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Hong Kong compostable food packaging startup lands $6 million funding round

Hong Kong compostable food packaging startup lands $6 million funding round

18 May 2020

Hong Kong startup Ecoinno received US$6 million in Series A funding from the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund to help stand up its manufacturing facilities as well as increase its overall production of its biodegradable packaging. This is the startup’s secon...

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Exploring different approaches to lactose-free dairy

Exploring different approaches to lactose-free dairy

17 May 2020

Demand for lactose-free dairy is on the rise around the world, and manufacturers have several options available to them to tap into this growing trend.

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How you can advance R&D during Covid-19

How you can advance R&D during Covid-19

16 May 2020

R&D in the Food and Beverage Industry is critical to sustaining growth. However, due to Covid-19 the way to go about research and development have changed. Global Leader in continuous flow thermal processing, MicroThermics, provides solutions to moving...

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What’s the latest for insect protein?

What’s the latest for insect protein?

16 May 2020

Products developed with a range of novel and alternative proteins have been in the spotlight for several years now – and arguably none are as divisive as those made with protein derived from insects. Here we examine the latest developments in the insec...

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Female scholarships make a splash this spring

Female scholarships make a splash this spring

15 May 2020

Historically, females are underrepresented in the Consumer Packaged Goods and aquaculture industries - two areas where investment and growth is gaining steady momentum. To remedy that gap in representation, several companies are working to provide fema...

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Study shows potential reversal of cognitive aging by up to 10 years

Study shows potential reversal of cognitive aging by up to 10 years

14 May 2020

Evolva is pleased to announce that the first findings of the much-anticipated RESHAW (Resveratrol Supporting Healthy Aging in Women) clinical study have been peer-reviewed and published in Nutrients.

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U.S. meatpacking industry supply chain strained by COVID-19

U.S. meatpacking industry supply chain strained by COVID-19

14 May 2020

The coronavirus has spread rapidly within U.S. meatpacking facilities affecting both workers as well as United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspectors. The result of the proliferation of infections is that over 20 major meatpacking plants ha...

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Perfect Day’s animal-free dairy protein earns Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status

Perfect Day’s animal-free dairy protein earns Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status

13 May 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a “no objections” letter for the animal-free dairy company Perfect Day’s β-lactoglobulin protein. The letter certifies that the protein has attained Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status.

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Jack Daniels and Drinkworks team up for cocktails in a pod

Jack Daniels and Drinkworks team up for cocktails in a pod

12 May 2020

Jack Daniels Lynchburg Lemonade is now conveniently in a pod. Through a partnership between Brown-Forman and Drinkworks, the classic lemonade, whiskey, triple sec combination is now available for a limited time with the touch of a button on the Drinkwo...

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Ingredion debuts polyol sweetener as sugar replacement

Ingredion debuts polyol sweetener as sugar replacement

11 May 2020

Ingredion launched Erysta, its first polyol sweetener that comes in a range of crystalline particle sizes for different moisture applications. This sugar alcohol is 70% as sweet as sugar and has zero calorie content. According to a statement from the c...

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Relaxation ingredients provide energy-boosting promise

Relaxation ingredients provide energy-boosting promise

10 May 2020

Relaxation drinks have emerged as the antithesis of energy drinks – but their potential to improve sleep and reduce stress has provided them with a niche that complements the energy sector.

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Plant-based trend boosts demand for hydrocolloids

Plant-based trend boosts demand for hydrocolloids

9 May 2020

Alongside taste, texture is one of the most important attributes in new product development, and the growing market trend for plant-based foods and beverages has boosted demand for the texturizing properties of various hydrocolloids.

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