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16 Apr 2021
--- Aimplas’ Plastics Technology Centre is supporting the Guacapack Project in developing a biodegradable packaging system from avocado waste capable of extending food shelf life by 15 percent. The Guacapack Project is... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- The Philippines’ agri-food sector is a key pillar in the national economy, contributing to almost a third of the country’s total GDP in 2019. A new report by Oxford Economics identifies that this industry leads a... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- Asia’s rapidly evolving food scene is revitalized with new regional plant-based launches inspiring new iterations of traditional cuisine staples. Tokyo-based Next Meat has unveiled vegan Japanese yakiniku grilled meat... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Vertical farming is a relatively recent development that can allow us to grow crops in a controlled environment and provide an alternative approach to conventional farming. This is according to the UK-based John Innes... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Ghana and cocoa and chocolate companies have collaborated on a deal poised to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With this agreement, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Forestry Commission of Ghana... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Chr. Hansen has revealed 10 percent organic growth in Q2 of 2020/2021. According to CEO Mauricio Graber, continued strong organic growth momentum has led to an upwards narrowing of full-year organic growth guidance to 6-8... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- A Danish study reveals that 47 percent of consumers in Croatia, Greece and Spain are willing to try cell-based protein in spite of being unfamiliar with the cultured meat concept. The researchers from the University of... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- SweeGen’s next-generation Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) stevia sweetener is in its final phase before the European Union publishes approval in a few months, according to sugar reduction specialists.
14 Apr 2021
--- European researchers are investigating ways to reduce the rancidity of upcycled ingredients from herring fillet side-streams, using a solution containing rosemary extract and citric acid, among other ingredients. They have... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Cocoa beans and ingredients supplier Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) has reached its target of 100 percent child labor monitoring across its managed cocoa sustainability programs and 100 percent deforestation monitoring across... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Los Angeles-based food tech start-up Better Brand is gearing up to transform the multi-trillion-dollar refined carb space, starting with the Better Bagel. The traditionally carb-heavy food “takes the... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- European asset manager Ambienta has acquired seasonings manufacturer TasteConnection with sights set on growth in clean label flavors across Europe. The move will scale up Ambienta’s subsidiary Nactarome (previously... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- US-based meat alternative giant Beyond Meat will significantly expand product distribution within thousands of European retail locations this spring.The strategic move follows robust growth in the European plant-based foods... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- When assessing consumer response to bakery, it is impossible to put bread and cakes in the same basket. New research from Innova Market Insights reveals that bakery consumers are split in attitudes towards bread and cake.... Read More
12 Apr 2021
--- Bell Flavors & Fragrances has launched a portfolio of functional flavors, Plant Future. The neutral masking solutions were developed to aid European manufacturers in mitigating specific off-notes, while creating a more... Read More
12 Apr 2021
--- Since the outbreak of COVID-19, consumers have been drawn to comfort foods. They are discovering that healthier reformulations of sweet treats are a way for them to indulge without the feelings of guilt that arise.... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Swiss food giant Nestlé is launching plant-based versions of some of its most-loved brands in Asia as consumers include more dairy alternatives in their diet. That now has a new plant-based version of Milo, the... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Using smart breeding technology, Equinom aims to distinguish ingredients intended for human consumption from those used as livestock feed. To develop what the company calls “human-grade” seed varieties with an... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Frustrated vertical farmers will launch a global sustainability standard in 2021 after years of campaigning failed to budge the EU from its soil-based organic fixation. The German-based Association for Vertical Farming... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- By copying the most important protein component of milk, casein, any kind of cheese can be recreated to be plant-based in the future. That is according to Those Vegan Cowboys, a Belgium-based company founded by the former... Read More
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