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Kellogg looks to boost production with $45M investment

Kellogg looks to boost production with $45M investment

8 Sep 2021

Following a lackluster sales report in the compared to its peers last year, Kellogg is looking to readjust its long term strategy for its cereal business with a $45 million investment into its production over the next three years, according to a filing...

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Coca-Cola is world’s most valuable drink brand, but not fastest-growing

Coca-Cola is world’s most valuable drink brand, but not fastest-growing

7 Sep 2021

After 129 years of making soda, Coca-Cola remains the world’s most valuable soft drink brand – reporting revenue that is 55% more than the No. 2 market leader, PepsiCo. Coca-Cola retained its ranking despite recording a 13% brand value decline to $33.2...

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Swedish Startup raises €750K to ferment animal-free fats

Swedish Startup raises €750K to ferment animal-free fats

6 Sep 2021

Bio tech startup Melt & Marble, which was formerly known as Biopetrolia, has closed a €750,000 (US$879,000) seed funding round with the aim of creating fats that “close the taste gap between animal and plant-based meats.”

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UK’s Sleep Well milk aims to launch in Asia

UK’s Sleep Well milk aims to launch in Asia

3 Sep 2021

Functional milk brand Sleep Well, which uses the active ingredient valerian to promote good sleep, has made launching its products in Asia a priority. Already, the U.K.-based brand has confirmed to Beverage Daily that it will launch in convenience stor...

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Dubai start-up eyes export opportunities with high-protein ice cream

Dubai start-up eyes export opportunities with high-protein ice cream

3 Sep 2021

LightWhey is a Dubai-based start-up that has expanded throughout the Gulf with its healthy, high-protein whey ice cream, and plans to export throughout Asia and Africa.

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Saffron study shows results for restful sleep

Saffron study shows results for restful sleep

3 Sep 2021

Results from a new human clinical study demonstrate a significant capacity for standardized saffron extract to promote restorative sleep.

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Mintel: Is Plant-Based losing Credibility?

Mintel: Is Plant-Based losing Credibility?

2 Sep 2021

The term “plant-based” has proliferated into a range of categories resulting in an oversaturated use of the phrase, which the market research firm Mintel asserts positions the term to be at risk of losing some of its better-for-you significance with co...

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Study: Two-thirds of US children’s calories come from ultra-processed foods

Study: Two-thirds of US children’s calories come from ultra-processed foods

1 Sep 2021

As of 2018, youth in the U.S. consume 67% of their calories from ultra-processed foods, according to a new study published in JAMA. Between 1999 and 2018, there was a jump of 5.6 percentage points in the number of calories coming from foods like cookie...

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Unique lucuma powder from NXTDRIED

Unique lucuma powder from NXTDRIED

1 Sep 2021

Lucuma is considered a superfood due to its levels of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It is one of the best natural ways to strengthen the immune system.

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Bloomberg: Plant-based foods expected to grow 450% by 2030

Bloomberg: Plant-based foods expected to grow 450% by 2030

31 Aug 2021

Bloomberg Intelligence is forecasting an evolution in consumer habits that will lead to a 450% leap in plant-based sales to reach $162 billion by 2030, up from $29.4 billion in 2020. Plant-based meat is expected to see particular growth from $4.2 billi...

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Bite Ninja integrates virtually, disrupts traditional QSR staffing

Bite Ninja integrates virtually, disrupts traditional QSR staffing

30 Aug 2021

Memphis-based entrepreneurs Will Clem and Orin Wilson raised $675,000 in pre-seed funding for their startup Bite Ninja in a round led by Y Combinator, AgFunder and Manta Ray. The funds will be used to scale up their technology which allows for ad-hoc v...

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Hard Mtn Dew to launch through a PepsiCo-Boston Beer partnership

Hard Mtn Dew to launch through a PepsiCo-Boston Beer partnership

27 Aug 2021

From a new partnership between Big Beer and Big Soda comes Hard Mtn Dew, a flavored malt beverage with 5% ABV. The alcoholic drink will be available to consumers beginning in early 2022.

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