April, 2017

The re-birth of full fat dairy – and the long slow death of low-fat

Posted on:
Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

It would have been unimaginable 10 years ago: Unilever wants to get out of the polyunsaturated spreads business and sell-off brands worth $3 billion (€2.8 billion) in retail sales. The reason? Sales are falling – down 8% a year in the US and more in other markets – and there’s nothing Unilever can do to […]

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What’s popping? The indulgent guilt-free snack

Posted on:
Monday, April 10th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

In the snacks section of the recent International Food Event (IFE) 2017 in London, there was plenty of evidence of the efforts entrepreneurs are making to breathe new life into old snack types, reinventing them as new, convenient, healthy and fun. And nowhere was this more obvious than in the case of popcorn. The eight […]

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