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Split pea start-up targets sustainable tempeh market

By Flora Southey

A Swedish start-up has developed an organic, vegan, gluten-free tempeh made entirely out of split peas, which founder Pia Qvarnström hopes will help consumers transition to a more sustainable diet.

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Roquette looks to plant milk category for future pea potential

By Niamh Michail

French pea protein supplier Roquette believes pea protein could make waves in the booming plant-based dairy alternative category. “It’s a big market, and there’s more innovation to come," says its head of pea protein.

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EFSA okays efficacy of lactic acid dips for pork cuts

By Niamh Michail

Spraying and dipping pork carcasses and cuts with lactic and acetic acid does not pose safety concerns but only lactic acid dips for pork cuts beats water washes for pathogen-killing efficacy, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientists concluded.

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'An open trading zone covering one-third of global GDP'

EU vote puts EU-Japan trade deal on track to enter into force

By EU-Japan trade deal to enter in force following EU vote

The EU Japan trade deal is set to enter into force on 1 February 2019 after receiving the backing of EU politicians yesterday.

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France tops Food Sustainability Index

By Niamh Michail

France has the most sustainable food system, according to the Food Sustainability Index, a data tool that should be used to drive a race to the top, say its creators.

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