pet food

15 Mar 2023
--- Insect protein can help feed a growing world population and contribute to environmental sustainability goals, but the rise of plant-based diets and complications around halal and kosher certifications threaten to dilute the... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Global food insecurity, climate change and resource inefficiency are big problems, but investors are betting on small businesses now more than ever to overcome them. Among an array of promising solutions, alternative... Read More
02 Feb 2023
--- ProVeg International has released a report outlining how framing cultivated meat as a pet food may discourage consumers from seeing it as a viable human food. The report flags that consumers are less likely to buy cultivated... Read More
09 Jan 2023
--- Following a successful round of funding, Singapore-based start-up Protenga will receive additional investment in its insect protein technology platform from Yield Lab Asia Pacific, Seeds Capital and JBI Innovations.... Read More
07 Nov 2022
--- Cruelty-free dog food company Wild Earth has developed a cell-based meat broth topper that will be available to consumers in 2023. The cell-based chicken broth, created in Wild Earth’s labs in Berkeley, California, US,... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has identified “Redefining Value” as its top F&B trend for 2023, as consumers adapt to a global cost-of-living crisis in the face of economic and political volatility. With budgets... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- Morrisons is opening a “lower environmental impact store” in Little Clacton, UK. The store will use 43% less carbon, stock 366 loose products and be almost waste-free by using less packaging and enabling... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... 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
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
15 Apr 2020
--- Start-up accelerator Food-X is going digital, in line with social distancing mandates, amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Food-X has virtually revealed the eight start-ups chosen for Cohort 11 of its program. The “cutting... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- Symrise has received antitrust clearance from the US Department of Justice concerning the acquisition of ADF/IDF (American Dehydrated Foods/International Dehydrated Foods), a US meat and egg-based protein specialist and... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
23 May 2019
--- Wild Earth, Inc., a start-up reinventing pet food with biotech, has closed its Series A with an investment of US$11 million led by VegInvest, a venture capital firm supporting early-stage companies striving to replace the... Read More
30 Apr 2019
--- Butternut Box, a London-based fresh dog food business, has raised £15 million (US$19.4 million) of new investment in a round led by European venture capital firms Five Seasons Ventures and White Star Capital. Existing... Read More
27 Feb 2019
--- Trends towards healthy eating, “surfing” on new trends and hybrid meat products are among the key drivers for significantly accelerated traction within the European insect protein space. Increasing research and... Read More
01 Feb 2019
--- Symrise has signed a purchase agreement with the owners of ADF/IDF, a leading natural nutrition ingredient provider for pet food, to acquire their business. The purchase price amounting to US$900 million will be financed by... Read More
02 Oct 2018
--- Biotech company InnovaFeed, is extending its roots in the Hauts-de-France region and will base its next insect protein production unit in Nesle, as part of a new project in partnership with Tereos. InnovaFeed, who markets a... Read More
03 May 2018
--- Ingredients manufacturer Essentia Protein Solutions is targeting the premium pet food market with a new natural range of clean label meat-based proteins for pet food manufacturers. Essentia’s new brands are designed to... Read More