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Pig-free pepsin comes to market from Clara Foods

Pig-free pepsin comes to market from Clara Foods

22 Mar 2021

Following six years of research, biotech ingredients maker Clara Foods rolled out the first commercially-available, animal-free pepsin enzyme that is is free of antibiotics and hormones as well as being vegan, Kosher and Halal, according to a press rel...

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Aleph Farms is bringing cultivated steak to Brazil

Aleph Farms is bringing cultivated steak to Brazil

19 Mar 2021

This month, cell-based meat producer Aleph Farms partnered with Brazilian-based BRF S.A. in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement that will bring cultivated meat to the Brazilian market. Under the agreement, the two companies will co-develop a ...

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Follow Your Heart dips into pancake batter

Follow Your Heart dips into pancake batter

17 Mar 2021

Trailblazing vegan brand Follow Your Heart has entered a new category with the launch of its Rocket Cakes bottled pancake batter mix. The mix is a refrigerated batter made from corn, white rice and millet flours and is gluten-free, soy-free and non-GMO...

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Coffee start-up to scale up ‘digitization’ of coffee aroma with $3m funding

Coffee start-up to scale up ‘digitization’ of coffee aroma with $3m funding

11 Mar 2021

Colombian-Israeli start-up Demetria is ready to scale up its Artificial Intelligence-driven tools that digitize the taste and aroma of coffee after closing a $3 million seed funding round.

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‘Impressive growth’: Spain’s entrepreneurs show growing appetite for food tech

‘Impressive growth’: Spain’s entrepreneurs show growing appetite for food tech

8 Mar 2021

In recent years, some places, such as Silicon Valley or Tel Aviv, have become synonymous with food tech and innovation. Spain does not tend to spring to mind.

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The healthier comfort food alternative

The healthier comfort food alternative

4 Mar 2021

The new product reducing sodium while enhancing umami flavour in popular comfort foods.

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Mosa Meat finishes its funding round with $96M

Mosa Meat finishes its funding round with $96M

3 Mar 2021

Dutch foodtech company Mosa Meat raised $10 million in its final Series B funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to $96 million. The company, which produces slaughter-free meat, said it would use this latest cash infusion to increase its p...

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Givaudan invests in AI for future flavor development

Givaudan invests in AI for future flavor development

26 Feb 2021

Swiss flavor and fragrance company Givaudan revealed its newest artificial intelligence-driven tool that it has integrated into its flavors division, Givaudan Taste & Wellness. In a release, the company called the technology “game-changing,” saying tha...

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Coca-Cola launches paper bottle trial in Hungary

Coca-Cola launches paper bottle trial in Hungary

24 Feb 2021

After unveiling its paper bottle prototype last year, Coca-Cola is rolling out its initial market trial of the packaging in Hungary this summer. The paper bottle technology will be used to distribute 2,000 units of its plant-based smoothie brand, AdeZ,...

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Nestlé plans to launch a vegan KitKat bar

Nestlé plans to launch a vegan KitKat bar

19 Feb 2021

For those looking for plant-based treats, KitKat bars will soon offer a vegan alternative, announced Swiss CPG giant Nestlé. The newest KitKat formulation will be called KitKat V, and it will be certified vegan as well as use 100% sustainable cocoa.

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BodyArmor energizes its brand with caffeinated sports beverage

BodyArmor energizes its brand with caffeinated sports beverage

15 Feb 2021

Sports drink brand BodyArmor released a new addition to its lineup that is fortified with 100 mg of natural caffeine as well as 1,000mg of electrolytes. Called BodyArmor Edge, the beverage comes in four flavors: Berry Blitz, Tropical Chaos, Power Punch...

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Aleph Farms cultivates ribeye steak with 3D-Bioprinter

Aleph Farms cultivates ribeye steak with 3D-Bioprinter

12 Feb 2021

Aleph Farms, the Israeli cultivated meat company, announced that it printed a ribeye steak using three-dimensional bioprinting technology. The slaughter-free steak is a follow-up to Aleph’s first attempt to print meat in 2018, when it revealed that it ...

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