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Food waste upcycling ‘ripe for innovation’: report

By Oliver Morrison

Food waste upcycling is an area ripe for innovation, says Oakland Innovation. Its report aims to show how food and beverage manufacturers can make upcycling a viable and effective solution to address the food waste challenge.

Thousands of individual muscle fibres combine to form a lab-grown burger / Pic: Mosa Meat

How will Mosa Meat spend its latest $55m injection?

By Flora Southey

Cultured meat company Mosa Meat has closed a $55m (€47m) Series B funding round. FoodNavigator asks the start-up’s Head of Operations, Sarah Lucas, exactly how it plans to use the money.

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Personalised nutrition: Why it's popular...and why it's not

By Nikki Hancocks

The desire to maximise health and wellbeing means that consumers are constantly on the lookout for the next innovation but they are dubious about the accuracy and safety of genetic testing kits, market research indicates.

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Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat: study

By Oliver Morrison

Australian research claims consumers aged between 18 and 25 view cultured meat “with disgust”, despite concerns about the environment and animal welfare being rife within the cohort.

Children with food allergies face ‘staggering’ lack of choice

Children with food allergies face ‘staggering’ lack of choice

By Oliver Morrison

With one in 40 kids suffering from cow’s milk allergy alone, and with food allergies more prevalent in children than adults, food companies are way behind in servicing the demand for healthy free-from children's products, says the founder of UK dairy-free...

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