Interest in wellness and immunity has spiked as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But the questionable health claims made by some botanical brands has put the sector in the spotlight for some of the wrong reasons. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international...
Barcelona-based Novameat has entered the pork alternative space with a 3D printed plant-based pork muscle cut. “The alternative meat industry is moving beyond ground meat analogues,” CEO Giuseppe Scionti tells FoodNavigator.
European Freeze Dry produces long-life ready meals and bulk freeze-dried ingredients. The company’s meals are usually eaten on the side of a mountain. But crises like COVID-19, and Brexit before it, have started to change this.
Israeli start-up Remilk hopes to replace cows as ‘food factories’ with its microbe-based ‘milk’. Co-founder Aviv Wolff tells FoodNavigator the product is functional, versatile, and ‘behaves the same way as cow’s milk’.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to surging demand for organic and sustainable foods, according to a new report. Why is the organic sector getting a ‘coronavirus boost’ and will gains be sustained in the face of an economic downturn?
CBD is considered a Novel Food by European regulators. While many CBD products remain on the market, they have not been authorised by European authorities. FoodNavigator takes a look at the path to compliance and tries to shed some light on the questions...
Scientists have identified a link between the outcome of COVID-19 disease and dietary selenium – found in fish, seafood, meat, poultry, and cereals. FoodNavigator hears from lead researcher Professor Margaret Rayman, from the University of Surrey, to...
Ingredion EMEA has launched its first polyol sweetener -- ERYSTA Erythritol – to enable manufacturers to reduce or replace sugar to achieve nutrition-related claims, such as ‘no added sugar’ or ‘calorie-reduced’, in multiple applications.
A 2009 study at Newcastle University claimed the best cure for a hangover was a bacon butty. But new research published online in BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health suggests eating fruits, leaves and roots may help to relieve symptoms of too much alcohol.
The development of fermentation technologies will help the plant-based manufacturers deliver products that are healthier and tastier, Dr David Welch, director science and technology at the Good Food Institute (GFI) suggests.