Tag: Investments

How I Scaled My CPG

In 2018, Michael Pan rolled up his sleeves, cashed out his 401(k), and took on several loans to start Pan’s Mushroom Jerky. Just 2 years and one Shark Tank appearance later, the product finished 2020 …

FI Live Replay: The Rebirth of Food Industry Co-ops

Watch the replay of The Food Institute’s recent livestream on the rebirth of food industry co-ops. With the rising concerns over the economy, the burdens of high-cost third-part delivery fees, and the general stresses of …

Is Beyond Meat Beyond Repair?

Investors appear to have soured on Beyond Meat, sending its stock price from a $160.28 to as low as $35.74 in the last year, as competition in the alternative-meat sector has increased and the company’s …

Food & Beverage Industry M&A: What to Expect in 2022

This webinar, hosted by the Food Institute, will look at the major M&A trends in the food and beverage industry in 2022, featuring presentations by John Siegler of BMO Capital Markets and David Schoeder of ...

Inaugural Protein & Plant Evolution™ Conference Announced

Interactive & Educational Conference Designed to Meet the Needs of Retailers, Foodservice Operators, Food Manufacturers, Investors, Financial Services and Policy Makers, Scheduled for June 1-3 February 16, 2022/FI Newswire/ – The Food Institute and The Lempert …

What’s Ahead In 2022?

The food and beverage industry has gone through tremendous change over the past 12 months. 2021 has shown us that this industry can adapt quickly and pivot in the face of adversity. But what lies ...

Top Restaurant Investment Trends: 2022 Outlook

Top Restaurant Investment Trends: 2022 Outlook Over the past 18 months the US restaurant industry has gone through one of the most challenging periods in its history. Despite the setback that the pandemic has brought ...

State of the Food & Beverage M&A Market

State of the Food & Beverage M&A Market After the year that was 2020, the food and beverage industry has seen more than its share of mergers and acquisitions. This webinar will provide an overview ...

Report: U.S. Economy Up 6.4% in Q1

The U.S. economy grew at a 6.4% rate in the first three months of the year, The Associated Press reported Thursday. The gains are setting the stage for what economists are forecasting could be the …

Continued Private Equity Investments in Restaurants

Dunkin’ Brands is in talks to sell itself to private equity-backed Inspire Brands, reported The New York Times (Oct. 25). The deal would take Dunkin’ Brands private at a price of $106.50 a share, according …

Investments in Cold Storage Grow During Pandemic

Cohen & Steers invested approximately $100 million in Lineage Logistics, a temperature-controlled logistics solutions company. The firm made the investment on behalf of several mutual funds with the belief that the market is in the …

Food Industry Attracts Major Investments

Several notable food business investments occurred the last few weeks. Some of the more interesting ventures involve Apeel Sciences, Slice, and Albertsons Cos.—all of which will impact the industry in their own way. Apeel Sciences …