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Scientists awarded $5 million to boost research into alternative meats

28-Sep-2021 Nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) has awarded $5 million in grant funds to 22 leading scientists from around the world, whose research will address the scientific barriers to producing thick, structured, three-dimensional meat made from plants, cultivated from cells, or derived via fe ... more

Kraft Heinz Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Brazilian Food Company Hemmer

28-Sep-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Companhia Hemmer Indústria e Comércio (“Hemmer”), a Brazilian company focused on condiments and sauces. The acquisition of Hemmer – a 106-year-old company headquartered in Blumenau, Santa Catarina – is design ... more

Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

vaccines against viral diseases in tomatoes and courgettes

28-Sep-2021 The CSIC participates in the initiative through the Institute of Subtropical and Mediterranean Horticulture La Mayora, a joint centre with the University of Malaga. Emerging viral diseases, such as those caused by begomoviruses and tobamoviruses, are threatening crops of tomatoes and cucurb ... more

Nearly One-Quarter of Global Consumers Are Trying to Limit Their Meat Consumption

27-Sep-2021 The plant-based food market grew by 9% in 2019-2020, surpassing USD40 billion globally, according to global market research company Euromonitor International. According to Euromonitor’s Voice of the Consumer: Health and Nutrition Survey 2021, 23% of global consumers are trying to limit thei ... more

Lactose-free dairy innovation to be driven by gut health

27-Sep-2021 Digestibility in dairy has become a vital issue for Asians: about two thirds have difficulty absorbing lactose. Despite dairy’s nutrient-rich image, consumers are looking for products that are easy to digest while still addressing their health needs. It creates an opportunity for brands to ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

5 surprising beer innovations in beauty and food

27-Sep-2021 Although Oktoberfest has been cancelled for a second year in a row due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have used the opportunity to select the most surprising product innovations around the world in beauty, personal care, food and pet food in order to celebrate the influential role bee ... more

A new method for removing lead from drinking water

27-Sep-2021 Engineers at MIT have developed a new approach to removing lead or other heavy-metal contaminants from water, in a process that they say is far more energy-efficient than any other currently used system, though there are others under development that come close. Ultimately, it might be used ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

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Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

Soletti ist offizieller Partner der Pink-Ribbon-Aktion

23-Sep-2021 Nach der gelungenen Premiere im letzten Jahr präsentiert Soletti - anlässlich des Pink-Ribbon-Monats (Pinktober) - bereits zum zweiten Mal eine limitierte Soletti-Dose im Pink-Ribbon-Design. Der heimische Knabbergebäck-Experte möchte das Bewusstsein der Konsumentinnen für das Thema Brustkre ... more

Is your child a fussy eater?

22-Sep-2021 Whether it’s an exclusive appetite for ‘white’ foods or an all-out refusal on veggies, when you have a fussy eater on your hands, mealtime can be more than a challenge. While picky eating is all part of the norm for developing toddlers, when it extends into school years, it takes a toll on ... more

Food products that could reduce COVID transmission

21-Sep-2021 Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one —a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva. The conce ... more

COVID-19 reshaped US needs for convenience and health

21-Sep-2021 Nearly two-thirds of US adults agree that the pandemic has made them reevaluate their life priorities, according to Mintel research on American values. In food and drink, US adults say the pandemic caused the most change in where they eat, how they grocery shop and how they approach their d ... more

Union, Mondelez reach tentative agreement amid strike

17-Sep-2021 A tentative contract agreement reached between snack company Mondelez and striking union workers could end a walkout that began last month. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union and Mondelez issued separate statements Wednesday announcing a tentati ... more

Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system

17-Sep-2021 Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities. Nestlé will work with its food system partners, ... more

Clean-Label Foods – A New Demand for Processed Food Labeling

15-Sep-2021 This poses a significant challenge for the food processing sector. To successfully adapt, it must develop clean-label products – promoting foodstuffs with a simple composition that’s based on natural ingredients. If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that our health is the m ... more

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Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

