meat, fish & eggs

22 Sep 2020
--- “Big Food” businesses – established players in the protein market – are notably making fast moves into the dynamic arena for meat alternatives.
18 Sep 2020
--- Soy’s amino acid profile makes it an effective contender across diversified plant-based offerings. However, due to research findings linking the crop with deforestation, many consumers have consciously shifted away... Read More
15 Sep 2020
--- China has banned pork imports from Germany after a case of African swine fever (ASF) was identified in a wild boar found near the German-Polish border.
14 Sep 2020
--- Taste and nutrition company Kerry has observed a rising trend in meat products with cleaner, shorter labels. More consumers are actively working to eliminate unrecognizable and artificial ingredients from their diets.... Read More
11 Sep 2020
--- This weekend marks the debut of meat alternative producer Ojah’s vegan ribs making an appearance on a restaurant menu. The pea-based texture of the vegan ribs mimics the taste and mouthfeel of slow-cooked pork ribs.
11 Sep 2020
--- The row over how to name plant-based products is heating up after European meat and dairy sector stakeholders have come together to criticize plant-based offerings that use meat and dairy terminology.
09 Sep 2020
--- Young Australians are reluctant to embrace cell-based meat, according to the University of Sydney and Curtin University’s latest survey findings.
03 Sep 2020
--- The production of a unique single-cell protein “made from thin air” is ramping up, following a €15 million (US$18 million) financing round for Finnish food tech start-up, Solar Foods. The new funding propels... Read More
02 Sep 2020
--- The DNA of the yellow mealworm is being analyzed for enhanced viability as an alternative protein source. The study led by scientists at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), in partnership with... Read More
01 Sep 2020
--- Nine countries collectively comprise a “region of concern” identified by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which is spearheading a major campaign to raise awareness and help halt the spread of African... Read More
01 Sep 2020
--- Ocean lobby groups and NGOs have been left reeling following the latest European Commission proposal for Baltic fishing limits for 2021. While they welcome plans to preserve fish stocks as “promising,” the... Read More
01 Sep 2020
--- Seven new “artificial intelligence institutes” are under development across the US, led by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) and the National Science... Read More
28 Aug 2020
--- In the UK, domestic sales of animal-based produce rose in recent months – a contrast to the nation’s burgeoning trend for meatless consumption. Red meat exports were reported to have performed steadily, despite... Read More
27 Aug 2020
--- Cambridge Commodities has launched two new additions to its popular ProEarth range of plant-based proteins: ProEarth Fava Bean 88 percent Protein and ProEarth Chickpea 70 percent Protein. The new ProEarth Fava Bean and... Read More
27 Aug 2020
--- Current poultry food safety guidelines for Salmonella – the leading cause of foodborne illness outbreaks – are inadequate, according to a new study by Thomas Oscar, USDA Agricultural Research Service. The poultry... Read More
26 Aug 2020
--- DSM Animal Nutrition and Health is spearheading an initiative to reinforce sustainable animal protein production. Slashing the environmental costs of farming is a cornerstone of this comprehensive project, which also targets... Read More
21 Aug 2020
--- Made from naturally fermented vinegar, Niacet’s Provian Plus is a clean label offering formulated specifically for plant-based meat alternatives. The solution contains added calcium, which interacts with hydrocolloids... Read More
21 Aug 2020
--- Among the latest heavyweight suppliers to tap into the burgeoning plant-based movement is Hormel Ingredient Solutions (under Hormel Foods). The US-based manufacturer has launched a new line of plant-based meat crumbles... Read More
20 Aug 2020
--- The meat-alternative brand, Meatless Farm, is opening the UK’s first plant-based drive-thru to target lockdown meat-reducers and inspire retail sales. Coming off the back of the recent successful and controversial... Read More
18 Aug 2020
--- Lever venture capital (VC), a global alternative protein venture capital fund whose partners include investors in Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods, Memphis Meats and other key industry players, has completed the first close of... Read More