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KFC trials Beyond Meat 'chicken'

KFC trials Beyond Meat 'chicken'

29 Aug 2019

Kentucky Fried Chicken has become the first national U.S. QSR (quick service restaurant) to introduce a plant-based chicken, in partnership with Beyond Meat.

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Scientists make butter from water

Scientists make butter from water

28 Aug 2019

Cornell food scientists have created what they describe as a new dreamy, creamy – and very low calorie – spread.

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Industry innovates with new high protein ingredients

Industry innovates with new high protein ingredients

26 Aug 2019

Consumer interest in high protein foods and drinks continues to grow, and a few enterprising companies have responded to the trend by manipulating protein-rich ingredients to make them even higher in protein.

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A matter of taste: Using AI to speed product development

A matter of taste: Using AI to speed product development

19 Aug 2019

What if artificial intelligence could specify flavour preference in any given market? Several companies are using big data to do just that, and the trend is gaining ground.

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Viome, Mayo Clinic to collaborate on personal nutrition

Viome, Mayo Clinic to collaborate on personal nutrition

6 Aug 2019

Personalised nutrition company Viome is to collaborate with Mayo Clinic. The initial focus of the collaboration is two-fold: to better understand the role of nutrition in disease and to explore the potential of Viome's AI-driven personalized diets in h...

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3F BIO launches biorefinery facility

3F BIO launches biorefinery facility

29 Jul 2019

3F BIO, along with a consortium of nine other partners, has announced the launch of a project (known as ‘PLENITUDE’) to build a first-of-its-kind, large-scale, integrated biorefinery facility to produce proteins for food from low-cost sustainable feeds...

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Cargill and Ecolab partner on startups

Cargill and Ecolab partner on startups

24 Jul 2019

Recognizing the critical role that the companies believe innovation plays in creating a safer and more sustainable food system, Cargill and Ecolab are supporting a second class of startups through the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator.

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Nestlé collaborates with OpenSC on blockchain

Nestlé collaborates with OpenSC on blockchain

5 Jul 2019

Nestlé says it will break new ground in supply chain transparency through a collaboration with OpenSC – a blockchain platform that allows consumers to track their food right back to the farm.

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Palsgaard hits carbon-neutrality two years early

Palsgaard hits carbon-neutrality two years early

2 Jul 2019

Emulsifier company Palsgaard has announced that it has met its target of being completely carbon-neutral two years ahead of schedule, reducing its net carbon emissions from 12,029 tonnes in 2010 to zero in 2018.

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FoodBytes! by Rabobank returns to London

FoodBytes! by Rabobank returns to London

26 Jun 2019

FoodBytes! by Rabobank – a global pitch competition and networking platform that connects innovative consumer food, foodtech and agtech startups with corporate leaders and investors – is returning to London on 6 and 7 November 2019, following what Rabo...

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DouxMatok gets $22 million funding

DouxMatok gets $22 million funding

21 Jun 2019

DouxMatok has announced that it has raised $22 million in a series B funding round.

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Givaudan opens CHF 120 million innovation centre

Givaudan opens CHF 120 million innovation centre

19 Jun 2019

Givaudan has officially inaugurated its new flagship Innovation Centre in Kemptthal, Switzerland, aimed at accelerating its global efforts in creating differentiated and sustainable flavour, taste and fragrance solutions for the food and beverage and b...

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