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Beyond Meat signs long term, high volume Roquette deal

Beyond Meat signs long term, high volume Roquette deal

20 Jan 2020

Beyond Meat has announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette.

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Healthy indulgence: Using fibre to cut sugar in chocolate

Healthy indulgence: Using fibre to cut sugar in chocolate

20 Jan 2020

Fibres have promise for creating reduced sugar products, and a new patented technology based on corn fibre is said to tackle some common technical problems, as well as digestive effects.

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Could revised calorie content boost nut consumption?

Could revised calorie content boost nut consumption?

20 Jan 2020

Researchers from the USDA have discovered that tree nuts like almonds, cashews and pistachios may have fewer calories than previously thought, and food firms are starting to reflect this on pack. Could fewer calories prompt consumers to eat more nuts?

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Campden BRI to research plant-based ingredients

Campden BRI to research plant-based ingredients

17 Jan 2020

Campden BRI has begun research into developing techniques to help the food industry produce cost-effective protein-rich ingredients from plants.

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Azelis opens development kitchen

Azelis opens development kitchen

17 Jan 2020

Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor Azelis has opened a new Food & Health development kitchen in Sankt Augustin, Germany to specifically address the German food market.

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Food Cultures & Enzymes is bright spot for Chr. Hansen

Food Cultures & Enzymes is bright spot for Chr. Hansen

16 Jan 2020

Christian Hansen has reported Q1 results in line with expectations. Food Cultures & Enzymes grew by 4%, Health & Nutrition declined 4% and Natural Colors declined by 1%.

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Plant-based seafood manufacturer gets $32m investment

Plant-based seafood manufacturer gets $32m investment

16 Jan 2020

Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch plant-based seafood products, has announced the closing of an oversubscribed Series B funding round, which includes two key strategic industry investors: Greenleaf Foods and 301 INC, the venture arm of General Mills...

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FAO: food prices at five year high

FAO: food prices at five year high

15 Jan 2020

World food prices rose for the third consecutive month in December, as a strong rally in vegetable oil prices drove the FAO Food Price Index to its highest level in five years.

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IFIC forecasts 2020 trends

IFIC forecasts 2020 trends

15 Jan 2020

As a new year and new decade offer opportunities to take stock of where we’ve come and to anticipate the changes ahead, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is forecasting five broad trends for food and nutrition in 2020.

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Nielsen-Massey Vanillas expands range

Nielsen-Massey Vanillas expands range

14 Jan 2020

Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has announced plans to introduce new 2-ounce bottles of its Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and Pure Vanilla Bean Paste.

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Study finds support for veganism, vegetarianism

Study finds support for veganism, vegetarianism

14 Jan 2020

A recently published study that looked at public opinion on plant-based diets has found widespread support for the ethics and environmental benefits of veganism and vegetarianism among meat eaters, but finds that the barriers are practical matters of t...

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EWPA launches consumer web site

EWPA launches consumer web site

13 Jan 2020

The EWPA (European Whey Processors Association) has launched wheyforliving.com, its first B2C digital communication platform promoting the various benefits of whey protein.

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