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Brazilian Geographical Indication looks to elevate Robusta to specialty coffee status

Brazilian Geographical Indication looks to elevate Robusta to specialty coffee status

2 Aug 2021

Specialty coffee makers in Brazil are celebrating after a Robusta variety grown in the Amazon rainforest has received a protected Geographical Indication (GI).

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Chewing gum sales blow up in the U.S.

Chewing gum sales blow up in the U.S.

2 Aug 2021

As more people return to public life in the United States, gum sales are beginning to balloon following two years of sales declines, Bloomberg reported.

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Survey finds UK plant-based meals cheaper, more popular than meat

Survey finds UK plant-based meals cheaper, more popular than meat

30 Jul 2021

The number of plant-based ready meals is surging in the U.K., and in addition to their increasing availability, their price point per portion is now below that of meat-filled ready meals, according to new research from the Eating Better coalition.

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European eco label scheme set to launch in 2022

European eco label scheme set to launch in 2022

29 Jul 2021

International industry titans from the food and beverage industry have come together with supermarkets and environmental scientists to form a non-profit that will launch front-of-pack eco-scores across Europe this September.

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World’s first waxed vegan cheese wheels launch in Netherlands

World’s first waxed vegan cheese wheels launch in Netherlands

28 Jul 2021

A Netherlands-based cheesemaker called Max&Bien debuted the world’s first vegan cheese wheel coated in paraffin wax to emulate traditional-style Dutch cheeses. This vegan cheese comes in 1.2-kilogram wheels for cheese and delicatessen stores as well as...

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Clif Bar & Co expands further into the cereal aisle

Clif Bar & Co expands further into the cereal aisle

27 Jul 2021

Clif Bar & Co, which is primarily known for its protein bars, launched its first clean label cereal called Clif Cereal. Its four flavors: Blueberry & Almond Butter, Apple Cinnamon & Almond Butter, Honey & Peanut Butter and Chocolate & Peanut Butter off...

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Israel's Better Juice closes $8M funding round, plans for US debut

Israel's Better Juice closes $8M funding round, plans for US debut

26 Jul 2021

Better Juice, which produces a sugar-reduction technology for juice, closed an $8 million in seed funding in a round led by iAngels Israel. The Israeli startup said it will use the funding to scale its production of sugar-reduction technology while als...

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Saudi start-up Red Sea Farms raises $10m to grow food in saltwater

Saudi start-up Red Sea Farms raises $10m to grow food in saltwater

26 Jul 2021

Red Sea Farms, which grows organic, pesticide-free tomatoes using saltwater in Saudi Arabia, has received a $10 million venture capital investment.

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Eat Just looks to crack into the market with a $3B IPO

Eat Just looks to crack into the market with a $3B IPO

23 Jul 2021

Cultured protein maker Eat Just is targeting a $3 billion initial public offering in Q4 2021 or early in 2022, Forbes reported after receiving information from a leading investor in the plant-based egg producing company.

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Edlong recognized as one of 13 trendsetting women-owned businesses making an impact in Food & Beverage and Agriculture

Edlong recognized as one of 13 trendsetting women-owned businesses making an impact in Food & Beverage and Agriculture

23 Jul 2021

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) has announced that Edlong, the world’s leading independent flavor company, has been recognized as a top WBE (Women Business Enterprise) in driving trends and making a significant impact in the Fo...

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Salt of the Earth creates low-sodium Craveability

Salt of the Earth creates low-sodium Craveability

22 Jul 2021

The consumer appetite for exciting, nutritious, full-flavored snacks put the spotlight on better-for-you plant-based options. After extensive research and lab tests, Salt of the Earth introduces its all-natural solution for making lentils bites tastier...

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The Ingredient Transparency Center's Collagen Stewardship Alliance adds BioCell Technology to its Supporter List

The Ingredient Transparency Center's Collagen Stewardship Alliance adds BioCell Technology to its Supporter List

22 Jul 2021

The Ingredient Transparency Center's Collagen Stewardship Alliance (CSA) has announced that BioCell Technology, LLC has signed on as a Sponsor Level supporter. CSA supports transparency, attribution of science, product quality and clear messaging for t...

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