When rethinking packaging, London-based Notpla turns to fruit for inspiration. Just like fruit peel, the start-up’s plant-based plastic alternatives are naturally biodegradable, and some can even be consumed whole ‘like a cherry tomato’.
There’s a big opportunity for the food and beverage industry to launch products and ingredients formulated help meet the specific nutritional requirements of older consumers and help them stay healthier for longer, the recent FoodNavigator Positive Nutrition...
Smoked salmon, canned tuna, tarama spread and roes…made from algae? The ‘Seafood Alg-ternative’ project, with support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, is working to transform algae into plant-based seafood substitutes.
Aliga Microalgae has acquired a state-of-the-art production facility from Duplaco in the Netherlands and will use the site to scale-up production of chlorella algae to meet demand for plant-based and vegan ingredients in global analogue food and supplement...
Aliga Microalgae is a Danish food tech company that has developed a white Chlorella ingredient that, it says, packs the nutritional punch of algae with a neutral taste and white colour. FoodNavigator hears more.
Under-30s think the traditional Christmas dinner is ‘old fashioned’, according to fresh research. As pressure on the food industry to transition to more sustainable ingredients mounts, what will we be eating for Christmas dinner in 2050?
Provectus Algae – an Australian startup developing an automated growing platform it claims can unlock algae’s potential as a source of high-value ingredients – is building a large-scale manufacturing facility in Noosaville, Australia, that will start...
The European Court of Justice has forbidden the use of algae-derived calcium in organic drinks after judges classed the algae as a mineral and its addition would be at odds with the product’s organic label.
Fast-growing, robust, sustainable, nutritious... it even tastes like bacon. Is there no end to seaweed's talents? Meet the firm establishing what it claims is the UK’s first and only commercial offshore seaweed farm.
Using chlorella to replace eggs in vegan mayonnaise allows French company The Good Spoon to cut the fat content in half for a healthier, plant-based product that is also democratising microalgae, according to its co-founder.
Catfish farmers made sad and blue by blue-green algae that cause
'off-flavours' in their fish may soon get some relief. Agricultural
Research Service scientists claim to have discovered a
natural-based algaecide that not...