From Ukraine to neighbouring Romania and north-eastern Lithuania, interest in alternative proteins is on the up. Meet three new start-ups developing animal-free whole cuts, mycoprotein ingredients, and plant-based sashimi.
Why does bovine milk dominate the infant formula category, when plant-based is booming in adult nutrition? FoodNavigator speaks with lawyer Jessica Burt from Mills & Reeve, as well as brands Aptamil and Sprout Organic to discuss the plant-based potential...
Loki Foods, located in the ‘seafood capital of the world’, is tackling climate change through food. Its first project is a plant-based whitefish alternative boasting an equivalent nutritional profile – without the nasties.
Five new products have been added to Redefine Meat’s plant-based New-Meat portfolio, including a plant-based tenderloin and striploin. These premium cuts will be distributed across Europe thanks to a new partnership with meat imports major Giraudi.
For the most part, the meat industry is against the use of ‘meaty’ denominations for plant-based alternatives. What’s the sector’s beef with ‘vegan burgers’ and ‘plant-based sausages’? FoodNavigator investigates.
More than half of Germany’s population reduced its meat consumption in the past year, and one-third plans to consume fewer dairy products in the next six months, according to a new report. FoodNavigator asks why.
Agricultural ministers of France and Austria are urging the Commission to develop an EU-wide plant-based protein strategy, which they say would contribute to more sustainable and diversified agriculture.
A plant-based egg alternative made from fava beans has been developed by Germany-based Perfeggt for the European market. FoodNavigator asks co-founder and CEO Tanja Bogumil how the start-up managed to achieve an egg-like taste and texture.
Plant-based analogue categories are trending, but manufacturers are far from taking a majority market share. From organoleptic profile to appearance and accessibility, FoodNavigator asks industry experts where the ‘big wins’ are in attracting more consumers...
Move over meat and plant-based blends, a new hybrid is in town. Or it will be soon, according to industry experts, who believe ‘the perfect match’ of cell-cultured and plant-based ingredients is headed for regulatory approval and market entry.