Two major investors have forked out $400m in additional funding for Brazilian online food delivery app iFood, funds that majority stakeholder Movile says will accelerate growth and speed up innovation.
From Cargill and DSM teaming up on high-potency sweeteners to China’s booming yogurt market, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get you updated!
The potential health benefits of consuming yerba maté may be linked to its ability to boost the formation of new mitochondria – the powerhouses of our cells – and increase energy expenditure, for lab mice at least.
La Huerta de Elisa has developed a range of all-natural baby foods made with native fruit and veg and will launch an organic line next year, plugging a significant gap in a monopolized market, its founder says.
Using commercial salt replacers such as Salona (ICL Brazil) may help reduce the sodium content in Prato cheese by 35% without affecting the sensory aspects of the product, says a new study from Brazil.
Coca-Cola Brazil has launched a line of Del Valle coconut water-juice blends and extended its Frut range to stretch business and align with consumer needs in a drawn-out economic crisis, its senior marketing manager says.