Norway’s Borregaard is a technology leader in biorefineries, producing biochemical and biomaterials that replace oil-based products. A recent innovation from the group is a wood-based dietary fibre that works as a fat-replacer.
Nestlé, Unilever, Ikea Food Services, and four other companies have joined together to form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain.
Why will cellular agriculture succeed? “Because people don’t want to stop eating meat, they just have an issue with the process beforehand,” says the founder and president of the Cellular Agriculture Society (CAS).
A staggering 38% of global cocoa is lost each year to disease or pests - and this figure looks set to rise - yet research is scant compared to rice, corn or wheat. Why is this and what is being done to reduce it?
With the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming at risk, the Kraft Heinz Company is stepping up its commitment to reduce its carbon emissions, and in doing so likely will draft many of its suppliers along with it.
From a nutritious (and cheap) flour made from the by-product of tofu production to sugar, beer and biodegradable plastic made from almond husks, 'waste' is a dirty word in today's food industry. FoodNavigator found out more at this year's...
An emulsifier, humectant, texturiser and egg replacement, Renmatix's patent-protected simple cellulose is native, natural and multifunctional, it says. "This is a very unique and new-to-the-world form of cellulose,” says the CEO.
Consumers want clean, healthy food. But are companies providing it and what if demands for clean food are in direct conflict with food safety or sustainability? Four industry stakeholders debated the issue at this week's IFT in Chicago.
UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says.