fruit & vegetables

15 Sep 2021
--- UK F&B businesses are anticipating further setbacks as the enforcement of new post-Brexit border control policy on food and agricultural produce coming in from the EU will be delayed by eight months, following a previous... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- An EU-backed project is developing vertical gardens for domestic use, intending to make personalized nutrition more available throughout the continent while reducing reliance on industrial farming.
13 Sep 2021
--- The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has launched Action on Fibre to help UK consumers boost their fiber intake. The project is coined a “proactive industry initiative” supported by the FDF’s members and... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- Israel-based Equinom, an agri-food-tech company that leverages AI to elevate the nutritional profile of seeds, has partnered with plant-based brand Meatless Farm and its ingredients subsidiary, Lovingly Made Ingredients.... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- Cargill has inaugurated a US$150 million pectin production facility, located in Bebedouro – the heart of Brazil’s citrus-growing region. Its proximity to citrus fields ensures an abundant supply of fresh fruit... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- The alternative meat arena is packed with major players creating plant-based NPD solutions and developing innovative products and technologies to keep pace with global meat-free demand.
07 Sep 2021
--- The “nexus” between biodiversity, healthy diets and the climate crisis has been underscored by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) director-general QU Dongyu during his address to the... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- Indian start-up Proeon has raised US$2.4 million in seed capital for scaling new plant proteins sourced from amaranth, mung bean and Indian chickpea. The sustainable food ingredients company will set up a research lab in the... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Plantible Foods recently closed a US$21.5 million in funding for its vertically integrated agricultural platform, which produces Rubi Protein from lemna – more commonly known as duckweed or water lentils. Speaking to... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Europe’s livestock sector has hit back at a rising tide of vegan activism, which has spurred the launch of the international Plant Based Treaty and a protest blockade of Arla’s key milk factory in England that... Read More
30 Aug 2021
--- Allklear has completed a HK$10 million (US$1.3 million) series pre-A funding for its Detox Future Salad drink – bringing its total value estimate to nearly HK$100 million (US$12.8 million). The Hong Kong food-tech... Read More
26 Aug 2021
--- Layn Natural Ingredients continues its expansion in botanicals with a boost to its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified botanical extracts. The range focuses on polyphenol-rich botanical extracts that offer high functional... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- A unique plant milk made from New Zealand grown kabocha buttercup squash will be available in supermarkets across Asia following a partnership between a Hawke’s Bay company and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
12 Aug 2021
--- The EU is heightening its food safety regulations for baby formula and food, vegetables, fruit, cereals, meat, fish and other produce, which will be screened against stricter limits of cadmium and lead content before they... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- Corbion is celebrating the highest H1 growth in the Preservation category in its history, according to the company’s 2021 first half-year results. The continued interest in replacing fossil-based and synthetic... Read More
05 Aug 2021
--- Rockshield Capital Corp. has narrowed the focus of its investment strategy on the key areas of sustainable food-tech, plant-based ingredients and agriculture. Working with its affiliate entity Innovative Prairie Snack Foods,... Read More
04 Aug 2021
--- Danone and biosciences company Brightseed – creator of the AI software Forager that maps and predicts the health impact of plant-based compounds – have entered into a partnership. The collaboration will delve... Read More
28 Jul 2021
--- In ADM’s financial results for the second quarter, the agri-food giant’s Ag Services & Oilseeds segment delivered operating profits almost 40 percent higher than the previous year’s quarter. The... Read More
28 Jul 2021
--- Creating sustainable and equitable food systems that benefit the world’s most vulnerable people could require as much as US$350 billion per year over the next decade, according to new analysis from the International... Read More
26 Jul 2021
--- Ireland’s new Food Vision 2030 strategy for Ireland’s food sector is being outlined by Charlie McConalogue, Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The presentation is being delivered in... Read More