All news articles for August 2019

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Anheuser-Busch InBev joins new IBM blockchain

By Oliver Morrison

Beverage giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is among the big firms to join IBM’s new blockchain project called Trust Your Supplier, aimed at improving supply chain transparency.

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EFSA backs ban on chlorpyrifos

By Oliver Morrison

The controversial pesticide does not meet criteria for the renewal of its EU approval, says the EFSA.

Spirulina has gained popularity as an ingredient in health foods ©GettyImages-Westend61

ScotBio increases phycocyanin in spirulina for ‘enhanced’ blue

By Katy Askew

Scottish biotech company ScotBio has developed a patent-protected method of enhancing the amount of phycocyanin, the blue pigment, produced in spirulina. The company says this innovation will make indoor grown spirulina a cost-effective option for the...

Danish Crown plans veggie burger launch ©iStock/Sarsmis

Danish Crown to launch plant-based products ‘very soon’

By Katy Askew

Meat producer Danish Crown has said that it will be ready to launch its first plant-based products ‘very soon’ as the company looks to diversify its assortment and capitalise on growing demand for meat-free foods.

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