5 surprising beer innovations in beauty and food

27-Sep-2021 Although Oktoberfest has been cancelled for a second year in a row due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have used the opportunity to select the most surprising product innovations around the world in beauty, personal care, food and pet food in order to celebrate the influential role bee ... more

A new method for removing lead from drinking water

27-Sep-2021 Engineers at MIT have developed a new approach to removing lead or other heavy-metal contaminants from water, in a process that they say is far more energy-efficient than any other currently used system, though there are others under development that come close. Ultimately, it might be used ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

Guinness Announces Chicago Taproom

23-Sep-2021  Irish heritage, tradition, grit, and resilience all run deep in Chicago, and in the not-too-distant future, so will Guinness roots. This great American city will be the home to the new Guinness Chicago Taproom, slated to open to the public in 2023 in the city’s lively West Loop neighborhoo ... more

Full Sail IP Partners Buys Odwalla from Coca-Cola

23-Sep-2021 Full Sail IP Partners, an acquiror of leading brands, has acquired the Odwalla brand from the Coca-Cola Company. Odwalla, the popular food and beverage brand, was founded in Santa Cruz, CA in 1980 by three jazz musicians with a desire to nourish people everywhere, respect our planet, protec ... more

Is your child a fussy eater?

22-Sep-2021 Whether it’s an exclusive appetite for ‘white’ foods or an all-out refusal on veggies, when you have a fussy eater on your hands, mealtime can be more than a challenge. While picky eating is all part of the norm for developing toddlers, when it extends into school years, it takes a toll on ... more

Blue Bottle Coffee commits to carbon neutrality by 2024

22-Sep-2021 Blue Bottle Coffee announced today its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024. This extends to the entire brand, in the United States and Asia, and from coffee and ingredient sourcing to guest-use and end-of-life greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for product and packaging. Blue Bottle ... more

Food products that could reduce COVID transmission

21-Sep-2021 Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one —a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva. The conce ... more

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Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

Nearly One-Quarter of Global Consumers Are Trying to Limit Their Meat Consumption

27-Sep-2021 The plant-based food market grew by 9% in 2019-2020, surpassing USD40 billion globally, according to global market research company Euromonitor International. According to Euromonitor’s Voice of the Consumer: Health and Nutrition Survey 2021, 23% of global consumers are trying to limit thei ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

New meat analogue – healthier, more flavours and environmentally friendly

24-Sep-2021 A team of researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania and the University of Helsinki have proposed an extremely nutritious meat analogue using fermented okara (soy press cake). The innovation developed by the Lithuanian scientists can change the meat analogue industry ... more

Is your child a fussy eater?

22-Sep-2021 Whether it’s an exclusive appetite for ‘white’ foods or an all-out refusal on veggies, when you have a fussy eater on your hands, mealtime can be more than a challenge. While picky eating is all part of the norm for developing toddlers, when it extends into school years, it takes a toll on ... more

Food products that could reduce COVID transmission

21-Sep-2021 Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one —a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva. The conce ... more

COVID-19 reshaped US needs for convenience and health

21-Sep-2021 Nearly two-thirds of US adults agree that the pandemic has made them reevaluate their life priorities, according to Mintel research on American values. In food and drink, US adults say the pandemic caused the most change in where they eat, how they grocery shop and how they approach their d ... more

Copying prohibited: "Oktoberfest" is a protected trademark

17-Sep-2021 After five years of examination by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the Munich Oktoberfest is now a protected trademark. The office, based in Alicante, Spain, has approved the Munich city council's application for trademark protection for Germany's best-known folk festival. The ... more

Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system

17-Sep-2021 Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities. Nestlé will work with its food system partners, ... more

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Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

Lactose-free dairy innovation to be driven by gut health

27-Sep-2021 Digestibility in dairy has become a vital issue for Asians: about two thirds have difficulty absorbing lactose. Despite dairy’s nutrient-rich image, consumers are looking for products that are easy to digest while still addressing their health needs. It creates an opportunity for brands to ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

Yili Group wins China Quality Award

24-Sep-2021 Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., a Chinese dairy giant based in Hohhot, capital of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, was the only dairy company to win the China Quality Award at the fourth China Quality Conference which was held in Hangzhou on Sept. 16 to 17, 2021. As ... more

Is your child a fussy eater?

