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Ikea expands famous meatball range to include plant-based option

The Swedish retailer Ikea’s famous meatballs have gone vegetarian with a new plant-based option going on sale in Europe, and headed for Asia Pacific soon.

Walmart+ subscription service set to launch this month

Walmart+ is the retailer’s latest bid to compete against online retail giant Amazon.

Kellogg’s tests cereal refill concept in UK supermarket

UK supermarket Asda is undertaking a 12-month trial to test initiatives to reduce, remove and reuse plastic packaging at its Middleton store in Greater Manchester.

Carrefour acquires lunch delivery service Dejbox

Supermarket giant Carrefour Group has acquired lunch delivery service, Dejbox, expanding its online grocery service to ready-to-eat meals and the B2E market. “This acquisition, which reflects Carrefour’s desire to become the leader in grocery e-commerce, is a strategic one,” Amelie Oudea-Castera, executive director customers, services and digital transformation at Carrefour, said. “It will give us the opportunity to expa…

Coca-Cola North America pilots subscription service to test new products

Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola has launched a new subscription service in North America to test out over 20 new drinks.

‘Bitter is back’ – this year’s top flavour trends

A desire among consumers for new and exciting experiences is leading flavour developments in the food and beverage landscape.

Walmart partners with Google for voice activated grocery shopping

US retail giant Walmart and tech company Google have collaborated on voice technology to assist customers with grocery shopping.

Amazon plots new grocery offering

E-commerce giant Amazon is plotting a new grocery business in the US, sources told the Wall Street Journal.

Unilever buys Carver Korea

Dutch-Anglo FMCG giant Unilever has paid US$2.7 billion for Carver Korea.