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Librifoam®: new outstanding anti-foaming solutions from Cambridge Commodities

Librifoam®: new outstanding anti-foaming solutions from Cambridge Commodities

15 May 2021

Librifoam® is a highly effective silicone-based antifoam emulsion which has been developed for food use as a processing aid in the food industry. Cambridge Commodities’ Silicone Antifoam Librifoam® is recommended for a wide variety of aqueous processes...

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Fermentation cultures bubble to the top of plant-based dairy

Fermentation cultures bubble to the top of plant-based dairy

14 May 2021

Recently, the Good Food Institute dubbed fermentation as the third pillar of the alternative protein industry, alongside plant-based and culture-based alternatives, and its prediction has proved prophetic. As the plant-based space continues to burgeon ...

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AgriTech investments hit a total of $22.3 billion last year

AgriTech investments hit a total of $22.3 billion last year

13 May 2021

Despite the tumult of 2020, investment in the agrifood space soared to $22.3 billion over the year, with Q2 of 2020 seeing $5.9 billion, or more than double the historical average quarterly investment of $2.7 billion, according to a report from Finiste...

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Beyond Meat will go back to plant-based chicken

Beyond Meat will go back to plant-based chicken

12 May 2021

Beyond Meat will return to producing plant-based chicken this summer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with company plans. Although there was no timeline for the impending product launch, the company’s Chief Growth Officer Chuck Muth told Bl...

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Asian plant-based meat OmniPork coming the U.S. in 2021

Asian plant-based meat OmniPork coming the U.S. in 2021

11 May 2021

OmniPork, the plant-based pork analog line from the parent company Green Monday, will launch its products in the U.S. in 2021, Food Navigator reported. There was no specific date announced for the products’ arrival in supermarkets, but OmniPork has alr...

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Brazil sets official definition of ‘whole grain’

Brazil sets official definition of ‘whole grain’

10 May 2021

Products must contain at least 30% whole grain ingredients to use a whole grain claim in Brazil, under new rules.

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Consumers prefer no rather than low-alcohol

Consumers prefer no rather than low-alcohol

10 May 2021

Beverage market analysis firm IWSR expects the no- and low-alcohol category to grow 31% by 2024, according to a new report that reviewed 10 key markets representing 75% of the global consumption of these beverages. The anaylzed markets were Australia, ...

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Innovative ingredient for functional foods

Innovative ingredient for functional foods

10 May 2021

Within the FoodNet project of the Lombardy region, some of our extracts have been used by Design Group Italia to produce some prototypes of functional foods. 'I semplici' is a line of sweet and savoury snacks with natural extracts, each with a spe...

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McCormick’s Flavor Forecast points to plants and the sea for emerging flavor trends

McCormick’s Flavor Forecast points to plants and the sea for emerging flavor trends

7 May 2021

Spice company McCormick released its 21st annual Flavor Forecast where it identified plant-based meals, comforting global flavors, undiscovered tastes from the ocean, and mindful eating as top flavor trends.

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German fermented dairy startup rebrands, announces first product

German fermented dairy startup rebrands, announces first product

6 May 2021

Berlin-based precision fermentation company LegenDairy is rebranding itself as Formo, the Latin word for ‘I mold, I form,’ according to a press release from the company. The rebranding coincides with the announcement that the company plans to launch it...

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The building blocks of product success: How functional blends are speeding up product development

The building blocks of product success: How functional blends are speeding up product development

6 May 2021

INFUSE by Cargill™ tailors ingredient blends to help customers speed up the product development process. Plant-based cold cut meat alternatives are just one example of a category where customers can benefit from this application expertise.

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Startup Bevry takes first mover advantage in Indian oat milk category

Startup Bevry takes first mover advantage in Indian oat milk category

5 May 2021

Indian startup Bevry has developed its own oat milk formulation, which it is manufacturing and selling exclusively in India with the goal of becoming the “Oatly of India.” According to the company, it is the first brand to manufacture and sell an oat-b...

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