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06 Dec 2021
--- Coleslaw cabbage grower, Naylor Farms, a 110-year-old UK-based farming business has applied for planning permission to build a plant-based protein extraction facility in Lincolnshire to produce protein ingredients made from... Read More
01 Dec 2021
--- Royal Avebe, a Dutch cooperative of starch-potato growers, is tapping into the growing demand for potato protein ingredients as the plant-based sector continues to boom. At FiE 2021, the company is presenting its Solanic... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- Growthwell Foods, a manufacturer of plant-based alternatives for meat and seafood for the Southeast Asian market, has launched an innovation, R&D and manufacturing center at JTC Foodhub Senoko, Singapore. It features... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- As the European Parliament finally signs off on its new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) – which channels €270 billion (US$303.2 billion) in aid directly to EU farmers – critics are saying the new farming... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Global peanut production is expected to amount to 50.5 million metric tons for the 2022 financial year, up 2% from 2021, according to the newly released Global Statistical Review of the International Nut and Dried Fruit... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Increasingly, global consumers are looking to reduce consumption of certain ingredients that they perceive to have adverse effects on their health or the planet’s health. In fact, the environmental impacts of food are... Read More
23 Nov 2021
--- The Japanese government is introducing new labeling legislation for plant-based food packaging amid efforts to ease restrictions and increase consumer transparency. In a press conference, government minister Taro Kono... Read More
23 Nov 2021
--- Rijk Zwaan is showcasing the quintessential Asian flavor of cucumber to the European palette with Wokcue, a hybrid cultivar cucumber ideal for stir-frying. The Dutch vegetable breeding company has developed this new cucumber... Read More
23 Nov 2021
--- North American meat and poultry producers hit hard by market volatility and critical gaps in the labor pool have welcomed a new influx of investment to help fuel their businesses and propel COVID-19 pandemic recovery.
19 Nov 2021
--- Israeli agritech start-up Sufresca has expanded its invisible edible coating for shelf life extension to more fresh produce products. “Our new development of the edible coating is proven to work very well on different... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- Researchers have developed a naturally derived wild strawberry aroma using edible fungus from waste coming from blackcurrant juice production.
19 Nov 2021
--- Ocean Spray Cranberries will leverage Brightseed’s artificial intelligence (AI) Forager technology to profile the compounds in cranberries and their impact on human health. With this collaboration, Ocean Spray aims to... Read More
18 Nov 2021
--- Astronaut Chris Hadfield hosted a webinar celebrating Roquette’s grand opening of the world’s largest pea protein plant, scaled to meet surging global demand for plant-based meat alternatives. Attendees were... Read More
11 Nov 2021
--- Merit Functional Foods has kicked off operations at the world’s first commercial facility with the capability to produce food-grade canola protein, a new entrant to the plant-based space. The Canada-based company has... Read More
10 Nov 2021
--- Agri-tech start-up CarobWay, has teamed up with Israel’s oldest environmental arm, the Jewish National Fund, to initiate a nationwide research initiative for carob trees.
08 Nov 2021
--- Australia’s tech-driven sustainable farming practices will be represented at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, UK, by a Queensland farm, Bartle Frere Bananas. The family-run company will be... Read More
08 Nov 2021
--- The Crop Trust and the Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (The Plant Treaty) have launched an emergency reserve over the weekend to provide a financial lifeline to... Read More
05 Nov 2021
--- The FAO Food Price Index has surged to a new peak reaching its highest level in a decade. The index highlights the soaring cost of cereals and vegetable oils around the world, while noting that global food prices have... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- Amazon founder and second richest person in the world Jeff Bezos is addressing food players’ role in slowing the warming of the planet at the ongoing COP26. At the summit in Glasgow, Scotland, he announced that the... Read More
25 Oct 2021
--- Banana producers in South America are urging international retailers to address the global issue of “spiralling inflationary prices” affecting production costs, which they argue are not being reflected in the... Read More
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