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Newsbite Podcast (Jun 7 - 11): Imagindairy milks fermentation tech to leave the cow out of the dairy equation

 11 Jun 2021

In F&B developments this week, Brazilian meat giant JBS paid US$11 million in ransom to end a cyber attack from “one of the most specialized and sophisticated” cybercriminal groups. Targeting reformulation demands, The Live Green Co. launched an algorithm to help multinational food companies “clean up their act” from a nutritional perspective. Meanwhile, Barry Callebaut highlighted WholeFruit chocolate’s upcycled potential for food artisans, and CP Kelco inaugurated a microbiology and fermentation science innovation center in the US.

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04 Jun 2021 | CNS Media

This week, with commercial pathways opening up, mealworm proteins are growingly recognized as a source for highly sustainable and quality protein. In celebration of World Milk Day, industry leaders raised their voices on sustainable solutions and Nestlé doubled down on its health strategy amid reports of an... Read More

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28 May 2021 | CNS Media

Unilever & Enough partnership is to leverage zero-waste fermentation process to grow high-quality alternative protein, while Barry Callebaut’s cocoa brand Van Houten has launched a powdered chocolate beverage made from Ruby chocolate. Meanwhile, Mondelez is entering an agreement to acquire Chipita, which is... Read More

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21 May 2021 | CNS Media

In F&B developments this week FrieslandCampina unveiled its latest vegan concept for its whipping agents portfolio, Kievit Vana-Monte V98, while Firmenich launched a sustained release solution for melting, juiciness and succulence in plant-based alt-meat. In global trade, a rice flour shortage elicited price... Read More

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14 May 2021 | CNS Media

This week, industry coloring manufacturers weighed in on EFSA’s latest safety assessment for the food additive titanium dioxide which deems it unsafe. MeaTech 3D revealed its latest move to build a pilot plant for cultured chicken fat production. In the same week, a cultured meat consumer survey flagged... Read More

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07 May 2021 | CNS Media

Cargill has acquired Leman Decoration Group, a cake decorations supplier, while Amyris has signed an agreement with Ingredion for the exclusive licensing of Amyris’ zero-calorie, nature-based, fermented Reb M sweetener. Meanwhile, Nestlé has launched Wunda, a new pea-based beverage that the company says is... Read More

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30 Apr 2021 | CNS Media

In F&B developments this week, the Good Food Institute (GFI) and more than 60 key alternative protein stakeholders called on the US federal government to make alt-protein investment a “national priority.” Chr. Hansen launched its latest generation of bioprotective food cultures FreshQ, while TurtleTree... Read More

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23 Apr 2021 | CNS Media

Mondelez International and cocoa beans and ingredients supplier Olam Food Ingredients have begun a new collaboration in Indonesia to create the world’s single largest sustainable commercial cocoa farm. Meat giant JBS has signaled its intention to be a much bigger player in the plant-based space by agreeing... Read More

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16 Apr 2021 | CNS Media

This week, Ÿnsect acquired Protifarm, a global specialist in mealworm ingredients for human food applications. Beyond Meat is set to expand its product distribution within thousands of European retail locations this spring. Meanwhile, Ambienta acquired seasonings manufacturer TasteConnection with sights set... Read More

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09 Apr 2021 | CNS Media

In F&B developments this week, Those Vegan Cowboys, a Belgian company founded by former owners of The Vegetarian Butcher, shared insights on replicating dairy casein in plant-based cheeses. US plant-based retail hit US$7 billion, while Nestlé & Beyond Meat doubled down on alt-meat production in Asia.... Read More

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26 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

In F&B developments this week, Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing launched its Aroma Kiosk, a digital sensory tool designed to gather consumer insights on flavors and products in real-time. Consumption of animal-based produce in the US and Europe was forecasted to dip after hitting a “peak meat” apex in 2025,... Read More

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15 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

This week, Real Madrid football club has teamed up with plant-based producer Meatless Farm to drive change toward sustainable eating. A Slovenian food-tech firm debuted the "world’s first" plant-based marbled filet mignon steak and industry’s cell-based proponents cautioned against prematurely imposing... Read More

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05 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

In F&B developments this week, the IFT Annual Event and Food Expo announced plans to transition online in light of the pandemic. Cargill and Tesco spearheaded major programs to improve ocean biodiversity and reduce the fishing industry’s carbon emissions. Meanwhile, Starbucks introduced two new plant-based... Read More

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26 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

Swedish oat milk maker Oatly announced plans to go public by filing for an IPO in the US. Dairy-free yogurt producer Alpro has added its voice to a coalition of nearly 100 plant-based proponents speaking out against the EU’s push to broaden the variety of banned “dairy-like” expressions in milk-free... Read More

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19 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

This week, Nestlé continues its plant-based pivot with a major portfolio boost –  the launch of the first vegan KitKat which is on the horizon for later this year. Interest in chocolate and cocoa ingredients is typically rising as consumers continue to turn to chocolate as a way to indulge. Meanwhile, CARE... Read More

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12 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

In this week’s NewsBite we recap some of the latest industry-related stories from the last few days. Significant highlights include new applications for marine ingredients, activities in the start-up incubator space and new technological strides in cellular agriculture.

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29 Jan 2021 | CNS Media

This week, DuPont’s anti-Listeria solution was backed by nisin approval in the Middle East and Africa and raised flour tariffs hit Irish bakery sector under the new “market-distorting” Brexit trade deal. Meanwhile, Beyond Meat and PepsiCo launched The PLANeT Partnership, a pilot program targeting innovation... Read More

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22 Jan 2021 | CNS Media

BioTech Foods is leading a €5.2 million cultured meat project funded by the Spanish government, while Canadian researchers have developed a new way of cultivating meat using a technique adapted from growing tissue for human transplants. US-based cell-cultured seafood company BlueNalu has closed US$60 million... Read More

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