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This week in FMCG

This week’s top headlines.

Mars to ‘evolve’ Uncle Ben’s, while PepsiCo pulls Aunt Jemima brand over racial stereotype

Quaker Oats and Mars are the latest in a long list of brands that have come under pressure to reassess their marketing practices as consumers call for an end to racial discrimination.

Aust-UK free trade deal to offer ‘valuable opportunities’ in $816m export channel

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson eager to get Australian food brands on shelves.

Fonterra slammed for high global carbon emissions

Lactalis, Saputo and Danone are among 13 global dairy companies that have worsened climate pollution, according to the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy report in the US.

Unilever to invest €1 billion in Climate & Nature Fund

The consumer goods giant is targeting net zero emissions from all its products by 2039.

SPC eyes global expansion with Döhler joint venture

Gourmet Ingredients Pty Ltd will market and sell natural ingredients around the world through Döhler’s extensive sales and distribution channels.

Brands risk backlash over Black Lives Matter. Should they still speak out?

Brands including L’Oreal have come under fire for not living up to their messages of equality.

Marmite shortage blamed on low supply of yeast

As a temporary measure Marmite has stopped production of all sizes apart from its 250g size jar.

Unilever to merge Anglo-Dutch structure

Consumer goods giant plans to create a single company in Britain to allow more flexibility for mergers and acquisitions.