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Provenance Bio's plant-based gelatin beats animal based options on price

Provenance Bio's plant-based gelatin beats animal based options on price

12 Jul 2021

To answer the growing demand for animal-free collagen, San Francisco-based startup Provenance Bio, unveiled its first animal-free gelatin product made with its proprietary protein expression platform. The company said that the proteins it produces for ...

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Oat milk start-up Bevry on India’s plant-based potential

Oat milk start-up Bevry on India’s plant-based potential

12 Jul 2021

In this article Pradeep Sanker, co-founder of oat milk start-up Bevry, known as ‘the Oatly of India’ talks about challenges and opportunities in India’s plant-based dairy market.

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Vegan KitKat bars are now available in UK and Europe

Vegan KitKat bars are now available in UK and Europe

9 Jul 2021

Following an announcement earlier this year that a vegan KitKat was on its way, Nestlé’s vegan version of its iconic chocolate wafer, the KitKat V, were spotted on retail shelves in mid-June according to industry reports.

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PepsiCo doubles down on nonalcoholic cocktail mixers with Unmuddled

PepsiCo doubles down on nonalcoholic cocktail mixers with Unmuddled

8 Jul 2021

Legacy soda manufacturer PepsiCo is moving deeper into the non-alcoholic cocktail space with the announcement that it will debut a line of premium mixers called Unmuddled. The product line will be available beginning in September at Fresh Thyme and on ...

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ReGrained flour is inaugural recipient of Upcycled Food certification

ReGrained flour is inaugural recipient of Upcycled Food certification

7 Jul 2021

Upcycled food company ReGrained is the first company in the world to receive the new Upcycled Food Certification for its SuperGrain+ flour. This new certification is awarded by the Upcycled Food Association, which finalized its certification standards ...

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Carbios technology creates first enzymatically recycled bottles

Carbios technology creates first enzymatically recycled bottles

6 Jul 2021

French biochemistry firm Carbios announced that, in partnership with a consortium of CPG manufacturers, it has produced the world’s first food-grade PET plastic bottles made entirely from enzymatically recycled plastic .

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Europe intends to phase out caged farming by 2027

Europe intends to phase out caged farming by 2027

5 Jul 2021

A June 30 vote from the European Commission will end caged farming in the European Union. This initiative is part of the overarching Farm to Fork Strategy and was brought to the attention of the commission thanks to a citizen petition that was supporte...

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Irish ASAI on new rules on junk food

Irish ASAI on new rules on junk food

5 Jul 2021

The Irish government is being pressured to introduce tougher restrictions on online junk food advertising aimed at children. It is estimated children see over 15 billion online adverts for food high in salt, sugar, and fat every year.

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The Protein Brewery inaugurates pilot plant, begins producing Fermotein

The Protein Brewery inaugurates pilot plant, begins producing Fermotein

2 Jul 2021

The Protein Brewery, a microbial fermentation startup from the Netherlands, announced that it has both completed the construction of its first commercial production plant in Breda, Netherlands and that it has delivered the inaugural samples of its food...

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Imagindairy ferments casein and whey, expects launch in two years

Imagindairy ferments casein and whey, expects launch in two years

1 Jul 2021

Israeli startup Imagindairy is aiming to take cows out of the dairy equation entirely with its animal-free casein and whey proteins that it has developed over the course of 15 years of research. The company says that its proprietary fermentation techno...

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Kerry Group sells meat and meals business to U.S.’s Pilgrim’s Pride

Kerry Group sells meat and meals business to U.S.’s Pilgrim’s Pride

30 Jun 2021

Ireland’s Kerry Group announced that it has sold its U.K. and Irish Consumer Foods’ Meats and Meals business to the U.S.’s Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation for €819 million ($975 million). The transaction is expected to close in Q4 of this year.

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Soonish debuts natural beer with gluten-free baking ingredients

Soonish debuts natural beer with gluten-free baking ingredients

29 Jun 2021

Los Angeles micro brewer Soonish now has a beer that is aiming to take the gluten-free beer space and transform it into the “natural beer” category. Soonish-Natural Beer is made using banana, millet, sorghum, and honey, but rather than resulting in a f...

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