In the US, a cultivated meat product has successfully completed the FDA’s pre-market safety review, moving it one step closer to commercialisation. What implications does this regulatory greenlight have for Europe’s cell-based meat sector?
The ingredients majors have combined expertise and technologies to develop their ‘vegurt’ offerings. FoodNavigator asks Chr. Hansen and CP Kelco about the challenges they’ve overcome to create ambient, plant-based yoghurt alternatives.
OCEANIUM has developed a high-fibre seaweed-based one-for-one methylcellulose replacement for plant-based meat which can be used in other products applications including gluten-free breads and beverages. Farmed seaweed also boasts numerous environmental,...
Unilever has said it is exploring making ‘cow-free’ ice cream and is hoping to soon launch a product made with dairy proteins made via precision fermentation, but admitted there’s a danger they will be ultimately be rejected by shoppers if they are perceived...
Loki Foods, located in the ‘seafood capital of the world’, is tackling climate change through food. Its first project is a plant-based whitefish alternative boasting an equivalent nutritional profile – without the nasties.
Pascual’s open innovation arm has picked two precision-fermentation dairy startups to invest in, while a quintet of companies has been selected for the second edition of the startup accelerator program.
Cultivated meat – made from animal cells grown in bioreactors instead of living breathing animals – has edged one step closer to commercialization in the US after the FDA sent Berkeley-based UPSIDE Foods a ‘no questions’ letter affirming the safety of...
French cheese and snacks maker Bel Group has entered into a strategic partnership with precision fermentation start-up Standing Ovation. The company says the move will help it ‘meet the challenge of proteins for the future’.
Carbon tracking experts are urging the UK government and industry to work together to introduce one unified front-of-pack labelling system displaying the carbon footprint of a food and beverage product to consumers.
Plant-based meat start-up Meat.The End (MTE) is announcing its first commercial collaboration, with Burger King in Israel. MTE CEO Dr Yishai Mishor explains how its veggie burger and plant-based nuggets ended up on the QSR major’s menu.
IFF has unveiled SUPRO TEX, a shelf-stable textured protein made via low-moisture extrusion claimed to deliver “a texture to meat alternatives close to what a high moisture extruded product is able to deliver,” at a significantly lower cost.
UK-based Extracellular plans to offer cultivated meat and seafood players expertise in media and process development, and scale-up, to accelerate the sector. We caught up with founder and CEO Will Milligan to ask why outsourcing is a time- and money-saver...
Looking forward to 2030, which trends will dominate the infant nutrition category? FrieslandCampina forecasts how Gen Zers will influence consumer demand and discusses the potential for plant-based and precision fermentation to coexist with dairy.
Solein, Solar Foods’ protein grown with CO2 and electricity, has received regulatory approval from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA). Commercial launch is planned for 2024, CEO and co-founder Pasi Vainikka tells FoodNavigator.
Fancy some plant-based foie gras? What about alt seafood made from both micro- and macroalgae? Or a glass of chickpea-based milk alternative? These were just some of the plant-based innovations that caught our eye at SIAL 2022 in Paris.
The ingredients supplier is ‘addressing consumer demand’ with the launch of four new grades of organic pea protein isolates and organic starch for the EU and US market, Jeremy Burks, SVP of Plant Proteins tells this publication.
Five new products have been added to Redefine Meat’s plant-based New-Meat portfolio, including a plant-based tenderloin and striploin. These premium cuts will be distributed across Europe thanks to a new partnership with meat imports major Giraudi.
After five days of showcasing food and beverage products from around the world, SIAL 2022 in Paris has come to a close. FoodNavigator was on the ground, meeting with newcomers and category leaders alike to discuss trends, new product development, and...
Dutch cultivated meat group Meatable is expanding into Singapore through a partnership with contract manufacturer ESCO Aster. FoodNavigator catches up with Meatable co-founder and CEO Krijn de Nood to learn about the food tech pioneer’s international...
A new method of treating mycoprotein to make it suitable for 3D printing has been developed by supplier Mycorena, who in a research collaboration with Revo Foods is exploring its potential in vegan seafood whole cuts.
The Danish ingredients supplier is celebrating a ‘solid’ financial performance for 2021/22, despite a ‘volatile’ macroeconomic and geopolitical climate. We ask CFO Lise Mortensen how the Ukraine-Russia conflict is impacting business.
The partnership will see The Kraft Heinz Company team up with agri-food tech accelerator StartLife to help meet consumer expectations across its portfolio, Miriam Ueberall, VP R&D International, Kraft Heinz, tells FoodNavigator.