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Aleph Farms cultivates ribeye steak with 3D-Bioprinter

Aleph Farms cultivates ribeye steak with 3D-Bioprinter

12 Feb 2021

Aleph Farms, the Israeli cultivated meat company, announced that it printed a ribeye steak using three-dimensional bioprinting technology. The slaughter-free steak is a follow-up to Aleph’s first attempt to print meat in 2018, when it revealed that it ...

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Lawsuits launched over heavy metals found in baby food

Lawsuits launched over heavy metals found in baby food

12 Feb 2021

Major US baby food manufacturers are facing class action lawsuits in the wake of a government report that alleged “dangerously high levels” levels of heavy metals, such as lead, arsenic and cadmium in their products.

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Food and beverage e-commerce could hit $109B in 2021

Food and beverage e-commerce could hit $109B in 2021

11 Feb 2021

This year, U.S. online sales of packaged food and beverages are forecast to reach between $90 billion and $109 billion, according to recent research from the Food Industry Association (FMI) and NielsenIQ. The final dollar figure will be contingent on t...

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India facing fears of too much sugar, prices suffering

India facing fears of too much sugar, prices suffering

10 Feb 2021

Worldwide sugar futures climbed 1.5% to $434.90 per ton the first week of February – the highest prices in over three years, according to the Economic Times. However, Indian sugar mills are struggling to take advantage of this attractive price tag due ...

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PepsiCo commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

PepsiCo commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

9 Feb 2021

PepsiCo recently announced that it was stepping up its goals for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, aiming to be net-zero by 2040, one decade ahead of the ambitious carbon neutrality goals set in the Paris Agreement. To begin, PepsiCo is workin...

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Indian baby food brand rolls out made-to-order meals for infants

Indian baby food brand rolls out made-to-order meals for infants

8 Feb 2021

Indian toddler snack food company Timios has moved into the baby food category with the launch of its made-to-order baby porridge line that comes in 12 varieties that are made with a mixture of fruits and vegetables along with wheat, millet and rice.

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Hellowater partners with agricultural company on toxin-fighting beverage line

Hellowater partners with agricultural company on toxin-fighting beverage line

5 Feb 2021

Functional water brand Hellowater and the agriculture company Brandt are partnering to launch a line of beverages that employ Brandt’s toxin-elimination and immune-protection technology. In addition to co-producing a line of functional water, Brandt is...

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Plant-based sales in Gulf countries are small but promising

Plant-based sales in Gulf countries are small but promising

5 Feb 2021

Several new product launches and a high-profile vegan prince are creating a buzz around plant-based eating in the Gulf region.

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Cooking at home to remain popular in 2021

Cooking at home to remain popular in 2021

4 Feb 2021

Nine months after the world found itself contending with the coronavirus, consumers have adapted to many of the restrictions and demands necessitated for safety. However, as vaccine rollouts slowly inch forward, manufacturers have begun to wonder which...

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Kind Snacks founder invests in egg white chips brand Quevos

Kind Snacks founder invests in egg white chips brand Quevos

3 Feb 2021

Kind Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky announced via the popular show Shark Tank that he is making an investment through his family office Equilibra in the egg white-based chips company Quevos. The deal is reportedly for a $200,000 investment as well as a...

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New-tech standing pouches cut fresh food waste

New-tech standing pouches cut fresh food waste

3 Feb 2021

Divine Flavor adopts StePac’s modified atmosphere standing pouches, extending produce shelf life in the retail sector.

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Pandemic drives an increase in meat consumption across UK

Pandemic drives an increase in meat consumption across UK

2 Feb 2021

After years of growth, the movement of consumers away from meat has slowed in the UK, according to new data from Mintel. Over the course of 2020, the percentage of Brits reducing their meat consumption dropped from 51% in 2019 to only 41% in 2020.

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