Direct Eats acquires online food purveyor Wholeshare Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:57:00 Z Source: Food Business Review Direct Eats announced that it has acquired the business and brands of Wholeshare, a competitor in the online direct-to-consumer marketplace for the natural and organic grocery space.
Restaurant Traffic Remains Stalled in Q2 and Fast Casual Visit Growth Slows 2016/08/30 Source: The NPD Group Total restaurant industry results for the quarter ending June 2016 looks to be a carbon copy of Q1 results. Total foodservice industry traffic was flat in the first quarter and remains flat in the second quarter, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Quick service restaurant (QSR) visits, which make up 80 percent of total industry traffic, were also flat in the second quarter after being up one percent in the first quarter, according to NPD Group’s ongoing foodservice market research.
Arla Foods sets target to triple milk-drinks sales Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:59:00 GMT Source: just-food.com Arla Foods, the European dairy co-operative, has set its sights on tripling sales from drinks that sit outside what the company called "standard white milk".
Ajinomoto to invest in Thai seasonings production Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:28:00 GMT Source: just-food.com Ajinomoto, the Japanese food group, is to spend THB800m to expand production and improve efficiency at a plant in Thailand to meet growing demand in the country.