farm campus; Veolia extends water reuse process for Qatari dairy producer Baladna; and more.
Published 09/16/22
FoodBev Media’s Phoebe Fraser rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Danone ceases Bonafont production in Brazil; Glanbia Ireland reveals new identity; De Kuyper Royal Distillers acquires Archers Peach Schnapps; and more.    
Published 09/09/22
FoodBev Media’s Phoebe Fraser rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Kraft Heinz agrees to sell B2B powdered cheese business to Kerry; BRF announces resignation of chief executive Lorival Luz, names new CEO; Walmart offers to buy remaining stake in Massmart; and more.
Published 09/02/22
FoodBev Media’s Rafaela Sousa rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Just Eat sells its stake in Brazilian company iFood for €1.8bn; Tyson invests $200m in Amarillo beef plant; Campari acquires minority stake in Catalyst Spirits’ Howler Head bourbon; and more.
Published 08/26/22
FoodBev Media’s Lauren Ford rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Cooke agrees to acquire Australia’s Tassal for AUD 1.7bn; KDP in talks to buy Bang Energy drink owner – Bloomberg; Kraft Heinz recalls Wild Cherry-flavoured Capri Sun juice drink; and more.
Published 08/19/22
FoodBev Media’s Antonia Garrett Peel rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Investindustrial to buy significant portion of TreeHouse Foods’ meal prep division; Coca-Cola HBC agrees to acquire ESM Effervescent Sodas for €45m; Lotus Bakeries to construct new Biscoff facility in Asia; and more.
Published 08/12/22
FoodBev Media’s Rafaela Sousa rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: PepsiCo to invest $550m in energy drinks business Celsius; Saputo to invest CAD 45m to convert Wisconsin cheese facility; Canpack to build BRL 710m beverage can facility in Brazil; and more.
Published 08/05/22
FoodBev Media’s Siân Yates rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Price hikes help drive double-digit sales growth for Coca-Cola in Q2; Kraft Heinz posts moderate net sales decline for Q2; Tesco to remove multipack plastic wrapping from own-brand drinks; and more.
Published 07/29/22
FoodBev Media’s Lauren Ford rounds up this week’s food and beverage news, including: Swire to buy Coca-Cola bottlers in Vietnam and Cambodia; Diageo to construct €200 million carbon-neutral brewery in Ireland; Meati Foods raises $150m in Series C funding round; and more.
Published 07/22/22