UK start-up Higher Steaks is developing cell-based pork for flexitarians. Once commercialised, the product will lower the risk of foodborne diseases and remove the use of antibiotics, CEO Benjamina Bollag tells FoodNavigator.
A spike in the level of interest in food tech has resulted in an influx of investment in the sector. Last month, London Food Tech Week brought together a community of start-ups, investors and corporations to spotlight cutting edge innovation.
Olam International has awarded its annual prize for food security to a mapping technology that provides information on what crops and farming practices are the ‘best fit’ for conditions in food insecure regions.
Givaudan opened its new ‘flagship’ innovation centre in Switzerland last week. To mark the occasion, FoodNavigator caught up with Louie D’Amico, head of the group’s flavours division, to learn about the company’s innovation priorities.
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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is bringing together multinational food companies and three flagship cities – London, New York, and São Paulo – to deliver “systems level change” that recognises the need to increase food production while addressing the...
Enkco Holding is separating its meat and vegetable protein businesses and re-positioning itself as Vivera Food Group to focus purely on its plant-based products. “The future is plant-based,” the company said.
Online retailer Ocado has a vision: it wants to co-locate vertical farms with fulfilment centres to deliver fresh produce to consumers within an hour of it being picked. In order to explore this possibility, it has announced two vertical farming investments.