Finnish nutrition start-up Ambronite is launching a new range of meal replacement products. When compared to other ‘smart food’ options on the market, Ambronite believes it delivers something different: complete, sustainable nutrition with a clean label.
A Belgian start-up is analysing pollen samples to monitor bees’ environments, a Quebecois innovation is tapping AI tech to ‘give bees a voice’, and dairy farmers in the UK and Sweden are creating insect-friendly ecosystems to promote biodiversity.
Flavours and fragrances giant Givaudan has developed ‘breakthrough’ new solutions to mask off-notes in plant-based protein formulations and extended its ‘SmartTools’ programme to make product development faster and cheaper.
This week's innovation highlights include the launch of a new subscription snacking service from UK healthy snacks brand Ginni, which hopes to tap into the growth currently being seen in direct-to-consumer models. Elsewhere, Hunter & Gather hit...
Fed up with the limited range of “really bland” and highly processed meat analogues available for vegans and vegetarians, a German start-up has developed plant-based chicken alternatives using a new protein source: the laetiporus mushroom.
Food brands are profiting from ‘free-from’ fake news, claims an Italian consumer rights organisation, after its study found ‘palm oil free’ products were higher in saturates and less sustainable than their palm oil counterparts.
The protein requirements put forward in the EAT-Lancet report are nutritionally inadequate and are not enough to support growing bodies, according to a critique of the so-called ‘Planetary Health Diet’.