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Like Tinder for food SMEs?

By Oliver Morrison

An Irish company has launched Kwayga, a B2B matching platform for buyers and suppliers in the food and beverage sector.

Think beyond the burger to drive plant-based sales, data suggests / Pic: GettyImages-Barmalini

Promoting plant-based: What motivates people to eat less meat?

By Katy Askew

Environmental concerns don’t motivate consumers to replace meat products with plant-based alternatives, new research suggests. So, what does prompt people to make the swap? And how can the food industry tap into this to support growth in the plant-based...

Dutch innovators develop biotech alternative to nitrites / Pic: GettyImages-apomares

Vaess develops biotech solution for nitrite-free bacon

By Katy Askew

Dutch food engineers at Vaess have developed an innovative biotech solution that can replace the controversial use of nitrites in meat products like bacon, while maintaining a stable pink appearance.

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Calls for greater support for ‘unmet needs’ of agrifood SMEs

By Oliver Morrison

Agrifood SMEs are crucial to the development of much-needed innovation in the food system but encounter limited access to scale up facilities and technological proficiency, reveals a new report from EIT Food, the food arm of the EU-funded European Institute...

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The future of meat: The tobacco plant?

By Oliver Morrison

Israeli start-up BioBetter is repurposing tobacco plants in attempt to overcome the greatest hurdle currently facing the budding cultivated meat industry: scaled production.

Farmers can record everything they need to know about their animals on the phone app and then analyse that data to improve efficiencies and sustainability. Image: Breedr

Digitising the beef sector to reduce emissions

By Oliver Morrison

Fintech app Breedr wants to ‘put data at the heart of farming’ to make the beef supply chain more efficient and improve farmers’ profits and environmental footprints.

From wurst sausages to veal schnitzels and German quark, Germany has a long-standing food culture rich with meat and dairy. GettyImages/instamatics

Why might Germany be losing its appetite for meat and dairy?

By Flora Southey

More than half of Germany’s population reduced its meat consumption in the past year, and one-third plans to consume fewer dairy products in the next six months, according to a new report. FoodNavigator asks why.

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Sell fresh uncut produce loose, says WRAP report

By Oliver Morrison

New research from the food waste campaigner claims to challenge the status quo of the way retailers sell fresh uncut fruit and vegetables, highlighting that it should change significantly in the future.

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