NewsBite Podcast (Nov 6 - Nov 10): “Staggering” US$10T in hidden health costs driven by unhealthy diets
In this week’s NewsBite, we take a look at the hidden costs on our health, environment and society. Meanwhile, the Turkish parliament revealed it is removing all Coca-Cola and Nestlé products from its campus shelves in an apparent boycott over Israel’s ongoing war with Hamas, and alt-dairy innovation is reaching new heights in North America, Western Europe and Australasia.
This week, Redefine Meat arrived on the European retail scene as Western consumers ditch animal products in a bid for better health. Meanwhile, FoodChain ID and ReSeed are uniting on an AI-enhanced regenerative agriculture initiative and Vivici partnered with Ginkgo Bioworks to advance the production of... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, we take a look at how EFSA’s online platform will predict the toxicity of chemicals in food as a pioneering alternative to animal testing. Meanwhile, the Italian government has voted to ban cultured meat being produced or sold in the country and a digital transformation is taking... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, we take a look at how the global economic downturn has restricted new investment in the cell-based meat industry. Meanwhile, the US army is stepping in to buy Japan’s seafood following China’s ban on imports and the FDA looks to revoke its regulations on brominated vegetable oil in... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, scientists in the US have utilized an AI model based on deep learning architecture to extend the shelf life of food products that go through rancidity. A study reveals that the majority of Europeans would welcome an international eco-label on food products to help them make more... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, we talk to the US National Confectionery Association who has hit out at the recently introduced ban on four food additives in California, branding the new rules “unscientific” and “unnecessary.” We also examine organic regulation in Europe, look at animal welfare in the bloc, and... Read More
In this week’s NewsBite, we explore the latest rule on the usage of partially hydrogenated oils in food and the UK government’s consultation on improving the enforcement and regulation of nutrition and health claims on food and drink products. Meanwhile, Cargill is bolstering efforts to protect forests by... Read More
This week’s NewsBite episode details backlash against octopus farming and further food chain disruption from Ukraine. Also, industry moves to improve food safety amid growing antibiotic resistant strains of E.coli and further innovations in the plant-based and cultivated meat sectors.
In this week’s NewsBite, we recap some of the latest industry-related stories from the last few days. Highlights include a look into cell-based technology, precision fermentation and food regulatory moves.
This week’s NewsBite episode details how clearer rules on food labeling was brought to attention and efforts to use fertilizer more conservatively are ramping up across countries. Meanwhile, precision fermentation players unite to call for faster EU regulation on animal alternatives and insect protein was... 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 the UK Northern Ireland food trade, food accelerator programs and trends in the alcohol category.
This week’s NewsBite episode details how the cost of living is impacting F&B sectors globally. Meanwhile, financial results are also being affected by inflation. Alternative methods of food production were also spotlighted this week, as well as a pivot to food commodities from traditional farming.
This week’s NewsBite episode spotlights a plethora of plant-based NPD and innovation as new ingredients come to the fore. Meanwhile, EU agriculture is in focus as the bloc is lagging behind in its organic agriculture expansion targets and environmental organizations are protesting what they call “New GMO’s.”
This week’s NewsBite episode details how flavor trends are highlighted by Kerry, alt-seafood products will soon hit the market and the debate on a range of eco labels rages this week. Meanwhile, cultivated meat and the alternative protein space are once again in the spotlight.
This week’s NewsBite episode details how plant-based innovation remains one of the most notable and progressive F&B trends of our time. Meanwhile, Cargill’s latest consumer insights reveal healthy indulgence desires in the bakery segment, while Roquettes expands its pea protein investment.
This week in industry news, Live Green is leveraging AI-powered precision fermentation to replace animal-based and artificial ingredients. With its proprietary software, the company will boost the functionality and sustainability of the products developed. Meanwhile, Danone is pledging to reduce its methane... Read More
This week’s NewsBite episode spotlights various ongoing crises amid war and the effects of climate change. Meanwhile, prices of eggs increased significantly, rose massively, the UK revealed plans to ban single-use plastics, and the palm oil industry pushed back against EU regulations.
This week’s NewsBite episode spotlights a plethora of plant-based NPD as Veganuary begins. Meanwhile, new technologies in protein development were also highlighted.