22-Sep-2021 Whether it’s an exclusive appetite for ‘white’ foods or an all-out refusal on veggies, when you have a fussy eater on your hands, mealtime can be more than a challenge. While picky eating is all part of the norm for developing toddlers, when it extends into school years, it takes a toll on ... more

Food products that could reduce COVID transmission

21-Sep-2021 Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one —a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva. The conce ... more

COVID-19 reshaped US needs for convenience and health

21-Sep-2021 Nearly two-thirds of US adults agree that the pandemic has made them reevaluate their life priorities, according to Mintel research on American values. In food and drink, US adults say the pandemic caused the most change in where they eat, how they grocery shop and how they approach their d ... more

The cream of the vegan milk crop

21-Sep-2021 Oat milk has quickly become the plant-based milk of choice, according to the latest research from Mintel, as sales of the trendy, non-dairy substitute almost doubled between 2019-20. Brits spent a hearty £146 million on oat milk in 2020, up from £74 million in 2019. By contrast, consumers s ... more

Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system

17-Sep-2021 Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities. Nestlé will work with its food system partners, ... more

All news on dairy

Scientists awarded $5 million to boost research into alternative meats

28-Sep-2021 Nonprofit The Good Food Institute (GFI) has awarded $5 million in grant funds to 22 leading scientists from around the world, whose research will address the scientific barriers to producing thick, structured, three-dimensional meat made from plants, cultivated from cells, or derived via fe ... more

Kraft Heinz Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Brazilian Food Company Hemmer

28-Sep-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Companhia Hemmer Indústria e Comércio (“Hemmer”), a Brazilian company focused on condiments and sauces. The acquisition of Hemmer – a 106-year-old company headquartered in Blumenau, Santa Catarina – is design ... more

Wisely packaged, many foods do not have to go to waste

28-Sep-2021 Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more

vaccines against viral diseases in tomatoes and courgettes

28-Sep-2021 The CSIC participates in the initiative through the Institute of Subtropical and Mediterranean Horticulture La Mayora, a joint centre with the University of Malaga. Emerging viral diseases, such as those caused by begomoviruses and tobamoviruses, are threatening crops of tomatoes and cucurb ... more

Lactose-free dairy innovation to be driven by gut health

27-Sep-2021 Digestibility in dairy has become a vital issue for Asians: about two thirds have difficulty absorbing lactose. Despite dairy’s nutrient-rich image, consumers are looking for products that are easy to digest while still addressing their health needs. It creates an opportunity for brands to ... more

Social media ‘likes’ found to positively influence healthy food choices

27-Sep-2021 Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating. Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.   The research, by psychologists f ... more

Food price shock

27-Sep-2021 World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more

Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in Mosa Meat and Aleph Farms to Advance Development of Sustainable Cultivated Beef

24-Sep-2021 Aleph Farms and Mosa Meat, two companies leading the emerging field of cultivated meat, announce an investment from environmental activist and Academy Award winning actor, Leonardo DiCaprio. Both companies have demonstrated the ability to grow beef directly from animal cells, with the unvei ... more

Children’s dislike of cauliflower, broccoli could be written in their microbiome

24-Sep-2021 Many children, as well as adults, dislike Brassica vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts. In the mouth, enzymes from these vegetables and from bacteria in saliva can produce unpleasant, sulfurous odors. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Journal of Agricult ... more

Aqua Cultured Foods Launches to Deliver World’s First Whole-Muscle Cut Seafood Alternative

24-Sep-2021 Food tech startup Aqua Cultured Foods launched today to develop seafood alternatives with a realistic taste and texture. The company expects to deliver the world’s first whole-muscle cut, sushi-quality filet, as well as shrimp and calamari alternatives, based on its novel fermentation techn ... more

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