Marks and Spencer is launching the Innovation Hub, a new specialist team that will focus on ‘disruptive innovation’. As part of this initiative, the UK retailer is partnering with biotech start-up 3F BIO to develop a vegan range using ‘protein powerhouse’...
Fi Europe is a red-letter event for the European food sector. This year, COVID-19 means things will be a little different. But the need to share ideas and innovation – as well as networking and business opportunities – has ‘never been more important’.
Where are the opportunities for new suppliers in retail? Category buyers at three of the UK’s biggest supermarkets talk ‘eye-catching’ innovation, burgeoning trends, and whether having an already established following matters.
Quorn Foods, a pioneer in the plant-based category, is expanding its culinary innovation team. Tim Ingmire, Head of Research, Development & Quality, tells FoodNavigator the investment will help ‘identify the next big product opportunities’.
A study carried out by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has examined the differences between vegan and mixed diets, concluding ‘Vitamin B12 is well supplemented, iodine is a matter of concern’.
Griffith Foods’ quest for 'purpose-driven' growth illustrates the health, nutrition and sustainability drive among ingredient suppliers as they pivot towards the demands of manufacturers and end consumers.
This week, The Protein Brewery announced a €22m Series A investment to help scale up production of its fungi-based alternative protein Fermotein. FoodNavigator asks founder Wim de Laat what benefits the novel food ingredient will bring to manufacturers,...