ready meals & side dishes

09 Mar 2023
--- A recent study evaluated the environmental impact of burger patty production and found that a patty made from proteins sourced from brewer’s spent yeast (BSY) can “reduce the environmental footprint of a 113 g... Read More
07 Mar 2023
--- The plant-based focused planetary health diet has significant dietary gaps in six essential micronutrients and contains large amounts of phytate – an anti-nutrient found in many plants. Researchers are now saying that... 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
13 Feb 2023
--- The British Medical Journal (BMJ) investigation has stated that the UK-based comic book Beano promotes junk-food brands involving foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS). The report has received reactions from experts as... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance for the baby food industry regarding lead in processed foods intended for infants, babies and children under the age of two. The guidance is meant to... Read More
09 Jan 2023
--- The British government has confirmed plans to enforce a ban on single-use plastics in England, in line with Scotland and Wales. Items such as disposable plastic cutlery, trays and plates will be outlawed for foodservice... Read More
02 Nov 2022
--- British online food service company Deliveroo has announced a £2.5 million (US$2.8 million) investment to subsidize the cost of more environmentally sustainable packaging and to encourage restaurant partners to move... 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
23 Sep 2022
--- Food-tech start-up Anina Culinary Art is launching a new way to combat food waste and supply nutrient-rich meals to consumers. The company uses “ugly” vegetables and turns them into ready-to-make meals, tapping... Read More
25 Aug 2022
--- Scientists have recently discovered that mealworms can be transformed into a “meat-like” flavoring that could aid in searching for more sustainable meat sources. With the addition of heat, sugar and some consumer... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- 70/30 Food Tech, a Shanghai-based alternative protein firm, is introducing ready meal items based on its in-house biomass fermented protein. This protein is a meat substitute based on mycelium, which has the texture and... Read More
28 Jul 2022
--- Campaigners are naming some of the world’s top multinational food companies in a report revealing items high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) are often mislabeled as nutritional products. The findings, published by Action... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- Ingredion has unveiled its first waxy rice-based texturizing solutions that use environmentally sustainably farmed rice ingredients. The launch comes as the company is on track to achieve 100% sustainably sourced waxy rice... Read More
25 Jul 2022
--- Premier Foods is acquiring 100% of The Spice Tailor shares. The Spice Tailor is an authentic Indian and South East Asian meal kit and accompaniment brand. On a cash and debt-free basis, the purchase price amounts to... Read More
01 Jul 2022
--- Disagreements on how to interpret “processed foods” mean there is no consensus on the nutrition and healthfulness of food, a new study has revealed.
22 Jun 2022
--- The Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI) is highlighting the health priority of governments to reduce sodium intake across the globe to battle the main cause of high blood pressure, leading to strokes and heart... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Following the UK government’s decision not to implement additional taxes on salt and sugar, criticism keeps floating in from several organizations around the UK, claiming the government is siding “with industry... Read More
15 Jun 2022
--- ZenB has launched a new variety of gluten-free spaghetti made with yellow peas including the skins. This comes at a time where there is a renewed R&D and NPD focus in reformulating pasta shapes and flavors, even... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Nutrition experts are deliberating the findings of two studies published in Great Debates in Nutrition, one which evidences the increased risks of morbidity and disease correlated with ultra-processed foods, and another... Read More
10 May 2022
--- Frozen food company Nomad Foods is urging F&B regulators across Europe to develop a comprehensive end-to-end approach to the life cycle of products. This should include data in Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) that is... Read More