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Starbucks to trial animal-free milk in Seattle

Starbucks to trial animal-free milk in Seattle

15 Dec 2021

Coffee chain giant Starbucks is trialing animal-free milk from the startup Perfect Day at two locations in the Seattle area for a limited time, Bloomberg reported. This alternative milk option is available to customers at no additional charge.

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New Product Zone showcased the most innovative products at Fi Europe

New Product Zone showcased the most innovative products at Fi Europe

15 Dec 2021

Attendees of Fi Europe 2021 were able to discover an extensive selection of the most innovative products, showcased alongside insightful information at the New Product Zone.

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Hazel Technologies to expand produce conservation technology

Hazel Technologies to expand produce conservation technology

8 Dec 2021

Food waste prevention startup Hazel Technologies announced its expansion beyond its Chicago headquarters to Fresno, California, where it is opening a research and development center as well as a West Coast customer support office.

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Fi Europe Innovation Awards: Recognising innovative ingredient solutions at Fi Europe 2021

Fi Europe Innovation Awards: Recognising innovative ingredient solutions at Fi Europe 2021

6 Dec 2021

The Fi Europe Innovation Awards recognise ground-breaking work in food and beverage ingredients at the annual Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe, event. This year has featured some outstanding ingredients and concepts in the fields of health, sustain...

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Startup Innovation Challenge 2021: Recognising disruptive ideas in F&B innovation

Startup Innovation Challenge 2021: Recognising disruptive ideas in F&B innovation

6 Dec 2021

The Fi Global Startup Innovation Challenge aims to support innovative projects within the F&B industry by offering startups the opportunity to showcase their innovations and meet the industry's foremost ingredients professionals.

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Nestlé backs vegan chicken brand Sundial Foods

Nestlé backs vegan chicken brand Sundial Foods

1 Dec 2021

The world’s largest food conglomerate Nestlé is backing a California-based startup that makes plant-based chicken wings with meat, skin and bone. The Swiss food giant participated in a $4 million funding round for Sundial Foods that included other inve...

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Fi Europe opens its doors to in-person attendees today!

Fi Europe opens its doors to in-person attendees today!

30 Nov 2021

After a week-long online program Fi Europe opens for in-person attendees under 2G measures in Frankfurt today – if you’re not able to attend in-person, you can follow the program from the show floor live on the online platform.

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Snacking brand Brave launches cookies and cream chickpea bites

Snacking brand Brave launches cookies and cream chickpea bites

23 Nov 2021

Chickpea snack brand Brave announced it is launching three new flavors to its lineup: Cookies & Cream, BBQ and Salt & Vinegar. The cookies and cream flavor is an indulgent snack which the company says is a world-first and is also compliant with the new...

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Mondelez looks to replace sugar with ultrasonic welding

Mondelez looks to replace sugar with ultrasonic "welding"

18 Nov 2021

Snack maker Mondelez International is testing Torr FoodTech’s sugar elimination technology, which allows manufacturers to omit added sugar and binders. Coined iWeld, Torr's technology combines ingredients with mechanical pressure and processes like ult...

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Caju Love startup is making meat out of cashews

Caju Love startup is making meat out of cashews

16 Nov 2021

Hawaiian startup Caju Love recently launched a vegan meat alternative made from cashew fruit. Typically, cashew fruit is considered a waste product in the nut and juice industry, so the company chose this fiber-filled fruit in an effort to create a zer...

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Yali Bio comes out of stealth mode to launch synthetic fat

Yali Bio comes out of stealth mode to launch synthetic fat

12 Nov 2021

Lab-generated, synthetic fat startup Yali Bio is the latest company to raise funds to develop a plant-based alternative fat that mimics animal-derived options. While the company is still a nascent startup, it has already drummed up some institutional f...

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IBM partners with McDonalds to automate drive thru orders

IBM partners with McDonalds to automate drive thru orders

11 Nov 2021

Fast food chain McDonald's announced it is entering into a partnership with IBM to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence technology that will automate the restaurant's drive-thru lanes.

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