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Daring Foods launches 'chicken' in USA

Daring Foods launches 'chicken' in USA

19 Dec 2019

Daring Foods, who claim the first plant-based chicken made from only five non-GMO ingredients, has announced its arrival in the US through a strategic partnership with family-run butcher and food service supplier, Rastelli Foods Group.

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Firmenich: 2020 flavour of the year will be blueberry

Firmenich: 2020 flavour of the year will be blueberry

18 Dec 2019

Firmenich has announced ‘Classic Blueberry’ as the flavour of the year for 2020, due to its longstanding association with well-being and its role in helping usher in a new wave of food and beverage options for consumers around the world.

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McCormick, Blue Pacific Flavors collaborate on flavours

McCormick, Blue Pacific Flavors collaborate on flavours

18 Dec 2019

A new collaboration between Blue Pacific Flavors and McCormick & Company will market non-GMO, natural flavours with FlavorCell, a technology of McCormick's Flavor Solutions business segment, to provide encapsulated flavour delivery in powdered beverage...

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BASF leads investment in seed startup

BASF leads investment in seed startup

17 Dec 2019

BASF Venture Capital is the lead investor in a funding round for Israeli AgTech startup Equinom. Equinom’s computerized breeding technology is said to provide optimized seeds for the food industry to help it meet growing demand for plant-based products...

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IFF to merge with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences Business

IFF to merge with DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences Business

17 Dec 2019

IFF and DuPont have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for the merger of IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences business in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction.

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Caldic gets Cargill cocoa distribution deal

Caldic gets Cargill cocoa distribution deal

16 Dec 2019

Caldic and Cargill have concluded an agreement making Caldic Ingredients Deutschland the exclusive distribution partner for cocoa and chocolate for the German and Austrian food industry.

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Perfect Day closes $140m funding round

Perfect Day closes $140m funding round

16 Dec 2019

Flora-based (animal-free) dairy company Perfect Day has announced the closing of a $140 million Series C funding round led by Temasek with substantial involvement from past investors.

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How does microbiome research affect NPD?

How does microbiome research affect NPD?

16 Dec 2019

The microbiome’s role in overall health has been in the spotlight, and now research investments from major food and drink companies signal that the concept is entering the mainstream. What does this mean for new product development?

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Algal oil demand surges in specialised nutrition

Algal oil demand surges in specialised nutrition

16 Dec 2019

The potential of microalgae continues to expand, including as a source of protein and as a food colouring – and the market for algal oil in particular is growing fast.

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Corbion wins FiE award for fish preservation

Corbion wins FiE award for fish preservation

13 Dec 2019

Corbion’s new Verdad Opti Powder N350 has been given the Food Tech Innovation Award at Fi Europe 2019 for bringing next-level preservation and pathogen control to the fish industry as an alternative to traditional salt curing.

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Motif, UQ partner on plant-based meat texture

Motif, UQ partner on plant-based meat texture

13 Dec 2019

Motif FoodWorks has announced a partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia, to test and identify new formulations to improve the texture of plant-based meat products through in vitro processing.

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Azelis, Roquette extend partnership

Azelis, Roquette extend partnership

12 Dec 2019

Azelis has expanded its partnership with Roquette into new territories. Effective immediately, Azelis now distributes Roquette’s complete food range in Indonesia and its pea ingredients in Vietnam.

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