Fifteen innovative start-ups tackling some of the big issues around sustainable agricultural production, healthy diets and circular economy solutions for the food sector joined FoodBytes! by Rabobank yesterday.
Swiss food manufacturer Nestlé and Dutch ingredients supplier Corbion have entered into a strategic partnership to develop what they describe as the ‘next generation’ of microalgae-based ingredients for plant-based applications.
Having received EFSA’s nod of approval, Italian manufacturer Obà Food says it is the first to commercialise pasta made from fonio. “We are ahead of the curve”, founder and CEO Gabriele Fortunato tells FoodNavigator.
UK start-up Pep & Lekker launched in 2016 in response to the overly processed nature of vegan alternatives on the market. Three years on, we hear from co-founder Susan Gafsen on her motivation for starting the business and where she sees the market...
European consumer attitudes towards, and knowledge of, plant-based diets have been analysed by researchers in Denmark, who found that awareness of diet descriptions differ in Belgium, Spain, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
A television advertisement promoting Tesco’s new Plant Chef range has been criticised by the NFU for its messaging and ‘negative connotations’, which British farmers claim have caused them ‘significant distress’.
Hemp and CBD have caught the public's imagination as ingredients offering a host of health benefits. But, from regulatory ambiguity to consumer confusion, uncertainty remains. FoodNavigator speaks to Agropro - Europe's largest hemp grower –...