Dive Brief:

  • Unilever will partner with European food tech company Enough to supply ingredients for new plant-based products. Enough uses fermentation technology to produce Abunda, a versatile and high-quality mycoprotein.
  • Enough is a business-to-business ingredient provider that uses renewable feedstocks to grow its protein. As a company, Enough has plans to double in size next year, and will be opening a mycoprotein factory that will start out producing about 11,000 tons of protein annually, Vegconomist reported. Within a decade, the new factory is projected to produce more than 1 million tons of mycoprotein a year.
  • This partnership is Unilever’s
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In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular C&U Food Management articles, Aramark’s plan for reinvigorating the college campus ranked as the week’s top story. While the COVID pandemic has disrupted the basics of campus life, the student desire for the college experience has never been higher. Here are some ways to manage the campus hospitality ecosystem to build demand for the on-campus experience and make it attractive to students and prospective students according to Jack Donovan, president and CEO of Aramark Higher Education, and Gary A. Williams, founder and CEO of wRatings.

 Among other stories in this

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LEADING EUROPEAN PACKAGING BUSINESS TO BECOME INDEPENDENT COMPANY

CROWN HOLDINGS, INC. TO RETAIN 20% OWNERSHIP INTEREST

NEW COMPANY TO FOCUS ON GROWTH IN FOOD AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS MARKETS

NEW YORK, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Europe, Middle East and Africa food, aerosol and promotional packaging business (the “EMEA Food and Consumer Packaging Business” or the “Company”) from Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK, “Crown”) for €2.25 billion (approximately $2.7 billion). Crown will retain 20% ownership of the Company. The transaction is

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Sam Fox Is Opening a Restaurant in Nashville … With Justin Timberlake

Sam Fox is the James Beard Award-nominated Arizona restaurateur and founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, which has grown dramatically in recent years and includes under its umbrella Culinary Dropout, Flower Child, Olive + Ivy, and many more. Now, Fox himself

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