A meat-free Christmas: top tips for restaurants catering to vegans

U.S., Dec. 21 -- Once dismissed as another dietary fad, veganism is growing from strength to strength and proving it is here to stay. The Vegan Society states that there are around 600,000 vegans in t... Read More

Cargill unveils 'Protect our Planet' plan to improve supply chain sustainability

U.S., Dec. 16 -- Cargill has launched a new sustainability programme called 'Protect our Planet' that aims to eliminate deforestation from its cocoa supply chain and achieve 100% cocoa bean traceabili... Read More

The future of food and drink franchising with Big Data

U.S., Dec. 15 -- Going back as far as the Singer Sewing Machine, the franchise model began to take momentum in the 1960s. What made this clever growth hack so attractive to many brands was its ability... Read More

Diageo launches a new sustainable sourcing strategy for African supply chains

U.S., Dec. 8 -- Diageo has announced a new local raw material sourcing programme as the beer and spirits maker strives for more sustainable agricultural supply chains in Africa. The company behind br... Read More

Shortening Life - the impact of a hard UK-Eire Border on the food and beverage sector

U.S., Dec. 7 -- With around 1400 food and drink movements across the UK-Eire border each day, the impact from a hard Brexit could be huge on food manufacturers both sides of the border, writes Dr John... Read More

Top 10 food and beverage trends to watch out for in 2019

U.S., Dec. 3 -- Over the past year, FDF World has kept its finger on the pulse of the food and drink sector. From cutting-edge technologies to unexpected mergers and acquisitions, 2018 proved to be an... Read More

PepsiCo Ventures Group: Accelerating startups through the Nutrition Greenhouse

U.S., Nov. 30 -- As food and beverage companies scramble to cut through the noise, PepsiCo Ventures Group is giving startups the support they need as it expands into the US following European success.... Read More

The Restaurant Group's takeover of Wagamama is approved by shareholders

U.S., Nov. 29 -- The Restaurant Group has secured shareholder approval for its GBP£550mn (USD$702.3mn) takeover of pan-Asian food chain Wagamama. The Restaurant Group agreed to buy Wagamama from... Read More

The December issue of FDF World magazine is now live!

U.S., Nov. 29 -- For our cover story this month, we sat down with Tim Nall, Senior Vice President and CIO of Brown-Forman, to learn how the Jack Daniel's maker hopes to cement its legacy with a data-d... Read More

Brown-Forman leverages data analytics to spark digital transformation

U.S., Nov. 29 -- "We began to view IT as an enabler and business partner, a function that could provide true solutions not just for the back office but for the production teams, sales teams and market... Read More