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Alt-protein dip not enough to distract consumers from meat replacement realties

Alt-protein dip not enough to distract consumers from meat replacement realties

12 Jan 2024

Despite a recent downturn in alt-protein’s fortunes, consumers haven’t lost faith in the idea of cultivated meats and plant-based food becoming a permanent fixture in diets of the future, according to Alex Mayers, managing director of the Good Food Ins...

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Unleashing the power of plants at Fi Europe’s New Product Zone

Unleashing the power of plants at Fi Europe’s New Product Zone

5 Jan 2024

In the diverse landscape of plant-based innovation, Fi Europe 2023's New Product Zone spotlighted ten plant-based ingredients, tailored to meet the rising demand for sustainable and delicious options.

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Fi Europe’s New Product Zone elevates the nutrition of everyday indulgences

Fi Europe’s New Product Zone elevates the nutrition of everyday indulgences

22 Dec 2023

At Fi Europe 2023's New Product Zone, eight health ingredients, each offering an enhanced nutritional profile of various products, were on display. These ingredients address the evolving needs of the food and beverage industry and cater to consumers se...

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Fi Europe’s New Product Zone explores fresh possibilities with five natural ingredients

Fi Europe’s New Product Zone explores fresh possibilities with five natural ingredients

20 Dec 2023

Fi Europe 2023's New Product Zone unveils five natural ingredients, each catering to the growing demand for clean products and embodying ethical and sustainable choices for today's conscious consumers.

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Brazilian food tech startups tackle climate impact

Brazilian food tech startups tackle climate impact

11 Dec 2023

As record temperatures hit the South American agrifood leader, startups focus on novel ideas and technologies to drive sustainable change.

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Healthy and humane: Noochies launches pet food that is factory farming-free

Healthy and humane: Noochies launches pet food that is factory farming-free

15 Sep 2023

US pet food brand Noochies uses nutritional yeast to make its meat-free, healthy dog food and freeze-dried snacks for cats and dogs – a humane pet food range that is free from factory farming meat, it says.

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Plant-based could be the way forward in pet food

Plant-based could be the way forward in pet food

25 May 2023

Growing numbers of pet owners are choosing plant-based food for their pets for health and sustainability reasons, according to ProVeg, with many products containing healthy wholefood ingredients like kale, chia, beetroot, and broccoli.

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Position snacks as affordable staples, says Euromonitor

Position snacks as affordable staples, says Euromonitor

13 Mar 2023

With snack sales impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, war, and inflation, 2023 could see a slowdown in growth with a consumer focus on value, says Euromonitor. Where are the opportunities for food and beverage brands?

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Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

29 Nov 2022

Nestlé has launched a powdered plant-based protein under its Mahler brand that consumers can add to egg dishes such as omelettes, allowing them to make dishes that are cheaper but still nutritious, it says.

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Israeli cell-based meat company Meat Tech 3D files for U.S. IPO

Israeli cell-based meat company Meat Tech 3D files for U.S. IPO

12 Nov 2020

Israeli cell-based meat company, Meat-Tech 3D, is a relative newcomer to the industry but is making up for lost time with a flurry of activity. Most recently, the company filed its paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the...

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Coca-Cola reveals its new paper bottle prototype

Coca-Cola reveals its new paper bottle prototype

11 Nov 2020

Atlanta-based beverage company Coca-Cola announced that it is testing a paper bottle prototype this month for both still and carbonated beverages. While this prototype will be tested in limited markets, Coca-Cola said that it is “too early” to specific...

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Plant-based food maker Alpha Foods launches DTC platform

Plant-based food maker Alpha Foods launches DTC platform

10 Nov 2020

California-based Alpha Foods launched its direct-to-consumer (DTC) platform in the U.S. to take advantage of the growing market for plant-based and e-commerce delivery options. The company's products will also continue to be sold at brick and mortar re...

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