Alcohol-free Nirvana Brewery was born out of a love for craft beer. Three years on, demand for the category has grown ‘massively’, co-founder and director Becky Kean tells FoodNavigator: “People go crazy for it.”
Swedish start-up Mycorena has developed a fungi-based ingredient for vegan products. Targeting the B2B – rather than the B2C – market, the mycoprotein producer is hoping to make a splash in a category largely dominated by alternative protein brand Quorn...
Having closed a funding round worth €1.9m, a group of entrepreneurs are working to boost the efficiency of insect protein production in Thailand and grow demand for their cricket flour snacks in Europe.
The future is uncertain for ‘meaty’ descriptions of plant-based foods in the UK. If we ban the terms ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ for plant-based offerings, what does that mean for ‘beef tomato’ and ‘veggie fingers’? questions the Vegan Society.
What novel food applications are manufacturers pushing for authorisation? According to Chair of the UK’s Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, Professor Peter Gregory, emerging trends include sustainability, meat analogues, and ‘healthy’ foods.
This week's round-up of product launches from around Europe sees the plant-based trend continue to gain steam as Nestlé rolls out new vegan sausages that 'look, taste and cook like a sausage should'. Elsewhere, innovation in the low- to...
Ingredients specialist Roquette has extended its pea protein supply agreement with Beyond Meat for three more years. The amount supplied will ‘significantly’ increase compared to 2019 figures, Roquette executive Jean-Philippe Azoulay tells FoodNavigator.