Quantis is launching geoFootprint, a digital tool that the company describes as the ‘first’ to use satellite technology to map the environmental impact of food production on an interactive map. The innovation holds the key to ‘smarter, science-driven...
Whisk, an app that allows consumers to turn recipes into shopping lists, has added UK supermarket Sainsbury’s to its list of partner companies as retailers and CPGs seek to take full advantage of the growth in online shopping.
With the UK deadline for novel food applications looming on 31 March, it has come to light that UK regulations will not apply to CBD products in Northern Ireland post-Brexit meaning this market may ‘disappear’ for many companies.
A new hazelnut and cocoa spread is hitting the market with a surprising primary ingredient: chickpeas! Elsewhere in new product development across the bloc, Swedish plant-based brand Oumph! has developed a vegan alternative to meatballs, and a gut-friendly...
Spanish start-up Novameat has developed what it claims to be the biggest cell-based meat prototype in the world. FoodNavigator catches up with founder and CEO Giuseppe Scionti to talk R&D, investment, and collaborating with Michelin-starred Disfrutar.
The EU is working to clean up its own food supply chain, from farm to fork. But is this enough? MEPs raise concerns that accepting imports of unsustainable agri-food products is ‘inconsistent’ and ‘unethical’.
Unilever is trialling its first ‘nano factory’, which operates within a 40 foot sea container to deliver flexible production lines that can be moved all over the world. “This trial is assessing a de-centralised production model,” one of the engineers...
Fats and oils specialist Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) has unveiled a new premium lipid ingredient for baby formula which it claims allows manufacturers to get closer than ever before to the gold standard of mother’s milk.
Israeli start-up Redefine Meat has pulled off the ‘world’s largest’ blind taste test for its 3D printed meat alternative. The taste test targeted meat-eaters and the results are in. The company secured over a 90% acceptance rate.
Investors look likely to applaud Unilever’s commitment to ensuring all suppliers will pay the living wage in its supply chain. But the consumer goods giant risks potential challenges if costs are passed on to end consumers, says an analyst.