NewsBite Podcast (Aug 1 - 5): Industry tackles chocolate supply, plant-based far from plateauing
This week in industry news, Hershey and Nestlé struggle with their supply chain, UK and India are negotiating a trade deal with the aim of doubling bilateral trade by 2030 and ADM is backing up ScaleUp Bio accelerator poised to grow precision fermentation start-ups in Singapore.
This week’s NewsBite episode spotlights ingredients in high demand in the run up to the festive period. Yogurt alternatives and chickpea proteins came into focus, and chocolate innovation is set for expansion in India. Meanwhile, net-zero traftes in the food sector were also highlighted.
In this week’s NewsBite, we recap some of the latest industry-related stories from the last few days. Highlights include a look into the launch of The Fungal Protein Association and examining the trend toward zero percent alcohol ahead of the Christmas season.
In this week’s NewsBite, we highlight major moves in the cultivated meat space while spotlighting the latest plant-based research and business stories across the F&B industry. We also examine bee-free honey, climate-resilient indoor-grown wheat and price increases for rice.
Concerns are spreading in Europe that the “scandalous and dangerous” Mercosur-EU trade deal could return following Brazil’s election of Lula da Silva. Meanwhile, inflationary ripples across food markets are disrupting global dairy, as shortages and cost input hikes take a toll. At COP27 this week promises... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, we recap some of the latest industry-related stories from the last few days. Highlights include a look into stevia, cultivated beef, food inflation and its effects across continents and the latest legislative moves as the UK moves forward with its gene editing bill.
This week’s NewsBite highlights innovation in the plant-based space, calls for greater action on the food and climate crises and how beer is becoming a luxury item ahead of the World Cup 2022. In regulatory news, Finnish food-tech company Solar Food received novel food regulatory approval in Singapore for... Read More
This week’s NewsBite episode spotlights the innovations and trends presented at SIAL 2022 in Paris, including dynamics in the global cheese sector as well as functional beverages. Meanwhile, seafood and marine-based ingredients were highlighted this week and inflation continues to bite in the meat market.
This week’s NewsBite episode, Innova Market Insights tipped “Redefining Value” as a pivotal theme for F&B businesses in its unveiling of the Top Ten Trends for 2023 as consumers adapt their purchasing behaviors amid economic and political volatility. In trade developments, the European market as a... Read More
This week’s NewsBite highlights the US plant-based blip as JBS shuts down its US alternative meat operation. Meanwhile, alternative protein continues strong elsewhere as the sector pioneers and Chinese policymakers convene at a “historic” food innovation event, and new start-ups rise to the spotlight.
This week’s NewsBite episode explores the deepening of the global food security crisis, while cost of living continues to rise. Anti-competitive practices in meat and poultry are spotlighted while food waste is flagged as an increasingly key area of priority for businesses.
This week’s NewsBite highlights a myriad of climate-related shocks impacting F&B, the mountains of food waste in the EU and how agri-food giants dominate the global food chain more than ever. Meanwhile, catch up on the latest research papers and new ingredients launches.
This week’s NewsBite episode looks at the latest in how global inflation is impacting F&B, alternatives to titanium dioxide as the full EU takes hold, and a range of ingredient launches in infant nutrition, animal-free dairy protein and yogurt bacterium.
This week’s NewsBite episode we delve into concerns around animal welfare and meat advertising. The agri-food industry continues to grapple with carbon dioxide shortages and issues around crop production are also highlighted.
This week we delve into the new Common Agriculture Policy implemented by the European Union set to propel the future of agriculture in the region. We also look into the World Food Programme warning on food availability for next year, as the international body predicts that high inflation will continue.
In this week’s NewsBite episode, advancements in meat and seafood alternatives were spotlighted. Prebiotics are trending in the F&B arenas, while farming practices and labeling regulations were also highlighted.
Finnish food industry giant Fazer began researching cell-based chocolate, which will cultivate confectionery ingredients without the need for traditional farming inputs. ADM and New Culture, an alternative dairy company, partnered to develop cow-free casein. Meanwhile, Corbion received a patent for a method... Read More
This week’s NewsBite episode delves into the advancements in precision fermentation and other food technologies. Food and ingredient costs continue to rise, and the environmental impact of food is also being spotlighted.