Wellness Natural buys snack brand SimplyProtein Wellness Natural has bought nutritional snacking brand SimplyProtein from Simply Good Foods, for an undisclosed sum. SimplyProtein is available to buy from more than 50 retailers in Canada and the US. Read more.

Skincare brand Perricone MD acquired by The Hut Group Online retail group The Hut Group (THG) has acquired US skincare brand Perricone MD for $60m. Founded in 1997, Perricone MD has around 100 products, and will join THG’s beauty portfolio including Illamasqua, ESPA and Christophe Robin. Read more.

Beyond Meat triples distribution to Walmart To tap into the growing demand for its plant-based meat products, Beyond Meat has announced that its vegan burger patties will be available at more than 2,400 Walmart stores, tripling distribution to the retailer. Read more.

PepsiCo enters agreement with Danone to distribute Evian in Canada The deal will see PepsiCo become the exclusive distributor of Evian natural spring water in Canada. The move is designed to further increase the distribution of Evian and accelerate the brand’s growth. Read more.

Molson Coors inks deal to launch Coca-Cola’s hard seltzer in US Molson Coors has signed an exclusive agreement with Coca-Cola to manufacture, market and distribute Topo Chico Hard Seltzer in the US. Read more.

Brand Architekts swings to loss The personal care and beauty products group said it lost £0.8m in FY20 after making £4.4m in FY19. These results came as revenue declined sharply to £23.7m from £77.3m a year earlier. Read more.