Informa Markets, show organizer of Fi Europe CONNECT, announced the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards and the Startup Innovation Challenge for their groundbreaking offerings during virtual award ceremonies held on December first and second.
As the plant-based meat category continues to grow, brands must understand that packaging is an important factor in keeping people coming back for more. Choosing flexible packaging can help align products with consumer preferences and brand initiatives.
Mainstream plant-based patties join Before the Butcher’s UNCUT brand and will be sold in the freezer section in resealable 8-packs of quarter-pound patties—2 lbs. at an MSRP of $10.99 (price may vary by retailer).
The continuing COVID-19 pandemic is testing the resources and emergency plans of food and beverage processors across the industry. In this Q&A, Phil Kafarakis, president of the Specialty Food Association, addresses some of the challenges being faced by processors and how they are responding.
According to recent Nielsen data, the plant-based foods sector grew more than 8 percent in 2017, and the plant-based milk category is up 3 percent since last year, outpacing sales of cow’s milk over the same period.