Research Perspective and Analysis: Positive Outlook For Fresh Food Despite A Negative Year

Soil Association notes organic market will hit £2.5 billion by the end of 2020

By Giuseppe Parlato, Research Analyst Global sales of fresh food products have grown continuously in recent years, driven by increased demand for healthier, unprocessed products. In 2020, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequent restrictions on consumer movements led to negative volume growth. Although a greater degree of home seclusion led to increased […]

Investors help push Tesco to increase healthy food sales

A group of investors who had pressured Tesco to provide higher sales of healthy food got their wish this week as the UK retailer announced plans to improve nutritious option in its stores. Tesco, which had committed to lifting sales of healthy products to 65% at UK stores, promised to carry the commitment to its […]

Branston begins work on potato protein extraction plant

Leading potato supplier Branston has broken ground on a £6m facility in Lincolnshire that will extract high grade plant protein from potatoes. The facility, the first of its kind in the UK, will take the protein from “low-value potatoes” and create starch-based products as well as utilize it in vegetarian and vegan foods. Branston is […]