The major barriers in sourcing 100% deforestation-free soy include long supply chains and the legal conversion of natural vegetation to cropland, Nestlé’s soya sourcing lead Madeleine Eilert tells FoodNavigator.
UK start-up Higher Steaks is developing cell-based pork for flexitarians. Once commercialised, the product will lower the risk of foodborne diseases and remove the use of antibiotics, CEO Benjamina Bollag tells FoodNavigator.
Protein-added treats are muscling into the confectionery category, but are these alternatives to traditional ice creams and chocolate bars ‘healthy’? FoodNavigator speaks with Mars Wrigley, Jim Buddy’s, and the British Nutrition Foundation.
Growing demand for meat-free products that suit consumers who are adopting vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diets has resulted in a proliferation of meat analogues hitting the market. However, the taste, texture and nutritional profile of these products...
Just 2% of the global soy market adheres to the Round Table on Responsible Soy’s zero deforestation and conversion standards, so what can we do to scale-up sustainable sourcing? FoodNavigator hears from Cofco, FrieslandCampina, Nestlé, and WWF UK.
Givaudan opened its new ‘flagship’ innovation centre in Switzerland last week. To mark the occasion, FoodNavigator caught up with Louie D’Amico, head of the group’s flavours division, to learn about the company’s innovation priorities.
Enkco Holding is separating its meat and vegetable protein businesses and re-positioning itself as Vivera Food Group to focus purely on its plant-based products. “The future is plant-based,” the company said.
Nestlé has undergone a process of transformation in its Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) region, with structural change opening the door to a lower cost base. The company has been able to grow ahead of its markets across 60% of its portfolio...
A study investigating the impact of different proteins on cholesterol levels has found that limiting total meat consumption – whether red or white – may play a greater role in lowering blood cholesterol than previously thought.
Feeding a future global population of 10 billion people without causing a climate catastrophe this century will require transformational change across the entire value chain. Fresh evidence suggests climate change is already impacting crop yields. What...