CARREFOUR GROWS TOTAL GROUP Q1 SALES TO €18.6 BILLION

Carrefour has reported a rise in turnover of 2.2%, in the first quarter of 2021, to €18.6 billion.

INDIAN MEAT RETAILER NANDU’S MOVES INTO SEAFOOD AMID RAPID SALES GROWTH

Indian meat retailer, Nandu’s, has announced that it is expanding into seafood after seeing revenues almost triple in the past year.

BELCAMPO STUDY VINDICATES LIFETIME GRASS-FEEDING FOR HEALTHIER MEAT

Belcampo, a pioneer of organic, grass-fed and Certified Humane meats, has released third-party verified nutrition data that confirms its methods produce animals with significantly better nutrition than those conventionally-raised, as well as those not fed grass their full lives.

MINTEL HIGHLIGHTS RISING INTEREST IN HOLISTIC HEALTH POST-PANDEMIC

The latest market research, product innovation insights, and consumer trends shaping the nutrition, health and wellness space have been published by Mintel.

READY-TO-DRINK ALCOHOL GAINS GROUND AS BIG PLAYERS INVEST

The convenience and variety of ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages has seen the market gather momentum in recent years, with growth forecasted at 41% between 2019 and 2024 (source: IWSR).

AIR PRODUCTS HAILS ITS LATEST CRYOGENIC FOOD FREEZERS

US-based industrial gases supplier, Air Products, has introduced new freezing technology that it says will help food manufacturers improve efficiency.

SPAR SOUTH AFRICA’S STRONG SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

SPAR South Africa is on track to become a carbon neutral organisation by 2050, thanks to its strong sustainability strategy.

ONLINE GROCERY DELIVERIES TO EXPAND AT OVER 20% CAGR UNTIL 2031

A new report on the market for global online grocery delivery services predicts it will expand at over 20% CAGR over the next decade. According to research company and consultancy Fact MR online grocery delivery has become a lifestyle choice…

REPORT PREDICTS MEAT CONSUMPTION IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA TO PEAK IN 2035

Consumption of meat and other animal products will decline in Europe and North America from 2035 onwards, according to a new report.

SIAL HERALDS LAUNCH OF YEAR-ROUND NEWSROOM

Adeline Vancauwelaert, SIAL Director, says there is a great opportunity for the industry to take advantage of trends in order to accelerate their business. We asked her to tell us more.

TESCO COUNTS COST OF COVID TRADING AS PROFITS DROP

Tesco has announced a rise in sales, but a sharp fall in full-year profits after spending nearly €1 billion to carry on trading through the Covid-19 pandemic.