As the G7 summit draws to its end and groundwork commences for COP 26, world leaders have been urged to look at the food system to deliver progress on COVID-19, economic security, climate change and health.
French investment firm Roquette Ventures (part of ingredients company Roquette Group), which supports start-ups in the food, nutrition, and health markets, is looking to scale up production of plant protein sweeteners made using precision fermentation.
The European Commission has set out an ambitious agenda as it works to move food production to a more sustainable footing. However, there is a pressing need to move from target-setting to engagement and achievement.
Chobani has launched an industry first – a nationally-distributed line of dairy yogurts with zero grams of sugar – to meet growing demand from consumers that want to reduce sugar without feeling like they’re eating ‘diet’ products or compromising on taste...
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As the UK government launches a new mentorship programme to encourage more food and beverage producers to boost their exports, British companies have a golden opportunity to expand overseas, companies say.
In Germany, companies will be required to identify and account for human rights violations in global supply chains. While largely perceived to be a step in the right direction, some argue the new law falls short.
Ingredient supplier Meelunie is investing in a new fava protein manufacturing facility where it will leverage ‘breakthrough’ process innovation to deliver fava protein that is free from beany off-notes.
Using a nanocarrier delivery system, the olive oil-derived extract Hydroxytyrosol can act as a protective agent against Parkinson’s-related neurodegeneration, according to a new study from the Centre for Nutraceuticals, University of Westminster.
Low-to-no alcoholic beverages are a growth space exciting the drinks sector. Experts from FoodNavigator and sister publications BeverageDaily, The Grocer and Lumina Intelligence weigh in on the segment’s prospects.
The company says it has successfully mastered precision fermentation technology to make animal-free milk proteins from yeast that are ‘indistinguishable from the real thing’ and which it expects will be available on the market in two years.
The supermarklet has come under fire from investors who argue the company needs to increase the proportion of healthy food in its sales mix. But the UK supermarket group hit back, highlighting its work to reformulate vertically integrated own label lines.