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'Bagless' multipacks for Walkers crisps to be trialled by PepsiCo
PepsiCo’s Walkers brand is trialling ‘bagless’ multipack packaging for its Snack A Jacks range, with a recyclable, tape-like strip expected to reduce plastic use by 86% compared to the previous outer …
'It is clear further inflation is still to come': Higher food prices expected beyond 2023
Low supply and high demand for agricultural products has resulted in skyrocketing prices for inputs like grains and fertilisers. This could well continue 'beyond 2023', analysts at Barclays warn.
'No Part of the Plant Is Left Out': Tech Startup Creates Waste-Free Protein
Gavan Technologies, an Israel-based food tech startup, says it has developed a “waste-free” extraction method for plant-based protein. “Our new, multistep technological platform enables us to take any …
'Plastic is yesterday's material': Sustainable packaging innovator Xampla on how it can allow global food and beverage brands to deliver 'breakthrough' new product developments
Meet Xampla, the British company innovating solutions for two separate industry challenges: plastic pollution and the protection of valuable vitamins and nutrients. Food-Navigator Europe caught up wit …
'We saw huge potential to disrupt the market': biotech firm creates 'world-first' cultivated bovine lactoferrin
TurtleTree says it can produce the protein up to a 100 times faster and at a larger scale to make the hard-to-get ingredient more accessible to food manufacturers.
'World's first' energy drink developed by artificial intelligence
In Hungary, a beverage manufacturer claims to have produced the 'world’s first’ energy drink completely designed by AI. Over the centuries, technology has been responsible for significant advances in …
$1 million grant awarded to advance alt-salmon fillets
Two alt-protein startups – Oshi (formerly Plantish) and The Better Meat Co – have jointly been awarded a $1 million grant from the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) foundation to c …
$8 Billion U.S. Plant-Based Food Sector Shows 'Momentum and Resilience', PBFA Report Finds
In its State of the Marketplace 2022 Summary Report, the Plant Based Foods Association takes a deep dive into the category and identifies key trends ahead.   Despite inflation over the last year and l …
15 Food and Beverage Innovation Trends To Watch In 2024
The trends: Cultivated Meat Precision Fermentation Mushrooms (Mycelium) Algie Precision Nutrition Functional Beverages Next Generation Sweeteners Upcycling AI for everything Smart Kitchen Tech Non-Alc …
2023 Manufacturing Outlook: Optimism, But Not Too Much
Optimism (but not overwhelming) and plans for expansion will be a big part of 2023, if the responses to our Manufacturing Survey are anything to go by. About 18% of our respondents said they are “very …
5 Emerging technologies set to transform the global food system
The following is a guest post from Rick Hamilton, a Senior Consultant at 4C Associates. Hamilton shares his insights following the International Food & Drink event in London where Charles Banks, co-fo …
A new world order? BRICS nations offer alternative to West
The acronym began as a somewhat optimistic term to describe what were the world's fastest-growing economies at the time. But now the BRICS nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa — are se …
A vegan cheese that tastes like the real thing? Lab project working on just that
Cheese-lovers who have tried vegan cheese often bemoan that it won't melt, stretch or brown, and it usually lacks that characteristic tangy, savoury flavour that makes cheese quite simply delicious. W …
A world without hunger is possible. This is how!
Food prices around the world are at a historic high, and as of 2021, an estimated 2.3 billion people are either moderately or severely food insecure1. The Ukraine crisis has made this even worse, cutt …
ADM And Believer Meats Partner To Expand Cultivated Meat Industry
A new protein partnership aims to widen the protein ecosystem by expanding meat alternative offerings. Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), a global conventional protein leader, and Israel’s Believer Meats, …
ADM and PepsiCo announce agreement to support regenerative agriculture
ADM, and PepsiCo have announced a seven-and-a-half-year commercial agreement to collaborate and expand regenerative agriculture across their shared North American supply chains.   The partnership plan …
All G Foods Raises $25M to Make Cultivated Milk 'Cheaper to Buy Than Cow-Based Dairy'
Australian startup All G Foods just raised $25 million from Agronomics to accelerate the manufacture of its milk substitute and undercut the prices of conventional milk sold on the market. “Over the n …
Alternative proteins sector is growing and needs government support, reports say
Alternative proteins — derived from plants, fermentation and cell cultivation — have grown in terms of companies, investments, products and manufacturing capacity in the recent past, reports from the …
Appetite For Disruption ' Making The Most Of The Future Of Food
The food value chain has changed dramatically over recent years ' and promises to continue transforming, with ecosystems becoming ever more complex. Based on a comprehensive study carried out with thr …
As inflation rages, food and beverage manufacturers pass higher costs on to consumers
Coca-Cola, Nestl' and General Mills are just a few of the CPGs to announce hikes as they face a jump in expenses for ingredients, manufacturing, packaging and transportation.
At Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai, Concepta Ingredients presents Brazilian biodiversity portfolio
Ingredients from Brazilian biodiversity - Oils, butter, syrups and extracts from pulps or seeds of Brazilian biomes Amazon, Cerrado and Caatinga Plant-Based Butter – 100% natural and sustainable produ …
B'hler to open cutting-edge grain processing facility in Nigeria to unleash the potential of local crops
Swiss multinational plant equipment manufacturer, Bühler is set to open cutting-edge grain processing facility in Nigeria poised to support local producers in the development of safe and affordable fo …
Beef has a sustainability problem. What's the fix?
While regenerative farming and emission-busting feed additives are available, critics argue that more investments should be made in solutions that are viable.
Biggest-ever Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 to take global food production in a smarter, more sustainable direction
2,000+ leading F&B manufacturing brands confirmed, with green and sustainable manufacturing firmly in the spotlight as Dubai prepares to host COP28
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