All news articles for May 2019

EU Council adopts ban on single-use plastics, farmers angry as Mercosur deal inches closer: Brussels Bulletin

Brussels Bulletin: EU Council adopts ban on single-use plastics

By Oliver Morrison

The EU Council has adopted a total ban on single-use plastics by 2021, farmers are angry as the Mercosur deal inches closer, while environmentalists have warned about a failure to tackle agriculture’s contribution to climate breakdown. FoodNavigator brings...

Lidl is selling the Beyond Meat Burger in all 3,200 branches in Germany ©Lidl

Beyond Meat flexes its European muscle

By Oliver Morrison

Beyond Meat will start making its plant-based meat substitutes in Europe next year, marking its first production plant outside of the US, and has also announced a deal with German discount supermarket Lidl.

©GettyImages/John Lund

From microalgae to 3D printed steak: ‘The future is meatless’

By Flora Southey

As the sustainability agenda rises in the food industry, innovators are increasingly looking at ways of swapping out meat for a plant-based counterpart. FoodNavigator explores three innovations in the sector: microalgae omega-3, scalable mycoprotein,...

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