14 May 2021
--- The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) returns with its annual dairy innovation competition focused on advancing excellence in functional dairy product development.
13 May 2021
--- Nabati Foods Global, a plant-based food player, has completed the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada. The new plant is five times larger than the pilot facility and comes following the completion... Read More
13 May 2021
--- A growing consumer focus on health, naturality and sustainability is driving innovation in the cheese market, according to French-headquartered dairy company Ingredia. Not only this, but the development of cheese consumption... Read More
12 May 2021
--- Vegan milk firm Oatly, which is backed by high-profile investors including Oprah Winfrey, Jay Z, Natalie Portman and Starbucks Corp head Howard Schultz is aiming for a valuation of approximately US$10 billion as it commences... Read More
11 May 2021
--- Chr. Hansen has launched Vega Culture Kit specifically developed for fermented plant bases. It allows plant-based innovators to develop customized and differentiated features of their products in taste, texture, health and... Read More
10 May 2021
--- US plant-tech company, Benson Hill, is going public by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Star Peak Corp II. The move may see the agri-tech firm valued around US$2 billion. Private companies can turn... Read More
07 May 2021
--- Equinom has teamed up with sesame seed processor and exporter Dipasa to roll out a protein-rich sesame variety as an alternative to conventional plant bases. Sesame has primarily been used as a cooking oil, in spreads or... Read More
07 May 2021
--- Fair Trade USA and Chobani have launched a certification program for US dairy farms and cooperatives that provides financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers and is expected to raise sustainability standards. The... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Nestlé has launched Wunda, a new pea-based beverage that the company says is “epic in everything” you would otherwise use milk for. Wunda will launch first in France, the Netherlands and Portugal, before... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Arla is keeping more renewable energy within the cooperative’s value chain by purchasing guarantees of origin (GOs) directly from its farmer owners. The move allows Arla to claim the CO2 reductions in the dairy chain... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Fast food giants are committing to science-based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions following pressure from investors and consumers to step up actions to combat climate change.Five out of six fast food brands managing... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Sophie’s Bionutrients has developed a proprietary strain of microalgae that can grow in a fermentation tank, be fed on various food waste and harvested in three days. Used in dairy and meat alternative applications,... Read More
28 Apr 2021
--- Chr. Hansen has launched its latest generation of FreshQ, a range of food cultures that improves the bioprotective effects of fermentation in dairy. The move will allow a broader segment of dairy producers, retailers and... Read More
27 Apr 2021
--- More than three-quarters of UK consumers are concerned about climate change, according to a recent YouGov consumer omnibus survey conducted on behalf of First Milk. Furthermore, almost one-third (29 percent) take... Read More
26 Apr 2021
--- Arla’s Climate Checks program confirms that Arla farmers are among the most climate-efficient dairy farmers. It also provides a clear blueprint of what will drive further reductions of greenhouse gas emissions on their... Read More
26 Apr 2021
--- SternVitamin is addressing consumers’ growing demand for immune health with the help of micronutrient premixes that can be incorporated into everyday food and beverages, such as plant-based alternative drinks and ice... Read More
21 Apr 2021
--- Export volumes of the UK’s top tier food and drink exports – whiskey, chocolate and cheese – saw a decline amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, industry watchers report buoyancy for pork and breakfast... Read More
19 Apr 2021
--- Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recently debated banning caged animals for food production in the EU in a public hearing as a result of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) End the Cage Age. “This is... 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
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