Rules for cleaner and greener fertilisers moves one step forward; a Commission report promoting plant proteins gets adopted, and the EU court rules the taste of food cannot be copyrighted. Here is our round-up of the news and views from Brussels.
Perfect Day, a high-profile Silicon Valley start-up producing casein and whey via microbial fermentation (minus the cows) has teamed up with global ingredients giant ADM to develop and commercialize its animal-free dairy proteins.
Spanish biotech group AlgaEnergy has entered a strategic partnership with Japanese industrial automation and tech company Yokogawa Electric Corporation. AlgaEnergy general manager Carlos Rodríguez-Villa speaks to FoodNavigator about how this will unlock...
By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, and Caroline Commandeur, legal consultant Keller and Heckman
Edible insects are covered by the EU's novel food regulation - but none have yet made it to the list of authorised novel foods. Legal experts from Keller and Heckman Katia Merten-Lentz and Caroline Commandeur weigh in on the the legal status of edible...
French start-up Tomm' Pousse swaps cow's milk for cashews to make its vegan Camemvert that is aged (and mouldy) like traditional Camembert. "Our product is for everybody - including the French," it says.
The consumption of plant-based protein products is growing rapidly, driven by concerns over sustainability and health, but barriers to further uptake remain, the Proteins of the Future summit in Ede, the Netherlands, heard earlier this month.