17 Aug 2021
--- On the back of rising demand for dairy alternatives, key players in the oat space are scaling production to keep pace with the forecasted growth. Among notable developments, Finnish ingredients supplier Raisio is... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- “The entire packaging industry needs to change,” Julia Piechotta, co-founder of Germany-based edible cutlery start-up Spoontainable, tells PackagingInsights. Her start-up provides one piece to the jigsaw puzzle... Read More
30 Nov 2020
--- An international research collaboration, including scientists from the University of Adelaide’s Waite Research Institute, has unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley. This could be a significant boost for... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- Canada is positioning itself as a global player in high-quality plant ingredients, following an investment of CA$25.7 million (US$19.6 million) to increase the functionality of plant-based proteins and co-products.... Read More
27 Oct 2020
--- The evolution of eating patterns sees a category blurring between the breakfast cereal and snacking segments. Cereals are a staple food in North America, with 60 percent of households saying they are a regular part of their... Read More
23 Oct 2020
--- The grain processing sector is advancing with the use of data to drive decision automation, but it can be a costly and time-intensive endeavor. To this end, TeleSense has netted US$10.2 million in Series B financing for the... Read More
28 Sep 2020
--- General Mills is pledging to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent over the next decade and slash food waste in half. The commitment entails a strategic focus on regenerative agriculture and aligns... Read More
24 Aug 2020
--- An array of market opportunities for gluten-free oats has led to six Scottish farmers to investigate a new supply chain that guarantees provenance, assurance and full traceability. The group from Aberdeenshire recognized... Read More
19 Aug 2020
--- A new report by the Vegan Society outlines alternatives to commercial grazing for farmers and landowners who wish to explore more sustainable land management practices. The practical overview was created in to help the UK... Read More
17 Aug 2020
--- An anti-dumping complaint against imports of wheat gluten from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Lithuania and Australia has been filed by ADM Agri-Industries Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of supplier ADM. The complaint... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Farmers are set to receive a growing number of requests to share data from governments and companies who are increasingly relying on data analysis for policymaking and strategy. This is underscored by RaboResearch, the... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- Post Consumer Brands and Dunkin’ are launching two new cereals made with Dunkin’ coffee, set to roll out in the US next month. The Post cereals – Dunkin’ Caramel Macchiato and Mocha Latte – were... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- PepsiCo and Corteva Agriscience are spearheading industry’s first sequencing of the complete oat genome for use in open-source applications. The partnership now seeks to leverage this research to advance the resiliency... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- French producer of farmed insects Ÿnsect has become the first company in the world to obtain certification and marketing approval for a natural fertilizer made from insect by-products. Authorization for the fertilizer... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- Farmer sentiment in relation to the pandemic improved slightly in May after falling sharply in both March and April, according to the Ag Economy Barometer launched by Purdue University and agriculture commodities marketplace... Read More
15 May 2020
--- Swiss Bühler Group and Canada-based Premier Tech (PT) are evolving their joint venture (JV) in China into a new global partnership for bulk food packaging. The partnership will allow Bühler to either access... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Ingredion has entered into an exclusive commercial agreement with Northern Quinoa Production Corporation (NorQuin) to globally distribute and market NorQuin's quinoa flours. The company has also concluded a financial... Read More
28 Apr 2020
--- The “urgent need” for renewed public debate about new breeding technologies is being flagged by agricultural economists at the University of Göttingen in Germany. While advancements in the past have been... Read More